Toledo Rockets vs. Northern Illinois Huskies - 1/12/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Illinois Huskies (13-2) at Toledo Rockets (10-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Savage Arena)
The Line: Toledo Rockets -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Northern Illinois Huskies will travel to play the Toledo Rockets in a MAC game on Tuesday.
The Toledo Rockets are 10-5 (1-1) and are coming off of a win against Miami (OH) by a score of 84-76. Toledo led by 17 points at halftime and cruised to the win in the second half. Nathan Boothe had 25 points and 11 rebounds for Toledo. Jonathan Williams added 15 points and 4 rebounds for the Rockets. Toledo out rebounded their opponent by a total of 36-33 and had 17 assists in their victory. Toledo is averaging 81.5 points per game while giving up 72.6 points per game. Toledo is also averaging 37.4 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per game. Jonathan Williams is averaging 19 points per game and 2.7 assists per game, while Nathan Boothe is averaging 18.5 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per game. Toledo is shooting 72.6% on free throws, 37.5% on three-pointers, and 47.2% on all field goal attempts.
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The Northern Illinois Huskies are 13-2 (2-0) and are coming off of a win against Eastern Michigan by a score of 80-63. Northern Illinois scored 40 points in each half and had an easy double digit win. Travon Baker had 25 points and 3 assists for Northern Illinois. Marin Maric added 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Huskies. Northern Illinois out rebounded their opponent by a total of 36-21 and had 16 assists in their victory. Northern Illinois is averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 62.4 points. Northern Illinois is also averaging 42.4 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game. Marin Maric is averaging 13.7 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per game, while Travon Baker is averaging 11.6 points per game and 4.4 assists per game. Northern Illinois is shooting 69.9% on free throws, 35.2% on three-pointers, and 44.3% on all field goal attempts.
Northern Illinois is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Northern Illinois is 12-5-1 ATS in their last 18 games. The over is 4-0 in the Northern Illinois last 4 conference games. Toledo is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. Toledo is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 conference games. The over is 5-1 in Toledo’s last 6 conference games.
Northern Illinois has started the season very strong, but is on the road here. Toledo is a high scoring team, while Northern Illinois has the rebounding advantage. Toledo is the better shooting team, and I am taking them at home.