Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium
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The Toledo Rockets take on the Akron Zips on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 8 point favorites. This season the Rockets are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3-1. The Zips have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 3-6-0 against the spread.
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Logan Woodside finished with 438 yards through the air for Toledo last week. He completed 32 passes out of 46 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Rockets were led in rushing by Terry Swanson, who finished with 58 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Jon'Vea Johnson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 156 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. As a team in that game Toledo got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 75 total plays for 560 yards for the game. The Rockets ran for 122 yards on 29 attempts.
Tommy Woodson finished with 178 yards passing for Akron last week. He went 18 for 42, resulting in a 43% completion percentage. The Zips were led on the ground by Van Edwards, Jr., who finished with 56 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Bruce Natson led the team in receiving with 53 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Akron had 18 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 84 total plays for 306 yards for the contest. The Zips ran for 128 yards on 42 carries as a team.
Toledo scores 39.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 19th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23.1 passes on 32.9 attempts for a 70.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 347.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 8th in college football. The Rockets run for an average of 197.3 yards per game on 41.8 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 43rd in the nation. They also run 74.6 plays per contest and average 7.3 yards per play for an average of 544.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 6th overall this season. The Rockets average 25.4 first downs per game which ranks them 14th in the country. They accumulate 64.8 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, which ranks 27th in the nation.
Toledo allows 215 passing yards per game, ranking 47th in D-1, and they allow 23.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 39th. They give up 14.9 completions on 28.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 52.2. The Rockets allow 162 rushing yards per game on 34.6 carries for an average of 4.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 62nd in the country. Toledo allows 377 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 42nd in terms of yards per game. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.4 penalties for 74.9 yards per game, ranking them 122nd among D-1 teams.
Akron averages 31.2 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 51st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.6 passes per game on 34.3 attempts for a 57 percent completion percentage. They throw for 265.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 33rd in Division 1. The Zips run for an average of 135.3 yards per game on 30.3 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 110th on the ground. They also run 64.7 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 400.6 yards per game, ranking them 73rd in the country on offense. The Zips get an average of 20.6 first downs per game, which ranks 76th in the nation. They average 65.8 penalty yards per game via 7.9 penalties, ranking them 24th in college football.
Akron allows an average of 254.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 93rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 34.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 108th in the nation. They give up 20.8 completions on 33.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.5 per game. The Zips allow 228.7 rushing yards per contest on 44.9 carries for a 5.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 112th in the country. Akron allows 483.1 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 118th in D-1. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and 6.7 penalties for 69.8 yards in each contest, ranking 114th in the nation.
Toledo Betting Trends
Toledo is 4-3-1 against the over/under this season
Toledo has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Akron Betting Trends
Akron is 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Akron has an ATS record of 3-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/22/16 WR Andrew Davis ACL out for season
08/22/16 LB Jaylen Coleman ACL out for season
08/22/16 WR Neru N'Shaka ACL out for season
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Toledo
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