Postseason NIT - NCAA hoops odds preview - Toledo vs. Southern Miss
|Toledo Rockets||Southern Miss Golden Eagles|
|27-6||March 19, 2014, 08:30 | Reed Green Coliseum||27-6|
The visiting Toledo Rockets hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Reed Green Coliseum against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.
The Golden Eagles currently sports a 27-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 20-10 ATS. The Rockets are 27-6 and 12-15-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Eagles produce a 15-14 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rockets have gone 18-10 against the number.View Toledo Rockets vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds and Stats.
The Golden Eagles - Rockets odds would favor the Golden Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Southern Miss is rated No. 52 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Toledo is at No. 103.
In their last action, Toledo was a 98-77 loser on the road against Western Michigan. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. Toledo was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Western Michigan and falling by a 98-77 score at Quicken Loans Arena.
Last time out for Southern Miss, they were an 88-70 loser as they battled Louisiana Tech on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. The Golden Eagles endured an 88-70 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Friday, despite a 19-point effort from Michael Craig at Don Haskins Center.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Southern Miss's No. 103-ranked scoring average of 72.3 PPG, against a Rockets defense rated No. 202 and allowing 73.45 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 46.54% to date this season, less than the Rockets shooters have managed so far (46.68% per game).
A few Rockets at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
Toledo is 6-13-1 ATS in its last 20 games
Toledo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Toledo's last 16 games
Toledo is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Southern Miss is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Southern Miss is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Southern Miss is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games at home
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home