Charlotte at FIU College Football Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium
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The Charlotte 49ers head to Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium to play the FIU Golden Panthers on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has FIU as 11.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 45.5. The 49ers are 0-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Golden Panthers are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0.
Valuable Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Charlotte 49ers are 0-4-0 against the spread
Important FIU Golden Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Golden Panthers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The FIU Golden Panthers are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
09/24/17 RB Robert Washington Left Team out for season
Key FIU Golden Panthers Injuries
08/23/17 RB Anthony Jones Knee out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Charlotte 49ers are 124th in the country in points scored with 45. They have run 255 plays this year for 1,157 yards, which ranks them 118th in Division 1 in total offense. The 49ers average 4.5 yards per play, which is 119th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 64 1st downs this season, ranking them 105th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Charlotte has run for 636 yards as a unit, which ranks 64th in college football. They've run 143 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 31 times for 273 yards so far this year, which has them 17th in the country in penalties. Hasaan Klugh has passed for 496 yards this year. He's completed 49 throws while attempting 105 passes for a completion percentage of 46.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 85.6. He averages 2.5 adjusted yards per throw and 4.7 yards per pass attempt.
Charlotte is 113th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 142. They have given up a total of 1,675 yards on D, which is 102nd in D-1. The 49ers are 91st in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 81 throws on 117 attempts against the Charlotte 49ers defense this season, ranking them 90th and 55th in the nation. The Charlotte pass defense has also surrendered a total of 965 yards in the air, which is 88th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 172 attempts for 710 yards this season, putting them in 93rd place in the country against the run. The 49ers have had 22 penalties for 194 yards on defense this year. That places them 62nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Charlotte is 94th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 18 punt return yards and average 4.5 yards per return, which is 88th in D-1. They have returned 21 kicks for 481 yards on special teams, which puts them 2nd in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 83rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,656. The Charlotte 49ers have tried 4 field goals this year and made 1, which is 114th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 25%. Charlotte 49ers kickers have made 80% of their extra points, going 4 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,172 yards on 27 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 44th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Panthers have run for 373 yards as a team, which ranks 113th in college football. They've run 98 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The FIU Golden Panthers have been penalized on offense 24 times for 250 yards so far this season, which has them 57th in the country in penalties. They are 123rd in the nation in points scored with 47. They have run 190 plays this season for 1,074 yards, which ranks them 94th in Division 1 in total offense. FIU averages 5.7 yards per play, which is 72nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 57 1st downs this year, placing them 112th overall as an offensive unit. Alex McGough averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 7.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 56 passes on 90 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 130.5. He has thrown for 701 yards this season.
The FIU Golden Panthers rush defense has allowed 110 attempts for 343 yards this year, putting them in 15th place in D-1 against the run. FIU has committed 22 penalties for 176 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 46th in college football. They are 45th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 78. They have surrendered a total of 1,121 yards on D, which is 29th in the country. The Golden Panthers are ranked 69th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 64 passes on 94 attempts against the FIU defense this season, placing them 50th and 26th in Division 1. The FIU Golden Panthers pass defense has also given up a total of 778 yards through the air, which is 55th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The FIU Golden Panthers have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 4, which is 67th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. FIU kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this year. Their punters have totaled 567 yards on 14 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 87th in Division 1 in punting average. FIU is ranked 91st in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 24 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 82nd in college football. They have returned 7 kicks for 165 yards on special teams, ranking 86th in kick return yardage. The FIU Golden Panthers average 24 yards per kick return and they are 118th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,263.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Golden Panthers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the 49ers +11.5
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