FIU at Miami College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Hard Rock Stadium
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The FIU Golden Panthers head to Hard Rock Stadium to play the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 28 point favorites. The Golden Panthers are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Hurricanes are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-0-0.
Valuable FIU Golden Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Golden Panthers are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The FIU Golden Panthers are 3-0-0 against the spread
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The Miami Hurricanes are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key FIU Golden Panthers Injuries
09/16/18 OL Mershawn Miller Thigh is questionable Saturday vs Miami Florida
09/10/18 RB Anthony Jones Back is out indefinitely
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
09/16/18 WR Ahmmon Richards Knee is questionable Saturday vs Florida Intl
09/16/18 DB Amari Carter Personal missed last game, is probable Saturday vs Florida Intl
09/16/18 LB De'Andre Wilder Neck is questionable Saturday vs Florida Intl
09/16/18 DB Jaquan Johnson Hamstring injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Florida Intl
09/10/18 DL Gregory Rousseau Ankle is out indefinitely
08/15/18 OL George Brown Jr. Knee is out indefinitely
08/08/18 TE Michael Irvin II Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The FIU Golden Panthers are 30th in the country in points scored with 119. They have run 224 plays this year for 1,358 yards, which ranks them 61st in Division 1 in total offense. The Golden Panthers average 6.1 yards per play, which is 57th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 79 1st downs this season, ranking them 14th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground FIU has run for 694 yards as a unit, which ranks 27th in college football. They've run 142 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Panthers have been penalized on offense 14 times for 135 yards so far this year, which has them 100th in the country in penalties. James Morgan has passed for 548 yards this year. He's completed 44 throws while attempting 70 passes for a completion percentage of 62.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 148.3. He averages 7.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
FIU is 86th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 82. They have given up a total of 1,284 yards on D, which is 95th in D-1. The Golden Panthers are 100th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 62 throws on 106 attempts against the FIU Golden Panthers defense this season, ranking them 93rd and 98th in the nation. The FIU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 779 yards in the air, which is 97th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 106 attempts for 505 yards this season, putting them in 85th place in the country against the run. The Golden Panthers have had 16 penalties for 165 yards on defense this year. That places them 69th in college football.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hurricanes have run for 590 yards as a team, which ranks 51st in college football. They've run 124 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Miami Hurricanes have been penalized on offense 12 times for 100 yards so far this season, which has them 107th in the country in penalties. They are 15th in the nation in points scored with 143. They have run 213 plays this season for 1,309 yards, which ranks them 51st in Division 1 in total offense. Miami averages 6.1 yards per play, which is 58th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 63 1st downs this year, placing them 63rd overall as an offensive unit. Malik Rosier averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 36 passes on 70 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 140.7. He has thrown for 595 yards this season.
The Miami Hurricanes rush defense has allowed 119 attempts for 298 yards this year, putting them in 28th place in D-1 against the run. Miami has committed 14 penalties for 128 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 36th in college football. They are 47th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 57. They have surrendered a total of 708 yards on D, which is 16th in the country. The Hurricanes are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 4. Opposing offenses have completed 30 passes on 59 attempts against the Miami defense this season, placing them 7th and 9th in Division 1. The Miami Hurricanes pass defense has also given up a total of 410 yards through the air, which is 19th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Golden Panthers/Hurricanes college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Panthers +28
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