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Bowling Green vs Ohio Preview

The Ohio Bobcats will try to hold on to their lead in the MAC East on Wednesday night when they head to Bowling Green to take on the Falcons.

Ohio is 7-3 SU this season and is 3-1 SU and ATS in their last four games against Bowling Green.

Beau Blankenship rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns in Ohio’s 43-28 win over Central Michigan last Thursday.

They will face the 7-3 Bobcats, who own a 5-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Falcons are 6-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bobcats are 7-3 favoring the OVER.

View Ohio vs Bowling Green Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Falcons sat as 6.5-point underdogs . The total, meanwhile, sat around 57.5 over at Bovada earlier Wednesday.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Falcons, currently No. 91 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Bobcats, who rate No. 49 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 38-23 victory for the Bobcats.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Bowling Green's No. 80-ranked offense (24.8 PPG) against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 36 at 22.2 PPG. The Falcons passing attack has averaged 267.1 yards per game, more than the Bobcats give up through the air (211.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 8-rated road run defense, allowing 95.6 yards per game. Bowling Green, meanwhile, ranks No. 89 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Ohio was a 43-28 winner on the road against Central Michigan. They covered the 7.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (71) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Bowling Green was a 45-14 loser in its last match at home against Northern Illinois. They failed to cover the 6–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 59 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing in November are 9-1
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 7-3

Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Bobcats at Falcons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio's last 5 games
Ohio is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
Ohio is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Bowling Green
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 9 games
Bowling Green is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Ohio
Bowling Green is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

Next up:
Ohio home to Miami (Ohio), Tuesday, November 22
Bowling Green at Buffalo, Friday, November 25

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