Set your schedule for this week’s 13 CFB matchup between the Rockets and Chippewas, which you can watch on ESNU at 12:00 (11/24/23). The game will be hosted at Kelly/Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant (MI). This face-off between two Mid-American conference rivals sees the Rockets as the 12 point favorites on the road. Can they secure a win away from home and cover the spread?


The Pick: Central Michigan Chippewas +12

This game will be played at Kelly/Shorts Stadium at 12:00 ET on Friday, November 24th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 33-22 in favor of Toledo.
  • Even though we have Toledo winning straight-up, we like Central Michigan at +12.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 55.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 55 points.

Can the Rockets Live Up to the Hype on the Road?

The Toledo Rockets take on the Central Michigan with a 10-1 record, including 4-1 on the road and 5-0 at home.

Against the spread, Toledo has gone 4-6 this season. The Rockets have been favored nine times compared to one game as the underdog.

So far in this season, Toledo has posted an over/under record of 6-4. On average, their matchups have yielded a combined score of 56.3 points, with the typical over/under line set at 49.3 points.

Heading into their matchup vs. Central Michigan, the Rockets’ offense is averaging 210 rushing yards per game, along with 5 yards per attempt. They currently hold the 11th rank in rushing yards and 61st rank in passing yards, amassing an average of 229.6 yards per game. In terms of scoring, Toledo is at 35.5 points per game, which is 19th in the NCAA.

On defense, Toledo comes into the game ranked 174th in passing yards per game. Opponents are throwing the ball an average of 31 times per contest vs. the Rockets. Overall, they are giving up 20.7 points per game, which is 79th in college football. Against the run, they are 75th in the NCAA in rushing yards allowed.

Will Central Michigan Win at Home?

The Central Michigan Chippewas take on the Toledo with a 5-6 record, including 1-6 on the road and 3-0 at home.

Central Michigan has gone into four games as the favorite this season and six games as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 3-7.

After 11 games, the average over/under line in Central Michigan’s matches stands at 48 points. The collective score in their games has averaged 54.7 points, resulting in an OU record of 6-4.

The Chippewas come into their matchup vs. Toledo 33rd in college football at 417 rushing attempts per game. This has translated to an average of 165 rushing yards per game, placing them 57th nationally. Additionally, they’ve been airing it out 27.1 times each game, accumulating an average of 180.5 passing yards. In terms of scoring, they stand 72nd, with 23.7 points per game.

So far this season, the Chippewas’ defense has given up 153.2 rushing yards per game against the run (124th). Opponents are averaging 260.9 passing yards and opposing quarterbacks have a passer rating of 101.3 against Central Michigan. In terms of points allowed, they are 25th in the NCAA.