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North Texas Mean Green Visit Florida Atlantic Owls in Week 8 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the North Texas Mean Green on Saturday when they take on the Florida Atlantic Owls at FAU Stadium in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Florida Atlantic Owls here saw them at Bovada as -6.5-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

A 36-31 result in favor of the Owls was the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

North Texas Mean Green vs Florida Atlantic Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Florida Atlantic bring a 3-3 record (4-2 ATS) to the Week 8 betting matchup against the 4-2 North Texas Mean Green, who are 4-2 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Florida Atlantic go 2-4 so far and the Mean Green go 4-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida Atlantic vs North Texas injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 96-rated Florida Atlantic Owls and the No. 103-ranked North Texas Mean Green, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Florida Atlantic's No. 38-ranked offense, averaging 34.17 PPG, against a North Texas defense that ranks No. 103 this week at 32.67 PPG. The Florida Atlantic aerial game is averaging 173.67 yards per game, less than the North Texas Mean Green secondary allows through the air, 262.83 YPG per game.

Defensively, the North Texas Mean Green feature the league's No. 65-rated road run defense, allowing 160.67 yards per game. Florida Atlantic, meanwhile, ranks No. 25 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Mason Fine's 354-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as North Texas earned a 29-26 win over UTSA on Saturday at Apogee Stadium.

Devin Singletary ran through the Old Dominion defense for 194 yards in Florida Atlantic's last game, handing the Monarchs a 58-28 setback on Saturday at Foreman Field.

Betting Trends
  • North Texas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • North Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of North Texas's last 8 games
  • North Texas is 7-15 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Florida Atlantic is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Florida Atlantic is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
  • Florida Atlantic is 4-12-1 ATS in its last 17 games at home
  • Florida Atlantic is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

North Texas home to Old Dominion, Saturday, October 28th
Florida Atlantic at WKU, Saturday, October 28th