Toledo Rockets versus Bowling Green Falcons College Football Cash League Fantasy Picks 11-17-2015
There is college football from the MAC conference for Tuesday night as the Bowling Green Falcons will host the Toledo Rockets. DFS one day league managers can tune to ESPN2 TV at 6PM Eastern Time on November 17th to follow the results of their fantasy roster picks.
The Rockets have had success against the Falcons in recent seasons with five straight wins in lower than expected scoring games. Toledo is 8-1 on the year and had their dreams of a perfect season go awry following their 32-17 defeat on November 3rd to Northern Illinois that cost the Rockets a shot at a New Year’s Day Bowl Game. They did respond well from that loss as they traveled to Central Michigan last week and earned a 28-23 road victory. With two games remaining the Rockets still have hopes for a MAC conference west title as they sit in a three way tie with Northern Illinois and Western Michigan at 5-1 in the division. Toledo is a high scoring team as the club averages nearly 35 points a game good for 33rd best from college football. They are a well balanced offensive team passing for 251 yards and running for 216 yards per game as they sit at 26th in the nation in total offense. Defensively Toledo has held their own limiting opponents to 18.8 points per game which is 20th best from college football.
Bowling Green resides in the MAC conference East Division as they have an overall record of 8-2 and are 6-0 in conference. They have wrapped up the MAC Conference East and will play in the MAC conference championship game. Falcons enter play with a seven game winning streak after winning at Western Michigan 41-27 last week. They have been a point scoring machine the past five games scoring no fewer than 41 points. Bowling Green has been an explosive offense this year. They are a top five team in three of the key areas of college football. They put up 584 yards per game good for fifth best in the country. They are fourth best in the nation in scoring offense by averaging 45.4 points per game. On the other end of the ball the Falcons are 99th in total defense by allowing 439 yards per game.
Toledo Rockets QB:
Ely a senior quarterback is completing 54.7% of his passes this year for 2192 yards with 18 touchdowns and 9 picks. He is coming off a great game last week at Central Michigan where he threw for 322 yards for two touchdowns. Ely has thrown for multiple touchdown passes in five of his past six games. He does not run much with five yards on the ground on 18 carries.
Toledo Rockets RB:
The Rockets running back leads the team with 749 rushing yards on 107 carries with five touchdowns. Two weeks ago against Northern Illinois he had a very good game rushing for 133 yards on 16 carries. He has rushed for over 100 yards in four of the eight games this season.
Toledo Rockets WR:
The sophomore wide out has been a big play receiver for the Rockets this year. He has caught 27 balls for 553 yards with four touchdowns. Thompson is averaging 20.5 yards per catch on the season. Last week at Central Michigan it was Thompson with four grabs for 62 yards.
Bowling Green Falcons QB:
Johnson in his senior season has put up some outstanding numbers. He is completing 69.1% of his throws this year for 3955 yards with 36 touchdowns and four picks. He has rushed for three touchdowns on the campaign. Johnson has thrown for three touchdowns or greater in five straight games.
Bowling Green Falcons RB:
The Falcons back leads the club with 866 yards rushing on 149 carries with ten touchdowns. Last week Greene had 24 carries for 170 yards and three touchdowns. He has six rushing touchdowns in two straight games.
Bowling Green Falcons WR:
The sophomore wide out has caught 69 passes on the campaign for 1310 yards with 14 touchdowns. He has two touchdown catches in three of his past four games.
College Football Cash Fantasy League Picks
QB: Matt Johnson (Bowling Green Falcons)
RB: Travis Greene (Bowling Green Falcons)
WR: Roger Lewis (Bowling Green Falcons)