Western Michigan at Toledo College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
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Glass Bowl is the venue for the game between the Western Michigan Broncos and the Toledo Rockets on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Toledo as 11.5 point favorites. The Rockets are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-5-0. The Broncos are 4-6-0 ATS and their over/under record is 7-3-0.
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Valuable Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 7-3-0 against the over/under
The Western Michigan Broncos are 4-6-0 against the spread
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Toledo Rockets are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
11/12/17 WR Giovanni Ricci Spleen is "?" Wednesday vs. No Illinois
11/07/17 DB Davontae Ginwright ACL is out indefinitely
11/06/17 RB Davon Tucker Foot is out for season
11/06/17 RB Jamauri Bogan Foot is out for season
10/31/17 QB Jon Wassink Collarbone is OUT 6-8 weeks
10/18/17 RB LeVante Bellamy Ankle is out for season
09/13/17 DB Justin Tranquill ACL out for season
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
11/12/17 RB Terry Swanson Ankle left last game, is doubtful Wednesday vs. Bowling Green
10/09/17 WR Cody Thompson Leg out for season
10/03/17 DL Tuzar Skipper Undisclosed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Western Michigan Broncos have run for 2,602 yards as a unit, which ranks 23rd in the nation. They've run 531 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 64 times for 589 yards so far this year, which has them 70th in the country in penalties. They are 22nd in Division 1 in points scored with 397. They have run 796 plays this year for 4,400 yards, which ranks them 112th in the nation in total offense. The Broncos average 5.5 yards per play, which is 84th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 235 1st downs this season, ranking them 48th overall as an offensive unit. Reece Goddard has completed 31 throws while attempting 67 passes for a completion percentage of 46.3%. He has passed for 362 yards this year. He averages 5.3 adjusted yards per throw and 5.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 98.5.
The Broncos rush defense has given up 404 attempts for 1,716 yards this season, putting them in 59th place in the country against the run. They have had 75 penalties for 691 yards on defense this year. That places them 105th in Division 1. Western Michigan is 81st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 311. They have given up a total of 4,085 yards on D, which is 53rd in the nation. The Broncos are 62nd in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 190 throws on 334 attempts against the Western Michigan Broncos defense this season, ranking them 55th and 63rd in the country. The Western Michigan pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,369 yards in the air, which is 64th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Western Michigan Broncos have tried 22 field goals this year and made 14, which is 46th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Western Michigan Broncos kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 45 for 46 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,429 yards on 58 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 63rd in the NCAA in punting average. Western Michigan is 80th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 105 punt return yards and average 7.5 yards per return, which is 59th in D-1. They have returned 35 kicks for 723 yards on special teams, which puts them 45th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 21 yards per kick return and they are 58th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,227.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rockets are 12th in Division 1 in points scored with 427. They have run 787 plays this season for 5,630 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the nation in total offense. The Toledo Rockets average 7.2 yards per play, which is 7th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 266 1st downs this year, placing them 13th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Toledo has run for 2,442 yards as a team, which ranks 25th in the country. They've run 458 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rockets have been penalized on offense 91 times for 823 yards so far this season, which has them 3rd in the nation in penalties. Logan Woodside has thrown for 3,151 yards this season. He has completed 206 passes on 316 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 170.7. He averages 10 yards per pass attempt and 11.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Toledo is 65th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 295. They have surrendered a total of 4,261 yards on D, which is 64th in Division 1. The Rockets are ranked 73rd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 193 passes on 352 attempts against the Toledo defense this season, placing them 60th and 90th in the country. The Toledo Rockets pass defense has also given up a total of 2,306 yards through the air, which is 51st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 402 attempts for 1,955 yards this year, putting them in 81st place in D-1 against the run. The Rockets have committed 64 penalties for 608 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 79th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Toledo is ranked 47th in the nation in punt returns with 18. They've accumulated 204 punt return yards and average 11.3 yards per return, which is 21st in college football. They have returned 35 kicks for 755 yards on special teams, ranking 38th in kick return yardage. The Toledo Rockets average 22 yards per kick return and they are 7th in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,588. The Rockets have attempted 26 field goals this season and made 21, which is 4th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81%. Toledo kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 46 for 50 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,489 yards on 40 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 124th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Rockets college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Broncos +11.5
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