FIU at Charlotte College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Jerry Richardson Stadium
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The Charlotte 49ers host the FIU Golden Panthers at Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has FIU as 7 point favorites. The 49ers have an over/under record of 5-5-0 and they are 6-4-0 against the spread. The Golden Panthers have an ATS record of 7-2-0 while their over/under record is 5-4-0.
Valuable FIU Golden Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Golden Panthers are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The FIU Golden Panthers are 7-2-0 against the spread
Important Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Charlotte 49ers are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key FIU Golden Panthers Injuries
10/13/18 DL Fermin Silva Undisclosed is out for season
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The FIU Golden Panthers have run for 1,657 yards as a team, which ranks 67th in college football. They've run 379 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Panthers have been penalized on offense 48 times for 455 yards so far this season, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. They are 30th in the nation in points scored with 348. They have run 665 plays this season for 4,133 yards, which ranks them 47th in Division 1 in total offense. The Golden Panthers average 6.2 yards per play, which is 34th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 205 1st downs this year, placing them 67th overall as an offensive unit. James Morgan averages 8.7 yards per pass attempt and 9.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 168 passes on 262 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 163.7. He has thrown for 2,282 yards this season.
The Golden Panthers rush defense has allowed 392 attempts for 1,946 yards this year, putting them in 96th place in D-1 against the run. FIU has committed 43 penalties for 407 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 16th in college football. They are 47th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 233. They have surrendered a total of 3,776 yards on D, which is 56th in the country. The Golden Panthers are ranked 59th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 169 passes on 286 attempts against the FIU Golden Panthers defense this season, placing them 43rd and 44th in Division 1. The FIU pass defense has also given up a total of 1,830 yards through the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The FIU Golden Panthers have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 11, which is 55th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 79%. FIU Golden Panthers kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 43 for 44 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,519 yards on 33 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 10th in Division 1 in punting average. FIU is ranked 111th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 157 punt return yards and average 17.4 yards per return, which is 7th in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 426 yards on special teams, ranking 78th in kick return yardage. The Golden Panthers average 19 yards per kick return and they are 58th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,716.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The 49ers are 122nd in the country in points scored with 198. They have run 684 plays this year for 3,151 yards, which ranks them 105th in Division 1 in total offense. The Charlotte 49ers average 4.6 yards per play, which is 124th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 186 1st downs this season, ranking them 102nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Charlotte has run for 1,349 yards as a unit, which ranks 104th in college football. They've run 419 times, averaging 3.2 yards per rush as a unit. Charlotte has been penalized on offense 52 times for 445 yards so far this year, which has them 93rd in the country in penalties. Evan Shirreffs has passed for 631 yards this year. He's completed 54 throws while attempting 104 passes for a completion percentage of 51.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 101.5. He averages 4.7 adjusted yards per throw and 6.1 yards per pass attempt.
Charlotte is 54th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 253. They have given up a total of 3,063 yards on D, which is 16th in D-1. The 49ers are 46th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 178 throws on 272 attempts against the Charlotte defense this season, ranking them 53rd and 29th in the nation. The Charlotte 49ers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,181 yards in the air, which is 61st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 295 attempts for 882 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the country against the run. The 49ers have had 47 penalties for 445 yards on defense this year. That places them 23rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Charlotte is 88th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 57 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 115th in D-1. They have returned 24 kicks for 421 yards on special teams, which puts them 79th in kick return yardage. The Charlotte 49ers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 122nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,629. The 49ers have tried 20 field goals this year and made 15, which is 17th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Charlotte kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,993 yards on 51 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 103rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Golden Panthers/49ers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the 49ers +7
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