Air Force at Florida Atlantic College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
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FAU Stadium is the venue for the game between the Air Force Falcons and the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Florida Atlantic as 8 point favorites. The Owls are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0. The Falcons are 1-0-0 ATS and their over/under record is 0-1-0.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 0-1-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Air Force Falcons have run for 333 yards as a unit, which ranks 9th in the nation. They've run 77 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 3 times for 30 yards so far this year, which has them 107th in the country in penalties. They are 52nd in Division 1 in points scored with 38. They have run 85 plays this year for 362 yards, which ranks them 121st in the nation in total offense. The Falcons average 4.3 yards per play, which is 107th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 24 1st downs this season, ranking them 52nd overall as an offensive unit. Arion Worthman has completed 2 throws while attempting 8 passes for a completion percentage of 25%. He has passed for 29 yards this year. He averages 3.6 adjusted yards per throw and 3.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 55.5.
The Falcons rush defense has given up 30 attempts for 30 yards this season, putting them in 15th place in the country against the run. Air Force is 1st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 0. They have given up a total of 75 yards on D, which is 10th in the nation. The Falcons are 10th in yards per play allowed with 1.5. Opponent offenses have completed 7 throws on 20 attempts against the Air Force Falcons defense this season, ranking them 16th and 21st in the country. The Air Force pass defense has also surrendered a total of 45 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Air Force Falcons have tried 2 field goals this year and made 1, which is 36th in college football. Air Force Falcons kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 130 yards on 3 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 44th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Owls are 112th in Division 1 in points scored with 14. They have run 74 plays this season for 324 yards, which ranks them 92nd in the nation in total offense. The Florida Atlantic Owls average 4.4 yards per play, which is 104th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 20 1st downs this year, placing them 88th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida Atlantic has run for 132 yards as a team, which ranks 92nd in the country. They've run 42 times, averaging 3.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Owls have been penalized on offense 6 times for 48 yards so far this season, which has them 60th in the nation in penalties. Chris Robison has thrown for 157 yards this season. He has completed 15 passes on 26 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 108.4. He averages 6 yards per pass attempt and 6 adjusted yards per throw.
Florida Atlantic is 124th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 63. They have surrendered a total of 650 yards on D, which is 123rd in Division 1. The Owls are ranked 130th in yards per play allowed with 10.5. Opposing offenses have completed 19 passes on 23 attempts against the Florida Atlantic defense this season, placing them 69th and 27th in the country. The Florida Atlantic Owls pass defense has also given up a total of 334 yards through the air, which is 111th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 39 attempts for 316 yards this year, putting them in 123rd place in D-1 against the run. The Owls have committed 6 penalties for 70 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 88th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida Atlantic Owls average 15 yards per kick return and they are 110th in the country in all-purpose yards with 338. Florida Atlantic kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 228 yards on 6 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 87th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Owls college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Owls -8
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