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FIU Golden Panthers Hosting the UCF Knights Week 4 Odds and Betting Pick

The Golden Panthers hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the FIU Golden Panthers pay a visit to FIU Stadium in Week 4 betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the FIU Golden Panthers sat as 5.5-point underdog, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 23-18 victory for the Golden Panthers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UCF Knights vs FIU Golden Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The FIU Golden Panthers are 0-3 so far on the season, and 0-3 ATS vs the point spread. The UCF Knights, meanwhile, are 1-2 and 2-1 ATS. Those over under betting have seen FIU go 0-3 and the UCF Knights go 1-2 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and FIU vs UCF injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the FIU Golden Panthers rated this week at No. 108 and the UCF Knights sitting at No. 126.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the FIU Golden Panthers No. 125-ranked offense (13.33 PPG) against a UCF Knights defense that ranks No. 76 at 27 PPG. The FIU Golden Panthers passing attack has averaged 205.33 yards per game, more than the UCF Knights give up through the air (197.67 YPG on average).

Defensively, the UCF Knights feature the league's No. 30-rated road run defense, allowing 119 yards per game. FIU, meanwhile, ranks No. 107 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last gridiron battle, Tre'Quan Smith did much of the damage, producing 114 receiving yards but UCF managed to defeat the Knights 30-24 at Bright House Networks Stadium.

Alex Gardner went over the 100-yard mark (130) in his team's latest effort, but Massachusetts still defeated FIU by a score of 21-13.

Betting Trends
  • Central Florida is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Central Florida is 1-15 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Florida's last 5 games
  • Central Florida is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Florida International is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Florida International is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida International's last 5 games
  • Florida International is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UCF at East Carolina, Saturday, October 1st
FIU home to Florida Atlantic, Saturday, October 1st