Western Michigan Broncos at Toledo Rockets ATS Prediction 01/11/20

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The Toledo Rockets (8-7, 0-2 MAC) and the Western Michigan Broncos (8-7, 1-1 MAC) square off at Savage Arena. The Rockets will try to put an end to their five-game losing streak. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Western Michigan Broncos vs. Toledo Rockets Betting Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last matchup. The Rockets fell to the Kent State Golden Flashes, 84-77, while the Broncos were defeated by the Akron Zips, 84-69.

Western Michigan did a great job of converting from the free throw line (14-19; 73.7 percent) while Toledo did an excellent job of making free throws (17-21; 81.0 percent). Marreon Jackson was a key piece for Toledo with 32 points and five assists. Meanwhile, Western Michigan was led by Michael Flowers, who contributed 30 points.

The Rockets dominated this series last year, winning both games. In the last matchup, Toledo won 76-57. Toledo launched 20 three pointers, making nine of them (45.0 percent), while Western Michigan was just 2-14 (14.3 percent). This is the first time these teams will battle this year.

Toledo figures to have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Rockets rank 69th in offensive efficiency, while the Broncos rank 288th in defensive efficiency.

Western Michigan Broncos vs. Toledo Rockets Free Pick

Free Pick: SU Winner – Toledo, ATS Winner – Western Michigan, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Toledo ranks 31st in rebounds per game (40.1) while Western Michigan ranks 214th in rebounds allowed per game (38.2).
  • The Broncos rank 48th in steals allowed per game (5.6) while the Rockets rank 149th (7.3).
  • Western Michigan ranks 50th in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while Toledo ranks 132nd (4.0).
  • The Rockets rank 48th in assists per game (15.3) while the Broncos rank 214th (11.3).
  • Toledo averages 25.4 three pointers per game, which ranks 55th in the NCAA. Western Michigan ranks 188th in three pointers allowed per game (23.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Rockets have been outscored by an average of 9.0 points in their last five games. For the season, Toledo has defeated opponents by an average of 8.6 points.
  • During their last five games, the Broncos have scored an average of 70.2 points per game (2.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 72.6 points per game (0.6 below their season average).