Ball State at Toledo College Football Picks and Predictions 10/31/2018
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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The Toledo Rockets host the Ball State Cardinals at Glass Bowl on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 14 point favorites. The Rockets have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 3-5-0 against the spread. The Cardinals have an ATS record of 4-5-0 while their over/under record is 2-6-1.
Valuable Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 2-6-1 against the over/under
The Ball State Cardinals are 4-5-0 against the spread
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The Toledo Rockets are 3-5-0 against the spread
Key Ball State Cardinals Injuries
10/28/18 RB Caleb Huntley Achilles is questionable Wednesday vs Toledo
10/28/18 LB Jacob White Undisclosed is questionable Wednesday vs Toledo
10/28/18 OL Kaleb Slaven Foot is questionable Wednesday vs Toledo
10/28/18 CB Lamar Anderson Shoulder is questionable Wednesday vs Toledo
10/28/18 QB Riley Neal Knee injured last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Toledo
10/28/18 OL Zac Ricketts Concussion is questionable Wednesday vs Toledo
09/15/18 OL Alex Joss ACL is out for season
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
10/28/18 QB Mitchell Guadagni Shoulder left last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Ball State
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ball State Cardinals have run for 1,566 yards as a team, which ranks 42nd in college football. They've run 350 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 63 times for 624 yards so far this season, which has them 25th in the country in penalties. They are 87th in the nation in points scored with 214. They have run 715 plays this season for 3,737 yards, which ranks them 33rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Cardinals average 5.2 yards per play, which is 103rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 213 1st downs this year, placing them 6th overall as an offensive unit. Drew Plitt averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 5.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 18 passes on 29 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 127.7. He has thrown for 235 yards this season.
The Cardinals rush defense has allowed 401 attempts for 1,951 yards this year, putting them in 119th place in D-1 against the run. Ball State has committed 69 penalties for 605 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 121st in college football. They are 96th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 261. They have surrendered a total of 3,803 yards on D, which is 113th in the country. The Cardinals are ranked 68th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 173 passes on 272 attempts against the Ball State Cardinals defense this season, placing them 105th and 93rd in Division 1. The Ball State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,852 yards through the air, which is 72nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ball State Cardinals have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 11, which is 37th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Ball State Cardinals kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,852 yards on 47 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 99th in Division 1 in punting average. Ball State is ranked 90th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 75 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 74th in college football. They have returned 27 kicks for 445 yards on special teams, ranking 43rd in kick return yardage. The Cardinals average 17 yards per kick return and they are 30th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,256.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rockets are 13th in the country in points scored with 326. They have run 553 plays this year for 3,430 yards, which ranks them 75th in Division 1 in total offense. The Toledo Rockets average 6.2 yards per play, which is 37th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 178 1st downs this season, ranking them 50th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Toledo has run for 1,635 yards as a unit, which ranks 37th in college football. They've run 327 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. Toledo has been penalized on offense 64 times for 591 yards so far this year, which has them 22nd in the country in penalties. Mitchell Guadagni has passed for 1,053 yards this year. He's completed 69 throws while attempting 120 passes for a completion percentage of 57.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 162. He averages 9.8 adjusted yards per throw and 8.8 yards per pass attempt.
Toledo is 98th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 264. They have given up a total of 3,619 yards on D, which is 103rd in D-1. The Rockets are 104th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 180 throws on 287 attempts against the Toledo defense this season, ranking them 118th and 111th in the nation. The Toledo Rockets pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,172 yards in the air, which is 106th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 307 attempts for 1,447 yards this season, putting them in 87th place in the country against the run. The Rockets have had 54 penalties for 513 yards on defense this year. That places them 96th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Toledo is 7th in the country in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 242 punt return yards and average 11.5 yards per return, which is 39th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 541 yards on special teams, which puts them 25th in kick return yardage. The Toledo Rockets average 25 yards per kick return and they are 33rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,214. The Rockets have tried 15 field goals this year and made 11, which is 36th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Toledo kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 41 for 41 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,693 yards on 40 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 56th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Rockets college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinals +14
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