Toledo vs. Kent State - 11/5/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toledo vs. Kent State
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Glass Bowl)
TOL -250, TOL -7
The Kent State Golden Flashes head to Toledo on Tuesday for an early week game against the Rockets. In their last game, Kent State was beaten by Miami of Ohio by the score of 23-16. In the game, Kent State quarterback Dustin Crum went 23 of 44 passing for 209 yards and an interception. Crum led the Golden Flashes in rushing, running 13 times for 64 yards. Isaiah McKoy was Kent States most productive receiver and caught 5 passes for 79 yards.
On the year, Kent State is now 3-5 and 2-2 in MAC play which is good enough for 4th in the MAC-East Division. On the year, Crum has thrown for 1,345 yards while throwing 10 touchdowns and 1 interception. Crum is also the teams leading rusher on the year and has 374 yards on 92 carries this season, with 1 touchdown. Isaiah McKoy has been the teams most productive receiver and has caught 40 passes for 525 yards and 4 touchdowns on the year.
The Toledo Rockets come into Tuesday’s game after a win against Eastern Michigan in which they won by the score of 37-34 in overtime. Toldedo quarterback Eli Peters completed 9 of 18 passes for 138 yards and 2 touchdowns in the win. Wide receiver Danzel McKinley-Lewis led the team in receiving yards after catching 2 passes for 85 yards. Peters’ touchdowns were caught by Bryce Mitchell and Drew Rosi. Toledo enjoyed a big day on the ground as running back Bryant Koback carried the ball 32 times for 259 yards and a touchdown.
On the year the Rockets are now 5-3 and 2-2 in MAC play, which puts the, in 4th place in the MAC-West Division. With starting quarterback Mitchell Guadagni out, Eli Peters will get the start once against under center for the Rockets. On the year, Peters has thrown for 171 yards while completing 11 of 25 passes for 2 touchdowns and an interception. Toledo’s lead rusher is Koback who has now ran 150 times for 985 yards and 8 touchdowns. The lead receiver for the year for the Rockets is Mitchell who has caught 19 passes for 397 yards and 2 touchdowns.
In a game between two midlevel teams in the MAC, this one could be an interesting matchup. Toledo has the edge in points scored with 28.4 per game and points allowed with 28 per game. Meanwhile, Kent State has allowed 30.9 points per game and has scored 23.9 points per game. Although Guadagni is missing another game, Peters is efficient enough to help the Rockets win. Kent State averages giving up 249.5 yards per game on the ground and it will allow Koback to have a big day against their defense. Toledo wins this one 35-24 and covers the spread.