Ohio Bobcats vs Toledo Rockets Line, Start Time Feb 16, 2024 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds Prediction

Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Toledo Rockets

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2024

Location: Savage Arena in Toledo, OH


The Toledo Rockets (15-9) will play the Ohio Bobcats (13-11) at Savage Arena on Saturday.

We’ve got another exciting Mid American Conference matchup on the Friday college basketball schedule as the Ohio Bobcats and the Toledo Rockets are set to battle it out at Savage Arena. Toledo is 15-9 overall and 9-2 at home, while Ohio is 13-11 overall and 2-6 on the road. The Rockets are coming off a 109-104 double-overtime loss to Appalachian State, while Ohio is looking to bounce back from a 100-87 loss to Arkansas State. 

Tip-off is at 9 p.m. ET. Toledo is favored by 6 points in the latest Toledo vs. Ohio odds, and the over/under is 160 points. Before locking in any Toledo vs. Ohio picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the red-hot computer simulation model at SportsLine.

The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. It enters Week 15 of the 2023-24 season on a 131-88 roll on all top-rated college basketball picks dating back to last season, returning nearly $2,500 for $100 players. It is also off to a sizzling 24-12 start on top-rated spread picks this season.

Here are several college basketball odds and betting lines for the game:

  • Toledo vs. Ohio spread: Toledo -6
  • Toledo vs. Ohio over/under: 160 points
  • Toledo vs. Ohio money line: Toledo: -259, Ohio: +208

What you need to know about Ohio

Ohio unfortunately witnessed the end of their four-game winning streak on Saturday. They took a 100-87 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Arkansas State Red Wolves. Senior guard Jaylin Hunter had a solid game for the Bobcats, scoring 20 points to go with eight assists and four rebounds. 

The Bobcats are 10-13 against the spread this season. Hunter leads the team in scoring (14.8) and assists (5.0). His supporting cast includes Shereef Mitchell (13.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game) and AJ Clayton (11.8 points, 4.5 rebounds per game). Mitchell is listed as questionable, but is expected to play on Friday.

What you need to know about Toledo

Meanwhile, Toledo fought the good fight in their double overtime contest against Appalachian State on Saturday, but wound up with a less-than-desirable result. They fell 109-104 to the Mountaineers. The Rockets had six players score in double figures, led by Dante Maddox Jr. (25), Sonny Wilson (17), and Tyler Cochran (17). 

Toledo is 12-12 against the spread this season, and 5-6 ATS at home. The Rockets have four players averaging double digit points per game. Ra’Heim Moss leads the way, averaging 16.5 points to go along with 5.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 1.7 steals per game.

How to make Toledo vs. Ohio picks

The model has simulated Toledo vs. Ohio 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over on the point total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50% of simulations.