Bowling Green Falcons vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 11/4/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Bowling Green Falcons vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Location: Glass Bowl
Odds/Point Spread: Bowling Green (+18)
Glass Bowl is the site where Eli Peters and the Toledo Rockets (6-6 last year) will play the Bowling Green Falcons (3-9 last season) on Wednesday. Toledo opens this game as 18-point favorites. The total opens at 60.
In their last game of 2019, the Bowling Green Falcons took the field against the Buffalo Bulls and ended up taking the loss by a score of 49-7. Darius Wade went 5/13 with 76 yards via the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Davon Jones paced the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 14 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this outing. He rushed for a total of 89 yards by way of 25 carries which had him averaging 3.6 yards per carry. Quintin Morris led the team in receiving yardage by earning 35 yards on 1 reception.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the Bowling Green Falcons had an average of 16.0 points per game. As a unit they maintained an average of 162.5 yards on the ground, which ranked them 65th in college football. The Falcons attained 3,838 yards in total for the prior campaign. Bowling Green totaled 10 passing touchdowns and 16 rushing touchdowns. When talking about yards via the pass, the Falcons allowed 2,692 yds which had them ranked 53rd in the country. They gave up 5.8 yards per tote and 242.8 rushing yards per game last season. They gave up 24 touchdowns through the air as well as 36 running touchdowns. Overall, they gave up 2,914 rushing yards through 12 contests. They conceded 467.2 yards per game which put them 128th in the nation. The Falcons were ranked 138th in the nation when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 38.6 PPG.
For his career, Matt McDonald has passed for 118 yards with 2 touchdowns and 0 picks. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 1 time totaling 3 rushing yards. His quarterback rating is 293.9 with a touchdown percentage of 25.0%. He is throwing for 59.0 yds per game. Matt McDonald has connected on 7 of his attempted career 8 throws for a completion percentage of 87.5%.
The last time they took the field last year, the Toledo Rockets went up against the Central Michigan Chippewas and left there with a loss by a score of 49-7. Dequan Finn led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 16 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 43 yards by way of 8 carries which gave him an average of 5.4 yards per run. Bryce Mitchell was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 63 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 12.6 yards per catch for the game. Carter Bradley went 15/23 with 121 yards by way of passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He ended the game without an interception.
They maintained an average of 225.3 yards per game via the ground game and toted the ball for 2,704 yards for the year. For the previous season, the Rockets racked up 2,515 passing yards as well as averaging 209.6 throwing yards per game, ranking them 85th in college football. The Toledo Rockets held an average of 434.8 yards per game ranking them 38th in the nation. When looking at how much they scored, the Rockets ranked 75th in college football holding an average of 27.3 points per outing. Toledo gave up a total of 2,623 yards rushing (218.6 yards per game) and 31 touchdowns via the rush throughout last season. Last season, they gave up 386 total points. They allowed the opposition 19 touchdowns through the air as well as 257.3 yards/game, which had them in 118th in D-1. The Rockets gave up 32.2 PPG, which had them in 114th in D-1.
Eli Peters has passed for 24 touchdowns while giving up 10 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage is 6.5% and his interception percentage is 2.7%. He has rushed for 71 yds on 39 attempts. He is averaging 166.6 yards per game through the air with a 132.7 quarterback rating. In 16 games in his college career, Eli Peters has connected on 208 of 370 tries for a total of 2,665 yards.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Rockets college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons +18
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