Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs FIU Golden Panthers Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs FIU Golden Panthers
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Riccardo Silva Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Louisiana Tech (-5.5)
Riccardo Silva Stadium is the site where Stone Norton and the FIU Golden Panthers (0-5) will play the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (4-3) on Saturday. Louisiana Tech opens this matchup as 5.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 53.5.
In their last contest, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs faced the UAB Blazers and earned the win by a score of 37-34. Aaron Allen went 18/26 with 191 yards by way of passing and completed 2 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Israel Tucker led the team on the ground in this contest. He had a long run of 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 54 yards via 17 carries which meant he averaged 3.2 yards per carry. Adrian Hardy led the team in receiving yardage by earning 101 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 14.4 yards per reception in this contest.
The Bulldogs have earned 2,341 total yards for the year. As a team they are averaging 92.0 yards on the ground which is 119th in college football. With reference to distribution of touchdowns, Louisiana Tech has earned 18 passing touchdowns and 6 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to scoring, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are sitting at 30.3 points per game. Concerning yards via the pass, the Bulldogs have given up 1,772 yds which ranks them 96th in the country. In total, they have relinquished 420.7 yards/outing which has them sitting 85th in the nation. The Bulldogs rank 93rd in the nation concerning team defense, conceding 32.3 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 167.6 yards on the ground per game for the season. Over the course of their 7 games played, they have conceded 253.1 yards per contest via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 64.4%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 1,173 rushing yards through 7 games.
For his career, Anthony has passed for 1,208 yds with 13 touchdowns and 4 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the ball 41 times for a total of -26 yds. He has a QB rating of 140.0 with a TD rate of 7.4% and an interception rate of 2.3%. He is throwing for 172.6 yds per game. Luke Anthony has connected on 110 of his attempted career 176 passes for a completion percentage of 62.5%.
In the last game they played, the FIU Golden Panthers took on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 38-21. Max Bortenschlager went 8/18 with 106 yards via the pass and tossed 1 TD. He tossed 1 interception on the day. D'vonte Price led the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 100 yards by way of 24 carries which meant he averaged 4.2 yards per run. JJ Holloman led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 54 yards on 2 catches. He earned an average of 27.0 yards per reception for that game.
During the season thus far, the Golden Panthers have thrown for a total of 617 yards through the air as well as an average of 123.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 120th in D-1. The FIU Golden Panthers have an average of 279.8 yards per contest which ranks them 122nd in college football. They maintain an average of 156.4 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 782 yards overall. In relation to the points being put on the board, the Golden Panthers are 98th in Division 1 with 22.4 points per contest. FIU has surrendered a total of 1,178 rushing yards (235.6 yards per outing) and 11 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the campaign. The Golden Panthers are relinquishing 32.4 PPG, which has them sitting 96th in D-1. This season, they have given up 162 total points. They have yielded 6 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 187.2 yards/outing, which has them in 29th in the country.
Norton has thrown for 3 touchdowns while tossing 0 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage is 5.8%. He has left the pocket and rushed for -71 yds on 17 attempts. He averages 50.4 yards per contest through the air with a 107.8 quarterback rating. In 5 games in his college career, Stone Norton has connected on 25 of 52 attempts for a total of 252 yards.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Golden Panthers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -5.5
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