Miami vs FIU NCAA Football Pick and Parlay 11/23/2019
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs FIU Golden Panthers
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Location: Riccardo Silva Stadium in Miami, FL
Odds/Point Spread: FIU +19
Riccardo Silva Stadium is the venue where James Morgan and the FIU Golden Panthers will take on the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday. The spread on this game has Miami as 19-point favorites. The Hurricanes are 6-4-0 ATS and 5-5-0 when betting on the total. The Golden Panthers are 4-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-8-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Miami Hurricanes took on the Louisville Cardinals and won by a score of 52-27. Leading the way at QB for the Hurricanes was Jarren Williams who went 15/22 with 253 yards passing and tossed 6 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. DeeJay Dallas paced the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 20 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the game. He scurried for 96 yards on 15 carries which had him averaging 6.4 yards per run. Mike Harley was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 116 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 19.3 yards per catch for that game. The Hurricanes ran the football 32 times and racked up a total of 197 yards which gave them an average of 6.2 yards per rush. For the contest, the Hurricanes got 21 1st downs and they totaled 5 penalties for 55 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. For the game, they finished with a total of 55 plays for a total of 449 yards. When discussing the defense, Miami allowed 18 catches on 29 throws totaling 328 yards, and a completion percentage of 62.1%. Against the run, the Hurricanes allowed 168 yards on 35 attempts which means they had an average of 4.8 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they conceded a total of 496 yards and earned 3 takeaways.
The Hurricanes come into this matchup with a record of 6-4 this season. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the nation averaging 29.3 points per contest, which has them at 68th in the country. As a unit, they are averaging 120.8 yards on the ground per game which is 13th in the conference. For total yards, they are currently ranked 9th in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 83rd in the country with 3,884 yards. The Hurricanes have one of the best defenses in the nation, giving up 19.2 points per contest which has them at 2nd in the conference. In regard to yards on the ground, Miami is giving up 105 yards per contest which has them at 2nd in the conference and 12th in the nation. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3 yards per rush ranking them 3rd in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 11th in the country overall. In total, they have allowed 1,050 yards rushing through 10 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Hurricanes have allowed 2,676 yards. Teams are completing 57.1% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 7.0 yards per attempt.
In their last game, the FIU Golden Panthers took on the Florida Atlantic Owls and were defeated 37-7. Napoleon Maxwell led the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 75 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for 95 yards on 16 carries which meant he averaged 5.9 yards per carry. Tony Gaiter IV was the receiving yardage leader by earning 94 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 13.4 yards per reception for that game. Running the show from under center for the Golden Panthers was James Morgan who went 20/37 with 192 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Golden Panthers ended up running the ball 29 times and racked up a total of 112 yards which gave them an average of 3.9 yards per carry. For the game, the Golden Panthers racked up a total of 16 first downs and they had a total of 6 infractions for 53 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. In all, they ran 67 plays which added up to 304 yards. When discussing the defense, FIU conceded 24 completions on 39 attempts totaling 318 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.5%. In the running game, the Golden Panthers conceded 261 yards on 44 attempts which is an average of 5.9 yards per run allowed. In the game, they gave up a total of 579 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways.
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The Golden Panthers come into this matchup with a record of 5-5. FIU is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 179.4 yards on the ground per contest, which has them at 47th in Division 1. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,794 yards rushing through 10 contests, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Golden Panthers average 383.6 yards per game overall ranking them 86th in Division 1 and 8th in Conference USA. The Golden Panthers are giving up 26.6 points per game ranking them 7th in the conference and 58th in the nation. When it comes to points given up, they have allowed 266 total points. In discussing rushing yards, they are giving up 209.7 yards per game ranking them 116th in college football and 14th in C-USA. For 2019, they have conceded a total of 2,097 yards rushing and 22 rushing touchdowns. Their passing defense is one of the most dominate units in D-1. They are conceding 180.3 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Golden Panthers are ranked 2nd in the conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Hurricanes -19 and under the total points
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