Western Kentucky at Florida Atlantic College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Florida Atlantic Owls host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at FAU Stadium on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida Atlantic as 15 point favorites. The Owls have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 2-7-0 against the spread. The Hilltoppers have an ATS record of 4-5-0 while their over/under record is 4-5-0.
Valuable Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Trends
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 4-5-0 against the spread
Important Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 2-7-0 against the spread
Key Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Injuries
11/04/18 QB Drew Eckels Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Florida Atlantic
10/27/18 OL Cole Spencer Knee is out for season
09/20/18 RB Marquez Trigg Transferred has left team
08/08/18 RB Jakairi Moses Knee is out indefinitely
Key Florida Atlantic Owls Injuries
11/04/18 WR Willie Wright Undisclosed left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Western Kentucky
10/22/18 WR Dante Cousart Leg is out indefinitely
10/19/18 LB Azeez Al-Shaair ACL is out for season
09/08/18 CB Meiko Dotson Hip is out indefinitely
08/24/18 OL Ean Biancardi Thumb is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have run for 1,113 yards as a team, which ranks 113th in college football. They've run 305 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hilltoppers have been penalized on offense 63 times for 569 yards so far this season, which has them 43rd in the country in penalties. They are 125th in the nation in points scored with 168. They have run 640 plays this season for 3,301 yards, which ranks them 54th in Division 1 in total offense. The Hilltoppers average 5.2 yards per play, which is 108th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 190 1st downs this year, placing them 63rd overall as an offensive unit. Drew Eckels averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 7.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 50 passes on 99 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 120.7. He has thrown for 709 yards this season.
The Hilltoppers rush defense has allowed 353 attempts for 1,658 yards this year, putting them in 88th place in D-1 against the run. Western Kentucky has committed 57 penalties for 564 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 97th in college football. They are 83rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 269. They have surrendered a total of 3,721 yards on D, which is 81st in the country. The Hilltoppers are ranked 85th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 165 passes on 294 attempts against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defense this season, placing them 63rd and 83rd in Division 1. The Western Kentucky pass defense has also given up a total of 2,063 yards through the air, which is 64th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 7, which is 101st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,897 yards on 51 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 123rd in Division 1 in punting average. Western Kentucky is ranked 113th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 38 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 113th in college football. They have returned 29 kicks for 590 yards on special teams, ranking 27th in kick return yardage. The Hilltoppers average 20 yards per kick return and they are 92nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,929.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Owls are 51st in the country in points scored with 277. They have run 688 plays this year for 4,189 yards, which ranks them 78th in Division 1 in total offense. The Florida Atlantic Owls average 6.1 yards per play, which is 42nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 217 1st downs this season, ranking them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida Atlantic has run for 2,205 yards as a unit, which ranks 11th in college football. They've run 412 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. Florida Atlantic has been penalized on offense 67 times for 616 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the country in penalties. Chris Robison has passed for 1,735 yards this year. He's completed 141 throws while attempting 226 passes for a completion percentage of 62.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 129.7. He averages 6.4 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Florida Atlantic is 99th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 298. They have given up a total of 3,799 yards on D, which is 91st in D-1. The Owls are 86th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 183 throws on 285 attempts against the Florida Atlantic defense this season, ranking them 97th and 71st in the nation. The Florida Atlantic Owls pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,219 yards in the air, which is 89th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 363 attempts for 1,580 yards this season, putting them in 85th place in the country against the run. The Owls have had 37 penalties for 368 yards on defense this year. That places them 13th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Florida Atlantic is 91st in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 76 punt return yards and average 6.9 yards per return, which is 97th in D-1. They have returned 24 kicks for 641 yards on special teams, which puts them 15th in kick return yardage. The Florida Atlantic Owls average 27 yards per kick return and they are 20th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,905. The Owls have tried 10 field goals this year and made 6, which is 109th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Florida Atlantic kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 27 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,270 yards on 33 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 113th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Owls -15 and over 52 total points
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