Old Dominion Monarchs vs FIU Panthers Prediction, 11/6/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Old Dominion Monarchs vs FIU Panthers
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: Riccardo Silva Stadium in Miami, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (+3)
The Old Dominion Monarchs (2-6) are on their way to Riccardo Silva Stadium on Saturday where they will try to beat the FIU Panthers (1-7). Old Dominion opens as 3-point favorites. The total comes in at 52.5.
The Old Dominion Monarchs come into this matchup with a record of 2-6 this year. The last time they took the field, the Monarchs faced off with the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and earned the victory with a final of 23-20. Hayden Wolff connected on 23/34 with 149 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 108.3 and finished the game with 1 interception. Blake Watson led the offense in rushing for the Monarchs with 25 totes for 108 yards (4.3 yards per carry). In all, they had 74 plays which converted into 311 yds. The Old Dominion Monarchs ended up running the ball 40 different times and totaled 162 yards, which is an average of 4.1 yds per attempt. Against the run, the Monarchs gave up 59 yds on 22 tries, which is an average of 2.7 yards per rush allowed. Old Dominion surrendered 25 completions on 43 attempts for 276 yards, and a completion rate of 58.1%.
The Monarchs have earned 2,831 total yards this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Old Dominion has totaled 7 passing touchdowns and 12 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 15 different times. Old Dominion has compiled 172 first downs offensively, and they have been called for 60 penalties for 534 yards. As a team they average 169.5 yards on the ground ranking them 61st in Division 1. Regarding scoring points, the Old Dominion Monarchs have an average of 23.1 points per contest.
The Monarchs rank 106th in the nation in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 30.0 points per contest. The opposition is running for 3.4 yards per rushing attempt and 121.1 yards on the ground per contest for the season. Over the course of this season, they have given up 969 yards on the ground through 8 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Monarchs have conceded 1,867 yards which has them sitting in 81st in Division 1. They have relinquished 233.4 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 62.6%. For the year, they have surrendered 354.5 yards/game putting them at 60th in Division 1. They have yielded 19 touchdowns by air in addition to 8 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Panthers head into this matchup 1-7 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Panthers went home defeated by a final of 38-0 against the Marshall Thundering Herd. Max Bortenschlager finished the game with 128 yds on 14/28 through the air while his QB rate was 81.3. He tossed 1 interception and his Y/A was 4.6. D'Vonte Price carried the football 10 times for 51 yds, finishing the game with 5.1 yds per attempt for FIU. The Panthers finished the game with 288 yds and they ran 66 plays (4.4 yds per play). FIU rushed the football for 3.5 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 108 yards on 31 carries. FIU surrendered 46 rush attempts for 246 yds (5.3 yds per rush). The Panthers passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 77.4%, relinquishing 210 yds on 24 for 31 passing.
When it comes to their ability to score points, the Panthers are ranking 101st in the nation holding an average of 23.3 points per game. Over the course of the season so far, the Panthers have earned 2,348 yards via the pass as well as an average of 293.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 20th in the country. The FIU Panthers are averaging 398.0 yards/game, which has them ranked 67th in D-1. The FIU offense has racked up 464 yds of penalties on 48 infractions, ranking them 77th in D-1 in terms of hurting your team.
FIU has allowed the opposition a total of 1,515 yards rushing (189.4 yards per outing) in addition to 16 touchdowns on the ground so far this year. They have allowed the opposition 20 touchdowns through the air and 295.4 yards/outing, which has them ranked 138th in Division 1. The Panthers defense has participated in 602 plays, which is good for 120th in D-1. The Panthers are surrendering 36.6 points per game, which has them ranked 135th in college football. In total, they have conceded 293 total points.
Who will win tonight's Monarchs/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Monarchs -3
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