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Toledo Rockets Hosting the Akron Zips Week 8 Odds and Betting Pick

The Rockets hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Toledo Rockets pay a visit to Glass Bowl Stadium in Week 8 betting action.

Odds Shark prediction models picked the Rockets to win this game on Saturday 37-19. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Akron Zips vs Toledo Rockets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toledo Rockets currently sport a record of 5-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-4 ATS. The Akron Zips are 4-3 and 4-2-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Toledo Rockets post a 3-3 over under record this season, while the Akron Zips have gone 0-7 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toledo vs Akron injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 35-rated Toledo Rockets and the No. 119-rated Akron Zips in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Toledo Rockets No. 27-ranked offense (36.33 PPG) against a Akron Zips defense that ranks No. 47 at 22.43 PPG. The Toledo Rockets passing attack has averaged 287.67 yards per game, more than the Akron Zips give up through the air (239.71 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Akron Zips own the league's No. 95-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 211.75 yards per game when on the road. Toledo, on the other hand, rates No. 43 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Zips were Week 7 winners, coming out on top of the Broncos by a score of 14-13.

Terry Swanson went over the 100-yard mark (177) in his team's latest effort as Toledo defeated Central Michigan by a score of 30-10 on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Akron is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Akron's last 5 games
  • Akron is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Toledo is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Toledo is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Toledo is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Toledo is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Akron home to Buffalo, Saturday, October 28th
Toledo at Ball State, Thursday, October 26th