Friday, September 30, 2016
LaVell Edwards Stadium
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The Toledo Rockets take on the Brigham Young Cougars on Friday, September 30, 2016 at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The opening line for this game has BYU as 4.5 point favorites. This season the Rockets are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Cougars have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 4-0-0 against the spread.
Logan Woodside finished with 239 yards through the air for Toledo last week. He completed 15 passes out of 26 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Rockets were led in rushing by Kareem Hunt, who finished with 123 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Cody Thompson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 102 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. As a team in that game Toledo got a total of 27 first downs. Of those first downs, 15 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 83 total plays for 619 yards for the game. The Rockets ran for 318 yards on 55 attempts.
Taysom Hill finished with 241 yards passing for BYU last week. He went 23 for 35, resulting in a 66% completion percentage. The Cougars were led on the ground by Jamaal Williams, who finished with 169 yards on 24 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Nick Kurtz led the team in receiving with 78 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. BYU had 27 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 14 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 521 yards for the contest. The Cougars ran for 280 yards on 40 carries as a team.
Toledo scores 42.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 20th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.3 passes on 28.7 attempts for a 60.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 333.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 15th in college football. The Rockets run for an average of 230 yards per game on 44.3 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 28th in the nation. They also run 73 plays per contest and average 7.7 yards per play for an average of 563.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 6th overall this season. The Rockets average 22.7 first downs per game which ranks them 56th in the country. They accumulate 57 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, which ranks 59th in the nation.
Toledo allows 130.7 passing yards per game, ranking 4th in D-1, and they allow 10 points per contest on defense, which ranks 3rd. They give up 11 completions on 25.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 43.4. The Rockets allow 121 rushing yards per game on 35.7 carries for an average of 3.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 36th in the country. Toledo allows 251.7 total yards per game including 4.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 7th in terms of yards per game. They force 0 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.7 penalties for 83.7 yards per game, ranking them 124th among D-1 teams.
BYU averages 20.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 111th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 23 passes per game on 38.3 attempts for a 60.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 219.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 74th in Division 1. The Cougars run for an average of 164.8 yards per game on 34.8 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 82nd on the ground. They also run 73 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 384.3 yards per game, ranking them 88th in the country on offense. The Cougars get an average of 22.5 first downs per game, which ranks 61st in the nation. They average 60.8 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 47th in college football.
BYU allows an average of 261.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 97th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 22 points per contest, which has them ranked 41st in the nation. They give up 22.8 completions on 33.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.4 per game. The Cougars allow 121.3 rushing yards per contest on 33.8 carries for a 3.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 38th in the country. BYU allows 382.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play, which ranks 59th in D-1. They force 2.8 turnovers per contest and 5.5 penalties for 48 yards in each contest, ranking 39th in the nation.
Toledo Betting Trends
Toledo is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Toledo has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
BYU Betting Trends
BYU is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
BYU has an ATS record of 4-0-0 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
09/01/16 DL Travis Tuiloma Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Toledo
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