Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Bowling Green Falcons take on the Toledo Rockets on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Glass Bowl. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 24 point favorites. This season the Falcons are 1-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4-0. The Rockets have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 4-1-0 against the spread.
James Morgan finished with 253 yards through the air for Bowling Green last week. He completed 22 passes out of 38 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Fred Coppet, who finished with 66 yards on 19 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 76 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game Bowling Green got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 367 yards for the game. The Falcons ran for 114 yards on 39 attempts.
Logan Woodside finished with 247 yards passing for Toledo last week. He went 25 for 31, resulting in a 81% completion percentage. The Rockets were led on the ground by Kareem Hunt, who finished with 141 yards on 29 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Cody Thompson led the team in receiving with 126 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Toledo had 30 first downs total. 13 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 82 total plays for 467 yards for the contest. The Rockets ran for 220 yards on 51 carries as a team.
Bowling Green scores 18.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 122nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 22 passes on 41.8 attempts for a 52.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 222.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 75th in college football. The Falcons run for an average of 145.7 yards per game on 38.5 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 96th in the nation. They also run 80.3 plays per contest and average 4.6 yards per play for an average of 368.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 101st overall this season. The Falcons average 21.5 first downs per game which ranks them 62nd in the country. They accumulate 57 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties, which ranks 58th in the nation.
Bowling Green allows 295.7 passing yards per game, ranking 118th in D-1, and they allow 46.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 128th. They give up 21.8 completions on 32.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66.8. The Falcons allow 220.2 rushing yards per game on 43.2 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 106th in the country. Bowling Green allows 515.8 total yards per game including 6.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 125th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.2 penalties for 71.7 yards per game, ranking them 117th among D-1 teams.
Toledo averages 43.2 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 12th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21.4 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 69 percent completion percentage. They throw for 350.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 8th in Division 1. The Rockets run for an average of 219.4 yards per game on 45 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 31st on the ground. They also run 76 plays per game and average 7.5 yards per play for a total of 570 yards per game, ranking them 3rd in the country on offense. The Rockets get an average of 26.2 first downs per game, which ranks 10th in the nation. They average 62.4 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, ranking them 39th in college football.
Toledo allows an average of 179 passing yards per game, which ranks 20th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 21 points per contest, which has them ranked 32nd in the nation. They give up 12.8 completions on 27 attempts for a completion percentage of 47.4 per game. The Rockets allow 152.6 rushing yards per contest on 34.4 carries for a 4.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 57th in the country. Toledo allows 331.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 22nd in D-1. They force 0.4 turnovers per contest and 7.6 penalties for 76.8 yards in each contest, ranking 122nd in the nation.
Bowling Green Betting Trends
Bowling Green is 2-4-0 against the over/under this season
Bowling Green has an ATS record of 1-5-0 this season
Toledo Betting Trends
Toledo is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Toledo has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 DB Ben Hale Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Toledo
10/09/16 DB Jack Walz III Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Toledo
09/03/16 DB Will Watson Suspension expected to miss first 6 games
08/19/16 RB Matt Domer ACL out for season
08/22/16 WR Andrew Davis ACL out for season
08/22/16 LB Jaylen Coleman ACL out for season
08/22/16 WR Neru N'Shaka ACL out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Toledo
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