Bowling Green Falcons vs. Ga Southern Eagles - 12/23/15 College Football GoDaddy Bowl Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ga Southern Eagles (8-4) at Bowling Green Falcons (10-3)
College Football: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Ladd Peebles Stadium)
The Line: Bowling Green Falcons -7.5 -- Over/Under: 64 See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Southern Eagles will play the Bowling Green Falcons in the GoDaddy Bowl game.
The Bowling Green Falcons were 10-3 this season and finished as MAC champions after defeating Northern Illinois in their conference championship game by a score of 34-14. The Bowling Green offense is averaging 43 points per game with 376.1 passing yards per game and 184.9 rushing yards per game. Matt Johnson is completing 68.8% of his passes for 4700 yards, 43 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions for Bowling Green. Travis Greene has rushed for 1219 yards and 14 touchdowns for Bowling Green. Fred Coppet has rushed for 797 yards and 5 touchdowns for Bowling Green. Roger Lewis has 1476 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns for Bowling Green. Gehrig Dieter has 957 receiving yards and 9 touchdowns for Bowling Green. The Bowling Green defense is giving up 26.7 points per game with 247.2 passing yards and 162.3 rushing yards per game. Austin Valdez has 78 tackles, Terrance Bush has 6 sacks, and Alfonso Mack has 6 interceptions for Bowling Green. Bowling Green is +14 in turnover margin this season.
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The Georgia Southern Eagles were 8-4 this season and finished third in the Sun Belt standings. The Georgia Southern offense is averaging 37 points per game with 355.6 rushing yards per game and 61.8 passing yards per game. Georgia Southern uses two quarterbacks, Favian Upshaw and Kevin Ellison. Upshaw has 210 passing yards, 0 touchdowns, 5 interceptions and 384 rushing yards for the Eagles. Ellison has 532 passing yards, 3 touchdowns, 5 interceptions, and 642 rushing yards for Georgia Southern. Matt Breida has 1540 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns, while LA Ramsby has 772 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns for Georgia Southern. BJ Johnson has 243 receiving yards and 0 touchdowns for Georgia Southern this season. The Georgia Southern defense is giving up 23.3 points per game with 203.9 passing yards per game and 132.2 rushing yards per game. Antwione Williams has 97 sacks, Bernard Dawson has 4 sacks, and Antonio Glover has 6 interceptions for Georgia Southern. Georgia Southern is +4 in turnover margin this season.
Georgia Southern boasts the best rushing attack in the country, so it will be very important to get their run game going. Bowling Green has one of the best passing attacks in the country, while Georgia Southern’s defense has been very good. This will be an interesting game because both teams try do the direct opposite on offense. I was very impressed with Bowling Green this season and I think they are the better team in this matchup. I am going to take Bowling Green because they have been able to score a lot of points this season.