Maryland at Florida Intl Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 9/3/2016
Friday, September 9, 2016
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The Maryland Terrapins take on the Florida International Golden Panthers on Friday, September 9, 2016 at FIU Stadium. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56. This season the Terrapins are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Golden Panthers have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
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Perry Hills finished with 126 yards through the air for Maryland last week. He completed 14 passes out of 19 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Terrapins were led in rushing by Lorenzo Harrison, who finished with 67 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. DeAndre Lane was the team leader in receiving with a total of 73 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. As a team in that game Maryland got a total of 25 first downs by way of 14 rushing, 10 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 73 total plays for 519 yards for the game. The Terrapins ran for 315 yards on 44 attempts.
Alex McGough finished with 263 yards through the air for Florida International last week. He completed 23 passes out of 46 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Golden Panthers were led in rushing by Tony Gaiter IV, who finished with 27 yards on 2 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 13 yards per carry. Stantley Thomas was the team leader in receiving with a total of 91 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 30 yards per reception. Florida International got a total of 16 first downs by way of 2 rushing, 12 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 68 total plays for 331 yards for the game. The Golden Panthers ran for 63 yards on 21 attempts.
Maryland scores 52 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 22nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 29 attempts for a 69 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 204 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 71st in college football. The Terrapins run for an average of 317 yards per game on 43 attempts for an average of 7.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 12th in the nation. They also run 72 plays per contest and average 7.2 yards per play for an average of 521 yards per game, ranking their offense 29th overall this season. The Terrapins average 29 first downs per game which ranks them 19th in the country. They accumulate 25 penalty yards per game via 2 penalties, which ranks 109th in the nation.
Maryland allows 200 passing yards per game, ranking 69th in D-1, and they allow 13 points per contest on defense, which ranks 35th. They give up 18 completions on 29 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.1. The Terrapins allow 69 rushing yards per game on 35 carries for an average of 2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 23rd in the country. Maryland allows 269 total yards per game including 4.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 39th in terms of yards per game. They force 0 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 65 yards per game, ranking them 89th among D-1 teams.
Florida International averages 13 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 105th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 47 attempts for a 51.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 268 yards through the air per game, ranking them 34th in Division 1. The Golden Panthers run for an average of 63 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 114th on the ground. They also run 68 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 331 yards per game, ranking them 86th in the country on offense. The Golden Panthers get an average of 16 first downs per game, which ranks 99th in the nation. They average 36 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 87th in college football.
Florida International allows an average of 240 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 85th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 34 points per contest, which has them ranked 100th in the nation. They give up 18 completions on 28 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.3 per game. The Golden Panthers allow 246 rushing yards per contest on 52 carries for a 4.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 107th in the country. Florida International allows 486 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 105th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 9 penalties for 74 yards in each contest, ranking 104th in the nation.
Maryland Betting Trends
Maryland is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Maryland has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Florida International Betting Trends
Florida International is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Florida International has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/04/16 DB JC Jackson Academics ""?"" Friday vs. Florida Intl
08/11/16 RB Wes Brown Suspension expected to miss first 3 games
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Maryland
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