Miami (Ohio) @ Toledo
Current Records: Miami (Ohio) 12-16; Toledo 22-6
What to Know
The Toledo Rockets are 11-0 against the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks since January of 2016, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success Saturday. Toledo and Miami (Ohio) will face off in a Mid-American battle at noon ET at Savage Arena. The Rockets will be strutting in after a win while the RedHawks will be stumbling in from a defeat.
Toledo simply couldn’t be stopped on Tuesday, as they easily beat the Western Michigan Broncos on the road 92-50.
Meanwhile, the matchup between Miami (Ohio) and the Central Michigan Chippewas on Thursday was not a total blowout, but with Miami (Ohio) falling 83-69 at home, it was darn close to turning into one. This was hardly the result Miami (Ohio) or its fans were betting on, as they were favored by 10.5 points over CMU heading into this contest.
This next game looks promising for Toledo, who are favored by a full 11.5 points. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (15-6), so they might be worth a quick bet.
Toledo’s victory brought them up to 22-6 while Miami (Ohio)’s loss pulled them down to 12-16. A pair of numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Rockets are stumbling into the matchup with the 44th fewest takeaways in college basketball, having accrued only 11.2 on average. To make matters even worse for Toledo, Miami (Ohio) enters the game with only 10.4 turnovers per game on average, good for 24th best in college basketball. Maybe that strength will give the RedHawks the oomph they need to beat the odds.
How To Watch
When: Saturday at 12 p.m. ETWhere: Savage Arena — Toledo, OhioTV: ESPN UniversityOnline streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $14.42
The Rockets are a big 11.5-point favorite against the RedHawks, according to the latest college basketball…