Toledo Favored to win Miltary Bowl vs Air Force
Toledo Rockets vs Air Force Falcons Odds
Betting on the Military Bowl has been fairly predictable so far in its three-year history - the favorite has won each time and the bettng went OVER the total each time.
So when the Toledo Rockets (favored by 3 at Bovada recently) kick off against the Air Force Falcons, which is the best side of the Military Bowl odds to be on? Betting OVER means you think this will be one of the highest-scoring game of the bowl season as the number passed 70 at several online shops including Bovada this week.
The Rockets will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 7-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Falcons are 5-7 ATS. Toledo is 7-5 on the totals; Air Force is 9-3.
Betting Line: Several shops tracked by OddsShark set the point spread at 3 in favor of the home side. NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Air Force's No. 22-ranked offense (34.4 PPG) against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 89 at 30.9 PPG. The Falcons passing attack has averaged 138.5 yards per game, less than the Rockets give up through the air (277.9 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Rockets own the league's No. 20-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 120.7 yards per game when on the road. Air Force, on the other hand, rates No. 4 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Toledo won its last outing, a 45-28 result against Ball State on November 25. Toledo covered in that game as a 14-point favorite, while the 73 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Air Force was a 45-21 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Colorado State. They covered the 14–point spread as favorites, while the total score (66) made winners of OVER bettors.
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When favored on the road are 7-3
Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When an underdog at home are 3-7
A few Rockets at Falcons trends to consider:
Toledo is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toledo's last 5 games
Air Force is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Air Force's last 12 games