Bowling Green at Ohio College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to Peden Stadium to take on the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 18.5 point favorites. The Falcons have an ATS record of 3-4-0 while their over/under record is 6-1-0. The Bobcats have an over/under record of 4-2-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 6-1-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Ohio Bobcats are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
10/09/18 WR Deric Phouthavong Undisclosed is out for season
10/03/18 OL Caleb Bright Heart is out indefinitely
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 Ohio Bobcats Injuries
10/14/18 CB Cameron Gunnels Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Bowling Green
10/14/18 CB Jalen Fox Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Bowling Green
10/14/18 WR Jerome Buckner Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Bowling Green
10/14/18 CB Justin Birchette Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Bowling Green
10/14/18 OL Marques Grimes Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Bowling Green
10/14/18 TE Noah Hoffman Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Bowling Green
10/14/18 CB Xavior Motley Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Bowling Green
10/13/18 DL Amir Miller Knee is out for season
10/13/18 OL Cole Irland Foot is out for season
10/13/18 WR Tyler Tupa Knee is out for season
08/28/18 WR Elijah Ball Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bowling Green Falcons are 60th in Division 1 in points scored with 191. They have run 512 plays this season for 2,724 yards, which ranks them 15th in the nation in total offense. The Falcons average 5.3 yards per play, which is 94th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 154 1st downs this year, placing them 25th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Bowling Green has run for 772 yards as a team, which ranks 111th in the country. They've run 239 times, averaging 3.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 58 times for 482 yards so far this season, which has them 9th in the nation in penalties. Jarret Doege has thrown for 1,864 yards this season. He has completed 163 passes on 261 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 138.6. He averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 7.2 adjusted yards per throw.
Bowling Green is 129th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 333. They have surrendered a total of 3,527 yards on D, which is 125th in Division 1. The Falcons are ranked 122nd in yards per play allowed with 7. Opposing offenses have completed 79 passes on 153 attempts against the Bowling Green Falcons defense this season, placing them 4th and 7th in the country. The Bowling Green pass defense has also given up a total of 1,251 yards through the air, which is 40th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 354 attempts for 2,276 yards this year, putting them in 129th place in D-1 against the run. The Falcons have committed 50 penalties for 527 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 123rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Bowling Green is ranked 111th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 24 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 109th in college football. They have returned 29 kicks for 481 yards on special teams, ranking 14th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 17 yards per kick return and they are 48th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,228. The Bowling Green Falcons have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 3, which is 119th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Bowling Green Falcons kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,561 yards on 42 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 118th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bobcats have run for 1,070 yards as a team, which ranks 73rd in the nation. They've run 228 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Bobcats have been penalized on offense 34 times for 335 yards so far this year, which has them 96th in the country in penalties. They are 48th in Division 1 in points scored with 205. They have run 394 plays this year for 2,600 yards, which ranks them 58th in the nation in total offense. The Ohio Bobcats average 6.6 yards per play, which is 19th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 138 1st downs this season, ranking them 60th overall as an offensive unit. Nathan Rourke has completed 86 throws while attempting 141 passes for a completion percentage of 61%. He has passed for 1,297 yards this year. He averages 9.2 adjusted yards per throw and 9.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 153.7.
The Ohio Bobcats rush defense has given up 208 attempts for 981 yards this season, putting them in 64th place in the country against the run. They have had 56 penalties for 527 yards on defense this year. That places them 122nd in Division 1. Ohio is 98th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 203. They have given up a total of 2,944 yards on D, which is 109th in the nation. The Bobcats are 120th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opponent offenses have completed 145 throws on 225 attempts against the Ohio defense this season, ranking them 118th and 101st in the country. The Ohio Bobcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,963 yards in the air, which is 122nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ohio Bobcats have tried 9 field goals this year and made 8, which is 45th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89%. Ohio kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,160 yards on 26 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 19th in the NCAA in punting average. Ohio is 124th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 22 punt return yards and average 5.5 yards per return, which is 102nd in D-1. They have returned 27 kicks for 654 yards on special teams, which puts them 5th in kick return yardage. The Bobcats average 24 yards per kick return and they are 42nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,276.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Falcons +18.5
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