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Published: Saturday, 10/5/2013 - Updated: 9 months ago

Western Michigan at Toledo, 3 p.m.

Western Michigan at Toledo

■ Time: 3 p.m.

■ Records: WMU is 0-5, 0-1 MAC; UT is 2-3, 1-1

■ Radio: 1370

■ TV: BCSN (tape delay, 7 p.m.)

■ Series: UT leads 39-28

■ Favorite: UT by 22½

■ Notes: UT is hosting its 82nd homecoming game, where the Rockets are 57-25. ... The Rockets begin a stretch in which they play five of their next six at the Glass Bowl. They have a bye next week. ... UT ranks second in the MAC in total defense (401.8 yards per game) after ranking 12th last year (473.2). ... WMU, under first-year coach P.J. Fleck, ranks 11th in the MAC in scoring offense (14 ppg) and 10th in scoring defense (36.4 ppg). The Broncos fare better in total defense, ranking third at 422.6. ... WMU averages 54.3 points per game during its last three games in the Glass Bowl. ... Broncos quarterback Tyler Van Tubbergen is completing just 44.7 percent of his passes for 802 yards. He has thrown three touchdowns against nine interceptions. ... WMU is coming off a 32-14 loss at Kent State in the MAC opener. The Golden Flashes scored the final 17 points. ... UT, after losing last week at West contender Ball State, can ill afford a second conference loss.



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