Toledo Rockets vs Buffalo Bulls Prediction, 10/22/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toledo Rockets vs Buffalo Bulls
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Location: UB Stadium in Buffalo, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Bulls (+7)
UB Stadium is the location where the Buffalo Bulls (4-3) will try to beat the Toledo Rockets (5-2) on Saturday. Buffalo is 7-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is 62.
The Toledo Rockets come into this matchup with a record of 5-2 for this year. In their last contest, the Rockets took the field against the Kent State Golden Flashes and went home with a win by a final score of 52-31. DeQuan Finn was the rushing leader for the Rockets with 14 attempts for 87 yds (6.2 yds per carry). DeQuan Finn went 16/22 with 263 yds passing and 6 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 263.1 and finished the game without throwing a pick. On the ground, the Rockets gave up 231 yards on 46 attempts, which calculates to 5.0 yards per run surrendered. Toledo allowed 13 pass completions on 26 attempts for 162 yards, and a completion percentage of 50.0%. Once the final whistle blew, they ran 71 plays which gave them a total of 490 yards. The Toledo Rockets ran the ball 49 times and accumulated 227 yards, which had them averaging 4.6 yds per attempt.
The Rockets have earned 2,817 yards in total over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Toledo has compiled 18 touchdowns via the pass and 15 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 9 different times. Toledo has a total of 155 1st downs as a team, and they have committed 43 penalties for 313 yds. As a team they are averaging 193.3 yards on the ground which has them sitting 31st in college football. In terms of scoring, the Toledo Rockets are averaging 38.4 points per outing.
The Rockets are ranked 69th in Division 1 regarding the opposition scoring, giving up 26.3 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 164.4 rushing yards per contest on the year. In total, they have conceded 1,151 running yards through 7 games. Concerning yards via the pass, the Rockets have given up 1,361 yards which has them sitting in 45th in college football. They have surrendered 194.4 yards per outing via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 58.0%. Overall, they have surrendered 358.9 yards/game ranking them 49th in college football. They have yielded 10 touchdowns by air in addition to 14 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Bulls come into this matchup with a record of 4-3 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Bulls went home victorious with a score of 34-7 against the UMass Minutemen. Al-Jay Henderson ran the ball 5 times for 99 yds, ending the game with 19.8 yards per attempt for Buffalo. Cole Snyder (3 TDs) finished the game with 277 yards on 20/31 through the air while his quarterback rating was 158.6. He threw 2 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 8.9. Buffalo allowed 41 running attempts for 112 yds (2.7 yds per carry). The Bulls pass defense conceded a completion rate of 42.1%, surrendering 108 yds on 8 for 19 passing. The Bulls finished the game with a total of 480 yds while running 69 plays (7.0 yards per play). Buffalo ran for 5.3 yds per carry, finishing with 203 yards on 38 attempts.
The Buffalo Bulls average 398.7 yards per outing, which ranks them 72nd in the country. The Buffalo offense has accrued 377 yds of penalties on 40 violations, which ranks 74th in the country in terms of helping out the other team. Over the course of the season so far, the Bulls have earned 1,691 yards through the air in addition to an average of 241.6 throwing yards per game, which is ranked 69th in the country. In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Bulls sit 62nd in the nation averaging 30.4 points per contest.
The Bulls are relinquishing 24.4 PPG, which puts them 55th in Division 1. Buffalo has yielded a total of 1,177 rushing yards (168.1 yards/game) in addition to 12 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 171 points in total. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 216.6 yards/outing, which has them in 52nd in Division 1. The Bulls defense has participated in 427 plays, which ranks 48th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Rockets/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockets -7
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