Saturday, October 10, 2015
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The Rice Owls face the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday at FAU Stadium. The opening line for this game has Florida Atlantic as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 58.
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Rice was led in passing last game by Tyler Stehling, who finished with 150 yards through the air. He went 11 for 19 on the game, good for a 58% completion percentage. Samuel Stewart led the Owls in rushing with 60 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 11 rushing attempts for the game. Dennis Parks led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 67 yards. He had an average of 17 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Rice had 322 total yards on 64 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 10 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 15 first downs on the game. The Owls rushed for 85 yards by way of 34 carries.
Florida Atlantic was led in passing last game by Jaquez Johnson, who finished with 144 yards through the air. He went 14 for 25 on the game, good for a 56% completion percentage. Greg Howell led the Owls in rushing with 63 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 21 rushing attempts for the game. Tony Thomas led the team in receiving with 2 receptions for 27 yards. He had an average of 14 yards per reception in the contest. Florida Atlantic had 184 total yards on 73 plays. They gained 3 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 13 first downs on the game. The Owls rushed for 40 yards by way of 48 carries.
Rice is averaging 29.8 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 18.2 passes per game on 29.8 attempts for a 61.1 percent completion percentage and average 227.6 yards in the passing department per game. The Owls carry the ball for an average of 199.4 yards per game on 48.4 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season. They are also running 78.2 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 427 yards per contest. The Owls manage 22.6 first downs per contest and they average a total of 60.8 penalty yards on 6.8 penalties.
Rice gives up 40.2 points per contest and an average of 284 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 16.4 completed passes on 26.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.6. The Owls allow an average of 183.4 rushing yards per game on 35.4 carries for a 5.2 average. Rice allows 467.4 total yards per game including 7.6 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 60.4 yards per game.
Florida Atlantic is putting 24 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 20.5 passes per game on 37.5 attempts for a 54.7 percent completion percentage and average 239.5 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Owls carry the ball for an average of 167 yards per game on 44 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They also run 81.5 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 406.5 yards in each contest. The Owls are gaining 23 first downs per contest and they average 70 penalty yards on 8 penalties per game.
Florida Atlantic surrenders 32.8 points per game and 229.5 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 16 completed passes per game on 30.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 52. The Owls allow an average of 180.5 rushing yards per game on 47.3 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. Florida Atlantic allows 410 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 6.3 penalties for 55.3 yards in each contest.
Rice Betting Trends
Rice is 4-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Rice has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Florida Atlantic Betting Trends
Florida Atlantic is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/15/15 DE Graysen Schantz Knee out for season
08/27/15 OL Brandon Dawkins Shoulder out for season
09/28/15 DE Robinson Eugene Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Rice
09/17/15 RB Trey Rodriguez Suspension out indefinitely
09/10/15 LB Robert Relf Shoulder out for season
08/29/15 WR Derek Moise Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Rice
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