Saturday, October 1, 2016
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The Florida Atlantic Owls take on the Florida International Golden Panthers on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at FIU Stadium. The opening line for this game has Florida Atlantic as 5 point favorites. This season the Owls are 0-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Golden Panthers have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 0-4-0 against the spread.
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Jason Driskel finished with 324 yards through the air for Florida Atlantic last week. He completed 25 passes out of 37 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Owls were led in rushing by Greg Howell, who finished with 67 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Kalib Woods was the team leader in receiving with a total of 108 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. As a team in that game Florida Atlantic got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 73 total plays for 445 yards for the game. The Owls ran for 121 yards on 36 attempts.
Alex McGough finished with 68 yards passing for Florida International last week. He went 5 for 9, resulting in a 56% completion percentage. The Golden Panthers were led on the ground by Anthony Jones, who finished with 33 yards on 8 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Thomas Owens led the team in receiving with 42 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Florida International had 11 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 58 total plays for 189 yards for the contest. The Golden Panthers ran for 80 yards on 34 carries as a team.
Florida Atlantic scores 20.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 114th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.3 passes on 33.3 attempts for a 60.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 226.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 70th in college football. The Owls run for an average of 105 yards per game on 38 attempts for an average of 2.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 121st in the nation. They also run 71.3 plays per contest and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 331.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 116th overall this season. The Owls average 16.3 first downs per game which ranks them 118th in the country. They accumulate 50.8 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, which ranks 77th in the nation.
Florida Atlantic allows 249.8 passing yards per game, ranking 83rd in D-1, and they allow 40.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 118th. They give up 22.8 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 65. The Owls allow 246 rushing yards per game on 42 carries for an average of 5.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 119th in the country. Florida Atlantic allows 495.8 total yards per game including 6.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 119th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 69 yards per game, ranking them 110th among D-1 teams.
Florida International averages 13.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 128th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.3 passes per game on 33.3 attempts for a 51.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 181.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 105th in Division 1. The Golden Panthers run for an average of 120.5 yards per game on 32.3 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 113th on the ground. They also run 65.5 plays per game and average 4.6 yards per play for a total of 301.8 yards per game, ranking them 123rd in the country on offense. The Golden Panthers get an average of 15.5 first downs per game, which ranks 122nd in the nation. They average 69 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, ranking them 28th in college football.
Florida International allows an average of 245.3 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 79th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 37.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 113th in the nation. They give up 18.3 completions on 27.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.8 per game. The Golden Panthers allow 220.5 rushing yards per contest on 46.8 carries for a 4.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 106th in the country. Florida International allows 465.8 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play, which ranks 109th in D-1. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and 8.5 penalties for 72.8 yards in each contest, ranking 118th in the nation.
Florida Atlantic Betting Trends
Florida Atlantic is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 0-4-0 this season
Florida International Betting Trends
Florida International is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Florida International has an ATS record of 0-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 OL Roman Fernandez Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida Intl
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
09/23/16 RB Napoleon Maxwell Knee out indefinitely
09/11/16 WR Shug Oyegunle Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Florida International
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