Akron at Toledo College Football Picks & Predictions 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
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The Akron Zips head to Glass Bowl to play the Toledo Rockets on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Toledo as 14 point favorites. The total has been set at 56.5. The Zips are 5-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-7-0. The Rockets are 2-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-3-0.
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Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 0-7-0 against the over/under
The Akron Zips are 5-2-0 against the spread
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Toledo Rockets are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key Akron Zips Injuries
10/05/17 S Zach Guiser Concussion out for season
09/30/17 RB Warren Ball Ankle out for season
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
10/09/17 WR Cody Thompson Leg out for season
10/03/17 DL Tuzar Skipper Undisclosed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Akron Zips are 99th in the country in points scored with 148. They have run 403 plays this year for 2,065 yards, which ranks them 83rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Zips average 5.1 yards per play, which is 101st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 119 1st downs this season, ranking them 92nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Akron has run for 789 yards as a unit, which ranks 105th in college football. They've run 208 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Zips have been penalized on offense 42 times for 413 yards so far this year, which has them 51st in the country in penalties. Thomas Woodson has passed for 1,124 yards this year. He's completed 102 throws while attempting 178 passes for a completion percentage of 57.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 119.6. He averages 5.9 adjusted yards per throw and 6.3 yards per pass attempt.
Akron is 50th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 144. They have given up a total of 2,492 yards on D, which is 73rd in D-1. The Zips are 78th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 135 throws on 215 attempts against the Akron Zips defense this season, ranking them 103rd and 88th in the nation. The Akron pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,496 yards in the air, which is 84th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 218 attempts for 996 yards this season, putting them in 63rd place in the country against the run. The Zips have had 44 penalties for 438 yards on defense this year. That places them 107th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Akron is 125th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 11 punt return yards and average 3.7 yards per return, which is 108th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 216 yards on special teams, which puts them 113th in kick return yardage. The Zips average 20 yards per kick return and they are 117th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,292. The Akron Zips have tried 5 field goals this year and made 3, which is 114th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Akron Zips kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 19 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,474 yards on 36 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 84th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rockets have run for 1,198 yards as a team, which ranks 38th in college football. They've run 265 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Toledo Rockets have been penalized on offense 54 times for 472 yards so far this season, which has them 10th in the country in penalties. They are 35th in the nation in points scored with 218. They have run 461 plays this season for 2,924 yards, which ranks them 36th in Division 1 in total offense. Toledo averages 6.3 yards per play, which is 35th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 148 1st downs this year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit. Logan Woodside averages 9 yards per pass attempt and 9.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 121 passes on 191 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 157.1. He has thrown for 1,724 yards this season.
The Toledo Rockets rush defense has allowed 202 attempts for 1,049 yards this year, putting them in 79th place in D-1 against the run. Toledo has committed 40 penalties for 391 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 83rd in college football. They are 68th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 165. They have surrendered a total of 2,266 yards on D, which is 56th in the country. The Rockets are ranked 93rd in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 102 passes on 185 attempts against the Toledo defense this season, placing them 36th and 47th in Division 1. The Toledo Rockets pass defense has also given up a total of 1,217 yards through the air, which is 36th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Toledo Rockets have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 14, which is 8th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Toledo kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 20 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 829 yards on 24 punts, averaging 35 yards per punt. That places them 129th in Division 1 in punting average. Toledo is ranked 74th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 54 punt return yards and average 6 yards per return, which is 74th in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 360 yards on special teams, ranking 55th in kick return yardage. The Toledo Rockets average 23 yards per kick return and they are 35th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,338.
Who will win tonight's Zips/Rockets college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockets -14
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