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In week 5, the Bowling Green Falcons head to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts to face the Massachusetts Minutemen Saturday. The Falcons are 2-2 SU and ATS. The Minutemen are 0-4 SU and 2-2 ATS.

Bowling Green is coming off a huge loss 68-17 against the 19th ranked Wisconsin Badgers last week. Quarterback James Knapke who has 795 passing yards and 4 touchdowns leads the offense this season. Travis Greene leads the rushing game with 356 yards, 4 touchdowns and a 5.2 yards per carry average. Roger Lewis leads the a wide receivers with 434 yards and 2 touchdowns.

The Bowling Green Falcons defense is one of the worst defenses in the country allowing 44 points per game and 616 yards per game.

Massachusetts is also coming off a huge loss 48-7 against Penn State last week. Quarterback Blake Frohnapfel who has 882 passing yards and 6 touchdowns leads the offense this season. Jamal Wilson leads the rushing game with 88 yards, 1 touchdown and a 4.4 yards per carry average. Tajae Sharpe leads the wide receivers with 345 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Massachusetts defense is also one of the worst in the country allowing 38.3 points per game and 439 yards per game.

Keys to Bowling Green win

Bowling Green will have to shut down quarterback Blake Frohnapfel. In addition, the Falcons will need Travis Greene to play a great game.

Keys to Massachusetts win

Massachusetts will have to stop the run game of Travis Greene. In addition, the Minutemen have to find a running back to help Frohnapfel.

Injuries

Bowling Green – Bryan Baird, D.J. Lynch, Darrell Hunter II, Gehrig Dieter, Ryland Ward, Zach Colvin,  Matt Johnson, William Houston, Chris Gallon

Massachusetts – Jamal Wilson

Favorite

Bowling Green – 4.5

Conclusion

This will be a very close game. However, James Knapke will score the necessary points and Bowling Green will improve 3-2 on the season.

About David Campbell

David makes his home in Guatemala and follows the worlds greatest games from there. David contributes on all leagues across the world and had over 25 years experience. He has covered 10 World Cups and will do so again this year in Brazil.

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