Toledo vs. Central Michigan - 1/14/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Central Michigan Chippewas (9-7) at Toledo Rockets (9-7)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Savage Arena)
The Line: Toledo Rockets -7.5 -- Over/Under: 156.5
The Central Michigan Chippewas and Toledo Rockets meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Savage Arena.
The Central Michigan Chippewas need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Central Michigan Chippewas are averaging 84.4 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 76.5 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Kevin McKay is averaging 15.4 points and 6.1 rebounds while David DiLeo is averaging 13.8 points and 4.6 rebounds. Dallas Morgan is the third double-digit scorer and Robert Montgomery is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Central Michigan Chippewas are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Central Michigan Chippewas are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game. The Central Michigan Chippewas have lost all seven road games.
The Toledo Rockets need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Toledo Rockets are averaging 76.3 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 67.7 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Marreon Jackson is averaging 17.2 points and 6.2 assists while Luke Knapke is averaging 15.3 points and 1.9 assists. Spencer Littleson is the third double-digit scorer and Keshaun Saunders is grabbing two rebounds. The Toledo Rockets are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Toledo Rockets are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.4 rebounds per game. The Toledo Rockets have won five of their last six home games.
The Chippewas are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Tuesday games. The Rockets are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 0-8 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The over is 11-5 in Chippewas last 16 overall. The under is 12-5 in Rockets last 17 home games.
The Central Michigan Chippewas lose on the road by an average of 16.6 points while shooting just 39.4 percent from the field. Central Michigan has also failed to cover five of its last seven games on the road. The Toledo Rockets are just 4-11 ATS on the season, but they win at home by an average of 18.6 points and shoot 46.2 percent from the field. Trends aren't kind to either of these teams, but Toledo is more than respectable at home while Central Michigan blows chunks on the road. I'll lay the chalk.