Toledo vs. Western Michigan, 11/11/20 College Football Week 11 Predictions

Updated: November 11, 2020

Toledo vs. WMU Week 11 Prediction

Toledo vs. Western Michigan, 11/11/20 College Football Week 11 Predictions

The biggest clash in the MAC this week will be played in Kalamazoo where the Western Michigan Broncos host the Toledo Rockets at 8:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday night. The Broncos are now 3-point home favorites versus the Rockets while the total is 58.5. What’s the best play tonight?

Game Snapshot

119 Toledo Rockets (+3) at 120 Western Michigan Broncos (-3); o/u 58.5

Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI

8:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, November 11, 2020


Toledo Rockets Game Notes

Toledo senior QB Eli Peters completed 20-of-32 passes for 214 yards and fur touchdowns in Wednesday’s 38-3 win over Bowling Green. Peters’ job was to protect the ball, hit on the simple throws, and help finish off drives once Toledo worked into the red zone. He did jus that. Though his 6.7 yards per attempt was largely uninspiring, the fact that Peters could thread four scores without giving up an interception is promising. Peters also rushed six times for 67 yards, about half of which he picked up on a 35-yard scamper. Toledo open the year 1-0 with Western Michigan up next on the schedule.

Western Michigan Broncos Game Notes

Western Michigan sophomore QB Kaleb Eleby completed 12-of-16 passes for 262 yards and three touchdowns in Wednesday’s 58-13 win over Akron. Western Michigan vs Akron was never going to be close. Eleby’s performance made sure things were never in doubt. After just a field goal on the first drive, Eleby helped rattle off six consecutive scoring drives. Though he attempted just the 16 passes, he was a machine in finding explosive, game-breaking plays down the field. He earned two completions of over 65 yards in this game, and those two passes alone made up for about half his yardage. Eleby may need to throw more in future games, but he did his job in this one. WMU face Toledo next week.

Toledo vs. Western Michigan Betting Prediction

The Rockets are just 2-10 against the spread in their last 12 games as an underdog, are 0-6 against the number in their last six road games and have failed to cover in all five of their last five games as a road dog. The Broncos, meanwhile, are 6-1-1 against the spread in their last eight home games and have covered in five of their last six games as a home favorite.


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One Comment

  1. Christopher Bernard

    November 11, 2020 at 4:38 pm

    Both these teams looked great against weaker competition last week. However, this will be a big step up in class for both, as these figure to be two of the stronger teams in the conference. That makes this a big game, in terms of positioning, in the MAC’s West division. While the Broncos have home field advantage, I expect the Rockets’ running game to ultimately make the difference. Toledo is 3-0 SU/ATS the last three in the series. Last season, the Rockets racked up 275 yards on the ground, en route to a 31-24 win. The offensive line and running game remain a strength for Toledo and the Broncos remain vulnerable on the ground. Last time here in Kalamazoo, the (+4.5) Rockets won by a score of 51-24. Another upset won’t surprise. Consider grabbing the points.

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