Saturday, October 24, 2015
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The Bowling Green Falcons face the Kent State Golden Flashes on Saturday at Dix Stadium. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 60.
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Matt Johnson finished his last game with 357 yards through the air for Bowling Green. He completed 25 passes out of 30 attempts for a 83% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Travis Greene, who finished with 64 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Roger Lewis led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 118 yards. He had an average of 20 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Bowling Green had 532 total yards on 75 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 16 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 27 first downs on the game. The Falcons rushed for 120 yards by way of 42 carries.
George Bollas finished his last game with 135 yards through the air for Kent State. He completed 20 passes out of 25 attempts for a 80% completion percentage. The Golden Flashes were led in rushing by Raekwon James, who finished with 85 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Raekwon James led the team in receiving with 8 receptions for 56 yards. He had an average of 7 yards per reception in the contest. Kent State had 327 total yards on 75 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 18 first downs on the game. The Golden Flashes rushed for 192 yards by way of 50 carries.
Bowling Green is scoring 43.3 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 31.9 passes on 45.3 attempts for a 70.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 432 yards per game through the air as well. The Falcons carry the ball for an average of 162.3 yards per game on 39.4 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season. They are also running 84.7 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for an average of 594.3 yards per contest. The Falcons manage 30.1 first downs per contest and they average a total of 90.7 penalty yards on 9.4 penalties.
Bowling Green gives up an average of 294.7 passing yards and 32.6 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 25.3 completions per game on 40.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.9. The Falcons allow 161 rushing yards per game on 38.7 carries for a 4.2 average per play. Bowling Green gives up 455.7 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties per game that total 71.4 yards as a unit.
Kent State averages 18 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 15.1 passes per game on 29.4 attempts for a 51.5 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 151 yards through the air per game thus far. The Golden Flashes carry the ball for an average of 170.3 yards per game on 44.7 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They also run 74.1 plays per game and average 4.3 yards per play for an average of 321.3 yards in each contest. The Golden Flashes are gaining 16 first downs per contest and they average 87.1 penalty yards on 9.4 penalties per game.
Kent State gives up 182 passing yards per outing and 24.7 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 15.1 completions on 31.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 48.4. The Golden Flashes allow 113 rushing yards per contest on 37.3 carries for a 3 average per rush. Kent State gives up 295 total yards per game including an average of 4.3 per play. They create an average of 2.3 turnovers per game and 7.7 penalties for 71.4 yards each game.
Bowling Green Betting Trends
Bowling Green is 5-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Bowling Green has an ATS record of 5-2-0 this season
Kent State Betting Trends
Kent State is 2-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Kent State has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/15/15 OL Christian Piazza Undisclosed out for season
10/01/15 DB Darrell Hunter II Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/10/15 K Anthony Farinella Back out indefinitely
09/10/15 DL Gus Schwieterman Foot out for season
10/18/15 WR Antwan Dixon Head "?" Saturday vs. Bowling Green
Tony's Pick: Take Kent State
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