College football odds handicappers on Wednesday will get a look at the improving Toledo Rockets as they have emerged as bowl contenders with the college football lines.
The Toledo Rockets will host the Bowl Green Falcons on Wednesday night with an ESPN2 telecast that is set to kickoff at 8:05 PM ET. Sports-Gambling opened with Toledo as a 10.5 point home favorite.
The Bowling Green Falcons have been a major disappointment in the 2010 season as they will enter this matchup with a college football gambling record of 2-8 straight up and 5-5 against the spread with 6 of their games going over the total.
The Falcons are coming off a 21-24 home loss to Miami-OH. Bowling Green ranks near the very bottom in the country for offense and defense.
The Toledo Rockets have a NCAA football wagering record of 6-4 straight up and 5-5 against the spread with 6 of their games going over the total. Toledo is in 2nd place in the Mid American Conference West Division 1 game behind the Northern Illinois Huskies, who defeated Toledo in a big showdown last week 65-30.
Toledo’s defense has been somewhat leaky and was fully exposed by Northern Illinois. The Rockets now rank 85th for points allowed while also ranking just 90th in the nation for total offense.
A big problem for Toledo has been the injury to starting quarterback Austin Danton, who is out until later this month. Running back Adonis Thomas has helped pick up the slack with a team best 669 yards rushing.
Bowling Green has beaten the college football odds in 9 of their last 11 games as a road dog but has failed to get the money in 5 of their last 6 games versus teams with a winning record. Toledo has paid out in 8 of their last 11 games that follow a straight up loss.
Bowling Green has gone over the total in 6 of their last 8 games that follow a straight up loss while Toledo has gone over the total in 12 of their last 16 games as a favorite. In this head to head series the favorite has covered 4 consecutive times and the host has paid out in 9 of the last 11 matchups.