Toledo at Western Michigan College Football Picks and Predictions 10/25/2018
Thursday, October 25, 2018
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The Toledo Rockets head to Waldo Stadium to play the Western Michigan Broncos on Thursday, October 25, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Western Michigan as 2 point favorites. The Rockets are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-2-0. The Broncos are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-5-0.
Valuable Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Toledo Rockets are 2-5-0 against the spread
Important Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Western Michigan Broncos are 3-5-0 against the spread
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
10/21/18 DB A.J. Thomas Knee is questionable Thursday vs Toledo
10/18/18 OL Mark Brooks Leg is out for season
06/27/18 DL Steven Clark Medical is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Toledo Rockets are 21st in the country in points scored with 275. They have run 486 plays this year for 2,915 yards, which ranks them 81st in Division 1 in total offense. The Rockets average 6 yards per play, which is 52nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 153 1st downs this season, ranking them 61st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Toledo has run for 1,367 yards as a unit, which ranks 52nd in college football. They've run 292 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Rockets have been penalized on offense 57 times for 535 yards so far this year, which has them 22nd in the country in penalties. Mitchell Guadagni has passed for 913 yards this year. He's completed 59 throws while attempting 102 passes for a completion percentage of 57.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 162.7. He averages 9.8 adjusted yards per throw and 9 yards per pass attempt.
Toledo is 104th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 240. They have given up a total of 3,187 yards on D, which is 102nd in D-1. The Rockets are 102nd in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 155 throws on 255 attempts against the Toledo Rockets defense this season, ranking them 109th and 106th in the nation. The Toledo pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,865 yards in the air, which is 102nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 273 attempts for 1,322 yards this season, putting them in 92nd place in the country against the run. The Rockets have had 46 penalties for 437 yards on defense this year. That places them 80th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Toledo is 3rd in the country in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 242 punt return yards and average 11.5 yards per return, which is 40th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 435 yards on special teams, which puts them 34th in kick return yardage. The Rockets average 26 yards per kick return and they are 47th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,592. The Toledo Rockets have tried 12 field goals this year and made 8, which is 68th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Toledo Rockets kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,512 yards on 36 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 56th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Broncos have run for 1,762 yards as a team, which ranks 12th in college football. They've run 341 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Western Michigan Broncos have been penalized on offense 50 times for 475 yards so far this season, which has them 46th in the country in penalties. They are 15th in the nation in points scored with 291. They have run 584 plays this season for 3,757 yards, which ranks them 27th in Division 1 in total offense. Western Michigan averages 6.4 yards per play, which is 25th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 195 1st downs this year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. Jon Wassink averages 8.3 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 148 passes on 240 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 148.5. He has thrown for 1,995 yards this season.
The Western Michigan Broncos rush defense has allowed 305 attempts for 1,327 yards this year, putting them in 93rd place in D-1 against the run. Western Michigan has committed 52 penalties for 427 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 75th in college football. They are 96th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 227. They have surrendered a total of 2,990 yards on D, which is 90th in the country. The Broncos are ranked 87th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 119 passes on 212 attempts against the Western Michigan defense this season, placing them 37th and 48th in Division 1. The Western Michigan Broncos pass defense has also given up a total of 1,663 yards through the air, which is 77th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Western Michigan Broncos have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 5, which is 107th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Western Michigan kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 36 for 39 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,304 yards on 34 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 112th in Division 1 in punting average. Western Michigan is ranked 23rd in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 341 punt return yards and average 22.7 yards per return, which is 3rd in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 254 yards on special teams, ranking 91st in kick return yardage. The Western Michigan Broncos average 16 yards per kick return and they are 6th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,352.
Who will win tonight's Rockets/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Broncos -2
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