The Western Michigan Broncos (4-7) host the Bowling Green Falcons (6-5) in a MACtion battle on Tuesday. This contest features an exciting offense and stout defense. Western Michigan is fourth in the conference in scoring (24.9) and second in total offense (374.7). On the opposite sideline, Bowling Green is fifth in the MAC in points allowed (24.7) and fourth in run defense (137.4).
Kickoff from Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich., is set for 7 p.m. ET. The Falcons are 2.5-point favorites in the latest Bowling Green vs. Western Michigan odds via SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points is 51.5, down three points from the opening line. Before making any Western Michigan vs. Bowling Green picks, you need to see the college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Bowling Green vs. Western Michigan and just revealed its picks and MACtion predictions. You can visit SportsLine to see the model's CFB picks. Here are several college football odds and trends for Western Michigan vs. Bowling Green:
- Bowling Green vs. Western Michigan spread: Bowling Green -2.5
- Bowling Green vs. Western Michigan over/under: 51.5
- Bowling Green vs. Western Michigan money line: Bowling Green -137, Western Michigan +115
- BGSU: Has hit the 1H Game Total Over in 10 of last 13 games
- WMU: 6-4 ATS this season
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Why Western Michigan can cover
Freshman running back Jalen Buckley has made a significant impact in his first season for the Broncos. The Illinois native is third in the conference in rushing yards (918) and rushing yards per game (91.8) but tied for second in touchdowns (9). On Nov. 7 against CMU, Buckley had 117 yards and two rushing scores.
Senior receiver Leroy Thomas brings good route running and playmaking ability. Thomas has snagged 33 receptions for 371 yards and two touchdowns this season. He has notched 65-plus yards in three of his last four games. In his last matchup, Thomas had six receptions for 87 yards. Sophomore tight Blake Bosma creates separation and owns strong hands in the middle of the field. Bosma has 18 catches for 310 yards and two touchdowns. He recorded at least 50 yards in two of his last three games. See which team to pick here.
Why Bowling Green can cover
Senior quarterback Connor Bazelak leads the Falcons offense. Bazelak is an accurate passer with impressive field vision. The Ohio native is completing 60% of his throws for 1,497 yards and nine passing touchdowns. He's finished with one passing score in four straight games. Last week against Toledo, Bazelak went 23 of 35 for 286 yards and one passing touchdown.
Sophomore tight end Harold Fannin Jr. has been one of his top targets. Fannin Jr. has strong hands at the catch point and has the athleticism to gain additional yards after catch. The Ohio native leads the team in both receiving yards (474) and touchdowns (6) on 31 receptions. He's supplied at least 80 yards in three straight games. In his outing, Fannin Jr. notched five receptions for 89 yards and two scores. See which team to pick here.
How to make Bowling Green vs. Western Michigan picks
SportsLine's model is going Under on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 51 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in over 50% of simulations. See who to back at SportsLine.
So who wins Western Michigan vs. Bowling Green, and which side of the spread hits over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has notched a profit of well over $2,000 on its top-rated college football spread picks, and find out.