Ball State Cardinals vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ball State Cardinals vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Glass Bowl
Odds/Point Spread: Ball State (+9)
Drew Plitt and the Ball State Cardinals (2-1) go to Glass Bowl on Saturday where they'll meet the Toledo Rockets (2-1). The odds on this game have Toledo as 9-point favorites. The total has been set at 64.5.
In their last contest, the Ball State Cardinals went up against the NIU Huskies and notched a win by a score of 31-25. Drew Plitt went 17/25 with 214 yards through the air and tossed 2 touchdowns. He gave away 1 interception for the contest. Caleb Huntley led the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 17 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this outing. He ran for a total of 103 yards by way of 25 carries which had him averaging 4.1 yards per tote. Yo'Heinz Tyler led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 108 yards on 7 receptions. He had an average of 15.4 yards per catch for that contest.
In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Ball State Cardinals are averaging 33.3 points per contest. As a unit they average 224.7 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 19th in the nation. The Cardinals have racked up 1,429 total yards over the course of this season. With reference to distribution of touchdowns, Ball State has compiled 4 touchdowns via the pass and 7 touchdowns on the ground. The Cardinals are ranked 85th in the country when it comes to team defense, conceding 31.3 PPG. They are giving up 4.1 yards per run and 157.7 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 473 yards via the ground game in 3 outings. When it comes to passing yards, the Cardinals have conceded 838 yds which ranks them 42nd in the nation. Over the course of their 3 games played, they have allowed 279.3 yards per contest via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 63.8%. For the year, they have allowed 437.0 yards per game ranking them 101st in Division 1.
Drew Plitt has completed 423 of his attempted career 673 passes for a completion percentage of 62.9%. He is passing for 189.3 yards per outing. For his career, Plitt has passed for 5,111 yards with 37 touchdowns and 21 interceptions. His quarterback rating is 138.5 with a touchdown percentage of 5.5% and an interception percentage of 3.1%. Since his collegiate career started, he has left the pocket to run 189 times totaling 260 yds.
In their last contest, the Toledo Rockets took on the Eastern Michigan Eagles and added a win to their record by a score of 45-28. Bryant Koback paced the team on the ground in this contest. He broke a long run for 21 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this contest. He ran for a total of 149 yards by way of 24 carries which had him averaging 6.2 yards per run. Ronnie Blackmon was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 88 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 17.6 yards per reception in this contest. Eli Peters went 11/15 with 190 yards via the pass and tossed 2 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Rockets are 16th in the country averaging 40.3 PPG. For the season to this point, the Rockets currently have a total of 851 passing yards as well as holding an average of 283.7 throwing yards per contest, putting them at 27th in the country. They maintain an average of 221.0 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 663 yards for this year. The Toledo Rockets have an average of 504.7 yards per game which has them ranked 14th in college football. The Rockets are allowing 24.0 PPG, which has them 46th in the country. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 72 pts. Toledo has allowed a total of 327 yards rushing (109.0 yards/game) as well as 3 touchdowns on the ground for the season. They have given up 7 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 218.7 yards per outing, which puts them in 54th in D-1.
Peters has thrown for 31 touchdowns while giving up 11 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate on pass attempts is 6.7% and his interception percentage is 2.4%. He has scampered for 106 yds on 53 attempts. He is averaging 179.4 yds per contest through the air with a 137.3 quarterback rating. During the 19 games in his career, Eli Peters has connected on 269 of 463 tries for a total of 3,408 yds.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Rockets college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals +9
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