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Buffalo Bulls Open as Week 5 Betting Underdogs vs Falcons

UB Stadium will feature the Bowling Green Falcons vs Buffalo Bulls on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Bowling Green Falcons listed as -6.5-point favorites earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 31-24 result in favor of the Falcons. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Bowling Green Falcons vs Buffalo Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Buffalo will face the 2-2 Bowling Green Falcons, who own a 3-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Buffalo Bulls are 1-3 so far this season while the Falcons are 3-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Bowling Green injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 48-rated Buffalo Bulls and the No. 69-ranked Bowling Green Falcons, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Bulls No. 72-ranked offense (29.75 PPG) against a Bowling Green Falcons defense that ranks No. 115 at 39.5 PPG. The Buffalo Bulls passing attack has averaged 225.75 yards per game, less than the Bowling Green Falcons give up through the air (281.25 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bowling Green Falcons feature the league's No. 83-rated road run defense, allowing 210.67 yards per game. Buffalo, meanwhile, ranks No. 77 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In Bowling Green's last outing, Matt Johnson threw for 402 yards to lead the Falcons over Purdue 35-28 at Ross-Ade Stadium.

In Buffalo's last outing, Joe Licata threw for 338 yards in a losing cause against the Wolf Pack, 24-21 at UB Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Bowling Green is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 7 games
  • Bowling Green is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Bowling Green is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Buffalo is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Bowling Green home to Massachusetts, Saturday, October 10th
Buffalo at Central Michigan, Saturday, October 17th