Betting line favors Golden Panthers over Jaguars
Florida International Golden Panthers vs South Alabama Jaguars Odds
Week 10 action on Saturday will see the Jaguars looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Golden Panthers visit Ladd Peebles Stadium.
They battle the Golden Panthers, currently with a 1-8 mark (3-6 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 4-3 for the Jaguars and 6-3 for the Golden Panthers.
Betting Line: The Golden Panthers were listed as 5.5-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Jaguars at No. 107 and the Golden Panthers at No. 102 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 19-17 result in favor of the Jaguars.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up South Alabama's No. 109-ranked offense (19.6 PPG) against a Golden Panthers defense that ranks No. 106 at 34.8 PPG. The Jaguars passing attack has averaged 191 yards per game, less than the Golden Panthers give up through the air (249.6 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Golden Panthers feature the league's No. 61-rated road run defense, allowing 165.8 yards per game. South Alabama, meanwhile, ranks No. 84 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Florida International, they were a 14-6 loser as they battled Western Kentucky at home. Florida International failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 20 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Last time out, Florida International could not slow down WinningWR, who managed 128 receiving yards in the Hilltoppers 14-6 victory over the Golden Panthers Saturday.
South Alabama was a 38-24 loser in its last match on the road against Louisiana-Monroe. They covered the 22.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 62 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Demetre Baker went over the 100-yard mark (115) in his team's latest effort, but Louisiana-Monroe still defeated South Alabama by a score of 38-24.
Florida International Golden Panthers Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
South Alabama Jaguars Trends:
When playing on turf are 2-4
After being outgained are 1-5
When playing within the conference are 1-3
After a loss are 2-4
A few Golden Panthers at Jaguars trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida International's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida International's last 9 games
Florida International is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Florida International is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
South Alabama is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Florida International at Florida Atlantic, Friday, November 16
South Alabama at North Texas, Saturday, November 10