Toledo vs Kentucky NCAA Football Betting Tips 8/31/2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019
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The Kentucky Wildcats host the Toledo Rockets at Kroger Field on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 13.5 point favorites. The Wildcats had an over/under record of 6-7-0 and they were 6-7-0 against the spread last year. The Rockets had an ATS record of 6-7-0 while their over/under record was 9-4-0.
Valuable Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets were 9-4-0 against the over/under last season
The Toledo Rockets were 6-7-0 against the spread last year
Important Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats were 6-7-0 against the over/under last season
The Kentucky Wildcats were 6-7-0 against the spread last year
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
08/06/19 OL Bryce Harris Knee is out for season
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
08/07/19 WR Isaiah Epps Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Toledo Rockets ran for 2,807 yards as a team last year, which ranked 26th in college football. They ran 532 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rockets were penalized on offense 99 times for 931 yards last season, which had them 15th in the country in penalties. They were 10th in the nation in points scored with 525. They ran 927 plays last season for 5,769 yards, which ranked them 67th in Division 1 in total offense. The Rockets averaged 6.2 yards per play, which was 33rd in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 299 1st downs last year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit.
The Rockets rush defense allowed 497 attempts for 2,304 yards last year, putting them in 83rd place in D-1 against the run. Toledo committed 100 penalties for 922 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 123rd in college football. They were 95th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 397. They surrendered a total of 5,620 yards on D, which was 104th in the country. The Rockets were ranked 77th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses completed 283 passes on 465 attempts against the Toledo Rockets defense last season, placing them 124th and 117th in Division 1. The Toledo pass defense also gave up a total of 3,316 yards through the air, which was 111th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Toledo Rockets attempted 20 field goals last season and made 16, which was 53rd in D-1. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 75%. Toledo Rockets kickers made 97% of their extra points, going 64 for 66 last year. Their punters totaled 2,497 yards on 61 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That placed them 75th in Division 1 in punting average. Toledo was ranked 2nd in the nation in punt returns with 36 last year. They accumulated 475 punt return yards and averaged 13.2 yards per return, which was 19th in college football. They returned 38 kicks for 755 yards on special teams, ranking 32nd in kick return yardage. The Rockets averaged 20 yards per kick return and they were 14th in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,999.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wildcats were 81st in the country in points scored with 346 last season. They ran 829 plays last year for 4,726 yards, which ranked them 115th in Division 1 in total offense. The Kentucky Wildcats averaged 5.7 yards per play, which was 70th in the nation. As a team they accumulated a total of 259 1st downs last season, ranking them 78th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kentucky ran for 2,626 yards, which ranked 36th in college football. They ran 533 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Wildcats were penalized on offense 79 times for 722 yards last year, which had them 57th in the country in penalties.
Kentucky was 6th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 218 last year. They gave up a total of 4,332 yards on D, which was 21st in D-1. The Wildcats were 39th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses completed 216 throws on 376 attempts against the Kentucky defense last season, ranking them 34th and 47th in the nation. The Kentucky Wildcats pass defense also surrendered a total of 2,422 yards in the air, which was 21st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 459 attempts for 1,908 yards last season, putting them in 51st place in the country against the run. The Wildcats had 101 penalties for 863 yards on defense last year. That placed them 119th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Kentucky was 91st in the country in punt returns with 16 last season. They totaled 198 punt return yards and averaged 13.2 yards per return, which was 18th in D-1. They returned 26 kicks for 540 yards on special teams, which put them 82nd in kick return yardage. The Kentucky Wildcats averaged 21 yards per kick return and they were 89th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,463. The Wildcats tried 16 field goals last year and made 9, which was 118th in college football. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 60%. Kentucky kickers made 100% of their extra points, going 43 for 43 last season. Their punters accumulated 2,687 yards on 60 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranked them 14th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Rockets/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats -13.5
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