Bowling Green at Miami College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Fred Central Yager Stadium
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The Bowling Green Falcons head to Fred Central Yager Stadium to play the Miami RedHawks on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 13 point favorites. The total has been set at 51. The Falcons are 0-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-5-0. The RedHawks are 1-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-3-0.
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Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 0-5-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 0-5-0 against the spread
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Miami RedHawks are 1-4-0 against the spread
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
10/01/17 DB Cameron Jefferies Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
10/01/17 QB Jarret Doege Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
08/23/17 DB Jamari Bozeman Hip out indefinitely
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
10/01/17 DE Dean Lemon Leg "?" Saturday vs. Bowling Green
10/01/17 LB Junior McMullen Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Bowling Green
10/01/17 RB Maurice Thomas Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Bowling Green
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bowling Green Falcons are 116th in the country in points scored with 80. They have run 352 plays this year for 1,729 yards, which ranks them 41st in Division 1 in total offense. The Falcons average 4.9 yards per play, which is 110th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 84 1st downs this season, ranking them 92nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Bowling Green has run for 539 yards as a unit, which ranks 104th in college football. They've run 155 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 35 times for 317 yards so far this year, which has them 25th 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 116th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 177. They have given up a total of 2,562 yards on D, which is 126th in D-1. The Falcons are 120th in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Opponent offenses have completed 103 throws on 158 attempts against the Bowling Green Falcons defense this season, ranking them 103rd and 87th in the nation. The Bowling Green pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,404 yards in the air, which is 118th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 223 attempts for 1,158 yards this season, putting them in 118th place in the country against the run. The Falcons have had 23 penalties for 162 yards on defense this year. That places them 15th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Bowling Green is 59th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 67 punt return yards and average 9.6 yards per return, which is 40th in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 389 yards on special teams, which puts them 23rd in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 20 yards per kick return and they are 68th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,185. The Bowling Green Falcons have tried 8 field goals this year and made 8, which is 21st in college football. Bowling Green Falcons kickers have made 86% of their extra points, going 6 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,583 yards on 35 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 15th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The RedHawks have run for 643 yards as a team, which ranks 86th in college football. They've run 196 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Miami RedHawks have been penalized on offense 36 times for 328 yards so far this season, which has them 23rd in the country in penalties. They are 78th in the nation in points scored with 122. They have run 349 plays this season for 1,786 yards, which ranks them 44th in Division 1 in total offense. Miami averages 5.1 yards per play, which is 104th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 96 1st downs this year, placing them 59th overall as an offensive unit. Gus Ragland averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 8.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 61 passes on 116 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 135.7. He has thrown for 881 yards this season.
The Miami RedHawks rush defense has allowed 174 attempts for 808 yards this year, putting them in 89th place in D-1 against the run. Miami has committed 29 penalties for 291 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 93rd in college football. They are 81st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 128. They have surrendered a total of 1,746 yards on D, which is 68th in the country. The RedHawks are ranked 57th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 85 passes on 153 attempts against the Miami defense this season, placing them 66th and 78th in Division 1. The Miami RedHawks pass defense has also given up a total of 938 yards through the air, which is 53rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Miami RedHawks have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 44th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Miami kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,162 yards on 28 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 65th in Division 1 in punting average. Miami is ranked 100th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 36 punt return yards and average 7.2 yards per return, which is 61st in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 281 yards on special teams, ranking 48th in kick return yardage. The Miami RedHawks average 17 yards per kick return and they are 74th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,103.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/RedHawks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the RedHawks -13
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