The BYU Cougars (-2) and Toledo Rockets will collide on the turf at Glass Bowl. Kickoff for this showdown is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET and fans can catch it live by tuning in to ESPN+.
BYU at Toledo Betting Odds 9/28/2019
The line for this game is placed at 2 points in favor of BYU. The Cougars are currently getting -130 moneyline odds while the Rockets are +110. This tilt should offer multiple live betting possibilities. The over/under is set at 60.5 points.
The over is receiving most of the early sharp action. The game’s over/under originally opened at just 58.5.
The Cougars are 2-2 straight up (SU) while the Rockets are 2-1 SU. The Cougars have recorded 1.4 units so far in 2019 and are 2-2 against the spread (ATS). The team has posted an O/U record of 2-2.
The Rockets have gained 0.0 units this season. They’re 1-2 ATS and have an O/U record of 2-1.
The Cougars dropped one to Washington 45-19 in a thumping where Zach Wilson completed 26-of-42 passes for 277 yards, as well as a TD and an interception. Emmanuel Esukpa (49 rushing yards on nine attempts, one TD) mounted the ground attack. Aleva Hifo (six receptions, 87 yards) and Matt Bushman (six catches, 89 yards, one TD) handled the receiving duties in the defeat.
Toledo enters this one having just earned a 41-35 win over Colorado State. Mitchell Guadagni completed six-of-15 passes for 111 yards and one touchdown. Bryant Koback (228 rushing yards on 19 attempts, three TDs) and Shakif Seymour (70 yards on 14 carries) handled the running game as Bryce Mitchell (three receptions, 69 yards) and Danzel McKinley-Lewis (one catch, 29 yards) led the pass-catching attack in the win.
BYU has run the ball on 46.1 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Toledo has an overall rush percentage of 62.8 percent. The Cougars have rushed for 102 yards/game and have six scores on the ground this year. The Rockets are putting up 269 rushing yards per contest and have nine total rush TDs.
The Cougars have tallied 254 yards per contest through the air overall and have three passing scores so far. The Rockets have recorded 208 pass yards per game and have five total pass TDs.
Defensively, BYU should have the upper hand when it comes to limiting the pass. The team has let opponents rush for an average of 216 yards and throw for 213 yards per game. Toledo has allowed 199.3 yards per game on the ground and 283 to opposing teams in the air. The Rockets are allowing an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of only 6.09 to opponents, while the Cougars have given up a 6.87 ANY/A.
Wilson is up to 717 passing yards on the year, and has completed 66-of-104 attempts with two passing touchdowns and three interceptions. Wilson has a 5.28 adjusted net yards per pass attempt, including 6.42 over the last two outings.
For the home team, Mitchell Guadagni has put up 233 yards, one TD and zero INTs. Guadagni’s ANY/A sits at 8.21 for the season and 11.10 over his past two outings.
BYU Cougars vs. Toledo Rockets Bedding Prediction
SU Winner – BYU, ATS Winner – BYU, O/U – Under
The Toledo offense has lost one fumble this season while BYU has lost three.
The Toledo defensive unit has sacked opposing quarterbacks four times this year. BYU has recorded three sacks.
BYU has averaged 3.1 yards per carry over its last two outings.
Toledo has averaged 7.7 yards per carry over its last two.