Toledo vs. Eastern Michigan - 3/6/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Eastern Michigan (16-14) at Toledo (15-15)
College Basketball: Friday, March 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Savage Arena)
The Line: Toledo -6 -- Over/Under: 131.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles (16-14, CONF 6-11) and Toledo Zips (15-15, CONF 7-10) face off in a MAC showdown at the Savage Arena. Eastern Michigan beat Toledo 61-57 earlier this season. Eastern Michigan has also covered the last six spreads against Toledo.
Eastern Michigan has played well this season but they have struggled a bit the last few weeks losing three of the last four games. The Eagles also failed to cover the spread in each of their last three defeats.
Eastern Michigan is a lower scoring team, and away from home they are averaging only 59 points per game while shooting 39.8 percent from the field.
Eastern Michigan has five players averaging at least 8.5 points and the leader of the group is Ty Groce who is averaging 11.5 points.
Toledo has been super inconsistent this year, but they can move back to over .500 with a win in this game. Over the last four games, Toledo has won three games with the only loss coming against Northern Illinois in their last game.
In the last game, Toledo could only manage 51 points, and that led to a 19 point loss. At home this season Toledo has an 8-6 record and their offense has been the difference averaging 72.8 point per game.
Toledo’s best player is Marreon Jackson who is averaging 19.5 points while shooting 40.7 percent from the field.
Eastern Michigan is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games played on Friday. Toledo is 5-16-1 against the spread in their last 22 games overall. Toledo is 5-16 against the spread in their last 21 home games.
Under is 8-2 in the last ten meetings between Eastern Michigan and Toledo. The home team is 21-8 against the spread in the last 29 meetings between the Zips and Eagles.
Eastern Michigan is a team that really struggles to score away from home and that is going to cost them in this game. Look for Toledo’s offense to have success and they will have no issue covering this spread.