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No. 25 Missouri showed no signs of a setback last week after a dominant victory and on Saturday, the Tigers debut at home when they host Bowling Green at 7PM ET from Memorial Stadium.

Bet Bowling Green at Missouri

The Tigers rolled Illinois 37-9 in their first game without quarterback Chase Daniel. Blaine Gabbert made his first start at quarterback and threw for 319 yards on 25-of-33 passing with three touchdowns. Gabbert helped the Tigers establish a 16-3 halftime lead over the Fighting Illini, and Missouri never looked back. Danario Alexander caught 10 passes for 132 yards for Missouri while Derrick Washington rushed for 61 yards. The performance was also the first time Missouri played without offensive coordinator Dave Christensen who left the Tigers to become the head coach at Wyoming. Defensively, the Tigers forced two turnovers and had three sacks against Illinois.

The Fighting Falcons of Bowling Green defeated Troy 31-14 at home last weekend in Dave Clawson’s debut as head coach. Senior quarterback Tyler Sheehan threw for 339 yards on 32-of-44 passing with two touchdowns while Freddie Barnes caught 15 passes for 157 yards. The Falcons held Troy to just over 300 yards of offense and had two interceptions and two sacks as a unit. Adrien Spencer had a 64-yard interception return for a touchdown in the win as well.

Oddsmakers from online sports book BetOnline have made Missouri 17.5-point home favorites over Bowling Green on Saturday night. The over/under total for this game has been established at 57.5.

College Football Week 2 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992

BOWLING GREEN is 2-1 against the spread versus MISSOURI since 1992

BOWLING GREEN is 3-1 straight up against MISSOURI since 1992

All games played at MISSOURI since 1992

MISSOURI is 1-1 against the spread versus BOWLING GREEN since 1992

BOWLING GREEN is 2-1 straight up against MISSOURI since 1992
Week 2 College Football Injury Report

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Bowling Green at Missouri Current Odds

Bowling Green Falcons +17.5 Over 57.5 (+900)

Missouri Tigers -17.5 Under 57.5 (-1800)

Bet Bowling Green at Missouri

Posted: 9/12/09 4PM ET


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