Minnesota will be looking to build on its best performance of the season when it hosts Bowling Green on Saturday afternoon. The Golden Gophers blew out Colorado in a 30-0 final last Saturday, despite entering the game as 2.5-point underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook. They have now won consecutive games since losing to Ohio State in their season opener. Bowling Green notched its first win of the year last week, picking up a 27-10 win over Murray State.
Kickoff is set for noon ET. The Golden Gophers are 31-point favorites in the latest Minnesota vs. Bowling Green odds at Caesars, while the over-under for points scored is 51. Before entering any Bowling Green vs. Minnesota picks, you'll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Minnesota vs. Bowling Green spread: Minnesota -31
- Minnesota vs. Bowling Green over-under: 51 points
What you need to know about Bowling Green
It was all tied up 10-10 at the half for Bowling Green and the Murray State Racers on Saturday, but the Falcons stepped up in the second half for a 27-10 win. The BGSU defense was solid in the outing, limiting the Racers to just 201 yards and forcing a pair of turnovers while recording three sacks.
Matt McDonald had an accurate day, going 22-of-28 for 221 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for a touchdown, as did Jaison Patterson. Austin Osborne also had a solid day with six catches for 69 yards in the victory and he now leads the team with 21 receptions on the season.
What you need to know about Minnesota
Minnesota is coming off one of the best Week 3 performances by any team in the country. It outgained Colorado 441-63 in what was Minnesota's first road shutout over a Power Five team since 1977. Running back Trey Potts carried the ball 26 times for 121 yards and three touchdowns. Mar'Keise Irving chipped in 89 yards on 15 attempts.
It was the second straight standout game for Potts, who rushed for 178 yards and two touchdowns in a Week 2 win against Miami (Ohio). He will now be facing a Bowling Green defense that is allowing opponents to average 6.3 yards per carry. The Falcons have failed to crack 20 points in their two games against FBS opponents this season.
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