Toledo vs. Kansas City Odds, Line, Spread: 2022 Gulf Coast Showcase Picks, Predictions by Proven Model ” Kansas

College basketball’s celebration week continues with quadruple action at Gulf Coast Showcase 2022. In the first matchup, the Toledo Rockets will take on the Kansas City Roos at Hertz Arena. Toledo is 3-0 this season after 26 wins in 2021-22, and the Rockets have wins over Valparaiso, UAB and Oakland. UMKC is 1-4 to start the season after facing a tough schedule that includes losses to LSU, Illinois and Kansas State.

Tipp-off is at 11:00 a.m. ET in Estero, Florida. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Rockets as 18-point favorites while the over/under, or total number of points Vegas believes will be scored, is 152.5 in the latest Toledo vs. Kansas City odds. Before you hit any Kansas City vs. Toledo tips, be sure to check out the college basketball predictions and betting tips from SportsLine’s trusted computer model.

The SportsLine projection model simulates each Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past six years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive $1,200+ win for $100 players with its top-flight college basketball picks against the spread.

Now the model has set its sights on Toledo vs. Kansas City and just laid out its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the selection. Here are the college basketball odds and betting lines for Kansas City vs. Toledo:

  • Spread between Toledo and UMKC: Toledo -18
  • Toledo vs. UMKC over/under: 152.5 points
  • Toledo vs. UMKC money line: Toledo -2400, UMKC +1100
  • TOL: The Rockets are 3-0 against the spread this season
  • KC: The Roos are 2-1 against the spread in the last three games
  • Toledo vs. UMKC tips: See tips at SportsLine

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Why Toledo can cover

Toledo’s attack is soaring and extremely impressive. With five players averaging double digits to start, the Rockets are in the top five in the nation averaging 96.8 points per game. Toledo ranks in the top 8 nationwide in field goal percentage (53.9%) and 3-point percentage (45.0%), with a top 40 mark in 2-point percentage (57.5 %). The Rockets turnover on just 15.1% of offensive possession, and when missing shots, the Rockets have a stellar 32.7% offensive rebound rate.

Kansas City is poor on defense, securing just 63.2% of available defensive rebounds, and the Roos are also outside the top 250 in the country in free-throw prevention. Kansas City also forecasts problems protecting the perimeter, as evidenced by a low 6.3% block rate on defense.

Why Kansas City can cover

Kansas City is led by senior guard veteran Shemarri Allen. Averaging 16.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game, Allen is a dynamic force. Kansas City is also very strong on the offensive glass, securing 32.8% of misses and the Roos shooting 71.4% from the free throw line. Toledo underperforms on defense revenue generation rate, with opponents shooting 34.8% from 3-point range.

The Rockets also have a meager 6.5% block rate, and Kansas City also has strengths on defense. The Roos maintain resistance to less than 50% shots on 2-point attempts this season, and Toledo is below the national average in free throw creation rate and free throw accuracy, making just 69.5% this season of attempts at the charity strip.

How to make Kansas City vs. Toledo picks

SportsLine’s model leans overall and projects 148 combined points. The model also says that one side of the spread hits more than 50% of the time. You can see the selection here.

So who will win Toledo vs. Kansas City? And which side of the spread applies more than 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread to jump on, all from the model who crushed his college basketball picks and find out.