Owls take on Warhawks in Week 7 contest
Florida Atlantic Owls vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Odds
The Owls will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Warhawks in Louisiana-Monroe at Malone Stadium on Saturday in Week 7 action.
Backers of the Warhawks have seen them go 3-2 and 5-0 ATS so far this season, while the Owls are at 1-4 and 3-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Owls are 1-3, while the Warhawks are 4-1.
Betting Line: Bettors going with the Warhawks in this game found them listed as 23-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 9-rated Warhawks and the No. 102-rated Owls in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 40-10 win for the Warhawks on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Louisiana-Monroe's No. 18-ranked offense (39.6 PPG) against a Owls defense that ranks No. 89 at 30 PPG. The Warhawks passing attack has averaged 316.4 yards per game, more than the Owls give up through the air (230.4 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Owls feature the league's No. 116-rated road run defense, allowing 295.3 yards per game. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, ranks No. 19 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Florida Atlantic, they were a 20-14 loser as they battled North Texas at home. Florida Atlantic covered in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 34 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. In their last game, the Owls were Week 5 losers coming out on the wrong end of 20-14 score against North Texas.
Louisiana-Monroe won its last outing, a 31-17 result against Middle Tennessee on October 6. Louisiana-Monroe covered in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 48 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Warhawks grabbed a Week 6 victory over the Blue Raiders in their last game, winning 31-17 at Floyd Stadium.
Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 0-10
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
A few Owls at Warhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Florida Atlantic's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 6 games when playing Louisiana-Monroe
Florida Atlantic is 6-16 ATS in its last 22 games
Florida Atlantic is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 5 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida Atlantic
Louisiana-Monroe is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 6 games when playing Florida Atlantic
Florida Atlantic at South Alabama, Saturday, October 20
Louisiana-Monroe at Western Kentucky, Saturday, October 20