Old Dominion at FIU College Football Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium
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The FIU Golden Panthers host the Old Dominion Monarchs at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has FIU as 7.5 point favorites. The Golden Panthers have an over/under record of 3-4-1 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread. The Monarchs have an ATS record of 3-6-0 while their over/under record is 4-5-0.
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Valuable Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 3-6-0 against the spread
Important FIU Golden Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Golden Panthers are 3-4-1 against the over/under
The FIU Golden Panthers are 4-4-0 against the spread
Key Old Dominion Monarchs Injuries
11/04/17 S Christian Byrum Illness is "?"
11/04/17 RB Jeremy Cox Undisclosed injured last game, is "?"
10/01/17 LB Derek Wilder Knee out for season
10/01/17 S Justice Davila Ankle out for season
10/01/17 DB Kane Miskel Knee out for season
09/10/17 WR Jonathan Duhart Foot out for season
08/16/17 OL Devin Hannan Suspension out indefinitely
Key FIU Golden Panthers Injuries
08/23/17 RB Anthony Jones Knee out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Old Dominion Monarchs have run for 1,413 yards as a team, which ranks 72nd in college football. They've run 352 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Monarchs have been penalized on offense 39 times for 340 yards so far this season, which has them 116th in the country in penalties. They are 115th in the nation in points scored with 177. They have run 621 plays this season for 2,886 yards, which ranks them 115th in Division 1 in total offense. The Monarchs average 4.6 yards per play, which is 124th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 149 1st downs this year, placing them 117th overall as an offensive unit. Steven Williams averages 5.2 yards per pass attempt and 3.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 100 passes on 197 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 89.7. He has thrown for 1,017 yards this season.
The Monarchs rush defense has allowed 394 attempts for 1,725 yards this year, putting them in 96th place in D-1 against the run. Old Dominion has committed 41 penalties for 439 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 48th in college football. They are 99th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 288. They have surrendered a total of 3,728 yards on D, which is 84th in the country. The Monarchs are ranked 77th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 156 passes on 264 attempts against the Old Dominion Monarchs defense this season, placing them 51st and 41st in Division 1. The Old Dominion pass defense has also given up a total of 2,003 yards through the air, which is 66th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Old Dominion Monarchs have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 10, which is 70th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Old Dominion Monarchs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,196 yards on 53 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 79th in Division 1 in punting average. Old Dominion is ranked 11th in the nation in punt returns with 21. They've accumulated 187 punt return yards and average 8.9 yards per return, which is 41st in college football. They have returned 29 kicks for 763 yards on special teams, ranking 12th in kick return yardage. The Monarchs average 26 yards per kick return and they are 104th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,837.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Panthers are 116th in the country in points scored with 172. They have run 532 plays this year for 3,006 yards, which ranks them 86th in Division 1 in total offense. The FIU Golden Panthers average 5.7 yards per play, which is 58th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 160 1st downs this season, ranking them 111th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground FIU has run for 1,231 yards as a unit, which ranks 96th in college football. They've run 305 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. FIU has been penalized on offense 56 times for 577 yards so far this year, which has them 63rd in the country in penalties. Alex McGough has passed for 1,728 yards this year. He's completed 139 throws while attempting 221 passes for a completion percentage of 62.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 135.7. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
FIU is 36th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 191. They have given up a total of 3,048 yards on D, which is 34th in D-1. The Golden Panthers are 61st in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 156 throws on 243 attempts against the FIU defense this season, ranking them 53rd and 19th in the nation. The FIU Golden Panthers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,687 yards in the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 303 attempts for 1,361 yards this season, putting them in 52nd place in the country against the run. The Golden Panthers have had 40 penalties for 346 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
FIU is 114th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 40 punt return yards and average 5 yards per return, which is 94th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 433 yards on special teams, which puts them 92nd in kick return yardage. The FIU Golden Panthers average 20 yards per kick return and they are 116th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,479. The Golden Panthers have tried 12 field goals this year and made 11, which is 48th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 92%. FIU kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,407 yards on 35 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 92nd in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Monarchs/Golden Panthers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Panthers -7.5
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