Check out our free Falcons vs Bobcats pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Athens. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Falcons vs Bobcats Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

Kickoff for this matchup between the Bowling Green Falcons and Ohio Bobcats is set for 7:00 PM ET. The game will be played in Athens, OH at Peden Stadium with ESNU carrying television coverage. In a matchup between two Mid-American teams, the Bobcats are 5.5 point favorites at home. The over-under point total is currently set at 52.5.

Falcons vs Bobcats Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Bowling Green Falcons at Ohio Bobcats
  • Where: Athens at Peden Stadium
  • Date: Tuesday, November 22nd
  • Betting Odds:
  • OHIO -5.5, BOWLGR +193 | OHIO -240 O/U 52.5

Falcons Preview:

As the Falcons travel to take on the Ohio Bobcats, they have an overall record of 6-6. This includes going 5-3 in Mid-American action.

Bowling Green is coming off a 24 loss to Ohio by a score of 38-14. The Falcons entered the game as 5.5 point road underdogs, making this an ATS loss. With their 52 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 52.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 384 yards, with 188 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 112nd in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Bowling Green is ranked 142nd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 196 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Bowling Green offense is averaging 23.83. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Ohio defense ranked 105th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Bowling Green can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 100.83 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Ohio defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Falcons will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 236.75 yards places them 80th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 70th ranked team in attempts per contest (34.5).

Bobcats Preview:

As the Bobcats travel to take on the Bowling Green Falcons, they have an overall record of 9-3. This includes going 7-1 in Mid-American action.

Last week, Ohio beat Bowling Green by a score of 38-14. Leading into the matchup, the Bobcats were 5.5 point underdogs. With their 52 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 52.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 279 yards, with 50 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 57th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Ohio is ranked 176th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 229 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Ohio offense is averaging 34.0. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Bowling Green defense ranked 56th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Ohio can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 142.33 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Bowling Green defense that is vulnerable up front. In the passing game, the Bobcats will look to continue their strong play, as they are the 22nd ranked team in pass yards per game at, 295.5. So far, they are 90th in pass attempts, at 33.25 per game.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Falcons have an ATS record of 4-7-1. Their current over-under record sits at 7-5-0. Across their 5 previous road games, Bowling Green has an ATS mark of 2-2-1. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2-0 while averaging 27.0 points per game.

In terms of betting, the Bobcats have an ATS record of 9-3-0. Their current over-under record sits at 7-5-0. In their last 5 home games, Ohio has averaged 44.2 points per game while allowing 28.2. The team’s record in this stretch was 5-0-0 while going 4-1-0.

Falcons vs Bobcats Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Ohio Bobcats -5.5

Free Total Prediction: Over 52.5

 


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