Saturday, October 3, 2015
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The Toledo Rockets matchup against the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday at Scheumann Stadium. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 9 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
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Toledo was led in passing last game by Phillip Ely, who finished with 308 yards through the air. He went 25 for 52 on the game, good for a 48% completion percentage. Terry Swanson led the Rockets in rushing with 71 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 17 rushing attempts for the game. Cody Thompson led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 112 yards. He had an average of 22 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Toledo totaled 477 yards by way of 98 plays. They rushed the ball 46 times for a total of 169 yards on the game and the Rockets totaled 29 first downs by getting 11 rushing, 15 passing and 3 by penalty.
Ball State was led in passing last game by Riley Neal, who finished with 178 yards through the air. He went 14 for 35 on the game, good for a 40% completion percentage. Riley Neal led the Cardinals in rushing with 74 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 16 rushing attempts for the game. Jordan Williams led the team in receiving with 8 receptions for 133 yards. He had an average of 17 yards per reception in the contest. Ball State totaled 359 yards by way of 69 plays. They rushed the ball 34 times for a total of 181 yards on the game and the Cardinals totaled 17 first downs by getting 8 rushing, 7 passing and 2 by penalty.
Toledo is averaging 27.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 19 passes per game on 39.3 attempts for a 48.3 percent completion percentage and average 227.7 yards in the passing department per game. The Rockets carry the ball for an average of 140.3 yards per game on 34.7 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They run 74 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 368 total yards each outing. The Rockets get 20 first downs per game and they average 64 penalty yards via 8 penalties each contest.
Toledo gives up 14 points per contest and an average of 303 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 25.3 completed passes on 43.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 58. The Rockets allow an average of 98.7 rushing yards per game on 34.7 carries for a 2.8 average. Toledo gives up 401.7 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 10.3 penalties per game that total 96 yards as a unit.
Ball State is putting 29.5 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 21 passes per game on 37 attempts for a 56.8 percent completion percentage and average 207.8 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Cardinals carry the ball for an average of 232 yards per game on 41.5 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry. They run 78.5 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 439.8 total yards per game. The Cardinals are averaging 23.8 first downs per outing and accumulate 27.5 penalty yards via 3.5 penalties each game.
Ball State surrenders 33.3 points per game and 282.3 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 23.3 completed passes per game on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.8. The Cardinals allow an average of 196.5 rushing yards per game on 39.3 carries for an average of 5 yards per carry. Ball State gives up 478.8 total yards per game including an average of 6.3 per play. They create an average of 2 turnovers per game and 6.8 penalties for 57 yards each game.
Toledo Betting Trends
Toledo is 0-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Toledo has an ATS record of 2-0-1 this season
Ball State Betting Trends
Ball State is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Ball State has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 CB Jordan Martin Leg "?" Saturday vs. Ball State
09/27/15 RB Kareem Hunt Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Ball State
09/27/15 CB Trevon Mathis Leg "?" Saturday vs. Ball State
08/29/15 TE Adam Kulon Knee out for season
09/27/15 DT Darnell Smith Knee "?" Saturday vs. Toledo
09/27/15 DT Keenan Noel Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Toledo
08/29/15 RB Horactio Banks Shin out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Toledo
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