Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Ohio Bobcats Picks and Prediction – September 3

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The Florida Atlantic Owls (1-0) play the Ohio Bobcats (0-0) in college football action at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.

Florida Atlantic vs. Ohio Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Florida Atlantic as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Florida Atlantic has -224 odds to pick up the win, while Ohio is listed at +180 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 50 points.


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Game Info

How to Watch Florida Atlantic vs. Ohio Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Athens, Ohio
  • Stadium: Peden Stadium

Betting Preview

Florida Atlantic

  • Florida Atlantic averaged 25.4 points per game last year, 4.9 fewer than Ohio surrendered per contest (30.3).
  • When the Owls scored more than 30.3 points last season, they were 3-1 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
  • Florida Atlantic averaged 27.8 fewer yards per game (402.0) than Ohio allowed per matchup (429.8) last season.
  • When the Owls picked up over 429.8 yards last year, the team was 2-2 against the spread and 3-1 overall.
  • Last season Florida Atlantic piled up 153.5 rushing yards per game, 36.7 fewer than Ohio allowed per contest (190.2).
  • When the Owls ran for over 190.2 yards last season, they compiled a 3-2 ATS record and a 4-1 overall record.


  • Ohio put up 3.2 fewer points per game (22.6) than Florida Atlantic gave up (25.8) last season.
  • The Bobcats were 5-2 against the spread and 3-4 overall in games when they put up over 25.8 points last year.
  • Ohio collected 37.8 fewer yards per game (371.4) than Florida Atlantic allowed per outing (409.2) last year.
  • The Bobcats were 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall when the team amassed over 409.2 yards last year.
  • Last year Ohio rushed for 30.4 more yards per game (187.4) than Florida Atlantic allowed per contest (157.0).
  • When the Bobcats rushed for over 157.0 yards last year they compiled a 4-2 ATS record and a 2-4 overall record.

Florida Atlantic vs. Ohio Betting Analysis

Florida Atlantic Betting Insights

  • Florida Atlantic beat the spread four times in 12 games last year.
  • As 5.5-point or greater favorites, Florida Atlantic went 3-3 against the spread last year.
  • The Owls won four of the six games they were the moneyline favorite last season (66.7%).
  • The Owls went 3-0 last year (winning 80% of their games) when they played as a moneyline favorite of -224 or shorter.
  • Last season, four of Florida Atlantic’s 12 games went over the point total.

Bobcats Betting Insights

  • Ohio had five wins in 12 games against the spread last year.
  • Ohio’s ATS record as an underdog of 5.5 points or more was 3-4 last season.
  • The Bobcats were underdogs eight times last season and won twice.
  • The Bobcats entered seven games last season as the underdog by +180 or more and were 2-2 in those contests.
  • Out of 12 Ohio games last year, four went over the total.

Florida Atlantic vs. Ohio Against The Spread & Betting Records

Florida Atlantic

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 52.6 51.0 54.2
Implied Total AVG 31.3 31.2 31.5
ATS Record 4-8-0 2-4-0 2-4-0
Over/Under Record 4-8-0 3-3-0 1-5-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-2 3-1 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-5 0-1 0-4


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.5 57.0 54.0
Implied Total AVG 32.8 33.3 32.3
ATS Record 5-7-0 2-4-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 4-8-0 3-3-0 1-5-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-2 0-1 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-6 1-3 1-3

Last Season’s Leaders

Florida Atlantic

  • In 12 games last year, Jordan Helm compiled 2.0 TFL, 70 tackles, and one interception.
  • Teja Young had three interceptions to go with 48 tackles and three passes defended.
  • Akileis Leroy registered 53 tackles in 12 games played a season ago.
  • Zyon Gilbert compiled two interceptions to go with 35 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended in 12 games played.


  • Bryce Houston played in 12 games, compiling 1.5 sacks to go with 5.0 TFL and 78 tackles.
  • On defense, Cannon Blauser collected 2.0 sacks to go with 5.0 TFL and 60 tackles.
  • Alvin Floyd played in 12 games and totaled one interception to go along with 46 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one pass defended.
  • Will Evans recorded 3.5 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 27 tackles in 12 games.

Florida Atlantic vs. Ohio Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is Florida Atlantic, and we predict that Ohio will cover the spread (Florida Atlantic -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 50 points.

Florida Atlantic vs. Ohio betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Bobcats (+5.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (50)

How to Bet on Florida Atlantic vs. Ohio

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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