Toledo vs. Central Michigan - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Central Michigan Chippewas (15-13) at Toledo Rockets (17-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Savage Arena)
The Line: Toledo Rockets -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Toledo Rockets and the Central Michigan Chippewas face off on Saturday in MAC college basketball action.
The Toledo Rockets are 17-11 this season and they are coming off of a win over Ball State that ended a two game losing skid. Toledo is averaging 78.3 points per game and they are shooting 46.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.4 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Nathan Boothe leads the Rockets averaging 19.1 and 9.0 rebounds per game. Jonathan Williams is averaging 17.8 points, Stuckey Mosely is averaging 10.4 points, and Nate Navigato is averaging 8.6 points. Toledo is 9-4 at home and 8-7 in MAC play.
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The Central Michigan Chippewas are 15-13 this season and they have won two of their last three games. CMU Is averaging 75.4 points per game and they are shooting 43.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.4 points and their opponents are shooting 45.3 percent. Chris Fowler leads the Chippewas averaging 16.1 points and 6.1 assists per game. Braylon Rayson is averaging 16 points, Rayshawn Simmons is averaging 12.9 points and 5.1 assists, and John Simons is averaging 9.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Central Michigan is 2-8 on the road and 8-7 in the MAC.
Toledo is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games and 5-2 against the spread at home against a team with a winning percentage below .400. Central Michigan is 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games, 5-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-5 against the spread on the road against a team with a home winning percentage better than .600. The home team is 4-1-1 against the spread in the last six meetings of these two teams.
This is a big number but Toledo at home covers it.