Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Chippewas vs Rockets CBB Odds
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16-12 Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Toledo Rockets 14-14
2017 NCAA Basketball – MAC
Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 6 PM ET
Venue: Savage Arena Toledo, Ohio
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Rockets -8
CBB Betting Total: 177.5
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This is the first of two straight games these 2 teams will face each other at Toledo.
Central Michigan has lost four in a row and they are three games out of first place in the MAC West Division with four games left to play.
Toledo has lost 2 of their last 3 games and they are only 1 game up on CMU in the division.
In their last games Toledo lost to Western Michigan 61-56 in OT and Central Michigan lost to Northern Illinois 89-66.
Central Michigan Chippewas
Central Michigan ranks 3rd in the nation in points per game, but only 349th, out of 351 Division 1 teams, in points allowed.
In their loss to Northern Illinois in their last game they did not play well on either end of the floor shooting 35.8% from the floor and allowing NIU to shoot 55.9%.
CMU has to get off to a better start in this game than they did in the loss to Northern Illinois where they were outscored by 16 points in the first half.
Marcus Keene (29.8 ppg) is the leading scorer in the nation and in the NIU game he was the lead scorer, but only went for 18 points on 4/16 shooting. Braylon Rayson is averaging 20.8 ppg on the season and he only went for 10 points on 2/8 shooting in the loss to NIU.
Keene and Rayson are the only players for the Chippewas that are averaging in double figures and they have to get back on track in this game for CMU to snap their losing streak.
CMU is 14-3-1 ATS in their last18 games facing Toledo.
This season Central Michigan is 5-6 on the road.
Toledo ranks 43rd in the nation in points per game and tied for 284th in points allowed.
In the loss to Western Michigan in their last game the Rockets scored 24 points less than their season average and were outscored by eight points in the 2nd half. For the game they only shot 33.9% from the floor, but did play good D holding WMU to 34.3%.
Toledo would have won the game over Western Michigan if they would have held onto the rock, as they committed 15 turnovers and only forced 4.
Steve Taylor Jr. led the Rockets with 17 points in the loss to WMU and leading scorer for the season Jonathan Williams (19.7 ppg) went for 12 on only 3/16 shooting. These 2 players are combining to average more than 35 ppg to lead 4 players averaging in double figures.
Toledo is 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 home games facing Central Michigan.
Toledo is 10-3 at home this season.
CBB Betting Trends:
- CMU is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games.
- CMU is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
- TOL is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall..
- TOL is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games.
Free Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Toledo Rockets NCAAB Prediction:
CMU has been the team to bet on in the last several season against Toledo, but not this time, as the Rockets will win and cover the spread.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: UNDER 177.5
With the loss in this game the Chippewas will lose their 5th in a row and they will be out of the MAC West Division race.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Toledo 83 Central Michigan 74
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