Charlotte 49ers vs FIU Panthers Prediction, 10/8/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Charlotte 49ers vs FIU Panthers
Date: Friday, October 8, 2021
Location: Riccardo Silva Stadium in Miami, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (+5.5)
Riccardo Silva Stadium is where the FIU Panthers (1-4) will play the Charlotte 49ers (3-2) on Friday. FIU is 5.5-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 57.5.
The Charlotte 49ers come into this game with a record of 3-2 for this season. In their last matchup, the 49ers played the Illinois Fighting Illini and took a loss by a score of 24-14. Chris Reynolds connected on 17/23 with 191 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rate of 163.7 and ended the game with 1 pick. Chris Reynolds led the offense in rushing for the 49ers with 12 attempts for 26 yards (2.2 yds per attempt). When all was said and done, they tallied 50 plays which gave them 263 yds. The Charlotte 49ers ran the ball 27 different times and recorded 72 yds, which earned them an average of 2.7 yds per attempt. Against the run, the 49ers gave up 339 yds on 48 tries, which averages out to 7.1 yards per rush surrendered. Charlotte gave up 10 completions on 19 attempts for a total of 78 yards, and a completion rate of 52.6%.
In terms of scoring points, the Charlotte 49ers have an average of 26.8 points per outing. As a unit they're holding an average of 176.6 yards on the ground which has them sitting 49th in college football. The 49ers currently have 2,063 total yards for this campaign. In terms of scoring, Charlotte has totaled 11 touchdowns through the air and 7 touchdowns via the ground. Charlotte has tallied 108 1st downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 30 infractions for 244 yds. They have surrendered the football 6 different times.
The 49ers are ranked 81st in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 24.2 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 6.2 yards per tote and 254.8 rushing yards per game on the season. Overall, they have given up 1,274 yards via the ground game in 5 games. When talking about yards via the pass, the 49ers are giving up 874 yards which ranks them 43rd in D-1. They have relinquished 174.8 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 57.4%. In total, they have relinquished 429.6 yards per outing putting them at 116th in the nation. They have given up 9 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 7 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Panthers come into this game with a record of 1-4 for this season. For their last game, the Panthers walked away with a loss by a score of 58-21 against the Florida Atlantic Owls. Max Bortenschlager (2 TDs) ended the contest with 263 yards on 12/28 passing while his quarterback rating was 138.2. He threw 1 pick and his Y/A was 9.4. D'Vonte Price ran the football 16 times for 34 yds, finishing the game with 2.1 yds per attempt for FIU. FIU rushed for 2.6 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 69 yds on 27 carries. The Panthers finished the game with 388 yds while running 68 plays (5.7 yds per play). The Panthers pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 85.7%, relinquishing 408 yds on 24 out of 28 passing. FIU conceded 47 rushing attempts for 296 yards (6.3 yards per rush).
In relation to how much they score, the Panthers rank 82nd in Division 1 by scoring 26.8 PPG. Over the course of the season thus far, the Panthers have thrown for a total of 1,440 passing yards along with an average of 288.0 throwing yards per contest, which has them ranked 25th in the country. The FIU Panthers have an average of 413.6 yards per contest, which has them ranked 58th in the country. The FIU offense has 355 penalty yards on 36 infractions, which has them sitting 31st in the country in terms of hurting your team.
FIU has given up a total of 942 yards rushing (188.4 yards/game) as well as 9 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have given up 13 touchdowns through the air in addition to 314.4 yards per game, which has them in 136th in Division 1. The Panthers defense has been on the field for 380 plays, which is good for 131st in the nation. The Panthers are allowing 35.2 PPG, ranking them 130th in the nation. Overall, they have relinquished 176 pts.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Panthers +5.5
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