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Samford Bulldogs vs Toledo Rockets Odds
Alico Arena will host Toledo Rockets vs. Samford Bulldogs action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The game is being played at Alico Arena, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
Toledo will face the 1-3 Bulldogs, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rockets are 0-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bulldogs are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bulldogs were listed as 5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rockets rated this week at No. 165 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 282. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 58-52 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 299 in NCAA Division 1 with 31 per game. That compares with Toledo’s No. 302 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Toledo is college basketball's No. 233-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 225 with 5.5 per game.
Defensively, Samford features the nation's No. 221-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.3 points per game. Toledo, meanwhile, comes in at No. 325 nationally in scoring at home.
Samford was a 65-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Memphis. They covered the 26-point spread as underdogs. Tim Williams scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 65-54 to Memphis at FedExForum on Saturday).
Toledo lost its last outing, an 84-81 result against Northern Iowa on November 14. They covered in that game as a 15.5-point underdog. Julius Brown scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Rockets to a win (they lost 84-81 to Northern Iowa at McLeod Center on Wednesday).
Samford Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas-Arlington are 0-4
After playing Memphis are 0-1
After a loss are 6-4
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Bulldogs at Rockets trends to consider:
Toledo is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Samford home to Texas-Arlington, Saturday, November 24
Toledo home to Texas A&M C.C., Wednesday, November 28