Bowling Green at Eastern Michigan College Football Picks & Predictions 11/21/2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to Rynearson Stadium to take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 13.5 point favorites. The Falcons have an ATS record of 2-8-0 while their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 7-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 2-8-0 against the spread
Important Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 7-3-0 against the spread
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
11/12/17 LB Armani Posey Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs. Toledo
11/12/17 DB Ben Hale Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs. Toledo
11/12/17 OL Clark Clancy Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs. Toledo
11/12/17 DB Darius Wortham Leg is "?" Wednesday vs. Toledo
11/12/17 OL Jack Kramer Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs. Toledo
11/12/17 OL Lorenzo Taborn Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs. Toledo
11/12/17 DL Shannon Smith Disciplinary is "?" Wednesday vs. Toledo
11/12/17 OL Tim McAuliffe Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs. Toledo
11/07/17 DL Malik Brown Disciplinary is "?"
10/12/17 RB Matt Domer Foot out for season
08/23/17 DB Jamari Bozeman Hip out indefinitely
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bowling Green Falcons are 90th in Division 1 in points scored with 273. They have run 779 plays this season for 4,199 yards, which ranks them 57th in the nation in total offense. The Falcons average 5.4 yards per play, which is 87th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 210 1st downs this year, placing them 90th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Bowling Green has run for 1,635 yards as a team, which ranks 80th in the country. They've run 397 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 81 times for 749 yards so far this season, which has them 15th in the nation in penalties. Jarret Doege has thrown for 1,125 yards this season. He has completed 98 passes on 153 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 144.8. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 8.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Bowling Green is 123rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 422. They have surrendered a total of 5,715 yards on D, which is 125th in Division 1. The Falcons are ranked 124th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opposing offenses have completed 208 passes on 349 attempts against the Bowling Green Falcons defense this season, placing them 80th and 82nd in the country. The Bowling Green pass defense has also given up a total of 2,916 yards through the air, which is 115th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 491 attempts for 2,800 yards this year, putting them in 126th place in D-1 against the run. The Falcons have committed 61 penalties for 501 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 40th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Bowling Green is ranked 95th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 98 punt return yards and average 8.2 yards per return, which is 50th in college football. They have returned 42 kicks for 850 yards on special teams, ranking 19th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 20 yards per kick return and they are 65th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,147. The Bowling Green Falcons have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 17, which is 19th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 90%. Bowling Green Falcons kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 28 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,520 yards on 57 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 16th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles have run for 1,287 yards as a team, which ranks 115th in the nation. They've run 369 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 70 times for 635 yards so far this year, which has them 46th in the country in penalties. They are 87th in Division 1 in points scored with 279. They have run 776 plays this year for 4,256 yards, which ranks them 30th in the nation in total offense. The Eastern Michigan Eagles average 5.5 yards per play, which is 78th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 221 1st downs this season, ranking them 73rd overall as an offensive unit. Brogan Roback has completed 240 throws while attempting 398 passes for a completion percentage of 60.3%. He has passed for 2,820 yards this year. He averages 6.4 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 127.7.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles rush defense has given up 451 attempts for 1,880 yards this season, putting them in 68th place in the country against the run. They have had 80 penalties for 695 yards on defense this year. That places them 108th in Division 1. Eastern Michigan is 41st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 249. They have given up a total of 3,913 yards on D, which is 39th in the nation. The Eagles are 34th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 174 throws on 303 attempts against the Eastern Michigan defense this season, ranking them 28th and 25th in the country. The Eastern Michigan Eagles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,033 yards in the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Eastern Michigan Eagles have tried 19 field goals this year and made 13, which is 52nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 68%. Eastern Michigan kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 30 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,423 yards on 62 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 111th in the NCAA in punting average. Eastern Michigan is 8th in the country in punt returns with 26. They've totaled 129 punt return yards and average 5 yards per return, which is 101st in D-1. They have returned 31 kicks for 505 yards on special teams, which puts them 101st in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 16 yards per kick return and they are 88th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,890.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons +13.5
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