Akron Zips vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Akron Zips vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Glass Bowl in Toledo, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Rockets (-28)
Glass Bowl is the location where the Toledo Rockets (6-5) will attempt to defeat the Akron Zips (2-9) on Saturday. Toledo opens this game as 28-point favorites from oddsmakers. The total is 57.
The Akron Zips step onto the field holding a record of 2-9 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Zips went up against the Kent State Golden Flashes and took a loss by a final of 38-0. Jonzell Norrils was the rushing leader for the Zips with 16 carries for 50 yds (3.1 yds per carry). Zach Gibson finished 14/21 with 111 yds through the air. He had a QB rating of 111.1 and walked away from the contest with no interceptions. When it came to stopping the run, the Zips gave up 410 yds on 52 attempts, which calculates to 7.9 yds per rush allowed. Akron surrendered 9 pass completions on 15 attempts for 85 yards, and a completion rate of 60.0%. For the game, they tallied 55 plays which totaled 188 yards. The Akron Zips ended up running the ball 34 different times and tallied 77 yards, which had them averaging 2.3 yards per attempt.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Akron Zips hold an average of 20.4 points per contest. As a team they average 117.9 yards in the run game which has them sitting 111th in the nation. The Zips have racked up 3,726 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Akron has earned 19 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing touchdowns. Akron has compiled 212 first downs as an offense, and they have committed 65 infractions for 528 yards. They have surrendered the football 17 different times.
When talking about passing yardage, the Zips have conceded 2,340 yds which has them sitting in 58th in Division 1. They have conceded 212.7 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 67.8%. Overall, they have allowed 458.7 yards per outing ranking them 129th in Division 1. They have granted 22 touchdowns through the air as well as 29 touchdowns via the ground game. They are giving up 6.2 yards per tote and 246.0 rushing yards per game for the campaign. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 2,706 yards via the running game in 11 games. The Zips sit in 136th in D-1 regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 38.6 points per game.
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The Rockets head into this game 6-5 for this year. In their last game, the Rockets got the victory with a final of 35-23 against the Ohio Bobcats. DeQuan Finn (1 TD) ended the game with 150 yds on 10/14 passing while his QB rating was 185.0. He didn't toss any picks and his Y/A was 10.7. Bryant Koback carried the ball 21 times for 203 yards, finishing the contest with 9.7 yards per attempt for Toledo. The Rockets finished the game with 401 yards and they ran 45 plays (8.9 yds per play). Toledo rushed the ball for 8.1 yds per carry, finishing the game with 251 yds on 31 carries. Toledo gave up 46 running attempts for 192 yds (4.2 yds per carry). The Rockets secondary conceded a completion rate of 60.5%, relinquishing 253 yds on 23 for 38 passing.
The Toledo Rockets hold an average of 422.5 yards/contest, which is good for 52nd in the nation. The Toledo offense has compiled 993 penalty yards on 108 infractions, which is good for 1st in college football in terms of giving up free yards. During this campaign thus far, the Rockets have earned 2,602 yards through the air in addition to an average of 236.5 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 63rd in the country. When discussing how much they score, the Rockets rank 37th in college football scoring 32.8 PPG.
The Rockets are relinquishing 21.6 points per contest, ranking them 47th in D-1. Toledo has allowed the opposition a total of 1,623 yards via the ground game (147.5 yards/game) and 9 touchdowns on the ground so far this year. In total, they have conceded 238 pts. They have given up 13 touchdowns through the air and 193.0 yards per game, which has them ranked 30th in the country. The Rockets defense has been on the field for 778 plays, which is 108th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Zips/Rockets college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockets -28
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