Western Michigan vs. Toledo - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toledo Rockets (17-12) at Western Michigan Broncos (11-18)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm (University Arena)
The Line: Western Michigan Broncos +2.5 -- Over/Under: 148 See the Latest Odds
The Western Michigan Broncos and the Toledo Rockets face off on Tuesday in MAC college basketball action.
The Western Michigan Broncos are 11-18 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. WMU is averaging 72 points per game and they are shooting 42.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.7 points and their opponents are shooting 45.2 percent. Thomas Wilder leads the Broncos averaging 18.4 points per game. Tucker Haymond is averaging 15.7 points and 5.3 rebounds, Drake LaMont is averaging 8.0 points, and Anthony Avery Jr. is averaging 7.5 points and 6.0 rebounds. Western Michigan is 9-5 at home and 5-11 in the MAC.
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The Toledo Rockets are 17-12 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Toledo is averaging 78.1 points per game and they are shooting 45.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.9 percent. Nathan Boothe leads the Rockets averaging 19.2 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. Jonathan Williams is averaging 17.7 points, Stuckey Mosley is averaging 10.6 points, and Nate Navigato is averaging 8.4 points. Toledo is 6-6 on the road and 8-8 in the MAC.
Western Michigan is 12-4 against the spread in their last 16 home games against a team with a winning road record, 18-7-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 6-2 against the spread following a loss. Toledo is 7-0 against the spread against a team with a losing record and 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against Western Michigan. The home team is 20-7 against the spread in the last 27 meetings of these two teams.
Toledo put the hammer down in the first meeting of these two but I see WMU getting even and getting the win here.