Saturday, November 19, 2016
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The Old Dominion Monarchs take on the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at FAU Stadium. The opening line for this game has Old Dominion as 7.5 point favorites. This season the Monarchs are 7-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4-0. The Owls have an over/under record of 6-4-0 and they are 2-7-1 against the spread.
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David Washington finished with 199 yards through the air for Old Dominion last week. He completed 16 passes out of 27 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Monarchs were led in rushing by Ray Lawry, who finished with 209 yards on 27 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Jonathan Duhart was the team leader in receiving with a total of 68 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Old Dominion got a total of 26 first downs. Of those first downs, 13 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 461 yards for the game. The Monarchs ran for 262 yards on 50 attempts.
Jason Driskel finished with 317 yards passing for Florida Atlantic last week. He went 15 for 23, resulting in a 65% completion percentage. The Owls were led on the ground by Devin Singletary, who finished with 252 yards on 23 carries. He ended the game with an average of 11 yards per rush. Henry Bussey led the team in receiving with 132 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 33 yards per reception. Florida Atlantic had 26 first downs total. 15 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 68 total plays for 657 yards for the contest. The Owls ran for 336 yards on 42 carries as a team.
Old Dominion scores 34.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 37th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16.8 passes on 29.3 attempts for a 57.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 222.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 78th in college football. The Monarchs run for an average of 183.4 yards per game on 36.7 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. That ranks them 58th in the nation. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 406.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 68th overall this season. The Monarchs average 19.5 first downs per game which ranks them 98th in the country. They accumulate 46.8 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties, which ranks 98th in the nation.
Old Dominion allows 229 passing yards per game, ranking 65th in D-1, and they allow 28.2 points per contest on defense, which ranks 66th. They give up 19.3 completions on 32 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.3. The Monarchs allow 162.2 rushing yards per game on 39.5 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 61st in the country. Old Dominion allows 391.2 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 54th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties for 47.7 yards per game, ranking them 39th among D-1 teams.
Florida Atlantic averages 23.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 102nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.4 passes per game on 30.3 attempts for a 57.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 201.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 95th in Division 1. The Owls run for an average of 181.5 yards per game on 38.5 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 60th on the ground. They also run 68.8 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 383.2 yards per game, ranking them 87th in the country on offense. The Owls get an average of 19.6 first downs per game, which ranks 96th in the nation. They average 50.5 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, ranking them 81st in college football.
Florida Atlantic allows an average of 254.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 90th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 35.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 112th in the nation. They give up 19.6 completions on 30.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.7 per game. The Owls allow 224.3 rushing yards per contest on 43.7 carries for a 5.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 108th in the country. Florida Atlantic allows 478.6 total yards per game for an average of 6.5 yards per play, which ranks 117th in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 5.9 penalties for 55.8 yards in each contest, ranking 77th in the nation.
Old Dominion Betting Trends
Old Dominion is 6-4-0 against the over/under this season
Old Dominion has an ATS record of 7-3-0 this season
Florida Atlantic Betting Trends
Florida Atlantic is 6-4-0 against the over/under this season
Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 2-7-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/27/16 DE Daniel Appouh Shoulder out indefinitely
09/12/16 PK Chris Kirtley Hip out for season
09/07/16 DT Brandon Tyson Achilles out indefinitely
10/27/16 OL Bryan Beck Knee out for season
09/27/16 OL Tarrick Thomas Knee 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 +7.5
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