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Ohio Bobcats (6-6) vs Toledo Rockets (6-6)
2024-01-02 19:00:00 EDT
The Line: Betting Odds: Ohio Bobcats -3.5 -- Over/Under: 160
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The Toledo Rockets and Ohio Bobcats face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at the Ohio University Convocation Center.  Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Toledo vs Ohio prediction.

Toledo Looks to Move Above .500

Toledo had been playing well, but now some struggles have started and they have lost two straight games. Two games ago against Vermont, they lost 86-60 and in the last game against West Virginia they were defeated 91-81. Toledo shot 46.4 percent from the field but htey allowed West Virginia to shoot 51.7 percent from the field. Ra’Heim Morris was the top player for Toledo putting up 21 points, five rebounds, and one assist. Toledo on the season is averaging 78.9 percent from the field while the defense is giving up 79.8 points per game. The offense has been good but the defense has been a major issue here. Toledo will face Miami (OH) and Kent State after this game.

Ohio Has Lost Two Straight

Ohio has hit a bit of a road block heading into this game and they have lost two games in a row. Two games ago against Austin Peay, they lost 71-67 and in the las game against Davidson, they were defeated 72-69. AJ Clayton did have a strong season for Ohio puting up 13 points and six rebounds. Ohio on the season is averaging 79.3 points while their defense is giving up 70.3 points per game. The offense is ranked 80th in the league and they are going to need the offense to be good here. Jaylin Hunter is averaging 14.4 points while shooting 38.2 percent from the field. 

Toledo vs Ohio Betting Prediction

These two offenses are similar with the offenses, but the defense is where these teams are separated. Ohio’s defense isn’t exactly elite but they gave up over nine points less a game. Toledo is giving up 79.8 points per game and they are going to really struggle in this game against Ohio. Look for Ohio to go over the 85 point mark and that will be the difference as they are going to get the job done. Back Ohio against the spread


Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Ohio -3.5

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Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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