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Toledo Rockets Open as Week 5 Betting Underdogs vs Cougars

LaVell Edwards Stadium features a battle between the host BYU Cougars and the visiting Toledo Rockets in college football betting action Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Toledo Rockets were listed as 4.5-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 31-18 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 BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The BYU Cougars sport a record of 1-3 and 4-0 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Toledo Rockets sit at 3-0 and 3-0 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 1-3 for the Cougars and 2-1 for the Rockets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and BYU vs Toledo injuries news.

The BYU Cougars sit at No. 31 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Toledo Rockets are at No. 11 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits BYU's No. 111-ranked offense, averaging 20.75 PPG, against a Toledo defense that ranks No. 3 this week at 10 PPG. The BYU aerial game is averaging 219.5 yards per game, more than the Toledo Rockets secondary allows through the air, 130.67 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Toledo Rockets own the league's No. 46-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 142 yards per game when on the road. BYU, on the other hand, rates No. 128 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Toledo got a 123-yard performance from Kareem Hunt as a key part of its 52-17 win over Fresno State.

Jamaal Williams ran through the West Virginia defense for 169 yards in BYU's last game, but the Cougars still lost a 35-32 decision at FedExField.

Betting Trends
  • Toledo is 15-2 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Toledo is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toledo's last 15 games
  • Toledo is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Brigham Young is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Brigham Young is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Brigham Young is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Brigham Young is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toledo at Eastern Michigan, Saturday, October 8th
BYU at Michigan State, Saturday, October 8th