The Toledo Rockets find themselves in a familiar position as the calendar approaches the holidays, with the MAC stalwart once again making a cross-country trip to take part in bowl season.
The 11-2 Rockets are making their first bowl game trip to Arizona to play in the 2023 Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl in Tucson, facing off against 8-4 Wyoming.
This year’s game kicks off Dec. 30 at 4:30 p.m., with oddsmakers from ESPN BET Ohio giving the Rockets +150 moneyline odds of earning their second straight bowl game victory. Ahead of the game, BetOhio.com broke down how the Rockets have fared against the spread in the school’s last 10 bowl games.
Toledo Rockets ATS in Bowl Games
Ohio betting apps list Michigan (+185) as a slight national championship favorite over Alabama (+200). Michigan is a 2-point favorite over the Crimson Tide in the Rose Bowl.
Rockets Have Struggled in Bowl Games
Overall, the Rockets have gone 4-6 in their last 10 bowl games, 2-7-1 ATS. Toledo’s lone wins came against Liberty in the 2022 Boca Raton Bowl, the 2015 Boca Raton Bowl against Temple, the 2014 GoDaddy Bowl against Arkansas State and the 2011 Military Bowl against Air Force. The Rockets only managed to cover the spread twice, doing so against Temple and Arkansas State.
This year, the number to hit against the Cowboys is +3.5 per Caesars Sportsbook Ohio ESPN BET), while the over/under is 44.5.