Toledo vs. Ohio MAC Championship Prediction: Picks & Start Time – December 3, 2022

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The MAC Championship Game is between the Toledo Rockets (7-5) and the Ohio Bobcats (9-3).

Toledo vs. Ohio Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with oddsmakers listing Toledo as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Toledo has -155 odds to pick up the win, while Ohio is listed at +129 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 54.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Toledo vs. Ohio Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Stadium: Ford Field

Betting Preview

Toledo

Toledo is totaling 407.3 yards per game on offense (51st in the FBS), and rank 29th defensively, yielding 337.8 yards allowed per game. Toledo is putting up 33.3 points per game offensively this season (35th in the FBS), and is giving up 27.1 points per game (73rd) on defense. On the defensive side of the ball, Toledo has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 19th-best by giving up only 187.1 passing yards per game. The Rockets rank 61st on offense (234.3 passing yards per game). Toledo is totaling 172.9 rushing yards per game on offense (53rd in the FBS), and ranks 70th on defense with 150.7 rushing yards allowed per game. On defense, Toledo has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 25th-best by surrendering a 33.7% third-down percentage. The team’s offense ranks 80th (37.9% third-down conversion rate). Toledo ranks 100th in college football with a -9 turnover margin after forcing 16 turnovers (72nd in the FBS) and committing 25 (123rd in the FBS).

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Ohio

Ohio ranks 33rd in total yards per game (437.8), but it has been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 17th-worst in the FBS with 441.3 total yards surrendered per contest. From an offensive angle, Ohio is posting 34.0 points per game (29th-ranked). It ranks 93rd in the FBS defensively (29.3 points allowed per game). While Ohio’s pass defense has been sputtering, ranking worst by surrendering 305.3 passing yards per game, its offense ranks 14th-best with 295.5 passing yards per contest. Ohio is generating 142.3 rushing yards per contest on offense this season (81st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 136.0 rushing yards per game (43rd-ranked) on defense. Ohio ranks 42nd in the FBS with a 42.1% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 62nd with a 37.8% third-down percentage allowed on the defensive side of the ball. Ohio has thrived in terms of turnovers, as its turnover margin of +13 ranks fourth-best in the FBS, with 24 forced turnovers (eighth in the nation) and 11 turnovers committed (13th in the nation).

Toledo vs. Ohio Betting Analysis

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Toledo Betting Insights

Toledo has gone 4-7-0 against the spread this season. Toledo has an ATS record of 4-6 when playing as at least 3-point favorites. Games involving Toledo have hit the over six times this season. The Rockets have put together a 6-4 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 60% of those games). When they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -155 or shorter, the Rockets have a record of 5-3 (66.7%).

Bobcats Betting Insights

Ohio have compiled a 9-3-0 record against the spread this year. Ohio has a record of 2-2 ATS when playing as at least 3-point underdogs. This year, Ohio games have hit the over seven times. The Bobcats have won four of the seven games they’ve played as underdogs this season. This season, the Bobcats have won one of their four games when they’re the underdog by at least +129 on the moneyline.

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Toledo vs. Ohio Against The Spread & Betting Records

Toledo

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.0 53.4 54.6
Implied Total AVG 33.3 34.0 32.7
ATS Record 4-7-0 3-2-0 1-5-0
Over/Under Record 6-5-0 3-2-0 3-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 6-4 4-1 2-3
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

Bobcats

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 58.4 60.3 56.5
Implied Total AVG 33.9 33.8 34.0
ATS Record 9-3-0 5-1-0 4-2-0
Over/Under Record 7-5-0 4-2-0 3-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 5-0 3-0 2-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 4-3 3-0 1-3

Players to Watch

Toledo

  • Dyontae Johnson has hit the gridiron for 12 games, totaling 3.0 sacks to go with 6.0 TFL and 64 tackles for the Rockets.
  • With 63 tackles and 4.0 TFL in 12 games, Dallas Gant has been a key piece of the Rockets’ defense in 2022.
  • Desjuan Johnson has helped lead the Rockets’ defense with one interception to go along with 37 tackles, 6.0 TFL, 5.5 sacks, and one pass defended in 12 games.
  • With 5.5 sacks to go along with 5.0 TFL and 31 tackles, Jamal Hines has helped propel the Rockets’ defense over 12 games.

Bobcats

  • On defense, Keye Thompson has helped lead the way with one interception to go with 84 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defended in 12 games.
  • The Bobcats’ Bryce Houston has amassed 5.5 sacks to go with 6.0 TFL and 57 tackles in 12 games.
  • The Bobcats’ Alvin Floyd has recorded one interception to go with 52 tackles, 4.0 TFL, two sacks, and one pass defended in 12 games.
  • Jack McCrory has collected 3.0 sacks to go with 5.0 TFL and 38 tackles in 12 games for the Bobcats.

Toledo vs. Ohio Predictions and Pick

Toledo vs. Ohio betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Bobcats (+3)

    Pick OU:

    Over (54.5)

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How to Bet on Toledo vs. Ohio

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Our prediction to win this game is Ohio, and we expect that Ohio will cover the spread (Toledo -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 54.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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