UCLA Bruins vs. Bowling Green Falcons Picks and Prediction – September 3

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The UCLA Bruins (0-0) and Bowling Green Falcons (0-0) will face each other in a matchup at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

UCLA vs. Bowling Green Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 23.5 points, with oddsmakers listing UCLA as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, UCLA has -2761 odds to pick up the win, while Bowling Green is listed at +1163 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 57 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch UCLA vs. Bowling Green Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
  • Location: Pasadena, California
  • Stadium: Rose Bowl

Betting Preview

UCLA

  • UCLA put up 5.8 more points per game (36.5) than Bowling Green surrendered (30.7) last year.
  • The Bruins were 7-2 against the spread and 7-2 overall in games when they recorded more than 30.7 points last year.
  • UCLA collected 67.5 more yards per game (441.5) than Bowling Green allowed per matchup (374.0) last season.
  • The Bruins were 8-3 against the spread and 8-3 overall when the team picked up over 374.0 yards last year.
  • UCLA rushed for 215.3 yards per game last season, 27.5 more than the 187.8 Bowling Green allowed per outing.
  • Last season the Bruins had an 8-1 ATS record and an 8-1 overall record in games the team ran for over 187.8 yards.

Bowling Green

  • Bowling Green averaged 5.4 fewer points per game (21.4) than UCLA allowed (26.8) last season.
  • The Falcons were 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall last year when the team recorded more than 26.8 points.
  • Bowling Green racked up 67.4 fewer yards per game (317.2) than UCLA gave up (384.6) per contest last season.
  • When the Falcons amassed over 384.6 yards last year, the team was 2-0 against the spread and 1-1 overall.
  • Last season Bowling Green racked up 102.3 yards per game on the ground, 22.1 fewer than UCLA allowed per contest (124.4).
  • When the Falcons rushed for more than 124.4 yards last year they compiled a 2-3 ATS record and a 1-4 overall record.

UCLA vs. Bowling Green Betting Analysis

UCLA Betting Insights

  • UCLA’s record against the spread last season was 8-4-0.
  • The Bruins were favored on the moneyline nine total times last season. They finished 6-3 in those games.
  • The Bruins did not play a game last season with moneyline odds of -2761 or shorter.
  • UCLA had seven of its 12 games go over the point total last season.

Falcons Betting Insights

  • Bowling Green’s record against the spread last season was 8-4-0.
  • Bowling Green did not lose ATS (2-0) as underdogs of 23.5 points or more last season.
  • The Falcons were underdogs in 11 games last season and won four (36.4%) of those contests.
  • The Falcons entered two games last season as the underdog by +1163 or more and were 0-0 in those contests.
  • There were five Bowling Green games (out of 12) that hit the over last year.

UCLA vs. Bowling Green Against The Spread & Betting Records

UCLA

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 60.9 61.3 60.3
Implied Total AVG 34.0 34.6 33.2
ATS Record 8-4-0 4-3-0 4-1-0
Over/Under Record 7-5-0 5-2-0 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 6-3 3-3 3-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-1 1-0 1-1

Falcons

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 50.3 47.9 52.7
Implied Total AVG 32.7 28.5 36.8
ATS Record 8-4-0 3-3-0 5-1-0
Over/Under Record 5-7-0 3-3-0 2-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 0-1 0-1 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 4-7 2-3 2-4

Last Season’s Leaders

UCLA

  • In 12 games last year, Qwuantrezz Knight compiled 2.5 sacks to go with 6.0 TFL and 55 tackles.
  • Mitchell Agude recorded 40 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks in 12 games.
  • Jordan Genmark Heath delivered 3.5 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL, 38 tackles, and one interception in 12 games played a season ago.
  • On defense in 2021, Bo Calvert piled up 33 tackles, 7.0 TFL, and four sacks in 12 games.

Falcons

  • Darren Anders helped lead the defense with 88 tackles, 6.0 TFL, three sacks, and one interception in 12 games.
  • Davon Ferguson accumulated 2.0 sacks to go along with 6.0 TFL and 51 tackles in 12 games.
  • In 12 games, Brock Horne totaled 55 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception.
  • A big player on defense, Jordan Anderson had three interceptions to go with 42 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and three passes defended.

UCLA vs. Bowling Green Predictions and Pick

Our pick to win this contest is UCLA, and we project that UCLA will cover the spread (UCLA -23.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 57 points.

UCLA vs. Bowling Green betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Bruins (-23.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (57)

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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