Western Kentucky at FIU College Football Picks & Parlay 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium
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The FIU Golden Panthers host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Western Kentucky as 3.5 point favorites. The Golden Panthers have an over/under record of 4-4-1 and they are 4-5-0 against the spread. The Hilltoppers have an ATS record of 2-8-0 while their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Valuable Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Trends
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 2-8-0 against the spread
Important FIU Golden Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Golden Panthers are 4-4-1 against the over/under
The FIU Golden Panthers are 4-5-0 against the spread
Key Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Injuries
11/12/17 WR Kylen Towner Undisclosed is "?" Friday vs. Middle Tenn St
11/07/17 LB Demetrius Cain Lower Body is out for season
11/07/17 RB Quinton Baker Upper Body is out for season
10/28/17 DL Carson Jordan Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/28/17 DL Evan Sayner Leg is out for season
10/03/17 DL Jalen Madden Knee out for season
08/05/17 DB De'Andre Simmons ACL out for season
Key FIU Golden Panthers Injuries
08/23/17 RB Anthony Jones Knee out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have run for 757 yards as a team, which ranks 129th in college football. They've run 342 times, averaging 2.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hilltoppers have been penalized on offense 61 times for 512 yards so far this season, which has them 88th in the country in penalties. They are 74th in the nation in points scored with 297. They have run 831 plays this season for 4,406 yards, which ranks them 7th in Division 1 in total offense. The Hilltoppers average 5.3 yards per play, which is 101st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 254 1st downs this year, placing them 24th overall as an offensive unit. Mike White averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 312 passes on 472 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 140.3. He has thrown for 3,471 yards this season.
The Hilltoppers rush defense has allowed 424 attempts for 1,949 yards this year, putting them in 80th place in D-1 against the run. Western Kentucky has committed 70 penalties for 718 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 113th in college football. They are 56th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 281. They have surrendered a total of 4,111 yards on D, which is 56th in the country. The Hilltoppers are ranked 55th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 189 passes on 333 attempts against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defense this season, placing them 53rd and 61st in Division 1. The Western Kentucky pass defense has also given up a total of 2,162 yards through the air, which is 38th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 8, which is 113th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 35 for 36 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,984 yards on 50 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 105th in Division 1 in punting average. Western Kentucky is ranked 79th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 39 punt return yards and average 2.8 yards per return, which is 126th in college football. They have returned 41 kicks for 778 yards on special teams, ranking 34th in kick return yardage. The Hilltoppers average 19 yards per kick return and they are 59th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,222.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Panthers are 112th in the country in points scored with 226. They have run 681 plays this year for 3,796 yards, which ranks them 79th in Division 1 in total offense. The FIU Golden Panthers average 5.6 yards per play, which is 68th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 205 1st downs this season, ranking them 99th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground FIU has run for 1,480 yards as a unit, which ranks 96th in college football. They've run 371 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. FIU has been penalized on offense 71 times for 716 yards so far this year, which has them 45th in the country in penalties. Alex McGough has passed for 2,269 yards this year. He's completed 194 throws while attempting 303 passes for a completion percentage of 64%. His quarterback rating this season is 136.5. He averages 7.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt.
FIU is 54th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 280. They have given up a total of 4,059 yards on D, which is 49th in D-1. The Golden Panthers are 92nd in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 191 throws on 292 attempts against the FIU defense this season, ranking them 57th and 19th in the nation. The FIU Golden Panthers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,166 yards in the air, which is 39th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 385 attempts for 1,893 yards this season, putting them in 70th place in the country against the run. The Golden Panthers have had 50 penalties for 425 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
FIU is 110th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 40 punt return yards and average 4.4 yards per return, which is 110th in D-1. They have returned 28 kicks for 550 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 113th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,386. The Golden Panthers have tried 14 field goals this year and made 12, which is 69th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. FIU kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,825 yards on 44 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 72nd in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Golden Panthers +3.5 and over 57 total points
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