Ball State vs. Toledo - 10/19/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Toledo Rockets (4-2) at Ball State Cardinals (3-3)
College Football: Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm (Scheumann Stadium)
The Line: Ball State Cardinals +1.5 -- Over/Under: 59.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Toledo Rockets and the Ball State Cardinals will match up on the college football field Saturday.
Toledo enters this one at 4-2 so far. The Rockets have taken out Murray State, Colorado State, BYU and Western Michigan but fallen to Kentucky and Bowling Green for their two losses.
In the loss to the Falcons, Toledo QB Mitchell Guadagni posted 194 yards with one TD and Bryant Koback logged 60 yards rushing. Danzel McKinley-Lewis was the top receiver there on 71 yards from three grabs.
Over on the Ball State side, they’re 3-3 this season. The Cardinals have fallen to Indiana, Florida Atlantic and NC State but taken wins over Fordham, Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan.
In the win over EMU, Ball State QB Drew Plitt had 255 yards with two TDs, and Caleb Huntley managed 152 yards rushing. Justin Hall had 109 yards and a TD on 11 receptions as well.
Toledo is 4-0 ATS in their last four after an ATS loss and 5-2 ATS in their last seven conference games. The Rockets are 5-2 ATS in their last seven on turf and 1-4 ATS in their last five road games.
Meanwhile, the Cardinals are 9-20 ATS in their last 29 conference games and 10-23 ATS in their last 33 home games. Ball State is 3-9 ATS in their last 12 in October and 1-4 ATS in their last five after a straight-up win.
Toledo had a nice run going offensively across their four straight wins, posting at least 28 points in each. The Rockets hit the wall against Bowling Green though, with a single touchdown in a 13-point loss.
As for Ball State, they’ve registered at least 24 points in each of their games but they’ve also allowed at least 20 in each. I feel like Toledo has a better chance to bounce back here, so I’m going with the Rockets on the cover.