Bowling Green at Central Michigan College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Kelly/Shorts Stadium is the venue for the game between the Bowling Green Falcons and the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Central Michigan as 7.5 point favorites. The Chippewas are 4-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-6-0. The Falcons are 3-6-0 ATS and their over/under record is 6-3-0.
Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 3-6-0 against the spread
Important Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 4-5-0 against the spread
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
11/04/18 RB Andrew Clair Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Central Michigan
11/04/18 LB Eldridge Salguero Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Central Michigan
10/09/18 WR Deric Phouthavong Undisclosed is out for season
09/13/18 LB Dorian Hendrix Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/13/18 LB Hassan Belton Knee is out for season
09/13/18 WR Julian Ortega-Jones ACL is out for season
09/04/18 TE Presley Motes Leg is out indefinitely
08/21/18 DB Jamari Bozeman Hip is out indefinitely
08/15/18 DL David Konowalski Achilles is out for season
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/04/18 RB Jerrod Davis Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Bowling Green
11/04/18 RB Jonathan Ward Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Bowling Green
11/02/18 DL D'Andre Dill Undisclosed is out for season
11/02/18 TE Logan Hessbrook Undisclosed is out for season
10/28/18 QB Tommy Lazzaro Hamstring is out for season
10/26/18 DL Nate Brisson-Fast Undisclosed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bowling Green Falcons have run for 958 yards as a unit, which ranks 119th in the nation. They've run 304 times, averaging 3.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 76 times for 645 yards so far this year, which has them 8th in the country in penalties. They are 91st in Division 1 in points scored with 233. They have run 639 plays this year for 3,355 yards, which ranks them 39th in the nation in total offense. The Falcons average 5.3 yards per play, which is 92nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 185 1st downs this season, ranking them 72nd overall as an offensive unit. Jarret Doege has completed 202 throws while attempting 322 passes for a completion percentage of 62.7%. He has passed for 2,285 yards this year. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 139.3.
The Falcons rush defense has given up 454 attempts for 2,893 yards this season, putting them in 128th place in the country against the run. They have had 65 penalties for 662 yards on defense this year. That places them 120th in Division 1. Bowling Green is 127th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 417. They have given up a total of 4,526 yards on D, which is 122nd in the nation. The Falcons are 123rd in yards per play allowed with 7. Opponent offenses have completed 102 throws on 190 attempts against the Bowling Green Falcons defense this season, ranking them 1st and 1st in the country. The Bowling Green pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,633 yards in the air, which is 19th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Bowling Green Falcons have tried 8 field goals this year and made 5, which is 121st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Bowling Green Falcons kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,086 yards on 55 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 120th in the NCAA in punting average. Bowling Green is 89th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 79 punt return yards and average 7.2 yards per return, which is 91st in D-1. They have returned 32 kicks for 527 yards on special teams, which puts them 37th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 17 yards per kick return and they are 89th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,962.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chippewas are 127th in Division 1 in points scored with 154. They have run 684 plays this season for 2,714 yards, which ranks them 118th in the nation in total offense. The Central Michigan Chippewas average 4 yards per play, which is 128th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 154 1st downs this year, placing them 121st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Central Michigan has run for 1,327 yards as a team, which ranks 91st in the country. They've run 386 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chippewas have been penalized on offense 80 times for 706 yards so far this season, which has them 6th in the nation in penalties. Tony Poljan has thrown for 625 yards this season. He has completed 76 passes on 147 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 85.1. He averages 4.3 yards per pass attempt and 3 adjusted yards per throw.
Central Michigan is 77th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 253. They have surrendered a total of 3,471 yards on D, which is 61st in Division 1. The Chippewas are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 146 passes on 251 attempts against the Central Michigan defense this season, placing them 26th and 30th in the country. The Central Michigan Chippewas pass defense has also given up a total of 1,486 yards through the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 454 attempts for 1,985 yards this year, putting them in 111th place in D-1 against the run. The Chippewas have committed 59 penalties for 598 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 103rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Central Michigan is ranked 66th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 46 punt return yards and average 3.3 yards per return, which is 123rd in college football. They have returned 30 kicks for 546 yards on special teams, ranking 35th in kick return yardage. The Central Michigan Chippewas average 18 yards per kick return and they are 124th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,306. The Chippewas have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 12, which is 30th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Central Michigan kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,846 yards on 71 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 89th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Chippewas college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons +7.5
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