Marshall at Bowling Green - 9/17/22 College Football Picks and Prediction
Bowling Green Falcons (0-2) vs Marshall Thundering Herd (2-0)
Game Info: Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 5:00 pm (Doyt L. Perry Stadium)
Betting Odds: Bowling Green Falcons +16.5 -- Over/Under: 54 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Bowling Green Falcons and Marshall Thundering Herd meet Saturday in week 3 college football action at Doyt L. Perry Stadium. The Bowling Green Falcons look to avoid their second 0-3 start in the last 3 years. The Marshall Thundering Herd looks for their second 3-0 start in the last 3 years.
The Bowling Green Falcons have lost 5 of their last 7 home games. Matt McDonald is completing 54.1 percent of his passes for 408 yards, 6 touchdowns and 0 interceptions. CJ Lewis and Christian Sims have combined for 172 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns, while Odieu Hiliare has 8 receptions. The Bowling Green Falcons ground game is averaging 92.5 yards per contest, and Ta’ron Keith leads the way with 61 yards on 14 carries. Defensively, Bowling Green is allowing 52 points and 534 yards per game. Chris Bacon leads the Bowling Green Falcons with 14 tackles, Walter Haire has 1.5 sacks and DJ Taylor has 1 interception.
The Marshall Thundering Herd have won their last 4 road games. Henry Colombi is completing 85.1 percent of his passes for 350 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. Talik Keaton and Devin Miller have combined for 146 receiving yards and 1 touchdown, while Corey Gammage has 5 receptions. The Marshall Thundering Herd ground game is averaging 299.5 yards per contest, and Khalan Laborn leads the way with 265 yards and 3 touchdowns. Defensively, Marshall is allowing 12 points and 232.5 yards per game. Eli Neal leads the Marshall Thundering Herd with 13 tackles, Koby Cumberlander has 1 sack and Micah Abraham has 2 interceptions.
The Thundering Herd are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games in September and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Falcons are 9-25 ATS in their last 34 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 6-2 in Thundering Herd last 8 games overall. The over is 7-2 in Falcons last 9 games overall. The Thundering Herd are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings. The home team is 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
There has to be some sort of concern for Marshall in a letdown spot after going on the road and upsetting Notre Dame as three touchdown underdogs. However, the Bowling Green Falcons have been absolutely horrendous through 2 games on both sides of the ball, especially defensively. On defense, Bowling Green is 130th in total defense and scoring defense. That type of effort forces you to lay the chalk with Marshall regardless of a possible letdown spot. Marshall it is…
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Randy’s Pick Marshall Thundering Herd -16.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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