|2012 College Football Week 8 Odds & Spread: Cincinnati vs. Toledo|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 18 October 2012 11:30|
Cincinnati vs. Toledo Odds
Cincinnati is 5-0 on the season and 1-0 on the road while Toledo is 6-1 overall and 3-0 at home. The Bearcats are 3-1 against the spread this season while the Rockets are 5-2 ATS. Toledo has won and covered the spread in its last two meetings with Cincinnati.
Trends show that Cincinnati has covered the spread in its last 4 games against Mid-American Conference opponents and 6-1 ATS in its last 7 non-conference games. Toledo is just 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games against Big East opponents.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Cincinnati is a road favorite in this game, as the Bearcats are getting odds of -7 at Toledo on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 64.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Cincinnati also favored by 7 points. The spread dipped to 6.5 points and climbed to 7.5 during the week before closing at its opening of 7 points.
Cincinnati is coming off a 49-17 win over Fordham last week. The Bearcats have had a strong start against a questionable schedule. The Bearcats are averaging 37 points per game on offense while allowing only 14.4 points per game on defense. Right now the team is being led by quarterback Munchie Legaux, who has thrown for 1,208 yards and 11 touchdowns while rushing for 198 yards and two scores.
Toledo has won six straight coming into this game and the lone loss this year was 24-17 in overtime at Arizona. The Rockets are scoring 36.4 points per game this season, but allowing 28.1 points per contest on defense. The Rockets have a lot of balance on offense as quarterback Terrance Owens has thrown for 1,900 yards and 12 touchdowns while running back David Fluellen has rushed for 792 yards and nine scores.
In terms of Injuries, Toledo defensive tackle Danny Farr is questionable with a knee injury while receiver Cassius McDowell is probable despite a leg injury. Cincinnati has no injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Toledo. The Rockets are getting 51% of the wagers with odds of +7 points at home against Cincinnati on Saturday.