FIU at Old Dominion College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
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The Old Dominion Monarchs host the FIU Golden Panthers at Foreman Field on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has FIU as 1.5 point favorites. The Monarchs have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread. The Golden Panthers have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0.
Valuable FIU Golden Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Golden Panthers are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The FIU Golden Panthers are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 0-1-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The FIU Golden Panthers have run for 170 yards as a team, which ranks 70th in college football. They've run 39 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Panthers have been penalized on offense 7 times for 70 yards so far this season, which has them 43rd in the country in penalties. They are 79th in the nation in points scored with 28. They have run 67 plays this season for 327 yards, which ranks them 104th in Division 1 in total offense. The Golden Panthers average 4.9 yards per play, which is 92nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 24 1st downs this year, placing them 54th overall as an offensive unit. James Morgan averages 4.5 yards per pass attempt and 3.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 11 passes on 20 attempts for a completion percentage of 55%. His quarterback rating this year is 99.3. He has thrown for 90 yards this season.
The Golden Panthers rush defense has allowed 45 attempts for 213 yards this year, putting them in 104th place in D-1 against the run. FIU has committed 8 penalties for 90 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 104th in college football. They are 104th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 38. They have surrendered a total of 465 yards on D, which is 99th in the country. The Golden Panthers are ranked 87th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 28 passes on 37 attempts against the FIU Golden Panthers defense this season, placing them 112th and 91st in Division 1. The FIU pass defense has also given up a total of 252 yards through the air, which is 81st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
FIU Golden Panthers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this year. Their punters have totaled 132 yards on 3 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 38th in Division 1 in punting average. FIU has returned 3 kicks for 53 yards on special teams, ranking 50th in kick return yardage. The Golden Panthers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 99th in the country in all-purpose yards with 380.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Monarchs are 115th in the country in points scored with 10. They have run 73 plays this year for 301 yards, which ranks them 98th in Division 1 in total offense. The Old Dominion Monarchs average 4.1 yards per play, which is 112th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 18 1st downs this season, ranking them 104th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Old Dominion has run for 129 yards as a unit, which ranks 96th in college football. They've run 39 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. Old Dominion has been penalized on offense 8 times for 75 yards so far this year, which has them 35th in the country in penalties. Steven Williams has passed for 132 yards this year. He's completed 14 throws while attempting 30 passes for a completion percentage of 46.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 83.6. He averages 4.4 adjusted yards per throw and 4.4 yards per pass attempt.
Old Dominion is 118th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 52. They have given up a total of 591 yards on D, which is 120th in D-1. The Monarchs are 121st in yards per play allowed with 7.9. Opponent offenses have completed 26 throws on 37 attempts against the Old Dominion defense this season, ranking them 104th and 94th in the nation. The Old Dominion Monarchs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 353 yards in the air, which is 114th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 38 attempts for 238 yards this season, putting them in 113th place in the country against the run. The Monarchs have had 6 penalties for 58 yards on defense this year. That places them 73rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Old Dominion has returned 6 kicks for 126 yards on special teams, which puts them 10th in kick return yardage. The Old Dominion Monarchs average 21 yards per kick return and they are 84th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 442. The Monarchs have tried 3 field goals this year and made 1, which is 66th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33%. Their punters have accumulated 235 yards on 7 punts, averaging 34 yards per punt. That ranks them 111th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Golden Panthers/Monarchs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Monarchs +1.5
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