Marshall at Florida International Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/14/2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
FIU Stadium in Miami
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The #25 Marshall Thundering Herd (6-0) will take their high-flying offense on the road to face the Florida International Golden Panthers (3-4) on Saturday night. Marshall was able to beat FIU 48-10 last year.
Marshall was able to stay undefeated on the season by easily beating Middle Tennessee 49-24 over the weekend. The Thundering Herd had a whopping 589 offensive yards in that win, which included 252 yards on the ground alone.
The Thundering Herd have rushed for 291.7 yards per game this season and they are second in the nation in scoring with 47.8 points per game. Quarterback Rakeem Cato has led the offense by throwing for 1,698 yards with 15 touchdowns and five interceptions, while also rushing for 200 yards and five more scores.
FIU gave up two late field goals to UTSA on Saturday night and lost 16-13 at home. They were only able to rush for 47 yards in that game, averaging just 2.5 yards per carry, and they ended up turning the ball over five times.
Through seven games, the Golden Panthers have only given up 19.9 points per game, but their offense is only scoring 22.7 points per game. Wide receiver Jonnu Smith has 34 catches this season for 411 yards and four touchdowns. Cornerback Richard Leonard has 24 tackles for FIU and he is third in the nation with four interceptions.
Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
Marshall Thundering Herd are 4-1-1 Against the Spread
Marshall Thundering Herd are 3-1-0 against the Over/Under
Florida International Golden Panthers Betting Trends
Florida International Golden Panthers are 5-1-1 Against the Spread
Florida International Golden Panthers are 1-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Marshall Thundering Herd
10/13/14 WR Angelo Jean-Louis Ribs injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Florida Intl
10/08/14 WR Davonte Allen Shoulder out indefinitely
Florida International Golden Panthers
No injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take FIU
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