Toledo vs Ohio: MAC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 1 seed Toledo Rockets (21-7) and the No. 5 seed Ohio Bobcats (14-7) will look to advance in the MAC tournament on Friday as they meet in the semifinals of the conference tournament at 5:00 PM ET on CBS Sports. Toledo is listed as a  favorite to win this contest and advance closer to an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Toledo Betting Information

  • Toledo is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 18-9.
  • The Rockets are 13-6 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 4-point favorite.
  • Toledo and its opponents have hit the over in 15 of 27 games this season (55.6%).
  • The Rockets beat Ball State 91-89 but failed to cover the spread as 7.5-point favorites, while going over the 155.5 point total in their last contest on Thursday. Marreon Jackson racked up a team-high 29 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Toledo Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Marreon Jackson 28 18.0 6.3 6.0 1.9 0.3 2.9
Ryan Rollins 28 13.8 5.4 2.6 1.1 0.1 1.4
Spencer Littleson 28 13.6 2.9 1.1 1.1 0.3 3.6
Setric Millner Jr. 28 12.4 6.7 2.4 0.8 0.2 0.8
JT Shumate 21 11.7 4.3 1.4 0.5 1.4 0.9

Ohio Betting Information

  • The Bobcats have outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 11-7.
  • When playing as at least a 4-point underdog, the Bobcats frequently meet expectations with a 5-2 record against the spread.
  • Eight of the Bobcats 18 games (44.4%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.
  • The Bobcats took down Kent State 85-63 in their last outing on Thursday. Jason Preston totaled a team-high 19 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 2.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to go under the 149.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Ohio Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jason Preston 16 15.6 7.0 7.4 1.3 0.3 1.4
Dwight Wilson 20 15.0 7.4 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.0
Ben Vander Plas 21 12.4 5.6 3.6 1.6 0.7 2.0
Ben Roderick 19 12.1 2.8 1.0 0.6 0.2 2.5
Lunden McDay 21 10.7 2.3 1.2 0.8 0.2 1.1

Total Facts

  • Toledo’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup over/under (157 points) in 53.6% of opportunities (15 out of 28 matchups).
  • In 33.3% of Ohio’s games this season (7 of 21), the total points scored was higher than Friday’s 157-point over/under.
  • The point total for the matchup of 157 is 5.1 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Rockets (81.7 points per game) and the Bobcats (80.4 points per game).
  • This game’s total is 11.9 more points than the 145.1 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Rockets games is 3.3 points fewer than the over/under of 157 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 3.4 points more than the average over/under in Bobcats games this season (153.6 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/8/2021 Toledo Toledo -4 146 -187 +155 Regular Season 95-78 TOLEDO
1/21/2020 Toledo Ohio -1.5 140.5 -125 +102 Regular Season 83-74 TOLEDO
1/18/2019 N/A Toledo N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-52 TOLEDO

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