Eastern Michigan at Toledo - 11/2/21 College Football Picks and Prediction
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Toledo Rockets (4-4) vs Eastern Michigan Eagles (5-3)
Game Info: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 7:30 pm (Glass Bowl)
Betting Odds: Toledo Rockets -8 -- Over/Under: 51.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Toledo Rockets play host to the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday night from the Glass Bowl in this MAC Matchup. Both of these teams are entering this game at 2-2 in the MAC West Division. Toledo has won nine of the last ten overall in the series, while the Eagles are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 meetings in Toledo.
EMU is having a solid offensive year by their standards. Their top 50 offense is led by QB Ben Bryant, who has recorded ten touchdowns compared to only four interceptions and an average of over 225 passing yards per game.
In their last game against Bowling Green, EMU did a great job of forcing punts as they held the Falcons to 6-14 on third-down attempts. Although they won that game by a ton, they are still 8 point dogs in this one. This is likely due to the history of the match up and the fact that Eagles are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog.
The Rockets are playing decently with freshman quarterback Dequan Finn under center. He has a 59.8 QBR while completing just 51 percent of passes for 717 yards, five touchdowns, and zero interceptions.
The defense has been the brightest spot for the Rockets as they rank 15th nationally in scoring defense and 72nd in sacks per game. They are only allowing 18.3 points per game while the Eagles are giving up more than 25 points per game.
Toledo is the better team here by far. EMU has been dominated by this match up in the past, but are playing some of their best ball in recent memory. This new look EMU team will be looking to prove themselves against a Toledo squad that’s still trying to figure it out. The Rockets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as a home favorite and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games following an ATS win. EMU is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games so I’ll take them to keep this game close. I see Toledo winning but not by more than a TD.