Toledo Rockets take on Chippewas in NCAA basketball test
Toledo Rockets vs Central Michigan Chippewas Odds
Toledo travels to Central Michigan on Saturday, hoping to boost its 11-11 record with a victory over the Chippewas.
The Chippewas sit at 9-15 (12-11 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Rockets are currently 11-11 (10-8-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Central Michigan is 12-6-1 OU, and Toledo is 6-8-3 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Chippewas sit at No. 313 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rockets sit at No. 223 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Rockets will win this game 68-63.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Central Michigan's No. 200-ranked scoring average of 66.4 PPG, against a Rockets defense rated No. 233 and allowing 69 PPG. The Chippewas FG% has averaged 40.1% to date this season, less than the Rockets shooters have managed so far (42.5% per game).
Defensively, Toledo features the nation's No. 249-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.8 points per game. Central Michigan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 258 nationally in scoring at home.
Toledo was a 75-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Buffalo. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Toledo got 10 points from Rian Pearson but lost anyway, 75-60, to Buffalo on Wednesday at Alumni Arena.
In their last action, Central Michigan was an 82-63 loser at home against Ohio. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs. Central Michigan got 28 points from Kyle Randall on the way to an 82-63 loss against Ohio on Wednesday at McGuirk Arena.
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing McNeese State are 0-1
After playing Buffalo are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Ohio are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Rockets at Chippewas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toledo's last 8 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
Toledo is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Toledo is 3-8-1 ATS in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
Toledo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Central Michigan's last 5 games when playing Toledo
Central Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toledo
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Central Michigan's last 8 games when playing at home against Toledo
Central Michigan is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Toledo
Toledo home to McNeese State, Saturday, February 23
Central Michigan at Youngstown State, Saturday, February 23