Saturday, October 24, 2015
Sun Bowl Stadium
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The Florida Atlantic Owls face the UTEP Miners on Saturday at Sun Bowl Stadium. The opening line for this game has Florida Atlantic as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 58.5.
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Florida Atlantic was led in passing last game by Jason Driskel, who finished with 203 yards through the air. He went 14 for 31 on the game, good for a 45% completion percentage. Trey Rodriguez was the rushing leader for the Owls last game. He carried the ball 16 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 72 yards. Tyler Cameron led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 111 yards. He had an average of 19 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Florida Atlantic had 334 total yards on 65 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The Owls rushed for 131 yards by way of 34 carries.
UTEP was led in passing last game by Kavika Johnson, who finished with 107 yards through the air. He went 10 for 20 on the game, good for a 50% completion percentage. Warren Redix was the rushing leader for the Miners last game. He carried the ball 10 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 52 yards. Cole Freytag led the team in receiving with 2 receptions for 81 yards. He had an average of 41 yards per reception in the contest. UTEP had 272 total yards on 71 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 3 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 13 first downs on the game. The Miners rushed for 155 yards by way of 47 carries.
Florida Atlantic is averaging a total of 23.2 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 35 passes per game and completing 18.5 of them for a 52.9 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 235 yards per game through the air as well. The Owls carry the ball for an average of 156.8 yards per game on 40.3 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season. They are also running 75.3 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 391.8 yards per contest. The Owls manage 21.5 first downs per contest and they average a total of 60 penalty yards on 7 penalties.
Florida Atlantic gives up an average of 229.3 passing yards and 31.8 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 17.2 completions per game on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.4. The Owls allow 208.5 rushing yards per game on 47.7 carries for a 4.4 average per play. Florida Atlantic gives up 437.8 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties per game that total 54 yards as a unit.
UTEP is accumulating 21.3 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 30.8 passes per game and complete 18.8 of them for a 61.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 202.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Miners carry the ball for an average of 141.5 yards per game on 37.3 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They also run 68.2 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 343.8 yards in each contest. The Miners are gaining 16.8 first downs per contest and they average 50.7 penalty yards on 5.5 penalties per game.
UTEP gives up 316.5 passing yards per outing and 43 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 17.2 completions on 30.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.6. The Miners allow 180.5 rushing yards per contest on 34.5 carries for a 5.2 average per rush. UTEP gives up 497 total yards per game including an average of 7.7 per play. They create an average of 0.8 turnovers per game and 6.2 penalties for 63.5 yards each game.
Florida Atlantic Betting Trends
Florida Atlantic is 3-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
UTEP Betting Trends
UTEP is 4-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
UTEP has an ATS record of 1-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/15 DB Jalen Young Concussion "?" Saturday vs. UTEP
10/18/15 WR Jenson Stoshak Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. UTEP
10/18/15 DE Robinson Eugene Suspension "?" Saturday vs. UTEP
09/10/15 LB Robert Relf Shoulder out for season
08/29/15 WR Derek Moise Knee out for season
09/30/15 DE Luke Elsner Back out for season
09/29/15 WR Donovan Walker Personal quit the team
09/22/15 QB Mack Leftwich Concussion out indefinitely
09/17/15 RB Aaron Jones Ankle out for season
08/25/15 S Devin Cockrell Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take UTEP
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