FIU Golden Panthers vs Charlotte 49ers Prediction, 10/17/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: FIU Golden Panthers vs Charlotte 49ers
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Location: Jerry Richardson Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: FIU (+6.5)
Max Bortenschlager and the FIU Golden Panthers (0-2) head to Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Charlotte 49ers (1-2). The odds on this matchup have Charlotte as 6.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 57.5.
In the last game they played, the FIU Golden Panthers took on the MTSU Blue Raiders and left there with a loss by a score of 31-28. Shaun Peterson Jr. paced the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 63 yards and he ran for 2 TD's for this outing. He scurried for 117 yards by way of 15 carries which had him averaging 7.8 yards per carry. Nate Jefferson was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 19 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 9.5 yards per reception for that game. Kaylan Wiggins went 5/15 with 37 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 1 interception for the game.
The Golden Panthers have earned 632 total yards this season. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 219.0 yards rushing ranking them 13th in the country. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, FIU has amassed 2 touchdowns through the air and 6 rushing touchdowns. In terms of scoring, the FIU Golden Panthers are averaging 31.0 PPG. When it comes to passing yards, the Golden Panthers are conceding 576 yds which ranks them 26th in the country. For the season, they are giving up 465.5 yards per contest which ranks them 76th in Division 1. The Golden Panthers are sitting in 71st in Division 1 concerning team defense, conceding 33.5 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.2 yards per running attempt and 177.5 rushing yards per game on the year. In their 2 games, they have yielded 288.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 64.9%. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 355 rushing yards through 2 contests.
Max Bortenschlager has connected on 138 of his career 270 tosses for a completion percentage of 51.1%. He is throwing for 102.2 yds per game. For his career, Bortenschlager has passed for 1,533 yds with 11 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. His QB rating is 108.5 with a touchdown rate of 4.1% and an interception percentage of 1.9%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the football 85 times for a total of -22 yds.
In their last contest, the Charlotte 49ers went up against the North Texas Mean Green and added a win to their record by a score of 49-21. Aaron McAllister paced the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 66 yards and he tallied 1 TD for this game. He scurried for 140 yards via 12 carries which meant he was running for 11.7 yards per run. Micaleous Elder led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 85 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 17.0 yards per reception in this contest. Chris Reynolds went 15/22 with 290 yards through the air and tossed 2 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
When it comes to how much they score, the 49ers are ranking 50th in D-1 averaging 28.7 points per outing. For the year thus far, the 49ers have racked up 762 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 254.0 passing yards per game, which is ranked 29th in Division 1. They are averaging 173.0 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 519 yards overall. The Charlotte 49ers average 427.0 yards per game which has them sitting 31st in college football. Charlotte has given up a total of 622 yards on the ground (207.3 yards per game) in addition to 5 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. The 49ers are relinquishing 25.7 points per game, which has them 40th in D-1. This season, they have given up 77 total points. They have conceded 6 touchdowns through the air and 228.0 yards per game, which has them ranked 41st in the country.
In the 22 games in his career, Chris Reynolds has connected on 331 of 529 attempts for a total of 4,481 yards. He averages 203.7 yds per contest through the air with a 147.4 quarterback rating. Reynolds has thrown 31 touchdowns while tossing 15 picks in his career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 768 yards on 219 attempts. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 5.9% and his interception percentage is 2.8%.
Who will win tonight's Golden Panthers/49ers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Panthers +6.5
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