The Toledo Rockets (7-5) meet the Ohio Bobcats (9-3) in the MAC Championship Game on Saturday, December 3, 2022.
The Rockets are favored, but by less than a field goal (-1.5), versus the Bobcats. The over/under for this matchup is 55 points.
Game Info and Betting Lines for Toledo vs. Ohio
- Game Day: Saturday, December 3, 2022
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Detroit, Michigan
- Stadium: Ford Field
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Toledo Betting Insights
- Ohio’s ATS record is 9-3-0 this year.
- Ohio has a 5-2 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 1.5 points or more.
- Out of Ohio’s 12 games with a set total, seven have hit the over (58.3%).
Toledo Stats & Insights
- Toledo is putting up 407.3 yards per game on offense this season (51st in the FBS), and are allowing 337.8 yards per game (29th) on defense.
- Toledo ranks 35th in scoring offense (33.3 points per game) and 74th in scoring defense (27.1 points allowed per game) this year.
- On the defensive side of the ball, Toledo has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 19th-best by giving up only 187.1 passing yards per game. The Rockets rank 61st on offense (234.3 passing yards per game).
- Toledo ranks 53rd in run offense (172.9 rushing yards per game) and 71st in run defense (150.7 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
- Toledo is posting a 37.9% third-down conversion rate on offense, which ranks them 81st in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 26th, surrendering a 33.7% third-down conversion rate.
- With 16 forced turnovers (72nd in the FBS) against 25 turnovers committed (124th in the FBS), Toledo (-9) has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.
Toledo’s Best Players
- DeQuan Finn leads Toledo with 1,978 yards (164.8 ypg) on 157-of-267 passing with 21 touchdowns and 12 interceptions this season. He also has 523 rushing yards on 95 carries while scoring eight touchdowns on the ground.
- The team’s top rusher, Jacquez Stuart, has carried the ball 102 times for 566 yards (47.2 per game), scoring three times.
- Jerjuan Newton has hauled in 42 receptions for 711 yards (59.3 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone nine times as a receiver.
- Devin Maddox has hauled in 37 receptions totaling 560 yards, finding the end zone three times as a receiver so far this campaign.
- DeMeer Blankumsee has hauled in 32 catches for 396 yards, an average of 33.0 yards per game. He’s scored two times as a receiver this season.
- Desjuan Johnson has 5.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has 6.0 TFL, 37 tackles, and one interception.
- Dyontae Johnson, Toledo’s top tackler, has 64 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and three sacks this year.
- Quinyon Mitchell has picked off a team-leading five passes. He also has 22 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and six passes defended to his name.
Ohio Betting Insights
- Ohio has a 9-3-0 record against the spread this year.
- Ohio is 5-2 against the spread when an underdog by 1.5 points or more this year.
- Ohio games have gone over the point total in seven out of 12 opportunities (58.3%).
Ohio Stats & Insights
- Ohio’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in total defense this season, allowing 441.3 total yards per game, which ranks 17th-worst. On offense, it ranks 33rd with 437.8 total yards per contest.
- Ohio is putting up 34.0 points per game on offense this season (30th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 29.3 points per contest (93rd-ranked) on defense.
- While Ohio’s pass defense has been sputtering, ranking worst by giving up 305.3 passing yards per game, its offense ranks 14th-best with 295.5 passing yards per contest.
- Ohio is posting 142.3 rushing yards per game on offense this season (81st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 136.0 rushing yards per game (43rd-ranked) on defense.
- In terms of third-down efficiency, Ohio ranks 43rd in the FBS (42.1% third-down conversion rate) and 62nd on defense (37.8% third-down rate allowed).
- Ohio has compiled 24 forced turnovers this season and have turned it over 11 times, leading to a +13 turnover margin, which ranks fourth-best in the FBS.
Ohio’s Best Players
- Kurtis Rourke leads Ohio with 3,256 yards on 244-of-353 passing with 25 touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season. He has chipped in with 249 rushing yards (20.8 ypg) on 74 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
- Sieh Bangura has rushed 177 times for 884 yards, with 11 touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 18 catches for 190 yards and two touchdowns.
- Nolan McCormick has racked up 283 yards (on 81 carries) with one touchdown.
- Sam Wiglusz has totaled 67 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 820 (68.3 yards per game). He’s been targeted 88 times and has 11 touchdowns.
- Jacoby Jones has caught 39 passes and compiled 694 receiving yards (57.8 per game) with five touchdowns.
- James Bostic has racked up 575 reciving yards (47.9 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
- Bryce Houston has racked up 5.5 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 6.0 TFL and 57 tackles.
- Ohio’s leading tackler, Keye Thompson, has 84 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
- Zack Sanders has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 39 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and three passes defended to his name.