Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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The Georgia Southern Eagles take on the Bowling Green Falcons on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 in the GoDaddy Bowl. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 64.
Kevin Ellison finished his last game with 53 yards through the air for Georgia Southern. He completed 4 passes out of 13 attempts for a 31% completion percentage. Alfred Ramsby led the Eagles in rushing with 65 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 15 rushing attempts for the game. BJ Johnson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 57 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Georgia Southern had 203 total yards on 63 plays. They gained 6 rushing first downs, 4 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 14 first downs on the game. The Eagles rushed for 135 yards by way of 44 carries.
Matt Johnson finished his last game with 236 yards through the air for Bowling Green. He completed 24 passes out of 31 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. Fred Coppet led the Falcons in rushing with 109 yards. He averaged 9 yards per carry on his 12 rushing attempts for the game. Gehrig Dieter was the team leader in receiving with a total of 81 yards and 11 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 7 yards per reception. Bowling Green had 576 total yards on 72 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 10 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Falcons rushed for 337 yards by way of 37 carries.
Georgia Southern is averaging 34.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 4.6 passes per game on 10.8 attempts for a 42.6 percent completion percentage and average 61.8 yards in the passing department per game. The Eagles are running for an average of 355.1 yards per game on 54.7 attempts for an average of 6.5 yards per carry. They are also running 65.4 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 416.9 yards per contest. The Eagles manage 18.7 first downs per contest and they average a total of 48.3 penalty yards on 5.2 penalties.
Georgia Southern gives up an average of 203.9 passing yards and 23.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 15.4 completions per game on 27.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.9. The Eagles allow an average of 131.4 rushing yards per game on 33.9 carries for a 3.9 average. Georgia Southern allows 335.3 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.7 penalties for 39.8 yards per game.
Bowling Green is putting 43.4 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 29.5 passes per game on 43.1 attempts for a 68.4 percent completion percentage and average 376.1 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Falcons run for an average of 184.9 yards per game on 39.5 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season. They also run 82.5 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 561 yards in each contest. The Falcons are gaining 28.8 first downs per contest and they average 82.6 penalty yards on 8.9 penalties per game.
Bowling Green gives up 247.2 passing yards per outing and 26.7 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 22 completions on 37.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.1. The Falcons allow an average of 162.3 rushing yards per game on 40.4 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry. Bowling Green allows 409.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and 6.5 penalties for 65.2 yards in each contest.
Georgia Southern Betting Trends
Georgia Southern is 5-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Georgia Southern has an ATS record of 8-4-0 this season
Bowling Green Betting Trends
Bowling Green is 6-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Bowling Green has an ATS record of 10-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
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
Josh's Pick: Take Bowling Green
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