Maryland at Bowling Green College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Doyt Perry Stadium
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The Maryland Terrapins head to Doyt Perry Stadium to play the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 14 point favorites. The Terrapins are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Falcons are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Maryland Terrapins are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 1-0-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Maryland Terrapins are 67th in the country in points scored with 34. They have run 80 plays this year for 407 yards, which ranks them 57th in Division 1 in total offense. The Terrapins average 5.1 yards per play, which is 87th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 21 1st downs this season, ranking them 82nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Maryland has run for 143 yards as a unit, which ranks 87th in college football. They've run 46 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Terrapins have been penalized on offense 8 times for 70 yards so far this year, which has them 33rd in the country in penalties. Kasim Hill has passed for 222 yards this year. He's completed 17 throws while attempting 29 passes for a completion percentage of 58.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 134.3. He averages 8.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Maryland is 85th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 29. They have given up a total of 405 yards on D, which is 81st in D-1. The Terrapins are 77th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 21 throws on 39 attempts against the Maryland Terrapins defense this season, ranking them 82nd and 99th in the nation. The Maryland pass defense has also surrendered a total of 263 yards in the air, which is 88th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 36 attempts for 142 yards this season, putting them in 64th place in the country against the run. The Terrapins have had 10 penalties for 102 yards on defense this year. That places them 117th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Maryland has returned 2 kicks for 64 yards on special teams, which puts them 43rd in kick return yardage. The Terrapins average 32 yards per kick return and they are 76th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 480. The Maryland Terrapins have tried 2 field goals this year and made 2, which is 23rd in college football. Maryland Terrapins kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 265 yards on 7 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 90th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons have run for 136 yards as a team, which ranks 90th in college football. They've run 50 times, averaging 2.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bowling Green Falcons have been penalized on offense 5 times for 50 yards so far this season, which has them 78th in the country in penalties. They are 87th in the nation in points scored with 24. They have run 89 plays this season for 389 yards, which ranks them 65th in Division 1 in total offense. Bowling Green averages 4.4 yards per play, which is 103rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 22 1st downs this year, placing them 72nd overall as an offensive unit. Jarret Doege averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 5.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 22 passes on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 129.3. He has thrown for 253 yards this season.
The Bowling Green Falcons rush defense has allowed 42 attempts for 212 yards this year, putting them in 102nd place in D-1 against the run. Bowling Green has committed 3 penalties for 35 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 29th in college football. They are 122nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 58. They have surrendered a total of 504 yards on D, which is 108th in the country. The Falcons are ranked 115th in yards per play allowed with 7.4. Opposing offenses have completed 11 passes on 26 attempts against the Bowling Green defense this season, placing them 23rd and 39th in Division 1. The Bowling Green Falcons pass defense has also given up a total of 292 yards through the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Bowling Green kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this year. Their punters have totaled 236 yards on 7 punts, averaging 34 yards per punt. That places them 109th in Division 1 in punting average. They have returned 5 kicks for 88 yards on special teams, ranking 29th in kick return yardage. The Bowling Green Falcons average 18 yards per kick return and they are 75th in the country in all-purpose yards with 481.
Who will win tonight's Terrapins/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Terrapins -14
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