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    Doyt L. Perry Stadium is the venue where the Bowling Green Falcons (4-4) will match up against the Ball State Cardinals (2-6) on Wednesday, November 1, 2023.

    The Falcons are the favorites (-5.5) in their game against the Cardinals, with the over/under at 39.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Falcons are -220 and the Cardinals are +179.)

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    Game Info for Bowling Green vs. Ball State

    • Game Day: Wednesday, November 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: Bowling Green, Ohio
    • Stadium: Doyt L. Perry Stadium
    Bowling Green vs Ball State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Bowling Green -5.5 -110 -110 39.5 -110 -110 -220 +179

    Bowling Green Pick Insights

    • Bowling Green has a 4-3-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 5.5-point favorites this season, Bowling Green is 1-0 against the spread.
    • Bowling Green has hit the over in three of its seven games with a set total (42.9%).

    Bowling Green Stats & Insights

    • While Bowling Green ranks 28th in total defense with 330.5 yards allowed per game, the team’s offensive unit has been a little less successful, ranking 10th-worst (301.6 yards per game).
    • Bowling Green ranks 102nd in scoring offense (22.3 points per game) and 62nd in scoring defense (25 points allowed per game) this season.
    • While Bowling Green’s pass defense ranks 27th with 195 passing yards allowed per game,the offense has been less successful, ranking 10th-worst (153.5 passing yards per game).
    • Bowling Green is putting up 148.1 rushing yards per game offensively this season (75th in the FBS), and is surrendering 135.5 rushing yards per game (57th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Bowling Green ranks 20th-worst in third-down conversion rate (33%), but has been better on defense, ranking 80th with a 39.5% third-down percentage allowed.
    • With 20 forced turnovers (first in the FBS) against 16 turnovers committed (118th in the FBS), Bowling Green’s +4+4 turnover margin ranks 27th in college football.

    Bowling Green’s Best Players

    • Connor Bazelak has recorded 890 yards (111.3 ypg) on 81-of-141 passing with five touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Terion Stewart has racked up 670 yards on 110 carries while finding paydirt seven times.
    • Camden Orth has been handed the ball 38 times this year and racked up 133 yards (16.6 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Odieu Hiliare’s 226 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 37 times and has registered 21 catches and two touchdowns.
    • Taron Keith has put together a 224-yard season so far with one touchdown, hauling in 24 passes on 36 targets.
    • Harold Fannin has compiled 17 catches for 201 yards, an average of 25.1 yards per game. He’s scored two times as a receiver this season.
    • Cashius Howell has 4.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has three TFL and 15 tackles.
    • Joseph Sipp Jr., Bowling Green’s tackle leader, has 53 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • Jalen Huskey has picked off a team-leading four passes. He also has 32 tackles and four passes defended to his name.

    Ball State Betting Insights

    • Ball State has covered the spread twice in seven opportunities this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 5.5-point underdogs this season, the Cardinals are 1-2-1 against the spread.
    • Two of Ball State’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (28.6%).

    Ball State Pick Insights

    • Ball State’s offense has been bottom-25 in total offense this season, putting up 295 total yards per game, which ranks seventh-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 56th with 360.5 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • Ball State ranks fifth-worst in points per game (16.1), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 97th in the FBS with 29 points surrendered per contest.
    • Ball State’s passing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, registering 160 passing yards per game, which ranks 14th-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 84th with 236.9 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • In terms of rushing, Ball State ranks 91st in the FBS on offense (135 rushing yards per game) and 41st defensively (123.6 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Ball State’s offense has not been getting things done on third down, ranking 24th-worst in the FBS with a 33.6% third-down conversion percentage. It has been more productive defensively, allowing a 41.9% third-down rate (97th-ranked).
    • Ball State has not done well in terms of turnovers, as its turnover margin of -6 is 16th-worst in the FBS.

    Ball State’s Best Players

    • Layne Hatcher leads Ball State with 566 yards on 62-of-95 passing with four touchdowns compared to zero interceptions this season.
    • Marquez Cooper is his team’s leading rusher with 121 carries for 584 yards, or 73 per game. He’s found paydirt two times on the ground, as well. Cooper has also chipped in with 14 catches for 130 yards.
    • Kiael Kelly has racked up 343 yards on 65 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Qian Magwood’s 309 receiving yards (38.6 yards per game) are a team high. He has 34 catches on 46 targets with one touchdown.
    • Tanner Koziol has 29 receptions (on 46 targets) for a total of 247 yards (30.9 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Ahmad Edwards has racked up 225 reciving yards (28.1 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Sidney Houston Jr. has racked up 5.5 sacks to lead the team, while also recording six TFL and 37 tackles.
    • Ball State’s top-tackler, Cole Pearce, has 44 tackles, six TFL, and three sacks this year.
    • Tyler Potts has a team-high two interceptions to go along with nine tackles and two passes defended.
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