Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium
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The Bowling Green Falcons take on the Akron Zips on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium. The opening line for this game has Akron as 11.5 point favorites. This season the Falcons are 2-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-5-0. The Zips have an over/under record of 5-5-0 and they are 3-7-0 against the spread.
James Morgan finished with 224 yards through the air for Bowling Green last week. He completed 21 passes out of 41 attempts for a 51% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Fred Coppet, who finished with 45 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Ronnie Moore was the team leader in receiving with a total of 71 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Bowling Green got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 78 total plays for 314 yards for the game. The Falcons ran for 90 yards on 35 attempts.
Tommy Woodson finished with 316 yards passing for Akron last week. He went 17 for 33, resulting in a 52% completion percentage. The Zips were led on the ground by D.J. Jones, who finished with 72 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Jerome Lane led the team in receiving with 177 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 30 yards per reception. Akron had 21 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 61 total plays for 444 yards for the contest. The Zips ran for 96 yards on 25 carries as a team.
Bowling Green scores 21.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 117th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23.1 passes on 42.3 attempts for a 54.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 253.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 46th in college football. The Falcons run for an average of 132 yards per game on 35.9 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 109th in the nation. They also run 78.2 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 385.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 86th overall this season. The Falcons average 22.1 first downs per game which ranks them 53rd in the country. They accumulate 68.1 penalty yards per game via 6.9 penalties, which ranks 17th in the nation.
Bowling Green allows 278.2 passing yards per game, ranking 116th in D-1, and they allow 45.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 128th. They give up 21.9 completions on 32.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 67.5. The Falcons allow 227.1 rushing yards per game on 44.1 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 111th in the country. Bowling Green allows 505.3 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 122nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.9 penalties for 77.8 yards per game, ranking them 126th among D-1 teams.
Akron averages 29.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 59th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.4 passes per game on 34.5 attempts for a 56.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 273.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 31st in Division 1. The Zips run for an average of 131.4 yards per game on 29.8 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 110th on the ground. They also run 64.3 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for a total of 404.9 yards per game, ranking them 67th in the country on offense. The Zips get an average of 20.6 first downs per game, which ranks 73rd in the nation. They average 65.5 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, ranking them 23rd in college football.
Akron allows an average of 262.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 103rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 35.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 110th in the nation. They give up 21.4 completions on 34.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.6 per game. The Zips allow 234.8 rushing yards per contest on 45.2 carries for a 5.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 113th in the country. Akron allows 497 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play, which ranks 121st in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 69.1 yards in each contest, ranking 115th in the nation.
Bowling Green Betting Trends
Bowling Green is 4-5-0 against the over/under this season
Bowling Green has an ATS record of 2-7-0 this season
Akron Betting Trends
Akron is 5-5-0 against the over/under this season
Akron has an ATS record of 3-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 DB Ben Hale Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Akron
11/06/16 DB Jack Walz III Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Akron
08/19/16 RB Matt Domer ACL out for season
11/02/16 DL Brock Boxen Undisclosed out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Bowling Green
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