Georgia Southern Eagles vs Florida Atlantic Owls Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Southern Eagles vs Florida Atlantic Owls
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Owls (-7)
The Georgia Southern Eagles (1-0) are hitting the road to FAU Stadium on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Florida Atlantic Owls (0-1). Florida Atlantic is 7-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is 48.
The Georgia Southern Eagles come into this game with a record of 1-0 this year. In their last contest, the Eagles took the field against the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs and walked away with a win by a score of 30-25. Logan Wright was the rushing leader for the Eagles with 26 carries for 178 yards (6.8 yards per carry). Cam Ransom finished 8/13 with 90 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rate of 145.1 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. When it came to stopping the run, the Eagles conceded 56 yards on 19 attempts, which averages out to 2.9 yards per run allowed. Georgia Southern gave up 28 completions on 46 tries for a total of 365 yds, and a completion rate of 60.9%. In the game, they ran 85 plays which gave them 500 yds. The Georgia Southern Eagles ran the football 65 different times and accumulated 365 yards, which earned them an average of 5.6 yds per attempt.
Concerning scoring points, the Georgia Southern Eagles hold an average of 30.0 points per contest. As a unit they are averaging 365.0 yards on the ground ranking them 3rd in the country. The Eagles have earned 500 total yards for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Georgia Southern has earned 1 touchdown through the air and 2 touchdowns on the ground. Georgia Southern has amassed 25 first downs as a unit, and they have committed 6 penalties for 46 yards.
The Eagles sit in 94th in college football when it comes to team defense, conceding 25.0 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 2.9 yards per running attempt and 56.0 yards on the ground per game on the year. In total, they have conceded 56 rushing yards through 1 game. When talking about passing yardage, the Eagles are allowing 365 yds which has them sitting in 130th in the nation. They have conceded 365.0 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 60.9%. During the season, they have yielded 421.0 yards per outing which has them sitting 106th in D-1.
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The Owls come into this game with a record of 0-1 for this season. In their last game, the Owls took a defeat with a final score of 35-14 against the Florida Gators. N'Kosi Perry (1 TD) finished the contest with 261 yards on 19/33 through the air while his QB rate was 134.0. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.9. Johnny Ford carried the football 10 times for 52 yds, finishing the game with 5.2 yds per attempt for Florida Atlantic. Florida Atlantic rushed the ball for 2.5 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 92 yds on 37 attempts. The Owls finished the game with 353 yds while running 70 plays (5.0 yards per play). The Owls secondary gave up a completion percentage of 57.1%, surrendering 153 yds on 20 for 35 through the air. Florida Atlantic surrendered 46 rush attempts for 400 yards (8.7 yards per carry).
Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Owls are ranked 106th in Division 1 holding an average of 14.0 PPG. For the season thus far, the Owls have thrown for a total of 261 passing yards, which ranks 50th in the country. The Florida Atlantic Owls have an average of 353.0 yards/game, which has them ranked 89th in the country. The Florida Atlantic offense has 28 yds of penalties on 6 violations, which is 72nd in college football in terms of hurting your team.
Florida Atlantic has conceded a total of 400 yards on the ground. They have surrendered 1 touchdown through the air and 153.0 yards per outing, which has them ranked 46th in the nation. The Owls defense has taken the field for 81 plays, which has them sitting 122nd in the nation. The Owls are giving up 35.0 points per game, which has them sitting 112th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Owls college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +7
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