Toledo Rockets take on Bulls in NCAA basketball test
Toledo Rockets vs Buffalo Bulls Odds
Toledo pays a visit to Buffalo on Wednesday, hoping to send the Bulls to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Alumni Arena.
This season, the Bulls are 9-15 overall and 7-15 ATS ATS, while the Rockets are 11-10 and 10-7-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Buffalo boasts a 9-8-1 on the OU, and Toledo is 6-7-3.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Rockets were listed as 4-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulls, most recently No. 183 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Rockets, who rate No. 223 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-65 victory for the Rockets.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Buffalo's No. 250-ranked offense, averaging 64.3 PPG, against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 230 at 68.7 PPG. The Bulls field goal percentage has averaged 43.3% so far, more than the Rockets marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Toledo owns the country's No. 243-rated mark, allowing 72.6 points per game on the highway. Buffalo, on the other hand, rates No. 263 in scoring at home.
Toledo won its last outing, a 60-52 result against Eastern Michigan on February 9. They earned a push in that game as an 8-point favorite. The Rockets got a 29-point performance from Rian Pearson, who added 14 rebounds, as Toledo ran past Eastern Michigan 60-52 on Saturday at Savage Arena.
In their last action, Buffalo was a 59-54 winner at home against Northern Illinois. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Buffalo got 16 points from Javon McCrea en route to a 59-54 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday at Alumni Arena.
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Central Michigan are 6-4
After playing Eastern Michigan are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Miami (Ohio) are 4-6
After playing Northern Illinois are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
A few Rockets at Bulls trends to consider:
Toledo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Toledo is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Toledo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
Buffalo is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toledo
Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toledo
Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo's last 9 games when playing Toledo
Toledo at Central Michigan, Saturday, February 16
Buffalo at Miami (Ohio), Saturday, February 16