Free Week 8 Prediction: Owls vs Thundering Herd Odds
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College Football Handicapping: Week 8
Date: Saturday, October 20th 2018
Time: 2:30 pm EST
Venue: Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, West Virginia
NCAA Football Spread: Florida Atlantic -3
NCAA Betting Total: 58.5
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The Florida Atlantic Owls will be coming into this one off of a blowout win at home against Old Dominion 52-33.
So to is Marshall coming into this contest after previously defeating Old Dominion two weeks ago 42-20.
Marshall opened up as 2.5 point favorites, but after a major shift, Florida Atlantic now sits as 3 point favorites with about 60% of the public backing them.
The total opened up at 64 points, but it has since dropped down to 58.5 points.
Florida Atlantic Owls
Florida Atlantics offense went off against a lowly Old Dominion defense as they eclipsed 600 yards in just a little over 21 minutes in time of possession.
QB Chris Robison completed 21 of 32 pass attempts for 339 yards and two touchdowns.
RB Devin Singletary could not be stopped as he rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries.
Leading the aerial assault were WRs Harrison Bryant and Jovon Durante who combined for 244 yards and two touchdowns on 13 receptions.
Defensively, they did give up 508 total yards and 34 first downs, but were able to produce two interceptions, one sack, and four tackles for a loss.
Marshall Thundering Herd
Marshalls offense was able to produce over 500 yards of offense against the lowly Old Dominion defense on they’re turf, while they converted 6 of their 13 third down attempts.
QB Alex Thomson completed 18 of 29 pass attempts for 182 yards, one touchdown, and one interception.
Both RBs Tyler King and Anthony Anderson pummeled Old Dominion’s defense for a combined total of 286 yards and five touchdowns on 36 carries.
WR Tyre Brady chipped in from the outside hauling in nine receptions for 103 yards and one touchdown.
On the defensive side they gave up 402 yards and converted 9 of their 20 third down attempts.
They also were able to produce one interception, three sacks, and six tackles for a loss.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Over is 6-2 in FAU last 8 road games.
- FAU are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 conference games.
- Over is 7-2 in MRSH last 9 games as an underdog.
- Under is 21-7 in MRSH last 28 conference games.
- Over is 6-2 in MRSH last 8 games overall.
Free Week 8 NCAA Football Pick
Florida Atlantic will have had two weeks to prep for a team that has won four of the last five contests against them.
Marshall has won five games in their last seven contests, however Florida Atlantic has been a superb 13-3 in their last 16 contests.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Florida Atlantic -3
This really should be a close contest between evenly matched squads, but I had higher expectations for Florida Atlantic this season and this would be an important win for them.
Follow the sharp money and thats leading to Florida Atlantic.
Week 8 Free Score Prediction: Florida Atlantic 38 – Marshall 34
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