Saturday, September 26, 2015
Joe Aillet Stadium
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The Florida International Golden Panthers face the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium. The opening line for this game has Louisiana Tech as 14 point favorites and the over/under was set at 57.
Florida International was led in passing last game by Alex McGough, who finished with 242 yards through the air. He went 22 for 36 on the game, good for a 61% completion percentage. Alex Gardner led the Golden Panthers in rushing with 81 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 20 rushing attempts for the game. Dennis Turner was the team leader in receiving with a total of 72 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 36 yards per reception. As a team in that game Florida International had 490 total yards on 82 plays. They gained 13 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Golden Panthers rushed for 248 yards by way of 46 carries.
Louisiana Tech was led in passing last game by Jeff Driskel, who finished with 314 yards through the air. He went 30 for 51 on the game, good for a 59% completion percentage. Kenneth Dixon led the Bulldogs in rushing with 81 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 17 rushing attempts for the game. Trent Taylor was the team leader in receiving with a total of 149 yards and 12 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Louisiana Tech had 451 total yards on 89 plays. They gained 12 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 23 first downs on the game. The Bulldogs rushed for 137 yards by way of 38 carries.
Florida International is averaging 25.3 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 25 passes per game on 40.3 attempts for a 62 percent completion percentage and average 261.7 yards in the passing department per game. The Golden Panthers are running for an average of 167.3 yards per game on 36.7 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. They are also running 77 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 429 yards per contest. The Golden Panthers manage 20.7 first downs per contest and they average a total of 53 penalty yards on 7 penalties.
Florida International gives up an average of 218 passing yards and 21.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 20 completions per game on 34.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.3. The Golden Panthers allow an average of 96.3 rushing yards per game on 34.7 carries for a 2.8 average. Florida International allows 314.3 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 49 yards per game.
Louisiana Tech is putting 44.3 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 26.3 passes per game on 43 attempts for a 61.2 percent completion percentage and average 350.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Bulldogs run for an average of 189 yards per game on 33.7 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry this season. They also run 76.7 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for an average of 539.3 yards in each contest. The Bulldogs are gaining 24 first downs per contest and they average 38.3 penalty yards on 4.7 penalties per game.
Louisiana Tech gives up 274.3 passing yards per outing and 31.7 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 20.7 completions on 33.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62. The Bulldogs allow an average of 141 rushing yards per game on 36.3 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. Louisiana Tech allows 415.3 total yards per game for an average of 6 yards per play. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and 7.7 penalties for 63 yards in each contest.
Florida International Betting Trends
Florida International is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Florida International has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Louisiana Tech Betting Trends
Louisiana Tech is 3-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Louisiana Tech has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 WR Juwan Caesar Knee "?" Saturday vs. Louisiana Tech
09/17/15 S Shermarke Spence Arm out indefinitely
09/02/15 WR Shawn Abrams Undisclosed expected to miss 3-4 weeks
08/22/15 RB Napoleon Maxwell ACL out for season
08/21/15 OL Jordan Budwig Shoulder out for season
09/20/15 OL Cam Manning Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida Intl
09/20/15 OL Kirby Wixson Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Florida Intl
Guy's Pick: Take Louisiana Tech
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