Toledo Rockets vs NIU Huskies Prediction, 12/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toledo Rockets vs NIU Huskies
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: Huskie Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Toledo (-11.5)
Ross Bowers and the NIU Huskies (0-4) host the Toledo Rockets (2-2) at Huskie Stadium on Saturday, December 5, 2020. The spread on this contest has Toledo as 11.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 59.5.
In their last contest, the Toledo Rockets took the field against the Ball State Cardinals and ended up taking the loss by a score of 27-24. Eli Peters went 27/36 with 363 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He threw 1 pick on the day. Bryant Koback led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 13 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 33 yards via 13 carries which gave him an average of 2.5 yards per run. Isaiah Winstead was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 113 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 18.8 yards per catch for the game.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Toledo Rockets are averaging 36.3 points per outing. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 176.3 yards on the ground ranking them 52nd in D-1. The Rockets have earned 1,963 total yards over the course of this year. In terms of getting in the endzone, Toledo has totaled 12 touchdowns through the air and 6 touchdowns on the ground. In terms of yards through the air, the Rockets have conceded 960 yards which puts them in 41st in Division 1. Over the course of this season, they are surrendering 357.3 yards per game ranking them 47th in the nation. The Rockets are ranked 52nd in college football when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 24.8 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.4 yards per running attempt and 117.3 rushing yards per contest so far this year. During their 4 games played this season, they have yielded 240.0 yards per contest via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 59.5%. For the year, they have allowed 469 rushing yards through 4 games.
For his college career, Peters has thrown for a total of 3,771 yards with 33 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the football 64 times totaling 124 rushing yards. He has a quarterback rating of 139.8 with a TD rate of 6.6% and an interception percentage of 2.4%. He is averaging 188.6 yards per outing. Eli Peters has connected on 296 of his attempted career 499 tosses for a completion percentage of 59.3%.
In the last game they played, the NIU Huskies took the field against the Western Michigan Broncos and went home in defeat by a score of 30-27. Ross Bowers went 22/36 with 230 yards via the pass and completed 3 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Harrison Waylee paced the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 22 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 68 yards by way of 25 carries which had him averaging 2.7 yards per run. Tyrice Richie led the team in receiving yardage by earning 131 yards on 12 receptions. He had an average of 10.9 yards per reception in this contest.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Huskies currently sit 99th in Division 1 holding an average of 23.0 points per outing. Over the course of the season thus far, the Huskies have thrown for a total of 949 passing yards as well as an average of 237.3 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 59th in the nation. They hold an average of 113.5 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 454 yards for the season. The NIU Huskies maintain an average of 350.8 yards per contest which is good for 99th in college football. The Huskies are allowing 37.5 PPG, ranking them 124th in college football. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 150 points. NIU has conceded a total of 732 rushing yards (183.0 yards per game) in addition to 9 touchdowns via the rush on the season. They have given up 6 touchdowns through the air as well as 199.5 yards per outing, which has them in 40th in college football.
Bowers has thrown for 30 touchdowns while giving up 22 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 3.3% and his interception rate is 2.4%. He has run for -295 yards on 113 tries. He is averaging 217.7 passing yards per contest with a 121.5 QB rating. In the 28 games in his college career, Ross Bowers has completed 528 of his 901 attempts for 6,096 yds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rockets -11.5 and under 59.5 total points
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