The MAC conference will be featured as the Akron Zips will travel for a week thirteen NCAA college football game on Tuesday night. Kick off time from Toledo is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN2.
The betting odds opened up in this college football game with the home team Toledo Rockets favored by –19 points. When the line opened Toldeo was a -18 ½ point favorite so we have seen a ½ point movement on the home team.
Akron and Toledo meet on Tuesday night for the first time since the 2008 season where the Zips posted the 47-30 home win as a -6 ½ point betting favorite. The total went over 55 points. CFB Trend: Akron Zips are 6-0 to the under in their past six games.
Akron has lost eight straight games. They come off the 22-14 home loss in week eleven to the Massachusetts Minutemen as a -14 ½ point betting favorite. The game went under 58 ½ points. The Zips blows a 15-0 lead at the half in the loss. They put up 427 yards of offense with 95 coming from their ground game for 3 ½ yards per rush. They had five turnovers and took two from the Minutemen. Quarterback Dalton Williams hit on 34 of 51 passes for 332 yards with a touchdown and four picks. Williams is a senior quarterback who completes 62% of his passes with 25 touchdowns and 16 picks. Akron allowed Massachusetts 327 offensive yards with 61 from their ground attack for less than two yards per rush. The Zips are ranked 109th nationally in points allowed as they give up a very high 35 points per game. On offense they live by the pass with 317 yards a game which is 14th best in college football.
Toledo is bowl eligible with a mark of 8-3 on the year. They have lost two straight games and cannot win the MAC west division. They come off the 31-24 road defeat last week to the Northern Illinois Huskies last Wednesday night as a +10 point underdog. The total went under 69 points. The Rockets get outscored by the Huskies 24-10 in the second half in the loss. Their offense put up 396 yards with 131 coming on the ground for 3 ½ yards per rush.. Terrance Owens completed 22 of 32 throws for 265 yards with three picks. The junior signal caller is hitting on 63% of his throws with 14 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. Toledo allowed Northern Illinois to pile up 596 yards of offense with 189 from their ground attack for 4 ½ yards per run attempt. Toledo gives up 475 yards per game which is 112nd in college football.