Western Michigan at Bowling Green - 11/2/22 College Football Picks and Prediction
Bowling Green Falcons (4-4) vs Western Michigan Broncos (3-5)
Game Info: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 7:00 pm (Doyt L. Perry Stadium)
Betting Odds: Bowling Green Falcons -4.5 -- Over/Under: 46.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Western Michigan Broncos will play the Bowling Green Falcons in a MAC Game on Wednesday night at Doyt L. Perry Stadium in Bowling Green, Ohio.
The Western Michigan Broncos are 3-5 (2-2) this season after they defeated Miami (OH) by a score of 16-10 in their last game. Western Michigan was actually out gained by one yard in this game, but held Miami to 2-13 on third down attempts in the win. The Western Michigan offense is averaging 20.8 points per game with 182 passing yards per game and 123.5 rushing yards per game. Jack Salopek has thrown for 1,231 yards, seven touchdowns, and 10 interceptions for the Broncos this season. Sean Tyler has rushed for 529 yards and four scores, while Corey Crooms has caught 35 passes for 469 yards and four touchdowns for Western Michigan. The Western Michigan defense is giving up 28.5 points per game and 374.6 yards per game.
The Bowling Green Falcons are 4-4 (3-1) this season after they defeated Central Michigan by a score of 34-18 in their last game. Bowling Green out gained Central Michigan by a total of 369-306 and forced four turnovers in the win. The Bowling Green offense is averaging 25.9 points per game with 226.3 passing yards per game and 113.3 rushing yards per game. Matt McDonald has thrown for 1,620 yards, 16 touchdowns, and three interceptions for the Falcons this season. Jaison Patterson has rushed for 386 yards and one touchdown, while Odieu Hiliare has caught 26 passes for 375 yards and four scores for Bowling Green. The Bowling Green defense is allowing 34.6 points per game and 431.1 yards per game.
Western Michigan is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games following a bye week. The over is 7-0 in Western Michigan’s last 7 Wednesday games. Bowling Green is 11-26 ATS in their last 37 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Wednesday games. The over is 6-2 in Bowling Green’s last 8 games. The under is 7-2 in these two teams last 9 head to head meetings.
Both of these teams come into this game just one game in the loss column behind first place in their division of the MAC standings. Bowling Green has the better record, but their defense is allowing over 34 points per game. Western Michigan has lost two of their last three games and their offense has not been very good. I like Bowling Green at home.