|2012 ESPN2 Tuesday Night College Football Odds: Ball State vs. Toledo|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 06 November 2012 13:30|
Ball State vs. Toledo Odds
Toledo is 8-1 on the season, 5-0 in the Mid-American Conference and 4-0 at home. Ball State is 6-3 on the year, 3-2 in the MAC and 3-2 on the road. Toledo is 6-3 against the spread this year while Ball State is 7-2 ATS. Toledo has won three straight in this series.
Trends show that the road team has covered the spread in the last four games of this series and the favorite has covered in four of the last five meetings. Overall, Ball State has covered in five of its last seven meetings with Toledo.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Toledo is the favorite at home in this game, as the Rockets have odds of -6.5 points against Ball State. The over/under total has been set at 68.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Toledo favored by 6 points. The spread didn’t move much during the week, just bouncing back and forth between 6 and 6.5 points.
Toledo is coming off a 25-20 win at Buffalo last week. The Rockets have won eight straight since losing the season opener at Arizona. The last three wins for the Rockets have come by six points or less. On the season, Toledo is averaging 34.3 points per game on offense while the defense is giving up 26.7 points per contest. David Fluellen has rushed for 1,181 yards and 11 touchdowns this year to lead the team.
Ball State is coming off a 30-22 win at Army last week. The Cardinals have now won three straight games heading into tonight’s contest. Ball State is scoring 33.7 points per game on the season while the defense is allowing 33.3 points per contest. The Cardinals are being led this year by quarterback Keith Wenning, who has thrown for 2,425 yards and 17 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Ball State running back Horactio Banks is questionable with a knee injury with center Dan Manick is doubtful with a leg injury. Toledo defensive end Christian Smith is out with a knee injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Toledo. The Rockets are getting 74% of the wagers with odds of -6.5 points against Ball State on Tuesday night.