Skip to main content

Toledo vs. Northern Illinois - 2/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Northern Illinois Huskies (9-13) at Toledo Rockets (16-7)
Date & Time Tuesday February 6, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Toledo Rockets -13 -- Over/Under:
TV Channel
ESPN3
Stream College Basketball all season on ESPN+. Start your 7-day FREE trial today!
NCAA BB | Northern Illinois Huskies (9-13) at Toledo Rockets (16-7)
USA TODAY Sports

The Northern Illinois Huskies and Toledo Rockets meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Savage Arena.

The Northern Illinois Huskies need a victory here after losing seven of their last nine games. The Northern Illinois Huskies are averaging 72.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 47 percent shooting. Eugene German is averaging 19.2 points and 1.7 assists while Levi Bradley is averaging 13.9 points and 5.4 rebounds. Dante Thorpe is the third double-digit scorer and Justin Thomas is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Northern Illinois Huskies are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Northern Illinois Huskies are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.3 rebounds per game. The Northern Illinois Huskies have lost nine straight road games.

The Toledo Rockets look to stay hot after winning 11 of their last 13 games. The Toledo Rockets are averaging 80.5 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 74.8 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Tre'Shaun Fletcher is averaging 18.8 points and 4.3 assists while Jaelan Sanford is averaging 16.6 points and 3.4 rebounds. Nate Navigato is the third double-digit scorer and Luke Knapke is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Toledo Rockets are shooting 41.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The Toledo Rockets are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.3 rebounds per game. The Toledo Rockets have won five of their last six home games.

The Huskies are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Rockets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. Mid-American and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Huskies are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings, the road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.

The Toledo Rockets are playing really good basketball right now and have covered six of their last eight, so they're a team to back given that their Su winning is leading to covers. The Northern Illinois Huskies have not only lost nine straight on the road, but they're being outscored by 11.1 points and allowing 48.8 percent shooting as well. This is a game the Toledo Rockets should run away with given the form of both teams.

Pick:
Toledo Rockets -13

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

Top 10 Sport Sites