Miami OH Redhawks at Toledo Rockets Betting Pick – MAC Title Game

Ford Field will be the host of the 2023 MAC title game which will feature the Miami Ohio Redhawks and Toledo Rockets. This is a rematch of the October 21st battle which saw the Rockets beat the Red Hawks 21-17.

The Miami Ohio Redhawks are 10-2 on the season. They won the East Division. They are coming off a win over Ball State on the road. It was their fourth straight win, which got them to 10 wins on the season. For Toledo, they are riding an 11 game winning streak. The Rockets won at Central Michigan last week for their 11th straight. The lone loss of the season came in the season opener on the road at Illinois.

The Toledo Rockets are the favorites in this game. The Rockets come into the game listed at -8 over Miami Ohio. The total for this affair is set at 44.5. If you like betting the moneyline, the Rockets are -325, and the Red Hawks are +260.

Redhawks Coming in off Thriller

The Redhawks are coming into the game fresh off a thriller over Ball State last week. Kobe Hilton blocked a field goal with just over a minute to go in the game to seal the deal. The win was their four straight, and moved them to 7-1 in conference play. They clinched at least a share of the title the previous game with a 23-10 win over Buffalo.

In that win, Rashad Amos ran for a pair of touchdowns. Amos led the team in rushing this season with 821 yards and 10 touchdowns. Brett Gabbert was the signal caller for Miami with his 1,634 yards and 14 touchdowns.

The real story for Miami Ohio has been their defense. The Redhawks are 8th in the nation, allowing 16.3 points per game. In the four game winning streak, the Redhawks did not allow any more than 16 points. During that stretch, they allowed just 41 total points. The most the Redhawks gave up this season was in the season opener to the Miami Hurricanes.

Rockets Blasting Off

The Toledo Rockets are an impressive bunch of football players. The Rockets are scoring 35.3 points per game, and allowing just 20.4 per game. The Rockets love to run the football. Toledo is picking up more than 211 yards per game on the ground.

Peny Boone was one of the top running backs in College Football this season. The running back rushed for nearly 1,400 yards on 183 carries and 15 touchdowns. Dequan Finn also took off and ran, even at the quarterback position.

The Rockets have scored 30+ points in each of their last four games. The lone close game during that stretch was at Bowling Green, where the Falcons lost by one.

Rockets Blast Redhawks

Too much Toledo here. The Rockets have everything it takes. They can run the football. They can pass the football. They protect the football. They defend the football. The Rockets have been the best team in the MAC all season, and they get the job done here as conference champions. When making your picks for this game, consider betting the Toledo Rockets -8 over the Miami Ohio Redhawks.

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