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Michigan State Spartans Prediction vs Bowling Green Falcons in Week 1 College Football Odds

Spartan Stadium features a battle between the host Michigan State Spartans and the visiting Bowling Green Falcons in college football betting action Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Bowling Green Falcons in this one found them as 18.5-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 31-21 win for the Spartans. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Bowling Green Falcons vs Michigan State Spartans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Michigan State Spartans currently sport a record of 0-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Bowling Green Falcons are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Michigan State Spartans post a 0-0 over under record this season, while the Bowling Green Falcons have gone 0-0 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Michigan State vs Bowling Green injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 86-rated Michigan State Spartans and the No. 100-ranked Bowling Green Falcons, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Michigan State's No. -ranked offense, averaging PPG, against a Bowling Green defense that ranks No. this week at PPG. The Michigan State aerial game is averaging yards per game, more than the Bowling Green Falcons secondary allows through the air, YPG per game.

Defensively, the Bowling Green Falcons feature the league's No. 105-rated road run defense, allowing 244 yards per game. Michigan State, meanwhile, ranks No. 102 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Fred Coppet went over the 100-yard mark (160) in his team's latest effort as Bowling Green defeated Buffalo by a score of 27-19 on Friday.

Michigan State was hammered in its last outing, as Penn State ran up a 45-12 score against them at Beaver Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Bowling Green is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Bowling Green is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 5 games
  • Bowling Green is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Michigan State is 4-9-1 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Michigan State is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • Michigan State is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Michigan State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Bowling Green home to South Dakota, Saturday, September 9th
Michigan State home to Western Michigan, Saturday, September 9th