Bowling Green at Kent State College Football Picks & Predictions 10/31/2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to Dix Stadium to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 1 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 56. The Falcons have an ATS record of 1-7-0 while their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Golden Flashes have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 3-5-0 against the spread.
Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 1-7-0 against the spread
Important Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 3-5-0 against the spread
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
10/29/17 DB Darius Wortham Leg is "?" Tuesday vs. Kent State
10/29/17 OL Jack Kramer Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Tuesday vs. Kent State
10/29/17 QB Jarret Doege Back is "?" Tuesday vs. Kent State
10/29/17 WR Teo Redding Undisclosed is "?" Tuesday vs. Kent State
10/29/17 OL Tim McAuliffe Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Tuesday vs. Kent State
10/12/17 RB Matt Domer Foot out for season
08/23/17 DB Jamari Bozeman Hip out indefinitely
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
10/29/17 DE Nick Faulkner Leg is "?" Tuesday vs. Bowling Green
09/20/17 RB Myles Washington ACL out for season
09/18/17 LB Matt Bahr Knee out for season
09/18/17 QB Nick Holley Knee out for season
08/19/17 QB Mylik Mitchell Knee out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bowling Green Falcons are 112th in Division 1 in points scored with 164. They have run 579 plays this season for 2,989 yards, which ranks them 72nd in the nation in total offense. The Falcons average 5.2 yards per play, which is 99th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 150 1st downs this year, placing them 98th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Bowling Green has run for 1,202 yards as a team, which ranks 80th in the country. They've run 290 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 56 times for 520 yards so far this season, which has them 34th in the nation in penalties. James Morgan has thrown for 1,260 yards this season. He has completed 96 passes on 212 attempts for a completion percentage of 45.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 102.6. He averages 5.9 yards per pass attempt and 5.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Bowling Green is 121st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 302. They have surrendered a total of 4,212 yards on D, which is 125th in Division 1. The Falcons are ranked 121st in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opposing offenses have completed 155 passes on 257 attempts against the Bowling Green Falcons defense this season, placing them 84th and 77th in the country. The Bowling Green pass defense has also given up a total of 2,122 yards through the air, which is 104th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 366 attempts for 2,090 yards this year, putting them in 126th place in D-1 against the run. The Falcons have committed 42 penalties for 321 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Bowling Green is ranked 100th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 93 punt return yards and average 10.3 yards per return, which is 33rd in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 501 yards on special teams, ranking 45th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 18 yards per kick return and they are 89th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,582. The Bowling Green Falcons have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 13, which is 20th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87%. Bowling Green Falcons kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 15 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,048 yards on 46 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 16th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Flashes have run for 1,189 yards as a team, which ranks 84th in the nation. They've run 357 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Flashes have been penalized on offense 64 times for 591 yards so far this year, which has them 11th in the country in penalties. They are 129th in Division 1 in points scored with 80. They have run 483 plays this year for 1,997 yards, which ranks them 125th in the nation in total offense. The Kent State Golden Flashes average 4.1 yards per play, which is 128th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 99 1st downs this season, ranking them 128th overall as an offensive unit. George Bollas has completed 42 throws while attempting 84 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. He has passed for 537 yards this year. He averages 4.7 adjusted yards per throw and 6.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 102.
The Kent State Golden Flashes rush defense has given up 320 attempts for 1,799 yards this season, putting them in 114th place in the country against the run. They have had 55 penalties for 479 yards on defense this year. That places them 83rd in Division 1. Kent State is 99th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 263. They have given up a total of 3,502 yards on D, which is 92nd in the nation. The Golden Flashes are 118th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opponent offenses have completed 126 throws on 220 attempts against the Kent State defense this season, ranking them 26th and 22nd in the country. The Kent State Golden Flashes pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,703 yards in the air, which is 60th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Kent State Golden Flashes have tried 11 field goals this year and made 7, which is 88th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Kent State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,631 yards on 59 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 15th in the NCAA in punting average. Kent State is 49th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 57 punt return yards and average 4.4 yards per return, which is 106th in D-1. They have returned 27 kicks for 450 yards on special teams, which puts them 59th in kick return yardage. The Golden Flashes average 17 yards per kick return and they are 128th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,504.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Golden Flashes college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons -1
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