South Alabama Jaguars vs Bowling Green Falcons Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: South Alabama Jaguars vs Bowling Green Falcons
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Doyt L. Perry Stadium in Bowling Green, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Falcons (+15)
The Bowling Green Falcons (0-1) will compete against the South Alabama Jaguars (1-0) at Doyt L. Perry Stadium on Saturday. Bowling Green opens this matchup as 15-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The over/under is 51.
The South Alabama Jaguars come into this matchup with a record of 1-0 this season. In their last matchup, the Jaguars faced the Southern Miss Golden Eagles and took home the win by a score of 31-7. Jake Bentley finished 17/22 with 269 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 210.0 and walked away from the game without throwing an interception. Kareem Walker was the leader on the ground for the Jaguars with 18 attempts for 26 yds (1.4 yards per attempt). The South Alabama Jaguars rushed the ball a total of 34 times and amassed 31 yards, which earned them an average of 0.9 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 56 plays which gave them a total of 300 yards. South Alabama allowed 13 completions on 29 attempts for 133 yds, and a completion rate of 44.8%. On the ground, the Jaguars gave up 126 yards on 44 tries, which calculates to 2.9 yards per run surrendered.
The Jaguars have earned 300 yards in total over the course of this season. With reference to getting in the endzone, South Alabama has amassed 2 touchdowns through the air and 1 touchdown on the ground. South Alabama has compiled 13 1st downs as an offense, and they have been called for 6 penalties for 70 yards. As a team they're maintaining an average of 31.0 yards on the ground ranking this team at 126th in college football. In terms of getting in the endzone, the South Alabama Jaguars are sitting at 31.0 points per game.
Regarding passing yardage, the Jaguars are conceding 133 yds which puts them in 33rd in D-1. They have given up 133.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 44.8%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 259.0 yards/game which puts them 37th in college football. The opposition is running for an average of 2.9 yards per rushing attempt and 126.0 rushing yards per game on the campaign. During the season, they have given up 126 yards on the ground through 1 game. The Jaguars rank 29th in D-1 in terms of team defense, allowing 7.0 points per game.
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The Falcons head into this matchup 0-1 for this season. When they last played, the Falcons took a defeat with a final score of 38-6 when they faced the Tennessee Volunteers. Nick Mosley carried the football 8 times for 26 yds, finishing the game with 3.3 yds per attempt for Bowling Green. Matt McDonald finished the game with 187 yds on 25/38 passing while his quarterback rate was 107.1. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 4.9. Bowling Green relinquished 64 running attempts for 326 yds (5.1 yards per rush). The Falcons secondary allowed a completion percentage of 50.0%, surrendering 145 yards on 12 out of 24 through the air. The Falcons ended up finishing with 219 yards while they ran 61 plays (3.6 yards per play). Bowling Green ran the ball for 1.4 yds per carry, totaling 32 yards on 23 carries.
The Bowling Green Falcons have an average of 219.0 yards per game, which has them ranked 124th in college football. The Bowling Green offense has 85 yards of penalties on 11 violations, which is good for 18th in college football in terms of making mistakes. Over the course of the season thus far, the Falcons have thrown for 187 passing yards, ranking them 87th in D-1. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Falcons are 126th in college football holding an average of 6.0 points per game.
The Falcons are relinquishing 38.0 points per game, ranking them 117th in college football. Bowling Green has allowed a total of 326 yards rushing. They have given up 1 touchdown through the air and 145.0 yards/outing, which has them ranked 40th in the nation. The Falcons defense has participated in 88 plays, which ranks 131st in college football.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jaguars -15
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