Louisiana Tech at Bowling Green College Football Betting Tips 9/14/2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Doyt Perry Stadium
Darius Wade and the Bowling Green Falcons play the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at Doyt Perry Stadium on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Bowling Green opens this contest as 10-point dogs. The total is set at 57. The Bulldogs are 0-2-0 ATS and 1-1-0 when betting on the total. The Falcons are 0-2-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-1-0 against the spread.
Key Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
09/08/19 RB Andrew Clair Foot is questionable Saturday vs Louisiana Tech
09/07/19 QB Matt McDonald Eligibility is out for season
In the last game they played, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs played the Grambling State Tigers and left there with a win by a score of 20-14. Israel Tucker paced the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 18 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 71 yards on 16 carries which had him averaging 4.4 yards per run. Griffin Hebert was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 68 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 22.7 yards per catch during the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Bulldogs was J'Mar Smith who went 17/25 with 220 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs ran the football 41 times and racked up 170 yards which gave them an average of 4.1 yards per rush. For the game, the Bulldogs totaled 20 first downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 38 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. For the game, they ran 66 plays which gave them a total of 390 yards. When discussing the defense, Louisiana Tech gave up 26 catches on 40 tries for a total of 239 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. On the ground, the Bulldogs gave up 216 yards on 51 carries giving the other team an average of 4.2 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For this contest, they gave up 455 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
The Bulldogs come into this matchup with a record of 1-1 this year. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the nation averaging 17 points per game, putting them 113th in Division 1. As a unit, they are averaging 121.5 rushing yards per game which is 11th in C-USA. For total yardage, they rank 5th in C-USA and 63rd in Division 1 with 803 yards. The Bulldogs have one of the average defenses in the nation, allowing 29.5 points per contest which has them at 7th in Conference USA. When it comes to rushing yards, Louisiana Tech is giving up 184.5 yards per contest ranking them 7th in the conference and 104th in D-1. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.6 yards per carry putting them 7th in Conference USA and 104th in D-1 overall. In total, they have conceded 369 rushing yards through 2 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Bulldogs have allowed 560 yards. Opponents are completing 68.7% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.5 yards per try.
In their last game, the Bowling Green Falcons played the Kansas State Wildcats and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 52-0. Davon Jones paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 19 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 47 yards by way of 8 carries which gave him an average of 5.9 yards per carry. Rodell Rahmaan was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 34 yards on 1 catch. He notched an average of 34.0 yards per reception for that contest. Leading the way at QB for the Falcons was Darius Wade who went 8/19 with 79 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Bowling Green Falcons ended up rushing 20 times and racked up 61 yards which had them averaging 3.1 yards per run. Overall, the Falcons totaled 5 1st downs and they had a total of 6 penalties for 50 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. Overall, they totaled 44 plays for a total of 140 yards. In terms of defense, Bowling Green State gave up 14 completions on 19 throws for a total of 188 yards, and a completion percentage of 73.7%. In the game, they gave up a total of 521 yards and forced 1 turnover. In the running game, the Falcons gave up 333 yards on 58 runs which means they allowed 5.7 yards per run allowed.
The Falcons come into this game with a record of 1-1. Bowling Green has built a respectable ground game this year by averaging 197 rushing yards per game, which has them at 48th in Division 1. As a unit, they have a total of 394 rushing yards through 2 games, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Falcons average 383.5 yards per contest overall ranking them 82nd in the country and 4th in the MAC. The Falcons are giving up 27.5 points per game ranking them 4th in the Mid-American Conference and 85th in college football. Their passing defense is one of the best units in the country. They are conceding 106 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Falcons are currently ranked 1st in the MAC. In discussing points allowed, they have given up 55 total points. When it comes to rushing yards, they are conceding 189.5 yards per game which puts them at 106th in D-1 and 10th in the conference. For this year, they have conceded 379 rushing yards and 5 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons +10
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