Toledo at NIU College Football Picks and Predictions 11/7/2018
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium
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The NIU Huskies host the Toledo Rockets at Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has NIU as 2 point favorites. The Huskies have an over/under record of 2-7-0 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread. The Rockets have an ATS record of 4-5-0 while their over/under record is 6-3-0.
Valuable Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The Toledo Rockets are 4-5-0 against the spread
Important NIU Huskies Betting Trends
The NIU Huskies are 2-7-0 against the over/under
The NIU Huskies are 5-4-0 against the spread
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
11/04/18 QB Mitchell Guadagni Shoulder is questionable Wednesday vs No Illinois
Key NIU Huskies Injuries
10/25/18 CB Albert Smalls Undisclosed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Toledo Rockets have run for 1,839 yards as a team, which ranks 40th in college football. They've run 365 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rockets have been penalized on offense 70 times for 636 yards so far this season, which has them 23rd in the country in penalties. They are 10th in the nation in points scored with 371. They have run 626 plays this season for 3,961 yards, which ranks them 58th in Division 1 in total offense. The Rockets average 6.3 yards per play, which is 31st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 205 1st downs this year, placing them 43rd overall as an offensive unit. Eli Peters averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 73 passes on 136 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 133.2. He has thrown for 998 yards this season.
The Rockets rush defense has allowed 342 attempts for 1,541 yards this year, putting them in 80th place in D-1 against the run. Toledo has committed 64 penalties for 613 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 107th in college football. They are 88th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 277. They have surrendered a total of 4,056 yards on D, which is 106th in the country. The Rockets are ranked 96th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 210 passes on 335 attempts against the Toledo Rockets defense this season, placing them 123rd and 120th in Division 1. The Toledo pass defense has also given up a total of 2,515 yards through the air, which is 117th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Toledo Rockets have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 12, which is 38th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Toledo Rockets kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 47 for 47 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,728 yards on 41 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 59th in Division 1 in punting average. Toledo is ranked 11th in the nation in punt returns with 22. They've accumulated 246 punt return yards and average 11.2 yards per return, which is 41st in college football. They have returned 24 kicks for 592 yards on special teams, ranking 26th in kick return yardage. The Rockets average 25 yards per kick return and they are 26th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,799.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Huskies are 124th in the country in points scored with 173. They have run 661 plays this year for 2,758 yards, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1 in total offense. The NIU Huskies average 4.2 yards per play, which is 126th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 175 1st downs this season, ranking them 93rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground NIU has run for 1,506 yards as a unit, which ranks 70th in college football. They've run 395 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. NIU has been penalized on offense 61 times for 547 yards so far this year, which has them 50th in the country in penalties. Marcus Childers has passed for 1,252 yards this year. He's completed 149 throws while attempting 263 passes for a completion percentage of 56.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 104.1. He averages 4.6 adjusted yards per throw and 4.8 yards per pass attempt.
NIU is 31st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 195. They have given up a total of 3,117 yards on D, which is 33rd in D-1. The Huskies are 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 177 throws on 309 attempts against the NIU defense this season, ranking them 88th and 96th in the nation. The NIU Huskies pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,188 yards in the air, which is 83rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 360 attempts for 929 yards this season, putting them in 15th place in the country against the run. The Huskies have had 60 penalties for 479 yards on defense this year. That places them 47th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
NIU is 40th in the country in punt returns with 16. They've totaled 88 punt return yards and average 5.5 yards per return, which is 110th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 182 yards on special teams, which puts them 118th in kick return yardage. The NIU Huskies average 17 yards per kick return and they are 126th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,028. The Huskies have tried 14 field goals this year and made 9, which is 72nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. NIU kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,547 yards on 62 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 75th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Rockets/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockets +2
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