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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Marshall Thundering Herd in Battle with Toledo Rockets

The Toledo Rockets hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the point spread at Cam Henderson Center against the Marshall Thundering Herd.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Toledo Rockets opened as 3.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Toledo Rockets vs Marshall Thundering Herd Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toledo Rockets will look to cover the spread vs the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday, as the Rockets are 4-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Thundering Herd are 4-2 ATS. Toledo is 4-5 against the total, while Marshall is 4-2 versus the total betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 171-ranked Marshall Thundering Herd and the No. 183-rated Toledo Rockets in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Marshall's No. 32-ranked offense, averaging 83.5 PPG, against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 245 at 81.11 PPG. The Thundering Herd field goal percentage has averaged 44.56% so far, less than the Rockets marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.7% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jonathan Williams scored 29 points leading the Rockets to a 73-65 victory over Detroit at Savage Arena on Wednesday.

Jon Elmore went off for 27 points and added 9 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Chattanooga handed Marshall a 96-85 defeat at McKenzie Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Toledo is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Toledo is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toledo's last 7 games
  • Toledo is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Marshall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Marshall is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Toledo

Next Betting Matchups

Toledo home to Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, December 17th
Marshall at Akron, Saturday, December 17th