Florida Atlantic at Wisconsin College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Camp Randall Stadium
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The Florida Atlantic Owls head to Camp Randall Stadium to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Wisconsin as 36 point favorites. The total has been set at 57.5. The Owls are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Badgers are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0.
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Valuable Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Wisconsin Badgers are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Florida Atlantic Owls Injuries
08/31/17 QB Chris Robison Eligibility out for season
08/23/17 OL Matthew Weiner Knee out for season
08/20/17 WR Jovon Durante Eligibility out for season
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
09/03/17 WR George Rushing Leg "?" Saturday vs. Florida Atlantic
09/03/17 FB Jake Whalen Head "?" Saturday vs. Florida Atlantic
09/03/17 WR Kendric Pryor Facial "?" Saturday vs. Florida Atlantic
08/27/17 LB Mason Stokke Leg out for season
08/27/17 RB Sam Brodner Knee out for season
08/27/17 LB Zack Baun Foot out for season
08/16/17 RB Taiwan Deal Ankle out indefinitely
08/10/17 LB Jack Cichy ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 101st in the country in points scored with 19. They have run 54 plays this year for 373 yards, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Owls average 6.9 yards per play, which is 30th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 16 1st downs this season, ranking them 94th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida Atlantic has run for 87 yards as a unit, which ranks 98th in college football. They've run 21 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Owls have been penalized on offense 4 times for 20 yards so far this year, which has them 94th in the country in penalties. Daniel Parr has passed for 281 yards this year. He's completed 19 throws while attempting 30 passes for a completion percentage of 63.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 157.3. He averages 9.2 adjusted yards per throw and 9.4 yards per pass attempt.
Florida Atlantic is 104th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 42. They have given up a total of 525 yards on D, which is 105th in D-1. The Owls are 111th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opponent offenses have completed 3 throws on 10 attempts against the Florida Atlantic Owls defense this season, ranking them 7th and 9th in the nation. The Florida Atlantic pass defense has also surrendered a total of 110 yards in the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 67 attempts for 415 yards this season, putting them in 123rd place in the country against the run. The Owls have had 2 penalties for 20 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Florida Atlantic has returned 4 kicks for 24 yards on special teams, which puts them 94th in kick return yardage. The Owls average 6 yards per kick return and they are 96th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 397. The Florida Atlantic Owls have tried 2 field goals this year and made 2, which is 15th in college football. Their punters have accumulated 216 yards on 5 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 47th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Badgers have run for 234 yards as a team, which ranks 43rd in college football. They've run 45 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wisconsin Badgers have been penalized on offense 9 times for 73 yards so far this season, which has them 29th in the country in penalties. They are 19th in the nation in points scored with 59. They have run 68 plays this season for 478 yards, which ranks them 58th in Division 1 in total offense. Wisconsin averages 7 yards per play, which is 29th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this year, placing them 53rd overall as an offensive unit. Alex Hornibrook averages 10.6 yards per pass attempt and 13.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 15 passes on 23 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 197.4. He has thrown for 244 yards this season.
The Wisconsin Badgers rush defense has allowed 27 attempts for 85 yards this year, putting them in 45th place in D-1 against the run. Wisconsin has committed 9 penalties for 93 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 109th in college football. They are 33rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 10. They have surrendered a total of 304 yards on D, which is 48th in the country. The Badgers are ranked 50th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 25 passes on 41 attempts against the Wisconsin defense this season, placing them 101st and 101st in Division 1. The Wisconsin Badgers pass defense has also given up a total of 219 yards through the air, which is 70th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Wisconsin kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 129 yards on 3 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 48th in Division 1 in punting average. Wisconsin is ranked 63rd in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 17 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 41st in college football. They have returned 2 kicks for 46 yards on special teams, ranking 74th in kick return yardage. The Wisconsin Badgers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 59th in the country in all-purpose yards with 541.
Who will win tonight's Owls/Badgers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Badgers -36
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