Free College Football Picks Today: Western Michigan Broncos vs Toledo Rockets 11/25/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Western Michigan Broncos vs Toledo Rockets 11/25/22
Fri 25th November 2022

The University of Toledo Rockets (7-4, 5-2 MAC) and Western Michigan University Broncos (4-7, 3-4 MAC) face off Friday at Waldo Stadium for their regular season finales. The Rockets are 7.5-point favorites, and the total is 52.5.

Toledo is coming off a 42-35 loss at the hands of Bowling Green at Glass Bowl last Tuesday. Tucker Gleason threw for 329 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions. He also ran 17 times for 106 yards and two touchdowns.

Devin Maddox caught four passes for 106 yards. Western Michigan beat Central Michigan 12-10 at Kelly/Shorts Stadium last Wednesday. Treyson Bourguet was 7 of 19 for 102 yards. Sean Tyler carried 26 times for 177 yards and a touchdown. Corey Crooms caught four receptions for 63 yards.

HEAD-TO-HEAD

The Rockets won the only meeting between the teams last season, a 34-15 victory in October. Dequan Finn threw two touchdowns for Toledo.

TALE OF THE TAPE

The Rockets are averaging 35.1 points per game for the season, 25th in FBS, and they are facing a Broncos defense that has surrendered 25.0 PPG (55th). Meanwhile, Western Michigan has scored 18.9 points a game this season, 120th in the country, and Toledo is allowing 27.7 PPG (85th).

The Rockets rank 65th in the nation in passing yards per game (233.8) and 50th in rushing (179.9), while the Broncos are 46th in passing yards allowed per game (210.0) and 61st against the run (144.0).

Western Michigan has been one of the country’s least productive passing teams, averaging 175.8 passing yards per game (118th), while ranking 87th in rushing yards (136.5). The Rockets are allowing 199.5 passing yards (30th) and 151.8 rushing yards per game (71st).

TOP PERFORMERS

Through nine games, Dequan Finn has thrown for 21 touchdowns (10 INT) and 215.3 yards per game to lead Toledo in passing. In four away games this season, he has seven TDs (8 INT) and an average of 200.0 yards passing. Jacquez Stuart leads the team in rushing with an average of 50.6 yards a game over 11 games.

He has three touchdowns on the ground and two through the air. Jerjuan Newton is the Rockets’ leading receiver with 67.3 yards a game and nine TDs. Jack Salopek has seven passing touchdowns (10 INT) with 205.2 yards per game through six games to lead Western Michigan.

In four home games this season, he has thrown for six TDs (9 INT) and an average of 202.0 yards. Sean Tyler has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 81.5 yards a game through 11 games. He has seven total touchdowns, six rushing and one receiving.

Corey Crooms has been a key target in the Broncos’ passing game. He has five touchdowns and a 71.6 yard per game average through 11 appearances.

HOME AND AWAY

Western Michigan is looking to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat at home this season.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

Toledo -7.5 (-110)

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