Betting on today’s Rockets and Mountaineers game? Catch the action at Holmes Convocation Center in Boone, NC, as the Mountaineers hosts this showdown at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 150 points, and Appalachian State is favored by -6.5 vs. Toledo.

TOLEDO ROCKETS VS APPALACHIAN STATE MOUNTAINEERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Toledo Rockets +6.5

This game will be played at Holmes Convocation Center at 1:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE TOLEDO ROCKETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-72 in favor of the Mountaineers.
  • Even though we have Appalachian State winning straight-up, we like Toledo at +6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Can the Rockets Grab a Win on the Road?

Through 23 games, Toledo is 15-8 overall and 9-2 in Mid-American Conference play. They have gone 6-4 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin on the road is +1.9. Over their last 10 games on the road, the Rockets are 6-4.

As the underdog, Toledo has gone 4-5 this season. They are 11-3 when favored, and they have been the underdog in nine of their 23 games. The Rockets come into this game having won their last game, a 91-87 victory over Eastern Michigan.

As the underdog, Toledo has gone 5-4 vs. the spread this season. On the road, the Rockets are 5-5 ATS this year and 11-12 overall. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Toledo has a .500 ATS mark of 5-5.

This season, Toledo’s over/under record sits at 12-11. So far, their average game has finished with 155.7 points, which is slightly higher than the average over/under line in their games of 155. Today’s over/under line of 150 is lower than the average scoring total in their last three games (158) and their average scoring total this year (155.7).

Toledo’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 91 points against Eastern Michigan. They had an overall field goal percentage of 54.2% and made 22/29 free throws. Ra’Heim Moss is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 16.5 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Dante Maddox Jr. brings a PPG average of 15.3 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Toledo defense is giving up an average of 76.0 points per contest. Toledo’s three-point defense is currently 163rd in the country at 7.6 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 48.9% of their shots vs. Toledo.

Will Appalachian State Find a Way to Win at Home?

Appalachian State enters this game as 6.5-point favorites, and they have been the better team this season. They have gone 19-5 overall, including a 10-1 record at home. On the other hand, Toledo is 7-4 on the road.

App State is coming off a 63-56 loss to Texas State. This season, they have gone 14-4 when favored, while Toledo is 3-1 as the underdog. The Mountaineers have won five straight at home and have gone 9-1 in their last ten games in Boone.

Appalachian State has an ATS record of 6-5 at home this season and is 10-8 vs. the spread when favored this year. Their ATS mark over their last 3 home games is 2-1 and 5-4 over their last 10 at home. The Mountaineers’ ATS record as the favorite over their last 3 games is 1-2 and 5-5 over their last 10 as the favorite.

Appalachian State’s over/under record for the season is 12-10 and today’s line of 150 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (141.3). So far, 15 of their games have finished with less than 150 points. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average of 146 points scored in those games.

In their most recent game, the Appalachian State offense put up just 56 points vs. the Texas State Bobcats. Overall, they are now averaging 77.3 points per game which is 104th in the country. Tre’Von Spillers is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 13.6 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Donovan Gregory brings a PPG average of 12.2 into the game.

At this time, the Mountaineers’ defense is positioned 35th in the country, permitting 65.3 points per game. So far, the Appalachian State defense is giving up an average of 8.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.3 times per game (435th).