Facing off at 12:00 on Saturday, December 2nd is the Miami (OH) RedHawks and Toledo Rockets. This game will be played at Ford Field in Detroit MI. Carrying the game is ESPN. The odds for this week 14 Mid-American matchup have the Rockets as the 8 point favorites at home. Are they a lock to cover vs. the RedHawks? Read on to find out.


The Pick: Miami (OH) RedHawks +8

This game will be played at Ford Field at 12:00 ET on Saturday, December 2nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 28-20 in favor of Toledo.
  • Even though we have Toledo winning straight-up, we like Miami (OH) at +8.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 46.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 48 points.

Will Miami (OH) Find a Way to Win on the Road?

This season, the Miami (OH) RedHawks are currently 10-2. So far this season, they have played six road games and five at home.

Miami (OH)’s average scoring differential for the season is +10.9 leading to an ATS mark of 8-3. The RedHawks have been favored eight times and the underdog in three games

This season, Miami (OH) has posted an over/under record of 4-7 through 12 games. On average their games have combined for 43.6 points.

In the rushing game, the RedHawks are currently 62nd in college football with 398 attempts per game. This has resulted in an average of 154.9 rushing yards per game, putting them 66th nationally. Their passing game has averaged 22.2 passes and 180.2 yards per game. When it comes to scoring, they are 57th, averaging 27.2 points per game.

Ranked 166th in passing yards allowed per game, Miami (OH)’s defense gets ready to take on Toledo. Opponents have attempted an average of 29.6 passes per game against the RedHawks. They’re allowing 16.3 points per contest, placing them 55th in college football. Their rush defense ranks 53rd in the NCAA.

Will the Toledo Defense Show Up at Home?

So far, the Toledo Rockets are 11-1, including going 5-1 on the road and 5-0 at home.

So far, Toledo has been favored 10 times and the underdog in one game. This has led to an ATS record of 5-6 and an average scoring differential of +14.8.

So far in this season, Toledo has posted an over/under record of 6-5. On average, their matchups have yielded a combined score of 55.7 points, with the typical over/under line set at 49.8 points.

Heading into their matchup vs. Miami (OH), the Rockets’ offense is averaging 214.9 rushing yards per game, along with 5 yards per attempt. They currently hold the 8th rank in rushing yards and 73rd rank in passing yards, amassing an average of 218.6 yards per game. In terms of scoring, Toledo is at 35.2 points per game, which is 18th in the NCAA.

The Rockets defense will take the field with 34 sacks and are 1st QB hurries. When it comes to points allowed, they’re at 20.4 points per game (72nd). Against the pass, the team is 39th in the NCAA, allowing 189.1 passing yards per game. Additionally, Toledo’s run defense has 142.9 rushing yards per contest.