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Game Preview - Owls underdogs vs Red Wolves at Florida Atlantic

Arkansas State Red WolvesFlorida Atlantic Owls
Nov 5, 4:00 PM | Grass of FAU Stadium

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds

6-2TEAM RECORD0-7

The Florida Atlantic Owls host Arkansas State on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-5 ATS mark against the 6-2 Red Wolves in NCAAF action at FAU Stadium.

They will face the 6-2 Red Wolves, who own a 7-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Owls are 1-5-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Red Wolves are 1-7 favoring the OVER.

View Arkansas State vs Florida Atlantic Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The home team opened as 17.5-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Owls rated this week at No. 117 and the Red Wolves sitting at No. 48. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 35-1 result in favor of the Red Wolves this week.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida Atlantic's No. 120-ranked offense (11.7 PPG) against a Red Wolves defense that ranks No. 23 at 19.6 PPG. The Owls passing attack has averaged 135.3 yards per game, less than the Red Wolves give up through the air (212 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Red Wolves feature the league's No. 36-rated road run defense, allowing 139.5 yards per game. Florida Atlantic, meanwhile, ranks No. 116 in rushing offense at home.

Arkansas State won its last outing, a 37-14 result against North Texas on October 29. Arkansas State covered in that game as a 17.5-point favorite, while the 51 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Last time out for Florida Atlantic, they were a 38-14 loser as they battled Middle Tennessee at home. Florida Atlantic failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 52 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 7-3

Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Red Wolves at Owls trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arkansas State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Arkansas State's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arkansas State's last 6 games when playing Florida Atlantic
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Florida Atlantic's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Florida Atlantic's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 6 games when playing Arkansas State
Florida Atlantic is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Arkansas State home to Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, November 12
Florida Atlantic at Florida International, Saturday, November 12

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