Bowling Green Falcons vs South Florida Bulls Odds
The South Florida Bulls will try to cover the spread at Sun Dome on Friday when they get a visit from the Bowling Green Falcons in NCAA basketball action.
Supporters of the Falcons have watched them go 5-5 and 5-4 ATS on the year, while the Bulls are at 6-3 and 4-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulls are 2-1, while the Falcons have a 0-5 mark.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bulls as 10.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulls, most recently No. 130 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Falcons, who rate No. 262 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 68-62 victory for the Bulls.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and South Florida has the nation's No. 235-rated offensive output, at 65 PPG. The visiting Falcons defense ranks No. 77 allowing on average 60.7 PPG. The Bulls FG% has averaged 43.2% so far, more than the Falcons marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.1% per game.
Defensively, Bowling Green features the nation's No. 248-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. South Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 260 nationally in scoring at home.
Bowling Green lost its last outing, a 64-53 result against Michigan State on December 18. They covered in that game as a 12-point underdog. Bowling Green got 16 points from Chauncey Orr but lost anyway, 64-53, to Michigan State on Tuesday at Stroh Center.
Last time out for South Florida, they were a 72-54 winner as they battled Youngstown State at home. They covered in the match as a 5.5-point favorite. South Florida earned a 72-54 victory over Youngstown State on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Victor Rudd at Sun Dome.
Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing Michigan State are 2-1
After a loss are 6-4
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Falcons at Bulls trends to consider:
Bowling Green is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Bowling Green is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
South Florida is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
South Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Bowling Green at North Dakota, Friday, December 28
South Florida home to George Mason, Saturday, December 29