The Toledo Rockets will look to continue their dominance over the Eastern Michigan Eagles when they meet in a key Mid-American Conference West Division matchup on Wednesday evening. Toledo (1-1) has won 12 of the last 13 meetings with Eastern Michigan (0-2). Last season, the teams tied for fifth place in the MAC-West at 3-5. The Rockets finished 6-6 overall, while the Eagles were 6-7.
The game from Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, Mich., is slated to start at 7 p.m. ET. Toledo is averaging 38 points per game this season, while Eastern Michigan averages 27.0. The Rockets are favored by 6.5-points in the latest Toledo vs. Eastern Michigan odds from William Hill Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 61.5. Before making any Eastern Michigan vs. Toledo picks, check out the college football predictions for MACtion from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Toledo vs. Eastern Michigan. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college football odds from William Hill and trends for Eastern Michigan vs. Toledo:
- Toledo vs. Eastern Michigan spread: Toledo -6.5
- Toledo vs. Eastern Michigan over-under: 61.5 points
- ·Toledo vs. Eastern Michigan money line: Toledo -240, Eastern Michigan +200
- ·TOL: The Rockets are second in the MAC in total offense at 512.5
- EMU: The Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last six games
Why Toledo can cover
The Rockets have been explosive on offense and one of the reasons has been the play of senior running back Shakif Seymour, who has carried 16 times for 127 yards and two touchdowns. In the season-opening win over Bowling Green, Seymour carried 13 times for 93 yards and a score. In three-plus seasons, he has carried 407 times for 2,135 yards and 24 touchdowns. He also has 42 receptions for 359 yards and three scores.
Also leading the Toledo offense is sophomore wide receiver Devin Maddox, who has seven receptions for 61 yards and two TDs. As a freshman, Maddox played in 12 games as a backup wide receiver and kick returner. He finished the season with 14 receptions for 130 yards and three touchdowns, and averaged 8.7 yards on 14 punt returns. He also averaged 17.8 yards on six kickoff returns.
Why Eastern Michigan can cover
Despite that, the Rockets are not a lock to cover the Toledo vs. Eastern Michigan spread. That's because the Eagles will be making their home debut. Under seventh-year coach Chris Creighton, the Eagles have won five of the previous six home openers, outscoring opponents 234-133. Junior quarterback Preston Hutchinson leads Eastern Michigan in both passing and rushing. He has completed 38 of 64 passes for 491 yards and three touchdowns. He has been picked off twice with a rating of 133.0. He has also carried 28 times for 88 yards and four scores.
Hutchinson's favorite target has been sophomore wide receiver Tanner Knue, who has 12 receptions for 166 yards. Last week against Ball State, Knue had eight receptions for 121 yards, including a long of 71 yards.
How to make Toledo vs. Eastern Michigan picks
SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total. In fact, it says Toledo running backs will combine to rush for well over 200 yards and two touchdowns, while Hutchinson will pass for more than 300 yards and three scores. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that cashes in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.
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