The No. 1 seed Toledo Rockets (25-6, 16-2 MAC) will square off in the MAC Tournament against the No. 8 seed Miami (OH) RedHawks (12-19, 6-12 MAC) on Thursday at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, starting at 11:00 AM.
Thursday’s matchup between the Rockets and the RedHawks features the Rockets as double-digit 13.5-point favorites. The over/under is 153 points for the game.
Toledo vs. Miami (OH) Odds
Point Spread for Toledo vs. Miami (OH)
The spread for this matchup is set at 13.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Toledo as the favorite.
Toledo vs. Miami (OH) Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Toledo has -1045 odds to pick up the win, while Miami (OH) is listed at +671 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 153 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, March 9, 2023
- Game Time: 11:00 AM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Cleveland, Ohio
- Arena: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
Toledo vs. Miami (OH) Betting Trends
Toledo has played 30 games, with 19 wins against the spread. The Rockets have won in 22, or 84.6%, of the 26 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Toledo’s games this year have hit the over on 21 of 28 set point totals.
In Miami (OH)’s 28 games this season, it has 14 wins against the spread. The RedHawks have gone 5-15 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 25% of those games). Miami (OH)’s games this season have hit the over 50% of the time (14 out of 28 games with a set point total).
Toledo vs. Miami (OH) Key Players to Watch
JT Shumate posts 16.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game, shooting 53.9% from the floor and 41.5% from downtown with 1.6 made 3-pointers per contest. Setric Millner Jr. leads the Rockets at 5.8 rebounds per contest, while also posting 1.8 assists and 15.9 points. Dante Maddox Jr. puts up 11.5 points, 4 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest, shooting 50.7% from the floor and 46.3% from downtown with 1.8 made 3-pointers per game.
Anderson Mirambeaux gives the RedHawks 14.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game. He also puts up 0.5 steals and 0.9 blocked shots. Morgan Safford is posting a team-leading 5.8 rebounds per contest. And he is producing 15.1 points and 2.5 assists, making 47.7% of his shots from the floor and 35.5% from 3-point range, with 1.5 triples per game. The RedHawks receive 8.6 points, 2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game from Ryan Mabrey.
What you need to know about the Toledo Rockets
Toledo has put together a 12-6-0 conference record against the spread this season. The Rockets own a top-25 offense this year, ranking second-best in college basketball with 85.7 points per game. Defensively, they rank 331st with 76.1 points allowed per contest. Toledo is pulling down 31.2 rebounds per game (220th-ranked in college basketball). It is giving up 31.1 rebounds per contest (186th-ranked).
Toledo ranks second-best in the country with a three-point shooting percentage of 40.5%. It ranks 43rd in college basketball by draining 8.8 threes per contest. The Rockets are ceding 8.3 threes per game (307th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 36.2% three-point percentage (316th-ranked).
The Rockets have a 7-3 record against the spread while going 10-0 overall over their past 10 games. Toledo has gone over the total in six of its past 10 contests. Toledo has seen an increase in scoring lately, putting up 87 points per game in its last 10 outings, 1.3 points more than the 85.7 it has scored this year. Toledo’s points-allowed average over its past 10 games (71.1) is five fewer points per game than the team is allowing over the entire season (76.1).
What you need to know about the Miami (OH) RedHawks
Miami (OH) has covered 10 times in 18 matchups with a spread in conference play this year. The RedHawks are 133rd in the nation in points scored (73.6 per game) and 294th in points allowed (74). On the boards, Miami (OH) is 320th in the country in rebounds (28.9 per game). It is 229th in rebounds allowed (31.8 per game).
Beyond the arc, Miami (OH) is 116th in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (7.9). It is 185th in 3-point percentage at 34.1%. In 2022-23, the RedHawks are 164th in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (7.1 per game) and 220th in defensive 3-point percentage (34.4%).
The RedHawks have gone 5-5 over their past 10 contests, with a 7-3 record against the spread in that span. Three of Miami (OH)’s past 10 outings have hit the over. Miami (OH) is posting 72.7 points per contest in its past 10 games, which is 0.9 fewer points than its average for the season (73.6). The RedHawks are ceding 72 points per game in their previous 10 games, which is two fewer points than they are allowing for the season (74).
Toledo vs. Miami (OH) Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is Toledo, and we project that Toledo will cover the spread (Toledo -13.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 153 points.
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