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Golden Panthers visit Massachusetts Minutemen in Week 5 College Football Betting Clash

Week 5 action on Saturday will see the Massachusetts Minutemen looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Florida International Golden Panthers visit Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Massachusetts Minutemen in this game found them listed as 0-point on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 24-20 victory for the Minutemen. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Florida International Golden Panthers vs Massachusetts Minutemen Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Florida International Golden Panthers will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 3-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Massachusetts Minutemen are 1-2 ATS. Florida International is 2-2 against the over under total, while Massachusetts is 2-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Massachusetts vs Florida International injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 83-rated Massachusetts Minutemen and the No. 84-ranked Florida International Golden Panthers, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Massachusetts Minutemen No. 112-ranked offense (21.33 PPG) against a Florida International Golden Panthers defense that ranks No. 56 at 22.75 PPG. The Massachusetts Minutemen passing attack has averaged 315 yards per game, more than the Florida International Golden Panthers give up through the air (220 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Florida International Golden Panthers own the league's No. 50-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 165.67 yards per game when on the road. Massachusetts, on the other hand, rates No. 128 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Florida International got a 169-yard performance from Kenneth Dixon, but Louisiana Tech prevailed 27-17.

In their last game, Massachusetts got a 149-yard performance from C.J. Prosise, but Notre Dame prevailed 62-27.

Betting Trends
  • Florida International is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Florida International is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games
  • Florida International is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Florida International is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Massachusetts is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Massachusetts is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Massachusetts's last 14 games
  • Massachusetts is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida International home to Texas El Paso, Saturday, October 10th
Massachusetts at Bowling Green, Saturday, October 10th