Friday, November 25, 2016
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The Toledo Rockets take on the Western Michigan Broncos on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Waldo Stadium. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 9.5 point favorites. This season the Rockets are 7-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6-1. The Broncos have an over/under record of 6-5-0 and they are 8-3-0 against the spread.
Logan Woodside finished with 325 yards through the air for Toledo last week. He completed 25 passes out of 39 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Rockets were led in rushing by Kareem Hunt, who finished with 107 yards on 17 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 105 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Toledo got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 71 total plays for 504 yards for the game. The Rockets ran for 179 yards on 32 attempts.
Zach Terrell finished with 445 yards passing for Western Michigan last week. He went 29 for 37, resulting in a 78% completion percentage. The Broncos were led on the ground by Jarvion Franklin, who finished with 76 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Corey Davis led the team in receiving with 173 yards and 13 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Western Michigan had 29 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 17 came from a pass. They ran 71 total plays for 626 yards for the contest. The Broncos ran for 181 yards on 34 carries as a team.
Toledo scores 39.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 16th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23.6 passes on 33.9 attempts for a 69.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 338.2 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 7th in college football. The Rockets run for an average of 198.3 yards per game on 41.3 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 44th in the nation. They also run 75.2 plays per contest and average 7.1 yards per play for an average of 536.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 5th overall this season. The Rockets average 25.5 first downs per game which ranks them 12th in the country. They accumulate 60.3 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, which ranks 36th in the nation.
Toledo allows 232.3 passing yards per game, ranking 72nd in D-1, and they allow 22.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 33rd. They give up 17.6 completions on 32.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.5. The Rockets allow 158.1 rushing yards per game on 34.3 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 48th in the country. Toledo allows 390.4 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 54th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.9 penalties for 72 yards per game, ranking them 122nd among D-1 teams.
Western Michigan averages 43.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 6th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19 passes per game on 26.7 attempts for a 71.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 262.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 38th in Division 1. The Broncos run for an average of 247.1 yards per game on 46.5 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 14th on the ground. They also run 73.2 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for a total of 509.8 yards per game, ranking them 12th in the country on offense. The Broncos get an average of 26.5 first downs per game, which ranks 5th in the nation. They average 42.5 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, ranking them 112th in college football.
Western Michigan allows an average of 198.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 32nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 17.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 9th in the nation. They give up 16.6 completions on 29.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.1 per game. The Broncos allow 154.7 rushing yards per contest on 33.2 carries for a 4.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 45th in the country. Western Michigan allows 352.9 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 27th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 51 yards in each contest, ranking 54th in the nation.
Toledo Betting Trends
Toledo is 4-6-1 against the over/under this season
Toledo has an ATS record of 7-4-0 this season
Western Michigan Betting Trends
Western Michigan is 6-5-0 against the over/under this season
Western Michigan has an ATS record of 8-3-0 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
11/20/16 RB Jamauri Bogan Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Toledo
08/29/16 WR Bryson White Dismissed has been dismissed
08/29/16 LB Ron George Dismissed has been dismissed
Guy's Pick: Take Western Michigan -9.5
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