Free Week 7 Prediction: Owls vs Thundering Herd Odds
Looking for FAU Owls vs. Marshall Thundering Herd free picks? Week 7 College football betting sees the Owls taking on the Thundering Herd Saturday October 15th at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions.
(1-5) FAU Owls vs. Marshall Thundering Herd (1-4)
Date: Saturday, October 15th
Time: 7:00 pm EST
Venue: Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, West Virginia
NCAA Football Spread: Marshall – 13.0
NCAA Betting Total: 63.5
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This Conference USA Game features two of the bottom dwellers in the league. Florida Atlantic is coming in with a 5 game losing streak after getting beat by Charlotte last week.
Marshall is on a 4 game losing streak of its own and lost to North Texas in week 6.
Someone has to win this game right? I’m anxious to see how the passing defenses go up against two offenses known for throwing the ball around.
Jason Driskel has had an up and down season throwing the ball for the Owls. He has only 4 touchdowns on the year. The good news is he faces a Thundering Herd defense that can’t stop anyone.
This week I expect him to play much better than he has all season, with 250 yards through the air and a couple of scores.
He should be able to use his scrambling ability to break a few runs as well.
Gregory Howell Jr. Is one of the more underrated backs in the conference. He’s got the talent and has shown it the last two weeks as he has averaged 100 yards in each game.
In last week’s tough loss to Charlotte he also scored 3 touchdowns. I’m expecting him to get 100 yards for the third straight week, and score twice for the Owls.
Kalib Woods has been the go to receiver for Driskel so far this year. He is averaging over 80 receiving yards per game. I look for him to beat Marshall’s secondary down the field for a couple of long receptions.
He should reach his 80 yard average this week and pick up his second touchdown of the season.
When you are on a 5 game losing streak, the defense isn’t doing you any favors.
The Owls passing defense gave up 3 passing touchdowns to Charlotte last week. The good news is they were able to pick up 3 sacks and the pass rush will be the key to victory if the offense isn’t clicking on all cylinders.
Marshall Thundering Herd
Chase Litton played below average last week in the loss to North Texas.
He was 20-42 for 258 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception. He was sacked 5 times as well and will need to get rid of the ball quicker to avoid the big errors.
Look for him to have a good game against the Owls this week with 2 touchdown passes and no turnovers.
Receiver Michael Clark has had two straight games with over 120 yards receiving.
If he can keep up the strong play he should put the Thundering Herd in position to get the win.
His 43 yard catch last week was one of the highlights for the offense and his speed will cause nightmares for the FAU corners.
Josh Knight is the talented receiver on the other side of the offense and he will be a big contributor in this game as well.
He had 6 catches for 49 yards and a score in week 5 after missing the last game, and I expect him to make it two games in a row with a score.
The Thundering Herd defense has been horrible during this 4 game losing streak.
They have allowed opposing offenses to score at least 35 points in each game and I expect the secondary to have trouble stopping the FAU passing attack.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Owls are 0-8 ATS in their last 8 games after allowing more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game.
- Owls are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games.
- Owls are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
- Thundering Herd are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating less than 275 total yards in their previous game.
- Thundering Herd are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
- Thundering Herd are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game
Free Week 7 NCAA Football Prediction
FAU uses the passing game to take an early lead, then Howell seals the big victory in the 4th quarter.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: FAU ATS, OVER
Driskel throws 2 touchdowns and the Owls end their losing streak in a big win.
Week 7 Free Score Prediction: FAU 42 Marshall 28
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