Florida Atlantic Owls (3-4) vs. Charlotte 49ers (2-5)
Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Charlotte 49ers 10/27/23 – Week 9 of the NCAAF season brings forth one of the top NCAAF matchups and analysis as the Florida Atlantic Owls lock horns with the Charlotte 49ers. Both teams aim to build some momentum and salvage their records this season, with the Owls holding a narrow edge in the win-loss column, standing at 3-4 against the 2-5 record of the 49ers.
The Florida Atlantic Owls come into this match backed by impressive performances from Running Back Larry McCammon and Wide Receiver LaJohntay Wester. McCammon has amassed 472 rushing yards with an impressive average of 4.9 yards per rush attempt; scoring four touchdowns along the way. Wester has also played an essential role for their Owls with 66 receptions totaling 636 receiving yards and three touchdowns under his belt.
Running Back Jalon Jones and Wide Receiver Jack Hestera have provided the Charlotte 49ers with some moments of brilliance this season. Jones has shown both versatility and speed by amassing 447 rushing yards with an average of 4.9 yards per carry for four touchdowns while Hestera has been reliable with 22 receptions totaling 283 yards and two scores this year.
Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Charlotte 49ers 10/27/23 Game Info
|When:||Friday, October 27, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET|
|Where:||Jerry Richardson Stadium|
Daniel Richardson QB vs. Trexler Ivey QB
Daniel Richardson of Florida Atlantic Owls has had an up and down season as quarterback. Completing 116 of 183 attempts with 1044 yards thrown for and an overall completion percentage of 63.4. However, 6 interceptions against 5 touchdowns as well as being sacked 11 times highlight areas for improvement and focus Richardson on consistency and decision-making skills to counter an aggressive defense such as that found on 49ers defense.
Trexler Ivey, quarterback for the Charlotte 49ers, is still trying to find his footing. With 49 completions from 86 attempts, he’s thrown for 601 yards. A 57% completion rate with 2 touchdowns and 4 interceptions provides a glimpse into his season so far. Ivey’s style of play leans towards caution, evident in his average of 7 yards per pass. He’s also been under pressure, having been sacked 10 times, affecting his overall passer rating.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Florida Atlantic Owls -250, Total Odds: 53.5
The current betting odds show the Owls as the favorites, with a Moneyline of -250. The over/under for the game is set at 53.5, with the odds tilting slightly towards the over at -119. This suggests that bookmakers anticipate a reasonably high-scoring game, indicating faith in both teams’ offensive capabilities. Bettors will need to weigh the offensive strengths of the Owls against the 49ers’ home advantage to make an informed decision. Based on both teams’ previous performances and current statistics, the Owls seem to have the upper hand, but the 49ers have the home advantage.
Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Owls have shown inconsistency in recent games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 6 games, and they are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games. Their record on the road is less impressive, standing at 3-14 SU in their last 17 away games. Against Conference USA opponents, the Owls have struggled, recording 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games.
Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The 49ers, while struggling in SU with a 1-5 in their last 6 games, have shown better ATS performance, standing at 4-2 in their last 6 games. Interestingly, the total has gone UNDER in 7 of Charlotte’s last 8 games against the Owls. However, their home record is concerning, with 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games at Jerry Richardson Stadium.
Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Charlotte 49ers 10/27/23 Betting Picks
Analyzing the trends and performances, the Owls seem to hold an edge, especially with their historical record against the 49ers. However, with Charlotte playing at home, there could be some surprises.
Considering all factors, a cautious approach towards this matchup is recommended. For those looking for exclusive sports picks, taking the Owls to cover the spread could be a decent choice, with an UNDER on the total given both teams’ recent UNDER trends.
Free Pick and Prediction: Florida Atlantic Owls 28, Charlotte 49ers 20.