Toledo Rockets (3-2) at Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-4)
|Date & Time||Saturday October 13, 2018, 12:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Eastern Michigan Eagles -6 -- Over/Under:
College football action in the MAC heats up with the Eastern Michigan Eagles hosting the Toledo Rockets.
The Toledo Rockets opened their MAC schedule with a dominant 52-36 victory against Bowling Green as a 23 point home favorite. Both teams finished with around 480 yards but Toledo finished off drives.
Rockets quarterback Eli Peters completed 17-35 for 184 yards and three touchdowns and ran two yards on one carry but the offense had most of their success on the ground.
Shakif Seymour topped Toledo on the ground with 101 yard on 18 touches while Bryant Koback totaled 90 yards and three touchdowns on eleven totes followed by Art Thompkins with 79 yards and a TD on eleven touches. Cody Thompson was the best Rockets receiving option with 78 yards and a TD on six catches.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles need a change in momentum after a 27-24 defeat at Western Michigan in week six saddled the team with four straight losses. Both teams finished with around 385 yards with Eastern Michigan winning the turnover battle 2-1.
Eastern Michigan quarterback Mike Glass III completed 15-24 for 155 yards and a touchdown while Tyler Wiegers hit 3-7 for 51 yards and another touchdown.
Glass III gave the Eagles a solid dual threat with a game high 101 rushing yards and a trip to the end zone on 17 carries while Shaq Vann added 54 yards on 15 touches. Arthur Jackson III, Dylan Drummond and Blake Banham accounted all but two of the EMU receptions.
Over is 5-0 in Toledo Rockets last 5 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game and Toledo Rockets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a losing home record and over is 5-0 in Toledo Rockets last 5 games overall. Under is 3-0-1 in Eastern Michigan Eagles last 4 games following a straight up loss and Eastern Michigan Eagles are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games following a straight up loss and under is 4-1 in Eastern Michigan Eagles last 5 games overall. Favorite is 12-4 ATS in their last 16 meetings and Toledo Rockets are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 meetings and over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
It’s odd seeing Toledo as a dog but this number will change if Guadagni is back under center if he is completely free of concussion problems…