Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 11/2/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Location: Glass Bowl in Toledo, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Rockets (-8)
The Toledo Rockets (4-4) will try to defeat the Eastern Michigan Eagles (5-3) at Glass Bowl on Tuesday. Toledo opens this contest as 8-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is 51.5.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles step onto the field holding a record of 5-3 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Eagles played the Bowling Green Falcons and went home with a win by a final score of 55-24. Jawon Hamilton was the rushing leader for the Eagles with 9 carries for 28 yards (3.1 yards per carry). Ben Bryant connected on 20/26 with 286 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 194.7 and finished the contest without throwing a pick. In the running game, the Eagles gave up 130 yds on 27 tries, which calculates to 4.8 yds per run allowed. Eastern Michigan surrendered 21 completions on 39 tries for 244 yds, and a completion rate of 53.8%. When all was said and done, they had 71 plays for 455 yards. The Eastern Michigan Eagles ran the ball 39 different times and amassed 130 yds, which earned them an average of 3.3 yds per attempt.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Eastern Michigan Eagles have an average of 32.8 PPG. As a team they're maintaining an average of 116.0 yards rushing giving them a rank of 109th in college football. The Eagles have earned 2,981 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to scoring, Eastern Michigan has compiled 13 touchdowns via the pass and 19 rushing touchdowns. Eastern Michigan has accrued 176 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 29 penalties for 252 yards. They have turned the ball over 10 times.
Concerning passing yards, the Eagles are allowing 1,673 yards which ranks them 56th in D-1. They are allowing 209.1 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 57.6%. During the season, they have allowed 393.3 yards per outing which ranks them 84th in D-1. They have granted 6 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 17 touchdowns running the ball. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.7 yards per run and 184.1 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 1,473 yards on the ground through 8 outings. The Eagles are sitting in 76th in D-1 in terms of team defense, allowing 24.9 PPG.
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The Rockets come into this matchup with a record of 4-4 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Rockets got the victory with a final of 34-15 when they faced the Western Michigan Broncos. Bryant Koback carried the rock 17 times for 100 yds, ending the game with 5.9 yds per carry for Toledo. DeQuan Finn (2 touchdowns) finished the game with 138 yds on 8/24 through the air while his quarterback rate was 109.1. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 5.8. Toledo conceded 40 rush attempts for 166 yards (4.2 yds per rush). The Rockets secondary gave up a completion percentage of 51.7%, surrendering 232 yards on 15 for 29 passing. The Rockets finished the contest with a total of 330 yards on 67 plays (4.9 yards per play). Toledo ended up running for 4.5 yds per carry, finishing with a total of 192 yds on 43 carries.
Regarding how much they score, the Rockets are ranking 73rd in D-1 maintaining an average of 28.5 points per outing. Over the course of the season thus far, the Rockets have racked up 1,721 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 215.1 passing yards per contest, putting them at 87th in the country. The Toledo Rockets maintain an average of 379.4 yards per outing, which has them ranked 84th in Division 1. The Toledo offense has accrued 681 yds of penalties on 76 violations, which has them ranked 3rd in Division 1 in terms of making mistakes.
Toledo has allowed a total of 1,171 yards rushing (146.4 yards per contest) and 4 touchdowns rushing for the year. They have allowed the opposition 7 touchdowns via the pass and 180.4 yards/game, which has them sitting 25th in the country. The Rockets defense has been on the field for 551 plays, which is 73rd in D-1. The Rockets are conceding 18.3 points per game, which puts them 27th in D-1. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 146 total points.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Rockets college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles +8
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