Indiana Hoosiers vs Bowling Green Falcons in NCAAF odds tilt
Bowling Green Falcons vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds
The Hoosiers will do battle with the visiting Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.
The Falcons will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 2-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Hoosiers are 1-1 ATS. Bowling Green is 1-1 against the total, while Indiana is 2-0 versus the number.
Betting Line: Sportsbooks such as Sportsbook.ag had set the Hoosiers as 4-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.
Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 65-rated Hoosiers and the No. 11-rated Falcons in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 59-52 win for the Falcons on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indiana's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 54 PPG, against a Falcons defense that ranks No. 29 this week at 14.5 PPG. The Hoosiers aerial game is averaging 341 yards per game, more than the Falcons secondary allows through the air, 193 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Falcons feature the league's No. 24-rated road run defense, allowing 138 yards per game. Indiana, meanwhile, ranks No. 50 in rushing offense at home.
Bowling Green won its last outing, a 41-22 result against Kent State on September 7. Bowling Green covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 63 combined points took the game OVER the total. Matt Johnson led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 357 yards Saturday as the Falcons downed the Golden Flashes 41-22 at Dix Stadium.
In their last action, Indiana was a 41-35 loser at home against Navy. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (76) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Nate Sudfeld handled the Midshipmen defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 363 yards, but Indiana still lost to Navy 41-35.
Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
A few Falcons at Hoosiers trends to consider:
Bowling Green is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Bowling Green is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Bowling Green's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games at home
Indiana is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games at home
Indiana is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Bowling Green home to Murray State, Saturday, September 21
Indiana home to Missouri, Saturday, September 21