Akron at Bowling Green College Football Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Doyt L. Perry Stadium
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The Bowling Green Falcons host the Akron Zips at Doyt L. Perry Stadium on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Akron as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 52.5. The Falcons have an over/under record of 0-4-0 and they are 0-4-0 against the spread. The Zips have an ATS record of 2-2-0 while their over/under record is 0-4-0.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The Akron Zips are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 0-4-0 against the spread
Key Akron Zips Injuries
09/24/17 S Zach Guiser Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Bowling Green
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
09/25/17 DL Shannon Smith Targeting Suspension expected to miss 1st Half Saturday vs. Akron
08/23/17 DB Jamari Bozeman Hip out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Akron Zips have run for 477 yards as a team, which ranks 99th in college football. They've run 137 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Zips have been penalized on offense 39 times for 393 yards so far this season, which has them 6th in the country in penalties. They are 102nd in the nation in points scored with 83. They have run 276 plays this season for 1,321 yards, which ranks them 69th in Division 1 in total offense. The Zips average 4.8 yards per play, which is 114th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 81 1st downs this year, placing them 59th overall as an offensive unit. Thomas Woodson averages 6 yards per pass attempt and 5.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 72 passes on 124 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 112.7. He has thrown for 745 yards this season.
The Zips rush defense has allowed 133 attempts for 654 yards this year, putting them in 90th place in D-1 against the run. Akron has committed 35 penalties for 346 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 127th in college football. They are 97th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 118. They have surrendered a total of 1,734 yards on D, which is 105th in the country. The Zips are ranked 116th in yards per play allowed with 6.6. Opposing offenses have completed 87 passes on 131 attempts against the Akron Zips defense this season, placing them 102nd and 83rd in Division 1. The Akron pass defense has also given up a total of 1,080 yards through the air, which is 107th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Akron Zips have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 2, which is 100th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Akron Zips kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,032 yards on 26 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 97th in Division 1 in punting average. They have returned 7 kicks for 126 yards on special teams, ranking 108th in kick return yardage. The Zips average 18 yards per kick return and they are 108th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,451.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons are 119th in the country in points scored with 57. They have run 273 plays this year for 1,353 yards, which ranks them 44th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bowling Green Falcons average 5 yards per play, which is 109th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 67 1st downs this season, ranking them 98th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Bowling Green has run for 358 yards as a unit, which ranks 117th in college football. They've run 114 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. Bowling Green has been penalized on offense 27 times for 240 yards so far this year, which has them 36th in the country in penalties. James Morgan has passed for 622 yards this year. He's completed 45 throws while attempting 106 passes for a completion percentage of 42.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 94.2. He averages 5.4 adjusted yards per throw and 5.9 yards per pass attempt.
Bowling Green is 115th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 143. They have given up a total of 2,201 yards on D, which is 125th in D-1. The Falcons are 122nd in yards per play allowed with 7. Opponent offenses have completed 89 throws on 133 attempts against the Bowling Green defense this season, ranking them 108th and 88th in the nation. The Bowling Green Falcons pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,221 yards in the air, which is 123rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 183 attempts for 980 yards this season, putting them in 119th place in the country against the run. The Falcons have had 22 penalties for 157 yards on defense this year. That places them 26th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Bowling Green is 74th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 40 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 51st in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 225 yards on special teams, which puts them 53rd in kick return yardage. The Bowling Green Falcons average 16 yards per kick return and they are 91st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,618. The Falcons have tried 7 field goals this year and made 7, which is 13th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Bowling Green kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,378 yards on 30 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 14th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Zips/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Zips -2.5
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