Buffalo at Bowling Green College Football Picks and Predictions 11/23/2018
Friday, November 23, 2018
Doyt Perry Stadium
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The Buffalo Bulls head to Doyt Perry Stadium to play the Bowling Green Falcons on Friday, November 23, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Buffalo as 17.5 point favorites. The Bulls are 8-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-3-0. The Falcons are 5-6-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-5-0.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 8-3-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bulls are 8-3-0 against the spread
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 5-6-0 against the spread
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
11/08/18 LB Roland Walder Ankle is out for season
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bulls are 30th in the country in points scored with 380. They have run 773 plays this year for 4,552 yards, which ranks them 68th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bulls average 5.9 yards per play, which is 58th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 233 1st downs this season, ranking them 54th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Buffalo has run for 2,074 yards as a unit, which ranks 48th in college football. They've run 446 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulls have been penalized on offense 57 times for 488 yards so far this year, which has them 91st in the country in penalties. Tyree Jackson has passed for 2,454 yards this year. He's completed 175 throws while attempting 317 passes for a completion percentage of 55.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 138.9. He averages 7.8 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Buffalo is 55th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 277. They have given up a total of 3,928 yards on D, which is 44th in D-1. The Bulls are 35th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 156 throws on 309 attempts against the Buffalo Bulls defense this season, ranking them 6th and 33rd in the nation. The Buffalo pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,953 yards in the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 461 attempts for 1,976 yards this season, putting them in 85th place in the country against the run. The Bulls have had 87 penalties for 891 yards on defense this year. That places them 129th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Buffalo is 12th in the country in punt returns with 25. They've totaled 255 punt return yards and average 10.2 yards per return, which is 52nd in D-1. They have returned 29 kicks for 506 yards on special teams, which puts them 67th in kick return yardage. The Bulls average 17 yards per kick return and they are 47th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,313. The Buffalo Bulls have tried 11 field goals this year and made 7, which is 116th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Buffalo Bulls kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 46 for 51 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,829 yards on 45 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 80th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons have run for 1,357 yards as a team, which ranks 114th in college football. They've run 396 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bowling Green Falcons have been penalized on offense 89 times for 748 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the country in penalties. They are 91st in the nation in points scored with 278. They have run 782 plays this season for 4,074 yards, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 in total offense. Bowling Green averages 5.2 yards per play, which is 102nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 224 1st downs this year, placing them 74th overall as an offensive unit. Jarret Doege averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 234 passes on 372 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 137.3. He has thrown for 2,576 yards this season.
The Bowling Green Falcons rush defense has allowed 512 attempts for 3,044 yards this year, putting them in 127th place in D-1 against the run. Bowling Green has committed 75 penalties for 736 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 113th in college football. They are 121st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 436. They have surrendered a total of 4,919 yards on D, which is 110th in the country. The Falcons are ranked 117th in yards per play allowed with 6.6. Opposing offenses have completed 125 passes on 239 attempts against the Bowling Green defense this season, placing them 1st and 1st in Division 1. The Bowling Green Falcons pass defense has also given up a total of 1,876 yards through the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Bowling Green Falcons have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 6, which is 123rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Bowling Green kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 32 for 32 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,421 yards on 64 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 120th in Division 1 in punting average. Bowling Green is ranked 51st in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 91 punt return yards and average 5.7 yards per return, which is 104th in college football. They have returned 35 kicks for 600 yards on special teams, ranking 42nd in kick return yardage. The Bowling Green Falcons average 17 yards per kick return and they are 90th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,765.
Who will win tonight's Bulls/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Falcons +17.5
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