Week 6 odds - Broncos vs. Rockets

Western Michigan Broncos Toledo Rockets
0-5 October 05, 2013, 03:00 | Glass Bowl 2-2

 

Toledo looks to cover the Rockets-Broncos point spread this week and improve its overall 2-2 mark when they host Western Michigan in Week 6 action.

Supporters of the Broncos have seen them go 0-5 and 2-3 ATS so far this season, while the Rockets are at 2-2 and 3-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Rockets are 0-4, while the Broncos are 1-4.

View Western Michigan Broncos vs Toledo Rockets Odds and Stats.

Fans backing the Rockets here saw them open at 5Dimes as -19-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

The game pits the Rockets, currently No. 73 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Broncos, who rate No. 104 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 22-3 victory for the Rockets.

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In their last action, Western Michigan was a 32-14 loser at home against Kent State. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (46) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. In their last game, Toledo got a 129-yard performance from David Fluellen, but Ball State prevailed 31-24.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toledo's No. 89-ranked offense (24.8 PPG) against a Broncos defense that ranks No. 107 at 36.4 PPG. The Rockets passing attack has averaged 212.4 yards per game, more than the Broncos give up through the air (168.8 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Broncos feature the league's No. 65-rated road run defense, allowing 179.5 yards per game. Toledo, meanwhile, ranks No. 9 in rushing offense at home.

A few Broncos at Rockets trends to consider:
Western Michigan is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Western Michigan is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Toledo
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Michigan's last 6 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Western Michigan is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
Toledo is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing Western Michigan
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toledo's last 6 games when playing Western Michigan
Toledo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Western Michigan
Toledo is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Western Michigan

Next up:
Western Michigan at Buffalo, Saturday, October 12th
Toledo at Navy, Saturday, October 19th

 

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