Bowling Green Falcons vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 11/15/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Bowling Green Falcons vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Location: Glass Bowl in Toledo, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Rockets (-15.5)
The Bowling Green Falcons (5-5) are hitting the road to Glass Bowl on Tuesday where they will attempt to beat the Toledo Rockets (7-3). Toledo opens this contest as 15.5-point favorites. The over/under comes in at 52.5.
The Bowling Green Falcons come into this game with a record of 5-5 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Falcons took on the Kent State Golden Flashes and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 40-6. Jaison Patterson was the best rusher for the Falcons with 16 totes for 52 yds (3.3 yards per attempt). Matt McDonald connected on 31/40 with 246 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 132.4 and finished the contest with 1 pick. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Falcons gave up 201 yds on 41 attempts, which averages out to 4.9 yds per run allowed. Bowling Green relinquished 17 completions on 30 tries for 214 yds, and a completion rate of 56.7%. For the game, they tallied 80 plays which gave them 311 yds. The Bowling Green Falcons ran the rock 38 times and amassed 65 yards, which is an average of 1.7 yds per carry.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Bowling Green Falcons are averaging 23.0 PPG. As a team they hold an average of 108.4 yards rushing which ranks them 116th in the country. The Falcons currently have 3,301 total yards this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Bowling Green has amassed 19 touchdowns through the air and 7 rushing touchdowns. Bowling Green has accounted for 183 first downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 83 infractions for 741 yds. They have turned the football over 16 times.
In terms of yards via the pass, the Falcons are conceding 2,567 yds which ranks them 103rd in D-1. They are giving up 256.7 yards per contest via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 67.4%. Overall, they have allowed 418.2 yards/contest which puts them 103rd in Division 1. They have surrendered 23 touchdowns via the pass as well as 15 touchdowns running the ball. The opposition is running for 4.4 yards per running attempt and 161.5 yards on the ground per game this year. In total, they have conceded 1,615 rushing yards through 10 games. The Falcons sit in 116th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, giving up 32.6 PPG.
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The Rockets head into this game 7-3 for this year. In their last game, the Rockets got the victory with a final of 28-21 when they faced the Ball State Cardinals. DeQuan Finn (3 TDs) walked away from the game with 301 yards on 21/38 passing while his quarterback rate was 142.6. He threw 1 pick and his Y/A was 7.9. Micah Kelly carried the rock 17 times for 85 yds, ending the game with 5.0 yards per attempt for Toledo. The Rockets finished the contest with a total of 437 yards and they ran 81 plays (5.4 yds per play). Toledo ran the ball for 3.2 yds per carry, finishing with a total of 136 yds on 43 attempts. Toledo relinquished 39 attempts on the ground for 187 yards (4.8 yards per rush). The Rockets pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 37.1%, surrendering 94 yds on 13 out of 35 through the air.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Rockets currently sit 23rd in D-1 by tallying 35.1 PPG. During this campaign so far, the Rockets have thrown for 2,243 yards through the air not to mention an average of 224.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 77th in college football. The Toledo Rockets hold an average of 406.6 yards per game, which has them sitting 56th in D-1. The Toledo offense has compiled 553 yds of penalties on 68 violations, which ranks 42nd in college football in terms of giving up free yards.
The Rockets are giving up 26.3 points per game, which has them ranked 70th in college football. Toledo has conceded a total of 1,609 rushing yards (160.9 yards/game) and 22 touchdowns on the ground this season. This year, they have surrendered 263 total points. They have conceded 11 touchdowns via the pass as well as 179.9 yards/game, which puts them in 14th in Division 1. The Rockets defense has been on the field for 720 plays, which has them sitting 103rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Rockets college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons +15.5
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