Free College Football Picks Today: Florida International Panthers vs Florida Atlantic Owls 11/12/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Florida International Panthers vs Florida Atlantic Owls 11/12/22
Sat 12th November 2022

The Florida Atlantic University Owls (4-5, 3-2 CUSA) head to take on the Florida International University Panthers (4-5, 2-3 CUSA) at Riccardo Silva Stadium on Saturday. The Owls are 15.5-point favorites, and the total is 54.5.Florida Atlantic is coming off a 24-17 win over UAB at FAU Stadium on October 29.

N’Kosi Perry threw for 197 yards and three touchdowns. Zuberi Mobley ran seven times for 57 yards. Je’Quan Burton caught two passes for 55 yards and a touchdown.

FIU lost 52-14 to North Texas at Apogee Stadium last Saturday. Grayson James was 19 of 35 for 145 yards and two interceptions. He added 37 yards on the ground. Rivaldo Fairweather had one reception for 39 yards.


The Owls won the only game between the teams last season, a 58-21 victory in October, their fifth straight win against FIU. N’Kosi Perry threw three touchdowns for Florida Atlantic, as Johnny Ford added two TDs (1 rush, 1 rec). Max Bortenschlager tossed two touchdowns for FIU.


The Owls are averaging 28.1 points per game for the season, 72nd in FBS, and they are facing a Panthers defense that has surrendered 35.8 PPG (121st). Meanwhile, FIU has scored 20.3 points a game this season, 111th in the country, and Florida Atlantic is allowing 25.7 PPG (65th).

The Owls rank 83rd in the nation in passing yards per game (223.7) and 36th in rushing (191.6). They have an advantageous matchup through the air, as the Panthers are 123rd in the nation in passing yards allowed per game (283.2).

Against the run, FIU is 95th (168.6).FIU has been one of the nation’s least successful rushing teams, averaging 105.4 yards per game (117th), while ranking 72nd in passing yards (231.2). The Owls are allowing 224.1 passing yards (62nd) and 179.7 rushing yards per game (103rd).


Through nine games, N’Kosi Perry has thrown for 20 touchdowns (5 INT) and 222.1 yards per game to lead Florida Atlantic in passing. In four away games this season, he has 11 TDs (3 INT) and an average of 263.2 yards passing.

Larry McCammon III leads the team in rushing with an average of 81.3 yards a game over nine games. He has four touchdowns on the ground and three through the air. LaJohntay Wester is the Owls’ leading receiver with 63.6 yards a game and eight TDs.

Grayson James has 11 passing touchdowns (8 INT) with 205.6 yards per game through nine games to lead FIU. In four home games this season, he has thrown for seven TDs (3 INT) and an average of 239.5 yards.

Lexington Joseph has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 46.8 yards a game through nine games. He has seven total touchdowns, five rushing and two receiving.

Tyrese Chambers has been the primary target in the Panthers’ aerial attack. He has four touchdowns and a 63.4 yard per game average through eight appearances.


Florida Atlantic has yet to win away from FAU Stadium this season in four games.

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FAU -15.5 (-110)

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