Cornell Big Red at Toledo Rockets Betting Prediction 12/19/18

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A seven-game home winning streak is on the line for the Toledo Rockets (10-1) when they welcome the Cornell Big Red (5-5) to Savage Arena. Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

Cornell Big Red vs. Toledo Rockets ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Rockets barely escaped the Oakland Golden Grizzlies 87-86, while the Big Red beat the Binghamton Bearcats 86-75.

Cornell dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.431 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 22.9. Binghamton put up marks of 0.091 and 12.8, respectively, for those same stats. The Rockets, on the other hand, had a much better free throw rate (0.420 vs. 0.203) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.660 vs. 0.570). Jaelan Sanford had a good outing for Toledo with 30 points. Matt Morgan had a good game for Cornell, contributing 38 points and 13 rebounds.

The Big Red won the sole game between these two teams last year, 80-77. Cornell’s effective field goal percentage was its largest advantage over Toledo. The Big Red had a rate of 0.667 while the Rockets posted a mark of 0.532. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

The Big Red’s Morgan has been playing at a high level over his last five games, averaging 0 points per game. Meanwhile, Nate Navigato has averaged 0 points during that same time frame for the Rockets.

Toledo figures to have the edge on the defensive side of the ball. The Rockets rank 41st in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.455), while Cornell is 185th in effective field goal percentage (0.515).

Cornell Big Red vs. Toledo Rockets Betting Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Toledo, ATS Winner – Toledo, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Toledo averages 40.2 rebounds per game, which ranks 31st in the NCAA. Cornell ranks 170th in rebounds allowed per game (36.3).
  • The Rockets average 3.3 blocks per game, which ranks 100th in the nation. The Big Red rank 104th in blocks allowed per game (3.5).
  • The Big Red rank 47th in three pointers allowed per game (19.6) while the Rockets rank 92nd (21.3).
  • Cornell is 20th in the nation with 10.0 assists allowed per game while Toledo is 47th with 11.4 assists allowed per game.

Bettings Trends:

  • The Rockets’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 14.6, down from 16.5 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Big Red have scored an average of 74.2 points per game (3.5 above their season average) and allowed an average of 67.6 points per game (1.5 below their season average).