Akron vs. Toledo - 1/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Toledo Rockets (9-8) at Akron Zips (14-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm (James A. Rhodes Arena)
The Line: Akron Zips -6 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Toledo Rockets and Akron Zips meet Saturday in college basketball action at the James A. Rhodes Arena.
The Toledo Rockets need a win after losing six of their last seven 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 lost four straight road games.
The Akron Zips look for another win to build on their five-game winning streak. The Akron Zips are averaging 76.3 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 63.5 points on 38.8 percent shooting. Loren Cristian Jackson is averaging 16.4 points and 3.3 rebounds while Tyler Cheese is averaging 15 points and 3.1 assists. Xeyrius Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Channel Banks is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Akron Zips are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. The Akron Zips are allowing 26.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game. The Akron Zips have won all 10 home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Toledo Rockets are shooting just 40.8 percent from the field in their last five games and are 4-12 ATS on the season. The Akron Zips are 10-5 ATS on the season and are winning by an average of 19.8 points at home this season. After losing seven of the last eight meetings against Toledo, Akron should be up for this game to finally stick it to one of its rivals. I'll lay the reasonable number with the Akron Zips at home.