Florida Atlantic Owls vs FIU Panthers Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida Atlantic Owls vs FIU Panthers
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Riccardo Silva Stadium in Miami, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (+15)
The Florida Atlantic Owls (4-5) are on their way to Riccardo Silva Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to beat the FIU Panthers (4-5). FIU opens this game as 15-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 54.
The Florida Atlantic Owls come into this matchup with a record of 4-5 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Owls took on the UAB Blazers and notched a win by a score of 24-17. N'Kosi Perry connected on 14/25 with 187 yds through the air and 3 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 158.4 and walked away from the contest with no interceptions. Zuberi Mobley was the rushing leader for the Owls with 7 carries for 57 yards (8.1 yards per attempt). The Florida Atlantic Owls ended up rushing 35 times and accounted for 172 yds, which had them averaging 4.9 yards per tote. Overall, they ran 60 plays which gave them a total of 359 yds. Florida Atlantic conceded 18 pass completions on 34 tries for 192 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.9%. Against the run, the Owls gave up 280 yds on 42 tries, which calculates to 6.7 yds per rush surrendered.
The Owls have earned 3,738 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring, Florida Atlantic has earned 20 touchdowns through the air and 10 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the football 11 different times. Florida Atlantic has compiled 203 1st downs as a unit, and they have committed 55 penalties for 521 yards. Offensively they maintain an average of 192.8 yards in the run game which has them sitting 33rd in Division 1. Regarding putting points on the board, the Florida Atlantic Owls have an average of 28.1 PPG.
When it comes to passing yardage, the Owls have conceded 2,017 yards which ranks them 60th in the nation. They are giving up 224.1 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 61.1%. Overall, they are granting 403.8 yards per outing putting them at 93rd in the nation. They have given up 17 touchdowns through the air as well as 11 touchdowns on the ground. The opposition is running for 4.8 yards per run and 179.7 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. In total, they have conceded 1,617 yards via the ground game in 9 games. The Owls are ranked 65th in Division 1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 25.7 points per contest.
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The Panthers step onto the field holding a record of 4-5 for this year. In their last game, the Panthers went home defeated by a final of 52-14 when they played the North Texas Mean Green. Grayson James ended the contest with 130 yards on 19/35 passing while his QB rating was 74.1. He threw 2 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 3.7. Grayson James carried the football 4 times for 37 yds, ending the game with 9.3 yards per attempt for FIU. FIU ran the football for 4.5 yards per attempt, totaling 113 yards on 25 attempts. The Panthers finished the game with 258 yards while they ran 64 plays (4.0 yards per play). The Panthers secondary conceded a completion rate of 71.4%, relinquishing 414 yards on 25 for 35 through the air. FIU allowed 42 rushing attempts for 209 yds (5.0 yards per rush).
In relation to their ability to score points, the Panthers are ranked 111th in the nation holding an average of 20.3 PPG. During this campaign to this point, the Panthers have thrown for a total of 2,081 passing yards together with holding an average of 231.2 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 72nd in Division 1. The FIU Panthers maintain an average of 337.8 yards per outing, which ranks them 107th in the country. The FIU offense has compiled 481 yds of penalties on 57 violations, which is good for 65th in college football in terms of helping out the other team.
The Panthers are giving up 35.8 points per contest, which has them 122nd in the nation. FIU has given up a total of 1,517 yards via the ground game (168.6 yards per contest) as well as 20 touchdowns via the rush for the year. This year, they have given up 322 points. They have yielded 20 touchdowns from the passing game and 283.4 yards/outing, which puts them in 122nd in D-1. The Panthers defense has taken part in 651 plays, which ranks 103rd in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Owls/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Owls -15
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