Charlotte at Florida Atlantic College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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The Charlotte 49ers travel to FAU Stadium to take on the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida Atlantic as 17 point favorites. The 49ers have an ATS record of 6-5-0 while their over/under record is 6-5-0. The Owls have an over/under record of 6-5-0 and they are 4-7-0 against the spread.
Valuable Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Charlotte 49ers are 6-5-0 against the spread
Important Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 4-7-0 against the spread
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
11/11/18 WR Victor Tucker Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs Florida Intl
10/16/18 QB Chris Reynolds Ankle is out for season
09/04/18 DL Tommy Doctor Foot is out for season
Key Florida Atlantic Owls Injuries
10/22/18 WR Dante Cousart Leg is out indefinitely
10/19/18 LB Azeez Al-Shaair ACL is out for season
09/08/18 CB Meiko Dotson Hip is out indefinitely
08/24/18 OL Ean Biancardi Thumb is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Charlotte 49ers are 115th in Division 1 in points scored with 233. They have run 763 plays this season for 3,685 yards, which ranks them 102nd in the nation in total offense. The 49ers average 4.8 yards per play, which is 120th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 215 1st downs this year, placing them 87th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Charlotte has run for 1,630 yards as a team, which ranks 89th in the country. They've run 476 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 59 times for 510 yards so far this season, which has them 86th in the nation in penalties. Evan Shirreffs has thrown for 631 yards this season. He has completed 54 passes on 104 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 101.5. He averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 4.7 adjusted yards per throw.
Charlotte is 65th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 295. They have surrendered a total of 3,553 yards on D, which is 24th in Division 1. The 49ers are ranked 66th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 204 passes on 304 attempts against the Charlotte 49ers defense this season, placing them 71st and 29th in the country. The Charlotte pass defense has also given up a total of 2,475 yards through the air, which is 66th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 318 attempts for 1,078 yards this year, putting them in 8th place in D-1 against the run. The 49ers have committed 53 penalties for 492 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 24th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Charlotte is ranked 97th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 57 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 114th in college football. They have returned 26 kicks for 444 yards on special teams, ranking 85th in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 17 yards per kick return and they are 120th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,187. The Charlotte 49ers have attempted 20 field goals this season and made 15, which is 26th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Charlotte 49ers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,143 yards on 54 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 96th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Owls have run for 2,715 yards as a team, which ranks 14th in the nation. They've run 517 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Owls have been penalized on offense 78 times for 744 yards so far this year, which has them 30th in the country in penalties. They are 43rd in Division 1 in points scored with 349. They have run 853 plays this year for 5,254 yards, which ranks them 62nd in the nation in total offense. The Florida Atlantic Owls average 6.2 yards per play, which is 37th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 264 1st downs this season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Chris Robison has completed 179 throws while attempting 282 passes for a completion percentage of 63.5%. He has passed for 2,260 yards this year. He averages 6.8 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 134.
The Florida Atlantic Owls rush defense has given up 435 attempts for 1,911 yards this season, putting them in 77th place in the country against the run. They have had 43 penalties for 418 yards on defense this year. That places them 8th in Division 1. Florida Atlantic is 99th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 354. They have given up a total of 4,661 yards on D, which is 90th in the nation. The Owls are 81st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 231 throws on 362 attempts against the Florida Atlantic defense this season, ranking them 113th and 92nd in the country. The Florida Atlantic Owls pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,750 yards in the air, which is 101st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida Atlantic Owls have tried 15 field goals this year and made 9, which is 95th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Florida Atlantic kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 36 for 39 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,630 yards on 41 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 95th in the NCAA in punting average. Florida Atlantic is 90th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 63 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 115th in D-1. They have returned 26 kicks for 686 yards on special teams, which puts them 25th in kick return yardage. The Owls average 26 yards per kick return and they are 14th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 6,003.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Owls college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Owls -17
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