Check out our free Chippewas vs Rockets pick and preview for NCAAF week 5 game in Toledo. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Chippewas vs Rockets Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 5 Betting Odds

On Saturday, October 1st at 3:30 PM ET, the Toledo Rockets and Central Michigan Chippewas at Glass Bowl in Toledo, OH. NFLN will carry the TV coverage for the game. The odds for this week 5 Mid-American matchup have the Rockets as the -7.5 point favorite on the spread. The over-under point total is currently set at 59.0.

Chippewas vs Rockets Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Central Michigan Chippewas at Toledo Rockets
  • Where: Toledo at Glass Bowl
  • Date: Saturday, October 1st
  • Betting Odds:
  • TOLEDO -7.5, CMICH +230 | TOLEDO -286 O/U 59.0

Chippewas Preview:

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Chippewas travel to take on the Toledo Rockets with an overall record of 1-3. This will be their first game in the Mid-American.

In their previous game, the Chippewas lost by a score of 33-14 to Penn State. However, they were able to cover the spread as 28.5 point underdogs. With their 47 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 61.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 403 yards, with 166 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 83rd in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Central Michigan is ranked 193rd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 237 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Central Michigan offense is averaging 30.75. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Toledo defense ranked 94th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Central Michigan can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 144.5 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Toledo defense that is vulnerable up front. So far, the Chippewas are the 28th ranked team in pass yards per game, with an average of 302.0. This has come while throwing the ball an average of 45.0 times per contest, placing them 10th in the NCAA.

Rockets Preview:

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Chippewas travel to take on the Toledo Rockets with an overall record of 2-2. This will be their first game in the Mid-American.

Toledo are coming off a 17-14 loss to San Diego State. This defeat came at home, and led to an ATS push as they were 3.0 point underdogs. With their 31 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 44.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 282 yards, with 217 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 183rd in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Toledo is ranked 49th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 65 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Toledo offense is averaging 31.75. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Central Michigan defense ranked 86th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Toledo can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 176.5 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Central Michigan defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Rockets will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 207.5 yards places them 128th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 129th ranked team in attempts per contest (29.5).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Chippewas have an ATS record of 2-1-0. Their current over-under record sits at 2-1-0. Across their 5 previous road games, Central Michigan has an ATS mark of 4-1-0. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2-0 while averaging 33.4 points per game.

In terms of betting, the Rockets have an ATS record of 1-2-0. Their current over-under record sits at 2-1-0. Across their 5 previous home games, Toledo has an ATS mark of 2-3-0. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2-0 while averaging 42.8 points per game.

Chippewas vs Rockets Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Toledo Rockets -7.5

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