Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium
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The Toledo Rockets take on the Northern Illinois Huskies on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 7.5 point favorites. This season the Rockets are 6-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4-1. The Huskies have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 4-5-0 against the spread.
Logan Woodside finished with 327 yards through the air for Toledo last week. He completed 26 passes out of 37 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Rockets were led in rushing by Kareem Hunt, who finished with 136 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Cody Thompson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 70 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Toledo got a total of 33 first downs. Of those first downs, 15 came on the ground while 16 came through the air. They ran 86 total plays for 622 yards for the game. The Rockets ran for 290 yards on 48 attempts.
Anthony Maddie finished with 185 yards passing for Northern Illinois last week. He went 20 for 29, resulting in a 69% completion percentage. The Huskies were led on the ground by Joel Bouagnon, who finished with 134 yards on 26 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Kenny Golladay led the team in receiving with 59 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 7 yards per reception. Northern Illinois had 29 first downs total. 18 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 80 total plays for 479 yards for the contest. The Huskies ran for 286 yards on 49 carries as a team.
Toledo scores 40.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 14th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23.6 passes on 33.4 attempts for a 70.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 345.4 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 6th in college football. The Rockets run for an average of 207.6 yards per game on 42.4 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 40th in the nation. They also run 75.9 plays per contest and average 7.3 yards per play for an average of 553 yards per game, ranking their offense 4th overall this season. The Rockets average 26.2 first downs per game which ranks them 7th in the country. They accumulate 64.6 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, which ranks 25th in the nation.
Toledo allows 229.8 passing yards per game, ranking 68th in D-1, and they allow 22.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 32nd. They give up 15.2 completions on 29.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.9. The Rockets allow 154.7 rushing yards per game on 33.6 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 54th in the country. Toledo allows 384.4 total yards per game including 6.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 46th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 73.6 yards per game, ranking them 123rd among D-1 teams.
Northern Illinois averages 31.1 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 54th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.6 passes per game on 34.4 attempts for a 59.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 227.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 70th in Division 1. The Huskies run for an average of 236 yards per game on 42.6 attempts for an average of 5.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 20th on the ground. They also run 77 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 463.8 yards per game, ranking them 38th in the country on offense. The Huskies get an average of 23.6 first downs per game, which ranks 32nd in the nation. They average 68.3 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 16th in college football.
Northern Illinois allows an average of 259.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 98th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32 points per contest, which has them ranked 98th in the nation. They give up 20.2 completions on 34.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.1 per game. The Huskies allow 199.7 rushing yards per contest on 43.9 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 93rd in the country. Northern Illinois allows 459.1 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 108th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 7.1 penalties for 73.1 yards in each contest, ranking 122nd in the nation.
Toledo Betting Trends
Toledo is 4-4-1 against the over/under this season
Toledo has an ATS record of 6-3-0 this season
Northern Illinois Betting Trends
Northern Illinois is 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Northern Illinois has an ATS record of 4-5-0 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
10/27/16 LB Bobby Jones IV Toe out for season
10/14/16 DT Mario Jones Lung out indefinitely
09/15/16 QB Drew Hare Hamstring out indefinitely
08/27/16 S Jackson Abresch Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Northern Illinois +7.5
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