Game Preview - RedHawks underdogs vs Falcons at Bowling Green
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs Bowling Green Falcons Odds
Bowling Green looks to cover the Falcons-RedHawks point spread this week and improve its overall 3-3 mark when they host Miami (Ohio) in Week 7 action.
They bring a 3-3 record (3-3 ATS) to the Week 7 battle against the 3-3 RedHawks, who are 1-5 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Bowling Green go 0-5 so far and the RedHawks go 3-2.
Betting Line: Bettors going with the Falcons in this game found them listed as 7-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 82 (Falcons) and the No. 106 (RedHawks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 26-13 result in favor of the Falcons is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Bowling Green's No. 110-ranked offense (20.3 PPG) against a RedHawks defense that ranks No. 113 at 37.7 PPG. The Falcons passing attack has averaged 228.3 yards per game, less than the RedHawks give up through the air (259.8 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the RedHawks own the league's No. 109-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 261 yards per game when on the road. Bowling Green, on the other hand, rates No. 91 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Miami (Ohio) was a 52-14 loser in its last match on the road against Cincinnati. They failed to cover the 20-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 66 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. In Miami (Ohio)'s last outing, Zac Dysert threw for 303 yards in a losing cause against the Bearcats, 52-14 at Nippert Stadium.
In their last action, Bowling Green was a 24-10 winner on the road against Akron. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (34) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Last time we saw the Zips, they had no answer for Anthon Samuel as the Falcons rolled to a 24-10 victory at InfoCision Stadium.
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5
Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 4-6
A few RedHawks at Falcons trends to consider:
Miami (Ohio) is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Bowling Green
Miami (Ohio) is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Bowling Green
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 6 games when playing Bowling Green
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 6 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
Bowling Green is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home
Bowling Green is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
Bowling Green is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
Miami (Ohio) home to Ohio, Saturday, October 27
Bowling Green at Massachusetts, Saturday, October 20