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Rockets vs Buckeyes Pick & Preview- NCAAF Week 3
The Toledo Rockets travel to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes, at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, OH. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 7:00 PM ET and will be televised on Fox. The Buckeyes are the favorite to come away with the win, in this non-conference matchup. The over-under point total is currently set at 62.0.
Rockets vs Buckeyes Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAF
- Teams: Toledo Rockets at Ohio State Buckeyes
- Where: Columbus at Ohio Stadium
- Date: Saturday, September 17th
- Betting Odds:
- OHIOST -31.5, TOLEDO +2500 | OHIOST -10000 O/U 62.0
The Toledo Rockets travel to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 2-0. So far, they have yet to play a game in the Mid-American.
In their last matchup, Toledo knocked off UMass by a score of 55-10. The Rockets went into the game as -28.5 point favorites, leading to an ATS win. The two team’s combined to score 65 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 49.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 253 yards, with 205 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 134th in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Toledo is ranked 2nd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 48 yards through the air.
On offense, the Rockets are averaging 46.0 points per-game, good for 19th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 8, while throwing for 3. This season, Toledo has been able to establish the run game, as they are averaging 230.0 yards per-game (24th), while handing the ball off an average of 41.5 times per-game. Heading into the game, the Rockets will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per-game average of 196.5 yards places them 127th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 133rd ranked team in attempts per contest (27.5).
The Ohio State Buckeyes travel to take on the Toledo Rockets in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 2-0. So far, they have yet to play a game in the Big Ten.
Last week, the Buckeyes knocked off Arkansas State by a score of 45-12. With their 57 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 68.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 276 yards, with 53 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 16th in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Ohio State is ranked 57th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 223 yards through the air.
The Buckeyes head into the game with the 76th ranked scoring offense at 33.0 points per-game. Currently, they have scored a majority of their touchdowns through the air, with 6 receiving touchdowns compared to 3 rushing scores. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 74th in yards per-game at 170.0. On average, they hand the ball off 30.5 times per contest. So far, the Buckeyes are the 32nd ranked team in pass yards per-game, with an average of 296.5. This has come while throwing the ball an average of 31.0 times per contest, placing them 100th in the NCAA.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game
In terms of betting, the Rockets have an ATS record of 1-0-0. Their current over-under record sits at 1-0-0. Toledo has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 4-1-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 34.8 points per game while allowing 17.0. The team’s also performed well vs the spread at 4-1-0.
In terms of betting, the Buckeyes have an ATS record of 0-1-0. Their current over-under record sits at 0-1-0. When looking at their past 5 home matchups, Ohio State has an ATS record of 2-3-0 while averaging 45.8 per game. The team went 5-0-0 overall in these games.
Rockets vs Buckeyes Pick
Free Spread Prediction: Ohio State Buckeyes -31.5
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