(The Spread) – The MAC will be on display tonight when Toledo hosts Northern Illinois in Week 10 of the college football season.

Odds: Oddsmakers have installed the Rockets as 8.5-point home favorites over the Huskies, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 67.5 points. Northern Illinois enters the game with a 1-3 road record while Toledo is 3-1 at home.

Line Movement: The Rockets opened as 9.5-point favorites at the Las Vegas Hilton but the line has dropped steadily since then. Before dropping a full 1.5 points to 8, the spread is now back up to 8.5 at most books. The over/under total is now 67.5 points, up from its opening number of 67.

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Public Betting: Of the 9,400-plus wagers on tonight’s game, 66% of college football public bettors currently favor Toledo –8.5. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link provided to ensure that you’re viewing the most up-to-date public betting numbers.

College Football Free Pick: Take the over. According to latest college football trends, the over is 5-0 in the Huskies’ last five games in November and 8-2 in their last 10 games as a road underdog of between 3.5 and 10 points. The over is also 9-4 in the Huskies’ last 13 games overall and in the Rockets’ last six home games. Oddsmakers are expecting a shootout and one should ensue at the Glass Bowl tonight. Northern Illinois owns the MAC’s best offense, averaging 463.38 yards thanks in large part to senior quarterback Chandler Harnish. The game might start slow but MAC games usually open up in the second half so hang tight.


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