Saturday, September 17, 2016
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The Florida International Golden Panthers take on the UMass Minutemen on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Gillette Stadium. The opening line for this game has UMass as 3 point favorites. This season the Golden Panthers are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Minutemen have an over/under record of 0-2-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
Maurice Alexander finished with 131 yards through the air for Florida International last week. He completed 9 passes out of 18 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Golden Panthers were led in rushing by Alex Gardner, who finished with 109 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Jonnu Smith was the team leader in receiving with a total of 70 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Florida International got a total of 16 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 7 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 68 total plays for 372 yards for the game. The Golden Panthers ran for 202 yards on 40 attempts.
Ross Comis finished with 145 yards through the air for UMass last week. He completed 11 passes out of 28 attempts for a 39% completion percentage. The Minutemen were led in rushing by Marquis Young, who finished with 27 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Adam Breneman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 69 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. UMass got a total of 8 first downs by way of 1 rushing, 6 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 61 total plays for 122 yards for the game. The Minutemen ran for -23 yards on 33 attempts.
Florida International scores 13.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 123rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19 passes on 37.5 attempts for a 50.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 219 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 70th in college football. The Golden Panthers run for an average of 132.5 yards per game on 30.5 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 95th in the nation. They also run 68 plays per contest and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 351.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 96th overall this season. The Golden Panthers average 16 first downs per game which ranks them 114th in the country. They accumulate 63 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, which ranks 44th in the nation.
Florida International allows 239 passing yards per game, ranking 84th in D-1, and they allow 37.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 108th. They give up 16.5 completions on 24.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 67.3. The Golden Panthers allow 242.5 rushing yards per game on 48.5 carries for an average of 5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 113th in the country. Florida International allows 481.5 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 109th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.5 penalties for 79.5 yards per game, ranking them 117th among D-1 teams.
UMass averages 7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 128th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 10 passes per game on 22.5 attempts for a 44.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 143 yards through the air per game, ranking them 117th in Division 1. The Minutemen run for an average of 11.5 yards per game on 34 attempts for an average of 0.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 128th on the ground. They also run 56.5 plays per game and average 2.7 yards per play for a total of 154.5 yards per game, ranking them 128th in the country on offense. The Minutemen get an average of 10 first downs per game, which ranks 128th in the nation. They average 31 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 119th in college football.
UMass allows an average of 223.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 68th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 25 points per contest, which has them ranked 68th in the nation. They give up 20.5 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.1 per game. The Minutemen allow 130 rushing yards per contest on 35 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 56th in the country. UMass allows 353.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 64th in D-1. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and 6.5 penalties for 62.5 yards in each contest, ranking 80th in the nation.
Florida International Betting Trends
Florida International is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Florida International has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
UMass Betting Trends
UMass is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
UMass has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 QB Alex McGough Back injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Massachusetts
09/11/16 WR Shug Oyegunle Ankle out indefinitely
09/11/16 DL Peter Angeh Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida Intl
Josh's Pick: Take Florida International
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