Toledo Rockets (9-2) at Western Michigan Broncos (11-0)
|Date & Time||Friday November 25, 2016, 5:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Western Michigan Broncos -10 -- Over/Under:
The Western Michigan Broncos put their unbeaten streak on the line against the Toledo Rockets in college football.
We could say the Toledo Rockets were not quite as dominant as in prior years but they are 9-2 with a combined nine points being the difference in both defeats. The Rockets have won three in a row after knocking off Ball State 37-19 where they simply couldn’t be stopped with a 504-393 edge in yards and the ability to run or throw. Kareem Hunt paced Toledo on the ground with 107 yards on 17 touches while Damion Jones-Moore and Art Thompkins combined for 63 yards on ten totes. Toledo quarterback Logan Woodside completed 25-39 for 325 yards with three touchdowns and an interception while Cody Thompson and Kareem Hunt combined for 203 yards and a score each on 12 receptions.
The Western Michigan Broncos have been the most dominant team in the MAC at 11-0 behind strong play on both sides of the ball. The Broncos come off of a 38-0 rout of Buffalo as a 34.5 point favorite with an overwhelming 626-268 yardage edge. WMU quarterback Zack Terrell was at his best with 445 passing yards on 29-37 and four touchdowns. Corey Davis was the top receiver with 173 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 13 receptions while Michael Henry was next in line with six catches for 121 yards and a score. Jarvion Franklin paced Western Michigan on the ground with76 yards on 17 touches while Davon Tucker and Fabian Johnson combined for 81 yards on ten carries.
The under is 3-0-1 in Toledo last 4 games following a straight up win and the under is 4-0-1 in Toledo last 5 conference games while the under is 4-0-1 in Toledo last 5 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Western Michigan last 4 games following a straight up win of more than 20 points and Western Michigan are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game while the over is 5-1 in Western Michigan last 6 home games. The underdog is 9-1 ATS in their last 10 meetings and the under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Western Michigan while the road team is 7-2 ATS in their last 9 meetings.
I expect Western Michigan will win but the Rockets are pretty good and the points are too much to pass up…