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Massachusetts Minutemen Open as Week 8 Betting Underdogs vs Rockets

Gillette Stadium features a battle between the host Massachusetts Minutemen and the visiting Toledo Rockets in college football betting action Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Massachusetts Minutemen as 9.5-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 30-25 result in favor of the Rockets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Toledo Rockets vs Massachusetts Minutemen Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Massachusetts Minutemen have seen them go 1-5 and 2-4 ATS so far this season, while the Toledo Rockets are at 6-0 and 6-0 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Toledo Rockets are 1-5, while the Massachusetts Minutemen are 3-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Massachusetts vs Toledo injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 108 (Massachusetts Minutemen) and the No. 12 (Toledo Rockets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Massachusetts Minutemen No. 104-ranked offense (22.67 PPG) against a Toledo Rockets defense that ranks No. 7 at 13.17 PPG. The Massachusetts Minutemen passing attack has averaged 327.5 yards per game, more than the Toledo Rockets give up through the air (242.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Toledo Rockets own the league's No. 3-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 64.5 yards per game when on the road. Massachusetts, on the other hand, rates No. 126 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Eastern Michigan was unable to contain Darius Jackson in its last action Saturday and the result was a 63-20 Week 7 loss against the Rockets.

In their last game, the Minutemen were Week 7 losers coming out on the wrong end of 15-10 score against Kent State.

Betting Trends
  • Toledo is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Toledo is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toledo's last 6 games
  • Toledo is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Massachusetts is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Massachusetts is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • Massachusetts is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Massachusetts is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toledo home to Northern Illinois, Tuesday, November 3rd
Massachusetts at Ball State, Saturday, October 31st

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