Game notes: Maryland at Bowling Green

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    Bowling Green wide receiver Gehrig Dieter (4) catches a pass for a touchdown against Maryland in 2015. That game was the first in a three-game series between the Falcons and Terrapins; the second is Saturday.


  • Maryland at Bowling Green

    Time: 6 p.m.

    Site: Doyt Perry Stadium; Bowling Green

    Records: Maryland is 1-0; Bowling Green is 0-1

    TV: ESPN+

    Radio: 106.5 FM/1470 AM

    Series: BGSU leads 1-0

    Line: Maryland by 16

    Over/Under: 65½

    What to know

    ■ In the past 20 years, the Falcons have been a double-digit underdog at home five times. They’re 2-3 in those games, with the most recent win coming against Temple, a 12-point favorite, in 2011.

    ■ The meeting between the Falcons and Terrapins is the second of a three-game series that has been moved several times. BG won the first meeting 48-27 in 2015. The series will conclude with BG’s 2024 trip to College Park, Md.

    ■ BG’s Scott Miller is near the top of the national list in many receiving categories after a stellar first game. Against Oregon, Miller had 13 catches (second) for two touchdowns (ninth) and 166 receiving yards (eighth).