The 2022 MAC Tournament kicks off in Cleveland on Thursday with an intriguing morning matchup. The top-seeded Toledo Rockets take on the No. 8 seed Central Michigan Chippewas in the first of four tilts during the day. Toledo is 25-6 overall and 17-3 this season with an active five-game winning streak. Central Michigan has struggled to a 7-22 record and a 6-12 mark in MAC games.
Tip-off is at 11 a.m. ET in Cleveland. The Rockets are listed as 17-point favorites, while the Over-Under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 147 in the latest Central Michigan vs. Toledo odds. Before you make any Central Michigan vs. Toledo picks, you need to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s advanced computer simulation model.
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Central Michigan vs. Toledo spread: Toledo -17 Central Michigan vs. Toledo over-under: 147 points CM: The Chippewas are 11-7 against the spread in MAC games TOL: The Rockets are 16-4 against the spread in MAC games
Why Central Michigan can cover
The Chippewas are stingy in key areas on defense. Central Michigan is No. 2 in the MAC in block rate, rejecting 11.1 percent of shot attempts. The Chippewas are also No. 4 in the conference in steal rate at 9.3 percent, and are holding opponents to 32.9 percent shooting from three-point…