Akron at Toledo: 9 things bettors should know

Nov 19, 2012 |
Akron at Toledo (-18.5)

-The Toledo Rockets are ranked 31st on offense, averaging 455.8 yards per game. The Rockets are averaging 203.1 yards rushing and 252.7 yards passing so far this season.

-The Akron Zips are ranked 40th on offense, averaging 435.8 yards per game. The Zips are averaging 118.7 yards rushing and 317.1 yards passing so far this season.

-The Rockets are 4-1 at home (3-2 ATS) this season and 5-2 against conference opponents.

-The Zips are 0-5 on the road (4-1 ATS) this season and 0-7 against conference opponents.

-The Zips are 1-5 ATS in their last six meetings with the Rockets, who are 0-5 ATS in their last five Tuesday games.

-Toledo, which has lost two straight, saw its shot at the MAC West title go up in smoke with a Week 12 31-24 loss to Northern Illinois.

-Toledo RB David Fluellen suffered an ankle injury November 14th against Northern Illinois. He is questionable to play Tuesday against Akron. Fluellen has rushed for 1,456 yards this season and averages 5.8 yards per carry.

-Akron has lost eight straight games, covering three times during that stretch.

-Although Akron has yet to post a win over a FBS opponent, its quarterback poses a challenge to a Rockets’ pass defense that ranks 120th in the nation. Senior Dalton Williams leads the MAC with 303.2 passing yards per game, and has thrown a league-high 25 touchdowns.

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