Saturday, October 8, 2016
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The Charlotte 49ers take on the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at FAU Stadium. The opening line for this game has Florida Atlantic as 15 point favorites. This season the 49ers are 1-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-1-0. The Owls have an over/under record of 4-1-0 and they are 0-5-0 against the spread.
Kevin Olsen finished with 145 yards through the air for Charlotte last week. He completed 14 passes out of 31 attempts for a 45% completion percentage. The 49ers were led in rushing by Matt Johnson, who finished with 61 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Kalif Phillips was the team leader in receiving with a total of 52 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. As a team in that game Charlotte got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 85 total plays for 354 yards for the game. The 49ers ran for 178 yards on 49 attempts.
Jason Driskel finished with 92 yards passing for Florida Atlantic last week. He went 9 for 20, resulting in a 45% completion percentage. The Owls were led on the ground by Greg Howell, who finished with 101 yards on 12 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Tyler Cameron led the team in receiving with 31 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Florida Atlantic had 17 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 57 total plays for 328 yards for the contest. The Owls ran for 236 yards on 36 carries as a team.
Charlotte scores 23.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 101st in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 37.6 attempts for a 53.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 199.4 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 94th in college football. The 49ers run for an average of 169.2 yards per game on 39.2 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 71st in the nation. They also run 76.8 plays per contest and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 368.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 93rd overall this season. The 49ers average 20 first downs per game which ranks them 87th in the country. They accumulate 71.8 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, which ranks 22nd in the nation.
Charlotte allows 313.8 passing yards per game, ranking 123rd in D-1, and they allow 44.2 points per contest on defense, which ranks 126th. They give up 22.6 completions on 35.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.8. The 49ers allow 171.6 rushing yards per game on 34.8 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 80th in the country. Charlotte allows 485.4 total yards per game including 6.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 115th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.4 penalties for 60.6 yards per game, ranking them 89th among D-1 teams.
Florida Atlantic averages 22.6 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 106th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 30.8 attempts for a 58.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 199.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 93rd in Division 1. The Owls run for an average of 131.2 yards per game on 37.6 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 107th on the ground. They also run 68.4 plays per game and average 4.8 yards per play for a total of 331 yards per game, ranking them 118th in the country on offense. The Owls get an average of 16.4 first downs per game, which ranks 119th in the nation. They average 47.6 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, ranking them 94th in college football.
Florida Atlantic allows an average of 239.6 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 76th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 39 points per contest, which has them ranked 118th in the nation. They give up 21.2 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.4 per game. The Owls allow 250.8 rushing yards per contest on 43.4 carries for a 5.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 120th in the country. Florida Atlantic allows 490.4 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play, which ranks 117th in D-1. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 56.2 yards in each contest, ranking 72nd in the nation.
Charlotte Betting Trends
Charlotte is 4-1-0 against the over/under this season
Charlotte has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Florida Atlantic Betting Trends
Florida Atlantic is 4-1-0 against the over/under this season
Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 0-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/02/16 OT Jamal Covington Knee "?" Saturday vs. Florida Atlantic
10/02/16 CB Terrance Winchester Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Florida Atlantic
09/07/16 WR Trent Bostick Concussion out indefinitely
10/02/16 OL Kelly Parfitt Knee "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
10/02/16 OL Roman Fernandez Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
09/27/16 OL Tarrick Thomas Leg out for season
08/29/16 TE Dustin Bowens Chest out indefinitely
08/29/16 LB Jake Stewart Knee out indefinitely
08/28/16 OL Reggie Bain Undisclosed out for season
08/09/16 DT Ray Ellis Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Florida Atlantic
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