Bowling Green Falcons vs. Miami-OH RedHawks - 10/22/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami-OH RedHawks (1-6) at Bowling Green Falcons (1-6)
College Football: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Doyt Perry Stadium)
The Line: Bowling Green Falcons -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Bowling Green Falcons host the Miami (OH) Redhawks in college football action Saturday
The Miami (OH) Redhhawks have had zero success in 2016 before defeating the Kent State Golden Flashes 18-14 for their first victory of the year. The Visiting Golden Flashes led 14-3 and appeared to be heading for the win before the Redhawks dominated the end of the game. Miami held a slight 281-262 edge in yards and picked off a pair of passes while losing a fumble. The Red hawks had no rushing attack to speak of and leaned on the passing of Gus Ragland who completed 10-21 for 181 yards with a pair of touchdowns. Kenny Young caught a 55 yard scoring pass with James Gardner leading the Redhawks with three receptions for 56 yards.
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The Bowling Green Falcons were given zero chance of beating Toledo on the road as many believed the Falcons are not a high quality squad but they gave the Toledo Rockets all they could handle in a 42-35 defeat. The Rockets held a 542-502 yardage advantage and were balanced while BGSU was more pass heavy although productive when they ran. Falcons quarterback completed 25-38 for 335 yards and five touchdowns with an interception with Scott Miller the top target, hauling in eight passes for 149 yards and three scores. Fred Coppet was dangerous on the ground with 17 carries for 104 yards while Teo Redding caught four balls for 50 yards and a TD and ran for another 62 yards on eleven touches.
The under is 4-0 in Miami (OH) last 4 conference games and the under is 5-0 in Miami (OH) last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record while going 6-0 in Miami (OH) last 6 games on fieldturf. Bowling Green are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game and Bowling Green are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games. While Bowling Green are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. The under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Bowling Green and Miami (OH) are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings in Bowling Green while the road team is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings.
On first glance Bowling Green looked like a no brainer but I want to look at the injury list for both teams because the MAC has been bitten by the injury bug…