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Bowling Green Falcons Host the Akron Zips in Week 5 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

The Bowling Green Falcons will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Akron Zips at Doyt L. Perry Stadium in Week 5 college football betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Bowling Green Falcons in this game found them listed as 2.5-point underdogs on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas run early in the week pointed to a 29-21 win for the Falcons on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Akron Zips vs Bowling Green Falcons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Bowling Green battles the Akron Zips, currently with a 1-3 mark (1-2-1 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 0-3-1 for the Falcons and 0-4 for the Akron Zips. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Bowling Green vs Akron injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 89-rated Bowling Green Falcons and the No. 128-ranked Akron Zips, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Bowling Green Falcons No. 120-ranked offense (14.25 PPG) against a Akron Zips defense that ranks No. 90 at 29.5 PPG. The Bowling Green Falcons passing attack has averaged 249.75 yards per game, less than the Akron Zips give up through the air (270 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Akron Zips feature the league's No. 91-rated road run defense, allowing 211 yards per game. Bowling Green, meanwhile, ranks No. 79 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Warren Ball ran through the Troy defense for 112 yards in Akron's last game, but the Zips still lost a 22-17 decision at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

In their last gridiron battle, Scott Miller did much of the damage, producing 112 receiving yards but Middle Tennessee managed to defeat the Falcons 24-13 at Floyd Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Akron is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • Akron is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Akron's last 5 games on the road
  • Bowling Green is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Bowling Green is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Bowling Green is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Bowling Green is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Akron home to Ball State, Saturday, October 7th
Bowling Green at Miami-OH, Saturday, October 7th