Miami-Ohio vs Toledo Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/9/23

Toledo Rockets (25-6) vs Miami-Ohio RedHawks (12-19)

Game Info: Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 11:00 am (Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse)

Betting Odds: Toledo Rockets -12.5 -- Over/Under: 160 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Miami of Ohio Redhawks and Toledo Rockets face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown in the MAC Tournament at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. When these two teams faced off on February 14th it was Toledo that secured the 89-71 victory. 

Miami  Betting Preview

The Miami Hurricanes come into this game with a 12-19 record overall and they have gone 15-13 against the spread. In the last game against Buffalo, they were competitive, but the offense only managed 63 points and they ended up losing by five points. Anderson Mirambeaux finished with 18 points. Maryland is averaging 73.6 points while their defense is giving up 74 points per game. Mekhil Lairy is averaging 17.4 points while shooting 47 percent from the field and 37.4 percent from behind the three point line. 

Toledo Betting Preview

On the other side of this matchup is Toledo who sits with a 25-6 record overall and they have gone 18-11 against the spread. In the last game against Ball State, Toledo scored 87 points and they won by six points. RayJ Dennis had a strong game finishing with 32 points, seven assists, and three rebounds. Toledo is averaging 86 points while their defense is giving up 76.3 points per game. RayJ Dennis has been the top player for Toledo averaging 19.4 points while shooting 48.9 percent from the field and 37.7 percent from behind the three point line. 

Miami vs Toledo Trends

The Redhawks are 5-0 against the spread in their last five games. The over is 4-0 in Toledo’s last four games following an against the spread win. The over is 5-1 in the Rockets last six games overall. The under is 4-1 in Miami of Ohio’s last five games overall. 

Shane’s Free Pick

There is going to be little defense played by either team in this game. Toledo is averaging 86 points and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. Miami is also averaging 73.6 points and they are going to find plenty of offensive success against the Toledo defense. This game is going to be a shootout, and the over is going to cash here.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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