FIU at Western Kentucky College Football Parlay 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
L. T. Smith Stadium
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The FIU Golden Panthers head to L. T. Smith Stadium to play the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has FIU as 4 point favorites. The Golden Panthers are 5-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4-0. The Hilltoppers are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-4-0.
Valuable FIU Golden Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Golden Panthers are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The FIU Golden Panthers are 5-1-0 against the spread
Important Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Trends
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key FIU Golden Panthers Injuries
10/13/18 DL Fermin Silva Undisclosed is out for season
09/10/18 RB Anthony Jones Back is out indefinitely
Key Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Injuries
10/21/18 OL Cole Spencer Knee is questionable Saturday vs Florida Intl
10/21/18 QB Drew Eckels Upper Body is questionable Saturday vs Florida Intl
09/24/18 RB D'Andre Ferby Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/20/18 RB Marquez Trigg Transferred has left team
08/08/18 RB Jakairi Moses Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The FIU Golden Panthers are 33rd in the country in points scored with 251. They have run 461 plays this year for 2,981 yards, which ranks them 54th in Division 1 in total offense. The Golden Panthers average 6.5 yards per play, which is 20th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 148 1st downs this season, ranking them 73rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground FIU has run for 1,214 yards as a unit, which ranks 71st in college football. They've run 267 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Panthers have been penalized on offense 32 times for 274 yards so far this year, which has them 114th in the country in penalties. James Morgan has passed for 1,597 yards this year. He's completed 112 throws while attempting 173 passes for a completion percentage of 64.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 168.2. He averages 10 adjusted yards per throw and 9.2 yards per pass attempt.
FIU is 44th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 160. They have given up a total of 2,623 yards on D, which is 53rd in D-1. The Golden Panthers are 70th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 123 throws on 204 attempts against the FIU Golden Panthers defense this season, ranking them 45th and 30th in the nation. The FIU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,386 yards in the air, which is 34th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 268 attempts for 1,237 yards this season, putting them in 84th place in the country against the run. The Golden Panthers have had 30 penalties for 295 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
FIU is 96th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 155 punt return yards and average 19.4 yards per return, which is 7th in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 275 yards on special teams, which puts them 81st in kick return yardage. The Golden Panthers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 62nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,411. The FIU Golden Panthers have tried 11 field goals this year and made 9, which is 35th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. FIU Golden Panthers kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 30 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,100 yards on 24 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 12th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hilltoppers have run for 836 yards as a team, which ranks 114th in college football. They've run 242 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have been penalized on offense 52 times for 455 yards so far this season, which has them 40th in the country in penalties. They are 121st in the nation in points scored with 141. They have run 496 plays this season for 2,610 yards, which ranks them 51st in Division 1 in total offense. Western Kentucky averages 5.3 yards per play, which is 101st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 150 1st downs this year, placing them 68th overall as an offensive unit. Davis Shanley averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 81 passes on 115 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 135.7. He has thrown for 823 yards this season.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers rush defense has allowed 272 attempts for 1,205 yards this year, putting them in 80th place in D-1 against the run. Western Kentucky has committed 48 penalties for 465 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 96th in college football. They are 76th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 202. They have surrendered a total of 2,869 yards on D, which is 80th in the country. The Hilltoppers are ranked 86th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 122 passes on 224 attempts against the Western Kentucky defense this season, placing them 44th and 68th in Division 1. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,664 yards through the air, which is 78th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 5, which is 101st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Western Kentucky kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,453 yards on 40 punts, averaging 36 yards per punt. That places them 126th in Division 1 in punting average. Western Kentucky is ranked 110th in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 37 punt return yards and average 5.3 yards per return, which is 106th in college football. They have returned 19 kicks for 411 yards on special teams, ranking 37th in kick return yardage. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 91st in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,058.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Golden Panthers -4 and under 52 total points
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