FIU at UTSA College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The UTSA Roadrunners host the FIU Golden Panthers at Alamodome on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has FIU as 11 point favorites. The Roadrunners have an over/under record of 5-3-1 and they are 2-6-1 against the spread. The Golden Panthers have an ATS record of 6-2-0 while their over/under record is 4-4-0.
Valuable FIU Golden Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Golden Panthers are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The FIU Golden Panthers are 6-2-0 against the spread
Important UTSA Roadrunners Betting Trends
The UTSA Roadrunners are 5-3-1 against the over/under
The UTSA Roadrunners are 2-6-1 against the spread
Key FIU Golden Panthers Injuries
10/13/18 DL Fermin Silva Undisclosed is out for season
Key UTSA Roadrunners Injuries
10/03/18 OL Jalyn Galmore Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The FIU Golden Panthers have run for 1,507 yards as a team, which ranks 69th in college football. They've run 338 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Panthers have been penalized on offense 40 times for 360 yards so far this season, which has them 117th in the country in penalties. They are 35th in the nation in points scored with 303. They have run 594 plays this season for 3,679 yards, which ranks them 56th 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 184 1st downs this year, placing them 77th overall as an offensive unit. James Morgan averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 9.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 149 passes on 233 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 161.2. He has thrown for 1,991 yards this season.
The Golden Panthers rush defense has allowed 366 attempts for 1,844 yards this year, putting them in 102nd place in D-1 against the run. FIU has committed 39 penalties for 384 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in college football. They are 56th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 226. They have surrendered a total of 3,531 yards on D, which is 67th in the country. The Golden Panthers are ranked 67th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 151 passes on 254 attempts against the FIU Golden Panthers defense this season, placing them 35th and 34th in Division 1. The FIU pass defense has also given up a total of 1,687 yards through the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The FIU Golden Panthers have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 10, which is 55th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. FIU Golden Panthers kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 37 for 38 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,347 yards on 29 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 8th in Division 1 in punting average. FIU is ranked 110th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 155 punt return yards and average 19.4 yards per return, which is 6th in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 426 yards on special teams, ranking 61st in kick return yardage. The Golden Panthers average 19 yards per kick return and they are 59th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,260.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Roadrunners are 128th in the country in points scored with 142. They have run 581 plays this year for 2,184 yards, which ranks them 120th in Division 1 in total offense. The UTSA Roadrunners average 3.8 yards per play, which is 129th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 138 1st downs this season, ranking them 129th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UTSA has run for 841 yards as a unit, which ranks 124th in college football. They've run 276 times, averaging 3 yards per rush as a unit. UTSA has been penalized on offense 42 times for 332 yards so far this year, which has them 113th in the country in penalties. Cordale Grundy has passed for 989 yards this year. He's completed 111 throws while attempting 220 passes for a completion percentage of 50.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 93. He averages 4.3 adjusted yards per throw and 4.5 yards per pass attempt.
UTSA is 93rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 282. They have given up a total of 3,754 yards on D, which is 86th in D-1. The Roadrunners are 110th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opponent offenses have completed 164 throws on 248 attempts against the UTSA defense this season, ranking them 59th and 26th in the nation. The UTSA Roadrunners pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,292 yards in the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 352 attempts for 1,462 yards this season, putting them in 71st place in the country against the run. The Roadrunners have had 58 penalties for 530 yards on defense this year. That places them 80th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
UTSA is 88th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 55 punt return yards and average 4.6 yards per return, which is 115th in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 417 yards on special teams, which puts them 65th in kick return yardage. The UTSA Roadrunners average 21 yards per kick return and they are 129th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,656. The Roadrunners have tried 17 field goals this year and made 14, which is 20th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. UTSA kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,361 yards on 55 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 41st in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Golden Panthers/Roadrunners college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Roadrunners +11
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