NIU vs Toledo NCAA Football Parlay 11/13/2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Glass Bowl is the site where Eli Peters and the Toledo Rockets will play the NIU Huskies on Wednesday. Toledo opens this contest as 2.5-point favorites. The Huskies are 5-4-0 ATS and 5-4-0 when betting on the total. The Rockets are 5-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-5-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the NIU Huskies faced the Central Michigan Chippewas and ended up taking the loss by a score of 48-10. Running the show from under center for the Huskies was Ross Bowers who went 18/29 with 221 yards passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He tossed 3 picks on the day. Marcus Childers led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 5 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 19 yards via 7 carries which meant he was running for 2.7 yards per carry. Cole Tucker was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 75 yards on 3 catches. He had an average of 25.0 yards per catch for the game. The Huskies ran the ball 25 times and added 22 yards which gave them an average of 0.9 yards per attempt. On the day, they ran 56 plays which gave them a total of 251 yards. For the game, the Huskies earned a total of 13 1st downs and they had 1 infraction for 5 yards which is telling in terms of how disciplined they are. When it comes to their defensive performance, NIU gave up 18 completions on 25 throws for a total of 288 yards, and a completion percentage of 72.0%. In the game, they allowed a total of 615 yards but weren't able to foce a turnover. Against the run, the Huskies gave up 327 yards on 50 attempts which means they had an average of 6.5 yards per attempt allowed.
The Huskies step onto the field holding a record of 3-6 for this season. For total yardage, they rank 9th in the MAC and 103rd in D-1 with 3,276 yards. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the country with an average of 23.2 points per game, which has them at 105th in D-1. As a team, they are averaging 118.8 rushing yards per game which is 10th in the MAC. The Huskies have one of the middle tier defenses in the country, allowing 27.9 points per game which has them at 4th in the Mid-American Conference. In terms of yards rushing, NIU is allowing 177 yards per contest ranking them 3rd in the Mid-American Conference and 85th in D-1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.9 yards per carry putting them 8th in the conference and 105th in college football overall. Overall, they have conceded 1,593 yards rushing through 9 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Huskies have allowed 2,207 yards. Opponents are completing 55.7% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.5 yards per attempt.
The last time they took the field, the Toledo Rockets went up against the Kent State Golden Flashes and ended up getting the win by a score of 35-33. Shakif Seymour led the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 27 yards and he ran for 2 touchdowns during the game. He rushed for a total of 175 yards by way of 28 carries which meant he was running for 6.3 yards per carry. Desmond Phillips was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 55 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 13.8 yards per reception in the game. Leading the way at QB for the Rockets was Eli Peters who went 15/25 with 194 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He gave away 1 interception on the day. The Rockets ran the ball 50 times and totaled 298 yards which had them averaging 6.0 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, they ran 75 plays which gave them a total of 492 yards. In the game, the Rockets had a total of 30 1st downs and they had a total of 3 penalties for 20 yards which means they were extremely disciplined in this game. When discussing the defense, Toledo gave up 14 catches on 18 tries totaling 257 yards, and a completion percentage of 77.8%. Against the run, the Rockets gave up 171 yards on 44 tries which gave them an average of 3.9 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they conceded 428 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
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The Rockets step onto the field holding a record of 6-3. In discussing the offensive production, the Rockets have one of the middle tier offenses in Division 1. Toledo is making teams fear their ground game this season by averaging 250.9 yards on the ground per contest, ranking them 12th in college football. As a team, they have a total of 2,258 rushing yards through 9 contests, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Rockets average 450.2 yards per contest overall ranking them 28th in D-1 and 2nd in the Mid-American Conference. The Rockets are giving up 28.6 points per contest which puts them at 5th in the MAC and 75th in D-1. In discussing points given up, they have allowed 257 points in total. When it comes to yards on the ground, they are conceding 196.8 yards per game which puts them at 100th in the country and 7th in the conference. This year, they have allowed 1,771 rushing yards and 17.1 rushing touchdowns. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre groups in college football. They are conceding 271.1 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Rockets are currently ranked 12th in the Mid-American Conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rockets -2.5 and over the total points
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