Toledo vs Buffalo NCAA Football Parlay 11/20/2019
Game: Toledo Rockets vs Buffalo Bulls
Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Location: UB Stadium in Amherst, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Buffalo -6.5
UB Stadium is the site where Kyle Vantrease and the Buffalo Bulls will play the Toledo Rockets on Wednesday. Buffalo opens this game as 6.5-point favorites. The Rockets are 4-6-0 ATS and 6-4-0 when betting on the total. The Bulls are 6-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-5-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Toledo Rockets went up against the NIU Huskies and lost 31-28. Shakif Seymour led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 23 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 133 yards on 19 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.0 yards per run. Bryce Mitchell led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 125 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 20.8 yards per catch for the game. Running the show from under center for the Rockets was Eli Peters who went 26/38 with 300 yards through the air and threw 3 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. The Rockets ended up running the ball 38 times and racked up 208 yards earning them an average of 5.5 yards per rushing attempt. In all, they ran 76 plays for a total of 508 yards. For the game, the Rockets got 24 1st downs and they had 7 penalties for 60 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. When discussing the defense, Toledo gave up 18 catches on 29 throws totaling 222 yards, and a completion percentage of 62.1%. Overall, they gave up a total of 444 yards but finished the game without a turnover. On the ground, the Rockets gave up 222 yards on 44 carries which gave them an average of 5.0 yards per run allowed.
The Rockets come into this matchup with a record of 6-4 for this year. For total yards, they currently sit at 3rd in the conference and 30th in the nation with 4,560 yards. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the country averaging 29 points per contest, putting them 69th in the nation. As a team, they are averaging 246.6 rushing yards per game which is 1st in the Mid-American Conference. The Rockets have one of the middle tier defenses in Division 1, giving up 28.8 points per game ranking them 6th in the conference. When it comes to yards on the ground, Toledo is giving up 199.3 yards per contest putting them 9th in the MAC and 106th in Division 1. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.2 yards per carry putting them 12th in the conference and 118th in Division 1 overall. In total, they have allowed 1,993 yards rushing through 10 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Rockets have conceded 2,094 yards. Teams are completing 61.7% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.9 yards per attempt.
The last time they took the field, the Buffalo Bulls played the Kent State Golden Flashes and were defeated 30-27. Leading the way at QB for the Bulls was Kyle Vantrease who went 9/22 with 134 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Jaret Patterson led the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 16 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 141 yards by way of 30 carries which meant he averaged 4.7 yards per run. Daniel Lee was the receiving yardage leader by earning 58 yards on 4 receptions. He earned an average of 14.5 yards per reception in the game. The Bulls ran the ball a total of 51 times and racked up a total of 245 yards giving them an average of 4.8 yards per rushing attempt. In all, they totaled 73 plays for a total of 379 yards. Overall, the Bulls earned 22 1st downs and they totaled 5 penalties for 55 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. On the defensive side of the ball, Buffalo gave up 16 completions on 25 tries for a total of 165 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. In the running game, the Bulls gave up 119 yards on 40 tries which gave them an average of 3.0 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For this contest, they conceded a total of 284 yards and forced 1 turnover.
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The Bulls come into this game with a record of 5-5. Buffalo is making teams fear their ground game this season by averaging 226.5 rushing yards per game, ranking them 17th in Division 1. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 2,265 rushing yards through 10 games, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Bulls average 368 yards per game overall which has them at 98th in Division 1 and 8th in the conference. The Bulls are allowing 23.1 points per game ranking them 1st in the Mid-American Conference and 39th in D-1. In terms of points given up, they have given up 231 points in total. In terms of yards rushing, they are conceding 88.7 yards per game ranking them 5th in D-1 and 1st in the MAC. For 2019, they have allowed 887 yards on the ground and 11 rushing touchdowns. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in Division 1. They are conceding 204.4 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Bulls are currently ranked 3rd in the MAC.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bulls -6.5 and over the total points
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