The Bowling Green Falcons (6-5, 4-3 MAC) and Western Michigan Broncos (4-7, 3-4) meet Tuesday. Kickoff at Waldo Stadium is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET (ESPNU). Below, we analyze BetMGM Sportsbook’s lines around the Bowling Green vs. Western Michigan odds, and make our expert college football picks and predictions.
Bowling Green covered the spread as a 9.5-point home underdog in a 32-31 loss vs. the Toledo Rockets last Tuesday as the Over (50.5) hit. The loss snapped a 4-game winning streak for the Falcons, who are 4-1 against the spread (ATS) over their last 5.
Western Michigan failed to cover as a 4-point underdog in a 24-0 loss at the Northern Illinois Huskies last Tuesday as the Under (57) cashed. The Broncos — who own the Mid-American Conference’s 4th-ranked offense at 24.9 points per game — cranked out just 11 first downs.
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Bowling Green at Western Michigan odds
Provided by BetMGM Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated Monday at 2:25 p.m. ET.
- Moneyline: Bowling Green -120 (bet $120 to win $100) | Western Michigan +100 (bet $100 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Bowling Green -1.5 (-110) | Western Michigan +1.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 53.5 (O: -105 | U: -115)
Bowling Green at Western Michigan picks and predictions
Bowling Green 24, Western Michigan 21
Bowling Green (-120) is not great offensively but has cut out a few deficits in recent weeks. However, there is no profit in this figure. PASS.
Peg this one being on a collision course for a 1-to-6 point deficit at the end. No underlying value points stand out. PASS.
The Under is 8-2 for each side coming in and 4-1 across the last 5 meetings in this series, which includes a 13-9 BGSU win Nov. 2, 2022.
The Falcons like to run the ball, and the Broncos’ run defense at home has been solid (101.0 yards per game). Bowling Green’s defense is solid all around.
The forecast is for a temperature around 40 degrees and a 14 mile-per-hour breeze.
BACK THE UNDER 53.5 (-115).
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