A huge mismatch on paper is on the schedule for Tuesday, November 17, 2020, when the Buffalo Bulls (2-0) visit the Bowling Green Falcons (0-2). Buffalo is tied for the lead in the MAC – East and Bowling Green is tied at the cellar of the division. This game will air live on CBS Sports Network at 7:00 p.m. EST.
Through two games, the Buffalo offense is averaging 45.5 points per game and 456.5 yards per game, 264.0 through the air and 192.5 on the ground. Jaret Patterson leads the team with 210 rushing yards and four touchdowns, and Antonio Nunn has a team high 11 receptions for 239 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, the Bulls are allowing 20.0 points and 327.5 yards, 180.0 passing and 147.5 rushing.
The Bowling Green offense has been anemic as they are averaging just 13.5 points per game and 316.0 yards per game, 116.5 through the air and 199.5 on the ground. Terion Stewart leads the team with 162 rushing yards and two touchdowns, and Noah Massey has a team high three receptions for 66 yards. Defensively, the Falcons are the worst in the country as they are allowing 50.0 points and 595.5 yards, 293.0 passing and 302.5 rushing.
Below is my pick for the Buffalo Bulls at Bowling Green Falcons. All odds are from PointsBet Sportsbook.Buffalo Bulls (-31.5) at Bowling Green Falcons: O/U 61.5 (-106/-114)
Last time out, Buffalo hosted the Miami Ohio RedHawks and cruised to a 42-10 win. Buffalo led 14-7 at the half and then scored 28 unanswered points to start the second half and put this game away. QB Kyle Vantrease had himself a ball game as he went 17/27 for 353 yards, four touchdowns, and zero interceptions. Wide receivers Antonio Nunn and Trevor Wilson combined for seven receptions for 3240 yards and two touchdowns on the night. The Buffalo defense held Miami Ohio to 258 total yards and forced one interception.
Bowling Green hosted the Kent State Golden Flashes and were dismantled, losing 62-24. This game was tied at 10 after the first quarter, but Kent State scored the next 38 points to put this game on ice and leave Bowling Green with an easy win. QB Matt McDonald was not good as he went 6/20 for just 105 yards. Terion Stewart was impressive as he carried the ball 14 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns. The Bowling Green defense gave up 667 yards to Kent State.
Series History: Buffalo has won the past three meetings, but Bowling Green still leads the all-time series 11-6.
ATS Picks: This is a lot of points on the road but Bowling Green stinks. Give me Buffalo -31.5 Tuesday night.
2020 CFB Picks Results: 34-23