Miami RedHawks vs Bowling Green Falcons Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Redhawks vs Bowling Green Falcons
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Doyt L. Perry Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-21.5)
Doyt L. Perry Stadium is the venue where Matt McDonald and the Bowling Green Falcons (0-5) will take on the Miami Redhawks (2-1) on Saturday. The spread on this game has Miami as 21.5-point favorites. The total is set at 52.5.
In the last game they played, the Miami RedHawks took the field against the Akron Zips and ended up getting the win by a score of 38-7. Brett Gabbert paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 23 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He scurried for 48 yards on 4 carries which had him averaging 12.0 yards per tote. Jack Sorenson was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 177 yards on 8 catches. He earned an average of 22.1 yards per reception for that game. Brett Gabbert went 18/27 with 308 yards through the air and tossed 4 TD's. He ended the game without an interception.
The RedHawks have earned 1,096 total yards for the year. Offensively they are averaging 127.0 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 101st in college football. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Miami has compiled 8 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns. Concerning getting in the endzone, the Miami RedHawks are averaging 28.7 points per game. When talking about passing yards, the RedHawks are giving up 803 yds which ranks them 22nd in the nation. During this campaign, they are giving up 393.0 yards per contest ranking them 67th in the country. The RedHawks rank 64th in the nation when it comes to team defense, conceding 26.7 points per contest. They are giving up 3.4 yards per rush on the ground and 125.3 yards on the ground per game on the season. In their 3 games, they have surrendered 267.7 yards per game through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 60.3%. For the year, they have allowed 376 rushing yards through 3 games.
For his career, Gabbert has thrown for 2,795 yds with 15 touchdowns and 8 picks. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 95 different times for a total of 130 yards. He has a QB rating of 132.8 with a TD percentage of 4.3% and an interception rate of 2.3%. He is passing for 174.7 yds per outing. Brett Gabbert has completed 198 of his attempted career 351 throws for a completion percentage of 56.4%.
In their last outing, the Bowling Green Falcons took the field against the Akron Zips and left there with a loss by a score of 31-3. Terion Stewart paced the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 54 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for 91 yards by way of 14 carries which gave him an average of 6.5 yards per run. Quintin Morris was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 81 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 13.5 yards per reception for that game. Matt McDonald went 14/26 with 135 yards via the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with no picks.
Over the course of the season so far, the Falcons have compiled 712 passing yards together with holding an average of 142.4 passing yards per contest, which ranks 117th in the nation. The Bowling Green Falcons average 326.4 yards per outing which has them sitting 113th in D-1. They have an average of 184.0 rushing yards per game and have run for 920 yards in total. When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Falcons are ranking 126th in Division 1 holding an average of 11.4 PPG. The Falcons are giving up 45.0 points per contest, which puts them 138th in the nation. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 225 pts. Bowling Green has allowed the opposition a total of 1,551 rushing yards (310.2 yards/game) as well as 16 touchdowns by way of the ground game this year. They have surrendered 12 touchdowns via the pass as well as 165.6 yards/outing, ranking them 15th in college football.
McDonald has thrown 3 touchdowns while giving up 6 picks in his career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 2.3% and his interception percentage is 4.6%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 42 yds on 28 tries. He is averaging 118.6 passing yards per contest with a 98.2 quarterback rating. In the 7 contests in his college career, Matt McDonald has completed 61 of 131 attempts for a total of 830 yards.
Who will win tonight's RedHawks/Falcons NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Falcons +21.5
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