Saturday, October 22, 2016
Doyt Perry Stadium
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The Miami RedHawks take on the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Doyt Perry Stadium. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 3.5 point favorites. This season the RedHawks are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-6-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 3-4-0 and they are 2-5-0 against the spread.
Gus Ragland finished with 181 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 10 passes out of 21 attempts for a 48% completion percentage. The RedHawks were led in rushing by Gus Ragland, who finished with 36 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. James Gardner was the team leader in receiving with a total of 56 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 14 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 58 total plays for 260 yards for the game. The RedHawks ran for 79 yards on 37 attempts.
James Morgan finished with 335 yards passing for Bowling Green last week. He went 25 for 38, resulting in a 66% completion percentage. The Falcons were led on the ground by Fred Coppet, who finished with 104 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Scott Miller led the team in receiving with 149 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Bowling Green had 24 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 502 yards for the contest. The Falcons ran for 167 yards on 34 carries as a team.
Miami scores 17.1 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 124th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.3 passes on 28.4 attempts for a 53.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 234.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 61st in college football. The RedHawks run for an average of 97 yards per game on 36.4 attempts for an average of 2.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 122nd in the nation. They also run 64.9 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 331.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 119th overall this season. The RedHawks average 18.7 first downs per game which ranks them 107th in the country. They accumulate 68.9 penalty yards per game via 8.6 penalties, which ranks 22nd in the nation.
Miami allows 177 passing yards per game, ranking 18th in D-1, and they allow 27.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 67th. They give up 15.4 completions on 26.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.8. The RedHawks allow 157.7 rushing yards per game on 40 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 66th in the country. Miami allows 334.7 total yards per game including 5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 21st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.1 penalties for 47.6 yards per game, ranking them 34th among D-1 teams.
Bowling Green averages 20.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 116th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 22.4 passes per game on 41.3 attempts for a 54.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 238.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 55th in Division 1. The Falcons run for an average of 148.7 yards per game on 37.9 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 91st on the ground. They also run 79.1 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 387.6 yards per game, ranking them 86th in the country on offense. The Falcons get an average of 21.9 first downs per game, which ranks 52nd in the nation. They average 60.7 penalty yards per game via 6.1 penalties, ranking them 46th in college football.
Bowling Green allows an average of 299.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 125th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 45.9 points per contest, which has them ranked 128th in the nation. They give up 22 completions on 32.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.1 per game. The Falcons allow 220 rushing yards per contest on 43.4 carries for a 5.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 108th in the country. Bowling Green allows 519.4 total yards per game for an average of 6.9 yards per play, which ranks 125th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 7.1 penalties for 71.9 yards in each contest, ranking 118th in the nation.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 1-6-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Bowling Green Betting Trends
Bowling Green is 3-4-0 against the over/under this season
Bowling Green has an ATS record of 2-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/05/16 Backup QB Jordan Martin Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/13/16 WR Chris Hudson Undisclosed out for season
10/16/16 DB Ben Hale Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
10/16/16 DB Jack Walz III Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
08/19/16 RB Matt Domer ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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