Toledo Rockets home to Bowling Green Falcons in NCAA Basketball betting action
Bowling Green Falcons vs Toledo Rockets Odds
Bowling Green travels to Toledo on Saturday, hoping to boost its 7-11 record with a victory over the Rockets.
Toledo battles the Falcons, currently sitting with a 7-11 mark (8-8-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 3-5-3 for the Rockets and 6-7 for the Falcons.
The visitors opened as 4.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Rockets, most recently No. 215 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Falcons, who rate No. 221 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 65-63 victory for the Falcons.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toledo has the nation's No. 185-rated offensive output, at 67.5 PPG. The visiting Falcons defense ranks No. 92 allowing on average 62.7 PPG. The Rockets FG% has averaged 42.3% so far, more than the Falcons marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.4% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Bowling Green owns the country's No. 212-rated mark, allowing 71.5 points per game on the highway. Toledo, on the other hand, rates No. 204 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Bowling Green was a 70-55 winner at home against Kent State. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Bowling Green earned a 70-55 victory over Kent State on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Chauncey Orr at Stroh Center.
In their last action, Toledo was a 71-56 loser at home against Akron. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Toledo suffered a 71-56 loss against Akron on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Rian Pearson in a losing effort at Savage Arena.
Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Akron are 6-4
After playing Kent State are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Ball State are 4-6
After playing Akron are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Falcons at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 5 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Bowling Green is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Bowling Green is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Toledo is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Bowling Green
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toledo's last 5 games when playing Bowling Green
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toledo's last 5 games when playing at home against Bowling Green
Toledo is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
Bowling Green home to Akron, Wednesday, January 30
Toledo at Ball State, Wednesday, January 30