Toledo favored by 12.5 against Central Michigan on Saturday
Central Michigan Chippewas vs Toledo Rockets Odds
Glass Bowl will feature Rockets vs. Chippewas on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 6 action.
They battle the Chippewas, currently with a 2-2 mark (1-3 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 1-3 for the Rockets and 2-0-1 for the Chippewas.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Chippewas in this one found them as 12.5-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Rockets, currently No. 72 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Chippewas, who rate No. 53 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 37-16 victory for the Rockets.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toledo's No. 50-ranked offense (30.6 PPG) against a Chippewas defense that ranks No. 111 at 38.5 PPG. The Rockets passing attack has averaged 270.4 yards per game, more than the Chippewas give up through the air (218 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Chippewas feature the league's No. 117-rated road run defense, allowing 311 yards per game. Toledo, meanwhile, ranks No. 102 in rushing offense at home.
Central Michigan was a 55-24 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Northern Illinois. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (79) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, Central Michigan's aerial attack generated 332 yards but it was the Huskies coming away with a 55-24 victory over Central Michigan at Huskie Stadium.
In their last action, Toledo was a 37-17 winner on the road against Western Michigan. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (54) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Western Michigan was unable to contain David Fluellen in its last action Saturday and the result was a 37-17 Week 5 loss against the Rockets.
Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 9-1
A few Chippewas at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Central Michigan's last 8 games on the road
Central Michigan is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toledo
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 6 games when playing Toledo
Central Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Toledo is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Toledo is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Toledo is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Central Michigan
Toledo is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing Central Michigan
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