Toledo Rockets vs Ohio Bobcats Prediction, 11/16/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toledo Rockets vs Ohio Bobcats
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Location: Peden Stadium in Athens, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Bobcats (+6.5)
The Ohio Bobcats (3-7) will compete against the Toledo Rockets (5-5) at Peden Stadium on Tuesday. Ohio is 6.5-point dogs. The over/under is 53.5.
The Toledo Rockets head into this matchup 5-5 for this season. In their last contest, the Rockets faced the Bowling Green Falcons and took a loss by a score of 52-49. DeQuan Finn connected on 18/24 with 270 yds passing and 3 TDs. He had a QB rating of 210.8 and ended the game with no picks. Bryant Koback was the best rusher for the Rockets with 19 carries for 121 yards (6.4 yds per carry). The Toledo Rockets ran the ball 42 different times and had 269 yds, which came out to an average of 6.4 yds per attempt. Once the final whistle blew, they ran 67 plays which converted into 539 yds. Toledo conceded 30 pass completions on 42 tries for 360 yds, and a completion percentage of 71.4%. Against the run, the Rockets gave up 130 yards on 36 tries, which averages out to 3.6 yards per run allowed.
In terms of scoring, the Toledo Rockets are averaging 32.6 PPG. Offensively they hold an average of 179.4 yards via the ground game ranking them 52nd in college football. The Rockets have tallied 4,246 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Toledo has amassed 15 passing touchdowns and 21 touchdowns via the ground. Toledo has accrued 200 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 96 penalties for 865 yards. They have turned the football over 6 different times.
Concerning passing yards, the Rockets are allowing 1,870 yards which puts them in 28th in D-1. They have yielded 187.0 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 56.0%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 330.0 yards per game which ranks them 36th in college football. They have given up 12 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 8 touchdowns running the ball. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.6 yards per attempt on the ground and 143.0 rushing yards per contest so far this year. During the season, they have conceded 1,430 yards via the ground game in 10 contests. The Rockets sit in 45th in the country regarding their opponents scoring, conceding 21.5 points per game.
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The Bobcats step onto the field holding a record of 3-7 this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Bobcats walked away with a victory by a final of 34-33 against the Eastern Michigan Eagles. Kurtis Rourke (3 touchdowns) finished the game with 230 yds on 9/17 through the air while his QB rate was 224.8. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 13.5. De'Montre Tuggle carried the football 14 times for 78 yards, finishing the contest with 5.6 yds per attempt for Ohio. Ohio ran the ball for 6.3 yards per carry, totaling 265 yds on 42 carries. The Bobcats finished with a total of 495 yards while running 61 plays (8.1 yds per play). The Bobcats passing defense conceded a completion rate of 56.1%, surrendering 492 yards on 32 for 57 passing. Ohio gave up 25 attempts on the ground for 77 yards (3.1 yards per rush).
The Ohio Bobcats are averaging 378.9 yards per outing, which ranks them 85th in the nation. The Ohio offense has totaled 577 penalty yds on 60 violations, which is 74th in the country in terms of helping out the other team. During this campaign so far, the Bobcats have compiled 1,852 passing yards as well as an average of 185.2 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 110th in Division 1. In relation to the points being put on the board, the Bobcats rank 99th in the country with 23.8 points per contest.
The Bobcats are giving up 30.8 points per game, which has them 113th in Division 1. Ohio has given up a total of 1,973 rushing yards (197.3 yards per game) in addition to 21 touchdowns via the rush this season. This year, they have allowed 308 points. They have allowed 15 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 246.2 yards per contest, which has them in 104th in Division 1. The Bobcats defense has taken the field for 736 plays, which is 126th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Rockets/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockets -6.5
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