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Ohio Bobcats vs Toledo Rockets Preview

Toledo RocketsOhio Bobcats
Jan 19, 6:00 PM | Ohio University Convocation Center

Toledo Rockets vs Ohio Bobcats Odds

6-8TEAM RECORD12-5

Ohio will look to improve on its 12-5 record on Saturday when they host Toledo in NCAA basketball odds action at Ohio University Convocation Center.

This season, the Bobcats are 12-5 overall and 7-6 ATS ATS, while the Rockets are 6-8 and 6-5 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Ohio boasts a 4-4-1 on the OU, and Toledo is 3-4-2.

View Toledo vs Ohio Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 14-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 198-rated Toledo taking on the No. 158-rated Bobcats in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 81-68 win for the Bobcats on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Ohio's No. 48-ranked offense, averaging 74.8 PPG, against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 244 at 69.6 PPG. The Bobcats field goal percentage has averaged 48.4% so far, more than the Rockets marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.3% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Toledo owns the country's No. 229-rated mark, allowing 72.6 points per game on the highway. Ohio, on the other hand, rates No. 52 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Toledo, they were a 79-56 loser as they battled Western Michigan on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Toledo was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Western Michigan and falling by a 79-56 score at University Arena.

Ohio was an 81-63 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northern Illinois. They failed to cover the 19.5-point spread as favorites. Ohio got 19 points from Walter Offutt en route to an 81-63 victory over Northern Illinois on Wednesday at Ohio University Convocation Center.

Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Akron are 4-6
After playing Western Michigan are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Miami (Ohio) are 6-4
After playing Northern Illinois are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Rockets at Bobcats trends to consider:
Toledo is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Toledo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Ohio
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toledo
Ohio is 20-1 SU in its last 21 games at home
Ohio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Ohio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toledo

Next up:
Toledo home to Akron, Wednesday, January 23
Ohio at Miami (Ohio), Wednesday, January 23