Florida Atlantic Owls vs FIU Golden Panthers Prediction, 11/13/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida Atlantic Owls vs FIU Golden Panthers
Date: Friday, November 13, 2020
Location: Riccardo Silva Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Florida Atlantic (-9.5)
Stone Norton and the FIU Golden Panthers (0-3) play the Florida Atlantic Owls (3-1) at Riccardo Silva Stadium on Friday, November 13, 2020. Florida Atlantic opens this contest as 9.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 42.5.
In their last game, the Florida Atlantic Owls took the field against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and left there with a win by a score of 10-6. Javion Posey paced the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 17 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this outing. He rushed for a total of 60 yards by way of 9 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.7 yards per carry. TJ Chase was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 47 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 15.7 yards per reception in this contest. Nick Tronti went 7/16 with 108 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He ended the game without an interception.
Regarding putting points on the board, the Florida Atlantic Owls are sitting at 16 PPG. As a unit they have an average of 166 yards rushing which has them sitting 66th in Division 1. The Owls currently have 1,154 total yards for the year. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Florida Atlantic has totaled 3 touchdowns via the pass and 5 rushing touchdowns. Regarding passing yards, the Owls are giving up 854 yds which has them ranked 59th in college football. In total, they have relinquished 317 yards/outing which has them ranked 33rd in the country. The Owls rank 17th in college football regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 11.5 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.1 yards per rush and 103.5 rushing yards per game for the season. During their 4 games, they are giving up 213.5 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 54.5%. For the year, they have allowed 414 rushing yards through 4 games.
Nick Tronti has connected on 64 of his career 109 tosses for a completion percentage of 58.7%. He is passing for 44.7 yards per contest. For his college career, Tronti has passed for 670 yds with 5 touchdowns and 2 picks. He has a QB rating of 121.8 with a TD percentage of 4.6% and an interception percentage of 1.8%. Since he has been in college, he has left the pocket to run 95 times for a total of 312 yards.
In their last contest, the FIU Golden Panthers faced the Jacksonville State Gamecocks and ended up taking the loss by a score of 19-10. Stone Norton went 5/14 with 66 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. D'vonte Price paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 16 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 43 yards by way of 9 carries which meant he averaged 4.8 yards per run. Nate Jefferson was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 38 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 19.0 yards per catch for the game.
When looking at the points being put on the board, the Golden Panthers are sitting 96th in college football by scoring 24.0 points per game. For the season so far, the Golden Panthers currently have a total of 278 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 92.7 passing yards per outing, ranking them 121st in D-1. They average 170.0 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 510 yards for the season. The FIU Golden Panthers average 262.7 yards per game which ranks them 120th in Division 1. FIU has yielded a total of 640 rushing yards (213.3 yards/game) in addition to 5 touchdowns rushing so far this year. The Golden Panthers are conceding 28.7 points per game, ranking them 76th in the country. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 86 total points. They have allowed the opposition 4 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 245.0 yards/outing, ranking them 87th in Division 1.
Norton has thrown 3 touchdowns while tossing 0 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 9.4%. He has rushed for -46 yards on 11 attempts. He is averaging 69.0 yds per contest through the air with a 138.4 quarterback rating. In 3 games in his college career, Stone Norton has connected on 17 of 32 tries for 207 yards.
Who will win tonight's Owls/Golden Panthers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Golden Panthers +9.5
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