Western Michigan at Bowling Green College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Doyt Perry Stadium
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Doyt Perry Stadium is the venue for the game between the Western Michigan Broncos and the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Western Michigan as 15.5 point favorites. The Falcons are 2-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-1-0. The Broncos are 2-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-4-0.
Valuable Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Western Michigan Broncos are 2-4-0 against the spread
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
09/30/18 TE Giovanni Ricci Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Eastern Michigan
06/27/18 DL Steven Clark Medical is out for season
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
10/06/18 WR Deric Phouthavong Knee is OUT Saturday vs Toledo
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Western Michigan Broncos have run for 1,175 yards as a unit, which ranks 36th in the nation. They've run 232 times, averaging 5.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 40 times for 353 yards so far this year, which has them 40th in the country in penalties. They are 28th in Division 1 in points scored with 214. They have run 429 plays this year for 2,833 yards, which ranks them 16th in the nation in total offense. The Broncos average 6.6 yards per play, which is 25th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 146 1st downs this season, ranking them 16th overall as an offensive unit. Jon Wassink has completed 121 throws while attempting 194 passes for a completion percentage of 62.4%. He has passed for 1,658 yards this year. He averages 9.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 153.9.
The Broncos rush defense has given up 240 attempts for 1,048 yards this season, putting them in 95th place in the country against the run. They have had 36 penalties for 283 yards on defense this year. That places them 47th in Division 1. Western Michigan is 101st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 182. They have given up a total of 2,210 yards on D, which is 77th in the nation. The Broncos are 83rd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 87 throws on 149 attempts against the Western Michigan Broncos defense this season, ranking them 32nd and 26th in the country. The Western Michigan pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,162 yards in the air, which is 59th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Western Michigan Broncos have tried 8 field goals this year and made 5, which is 82nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Western Michigan Broncos kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 25 for 28 this season. Their punters have accumulated 794 yards on 22 punts, averaging 36 yards per punt. That ranks them 124th in the NCAA in punting average. Western Michigan is 45th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 315 punt return yards and average 28.6 yards per return, which is 2nd in D-1. They have returned 12 kicks for 187 yards on special teams, which puts them 91st in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 16 yards per kick return and they are 13th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,335.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons are 70th in Division 1 in points scored with 156. They have run 456 plays this season for 2,213 yards, which ranks them 28th in the nation in total offense. The Bowling Green Falcons average 4.9 yards per play, which is 114th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 135 1st downs this year, placing them 31st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Bowling Green has run for 640 yards as a team, which ranks 113th in the country. They've run 218 times, averaging 2.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 49 times for 397 yards so far this season, which has them 11th in the nation in penalties. Jarret Doege has thrown for 1,485 yards this season. He has completed 142 passes on 227 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 132.6. He averages 6.5 yards per pass attempt and 6.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Bowling Green is 127th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 291. They have surrendered a total of 2,979 yards on D, which is 121st in Division 1. The Falcons are ranked 123rd in yards per play allowed with 7.2. Opposing offenses have completed 57 passes on 116 attempts against the Bowling Green defense this season, placing them 2nd and 4th in the country. The Bowling Green Falcons pass defense has also given up a total of 985 yards through the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 300 attempts for 1,994 yards this year, putting them in 129th place in D-1 against the run. The Falcons have committed 45 penalties for 480 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 124th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Bowling Green is ranked 124th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 4 punt return yards and average 1.3 yards per return, which is 125th in college football. They have returned 24 kicks for 421 yards on special teams, ranking 16th in kick return yardage. The Bowling Green Falcons average 18 yards per kick return and they are 62nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,638. The Falcons have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 3, which is 103rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Bowling Green kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 17 for 17 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,362 yards on 37 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 121st in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Broncos -15.5
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