Saturday, October 8, 2016
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The Toledo Rockets take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Rynearson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 17.5 point favorites. This season the Rockets are 4-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 4-1-0 against the spread.
Logan Woodside finished with 505 yards through the air for Toledo last week. He completed 30 passes out of 38 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. The Rockets were led in rushing by Kareem Hunt, who finished with 146 yards on 27 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Jon'Vea Johnson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 182 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game Toledo got a total of 33 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 19 came through the air. They ran 79 total plays for 692 yards for the game. The Rockets ran for 187 yards on 41 attempts.
Todd Porter finished with 107 yards passing for Eastern Michigan last week. He went 11 for 16, resulting in a 69% completion percentage. The Eagles were led on the ground by Breck Turner, who finished with 107 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Nigel Kilby led the team in receiving with 92 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Eastern Michigan had 24 first downs total. 13 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 474 yards for the contest. The Eagles ran for 212 yards on 45 carries as a team.
Toledo scores 45.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 8th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.5 passes on 31 attempts for a 66.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 376.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 6th in college football. The Rockets run for an average of 219.3 yards per game on 43.5 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. That ranks them 32nd in the nation. They also run 74.5 plays per contest and average 8 yards per play for an average of 595.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 3rd overall this season. The Rockets average 25.3 first downs per game which ranks them 20th in the country. They accumulate 63 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 41st in the nation.
Toledo allows 160 passing yards per game, ranking 15th in D-1, and they allow 21.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 38th. They give up 11 completions on 24.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 45.4. The Rockets allow 175.3 rushing yards per game on 38 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 83rd in the country. Toledo allows 335.3 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 26th in terms of yards per game. They force 0 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.3 penalties for 83.3 yards per game, ranking them 126th among D-1 teams.
Eastern Michigan averages 34.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 50th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.4 passes per game on 32.8 attempts for a 62.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 258.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 46th in Division 1. The Eagles run for an average of 189.8 yards per game on 42 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 52nd on the ground. They also run 74.8 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 448.4 yards per game, ranking them 49th in the country on offense. The Eagles get an average of 22 first downs per game, which ranks 60th in the nation. They average 66 penalty yards per game via 6.2 penalties, ranking them 31st in college football.
Eastern Michigan allows an average of 265.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 99th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 28.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 72nd in the nation. They give up 22.2 completions on 39.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.1 per game. The Eagles allow 127 rushing yards per contest on 37.8 carries for a 3.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 37th in the country. Eastern Michigan allows 392.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 66th in D-1. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and 6.6 penalties for 61 yards in each contest, ranking 90th in the nation.
Toledo Betting Trends
Toledo is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Toledo has an ATS record of 4-0-0 this season
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 4-1-0 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
09/19/16 RB Shaq Vann Shoulder out for season
08/30/16 OG Darien Terrell Undisclosed out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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