Charlotte 49ers vs Florida Atlantic Prediction NCAAF 10/27

Charlotte 49ers vs Florida Atlantic Prediction NCAAF 10/27

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NCAAF Predictions: Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Charlotte 49ers

The upcoming battle between the Florida Atlantic Owls and the Charlotte 49ers promises to be an exciting clash in the world of college football. In this comprehensive analysis, we will examine the strengths and weaknesses of both teams, assessing their offensive and defensive capabilities.

Game Information

The highly anticipated game is scheduled for October 27, 2023, at 4:30 PM, taking place at Jerry Richardson Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN2, with favorable game-time weather conditions at 70 degrees. Florida Atlantic is favored with a -3.5 point spread, and the over/under is set at 43 points.

 

Florida Atlantic Owls

Season Overview

The Florida Atlantic Owls have had a mixed season, standing at 3-4 with a 2-1 conference record. Their quarterback, D. Richardson, has accumulated 1,044 passing yards, 5 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions. FAU is eager to regain momentum and secure a crucial conference victory against the Charlotte 49ers.

L. McCammon has been a notable contributor in the rushing game, amassing 472 yards on 96 carries and scoring 4 touchdowns. The top receiver, L. Wester, has recorded 636 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Team Stats

The Florida Atlantic Owls have averaged 350.1 total yards per game, including 227.7 passing yards and 122.4 rushing yards. On the defensive side, they've allowed 399.0 total yards, with 236.0 passing yards and 163.0 rushing yards.

Recent Performance

Florida Atlantic is coming off a tough loss to UTSA but demonstrated their potential with a convincing win over USF. With their strengths and improvements, they aim to secure a significant conference win against the Charlotte 49ers.

 

Charlotte 49ers

Season Overview

The Charlotte 49ers enter the game with a 2-5 overall record and a 1-2 conference standing. Their quarterback, T. Ivey, has thrown for 601 yards, 2 touchdowns, but has 4 interceptions. The 49ers face a challenging task against FAU and look to bounce back with a win.

J. Jones has been the leading rusher for the 49ers with 447 yards on 91 carries and 4 touchdowns. J. Hestera is the top receiver with 283 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Team Stats

The Charlotte 49ers have averaged 307.1 total yards per game, with 166.4 passing yards and 140.7 rushing yards. Defensively, they've allowed 345.1 total yards, with 201.6 passing yards and 143.6 rushing yards.

Recent Performance

Charlotte is coming off a win against ECU but faced a challenging loss to NAVY. With their recent performances in mind, they aim to put up a strong fight against FAU.

 

Prediction: 

Considering the teams' recent performances and FAU's slight advantage, we predict that the Florida Atlantic Owls will win the game and cover the -3.5 points spread. With a more balanced and consistent performance and their improvements throughout the season, FAU is well-positioned to secure a victory and exceed expectations.

The Owls have the offensive firepower and defensive capabilities to control the game. Charlotte might pose a challenge, but FAU is determined to secure a pivotal conference win.

Don't miss the exciting matchup between the Florida Atlantic Owls and the Charlotte 49ers on October 27, 2023, at Jerry Richardson Stadium. With FAU favored to win and cover the spread, this game promises to be a thrilling contest with conference implications.

Pick: Florida Atlantic Owls to Win and Cover -3.5

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