The Syracuse Orange (4-0) and the Toledo Rockets (3-0) look to remain unbeaten when they go head-to-head at Carrier Dome. Syracuse opened as a 12.5-point favorite, while the Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 143.5 points. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.
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The Rockets were victorious over the Oakland Golden Grizzlies in their last game, 87-74. With 17 points and 10 rebounds, Toledos Luke Knapke put together a good game. Toledo dominated every stat category in the game. They had a solid turnover percentage of 9.3 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.515. Oakland had marks of 11.4 and 0.428, respectively, for those same stats.
The last time the Orange played, they blew out the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 74-50. Syracuse received a boost from Paschal Chukwu, who finished with 12 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocks. Syracuse dominated every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 36.8 (below their season average of 44.6) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.508 (above their season average of 0.503). Oakland recorded marks of 20.9 and 0.356, respectively, for those same stats.
It might turn into a shootout as a pair of the nations premier offenses face off. Since last season, Syracuse ranks 46th with 112.5 points per 100 possessions and Toledo is 54th (111.7).
The Rockets have had records of 20-16 straight up (SU) and 21-13 against the spread (ATS) since last season. Since last season, Toledo games have had no tendency in regards to the projected point total as there has been an even split between games finishing over and under.
The Orange, on the other hand, have records of 22-14 SU and 16-16 ATS since last season. Vegas has had a tendency to place the total low when Syracuse has been involved over that same period as 62.5 percent of their games have finished over the O/U total.
Toledo Rockets at Syracuse Orange Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Syracuse, ATS Winner – Toledo, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Orange average 5.1 blocks per game, which ranks 21st in the nation. The Rockets rank 200th in blocks allowed per game (3.8).
- Toledo ranks 70th in rebounds per game (37.9) while Syracuse ranks 179th in rebounds allowed per game (35.4).
- Toledo ranks 29th in assists per game (16.1) while Syracuse ranks 311th in assists allowed per game (16.8).
- The Orange rank 15th in steals per game (8.2) while the Rockets rank 286th (4.0).
- Toledo ranks 83rd in three pointers allowed per game (19.8) while Syracuse ranks 306th (25.4).