The Florida Atlantic Owls (2-3) and North Texas Mean Green (2-3) will battle in clash of C-USA rivals at Apogee Stadium in Denton, Texas.
Florida Atlantic vs. North Texas Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with oddsmakers listing Florida Atlantic as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Florida Atlantic has -148 odds to pick up the win, while North Texas is listed at +122 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 67.5 points.
How to Watch Florida Atlantic vs. North Texas Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
- Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Denton, Texas
- Stadium: Apogee Stadium
Florida Atlantic is totaling 461.2 yards per game on offense this season (36th in the FBS), and are surrendering 401.6 yards per game (92nd) on defense. From an offensive standpoint, Florida Atlantic ranks 58th in the FBS with 32.6 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 77th in points allowed (401.6 points allowed per contest). Florida Atlantic is totaling 246.2 passing yards per game offensively this season (69th in the FBS), and is surrendering 253.8 passing yards per game (96th) on the defensive side of the ball. Offensively, Florida Atlantic has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 20th-best in the FBS by putting up 215.0 per game. The Owls rank 75th on defense (147.8 rushing yards allowed per game). Florida Atlantic ranks 29th in third-down efficiency (48.0%) on offense and 63rd in third-down conversion rate allowed (36.9%) on defense this year. Florida Atlantic has forced six total turnovers (56th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over six times (66th in the FBS) for an even turnover margin, 100th-ranked in college football.
North Texas’ defense has been a bottom-25 unit in total defense this season, ceding 468.8 total yards per game, which ranks ninth-worst. Offensively, it ranks 30th with 475.0 total yards per contest. North Texas has been sputtering on defense, ranking 13th-worst with 38.0 points given up per game. It has been more productive on offense, generating 32.2 points per contest (60th-ranked). North Texas ranks 38th in the FBS with 278.2 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 99th with 262.0 passing yards given up per game on the defensive side of the ball. North Texas’ defense has been a bottom-25 unit in run defense this season, surrendering 206.8 rushing yards per game, which ranks 12th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 29th with 196.8 rushing yards per contest. In terms of third-down efficiency, North Texas ranks 104th in the FBS (33.8% third-down conversion percentage) and 104th on the other side of the ball (43.1% third-down rate allowed). North Texas has recorded five forced turnovers (81st in the FBS) and committed 10 turnovers (118th in the FBS) this season for a -5 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.
Florida Atlantic vs. North Texas Betting Analysis
Florida Atlantic Betting Insights
Florida Atlantic has covered the spread in a matchup three times this season (3-2-0). In games it has played as 3-point favorites or more, Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 2-1. This season, Florida Atlantic games have hit the over once. The Owls have won two of the three games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (66.7%). The Owls are 1-0 (winning 66.7% of their games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -148 or shorter.
Mean Green Betting Insights
North Texas has put together a record of 2-3-0 against the spread this year. North Texas has an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 3-point underdogs. Games involving North Texas have hit the over on three occasions this year. The Mean Green have been listed as the underdog three times this season and have failed to win any of those games. The Mean Green are 0-0 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +122 or more on the moneyline.
Florida Atlantic vs. North Texas Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||58.4||61.2||54.3|
|Implied Total AVG||34.0||35.0||32.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-1||2-0||0-1|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-2||0-1||0-1|
|Point Total AVG||63.3||66.5||61.2|
|Implied Total AVG||38.4||45.5||33.7|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||1-0||0-0||1-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-3||0-1||0-2|
Players to Watch
- With 2.0 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL and 29 tackles in five games, Eddie Williams has been an important part of the Owls’ defense in 2022.
- The Owls’ defensive unit has been helped by the contributions of Jayden Williams, who has played five games and totaled 2.0 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 16 tackles.
- The Owls’ defensive unit has been aided by the play of Romain Mungin, who has suited up for five games and recorded 12 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack.
- The Owls’ defensive unit has been aided by the play of Dwight Toombs II, who has suited up for five games, recording 13 tackles and two interceptions.
- As a playmaker on defense, the Mean Green’s KD Davis has collected 30 tackles and 0.5 sacks in five games.
- Deshawn Gaddie has totaled 20 tackles in five games for the Mean Green.
- In five games for the Mean Green, Mazin Richards has delivered 18 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two sacks.
- Quinn Whitlock has compiled one interception to go with 23 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one pass defended In five games for the Mean Green.
Florida Atlantic vs. North Texas Predictions and Pick
Florida Atlantic vs. North Texas betting card
- Pick ATS:
Mean Green (+3)
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Our prediction to win this game is North Texas, and we expect that North Texas will cover the spread (Florida Atlantic -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 67.5 points.