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FAU vs. Marshall - 10/18/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
FAU vs. Marshall
Date & Time Friday October 18, 2019, 6:31 PM (EDT)
Location
FAU Football Stadium
Boca Raton, FL
The Line
FAU -5.5 Total 59.5
TV Channel
CBSSN
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Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

On Friday, the Marshall Thundering Herd visits FAU Football Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida to play the Florida Atlantic Owls. Marshall improved to 3-3 on the season and 1-1 in Conference-USA play with a 31-17 victory over Old Dominion. Quarterback Isaiah Green accounted for a pair of touchdowns in the first half while Brendan Knox added a touchdown last in the game to help Marshall to the win.

Isaiah Green leads Marshall with 1,171 yards passing, eight touchdowns and five interceptions. Brendan Knox is the leading rusher with 499 yards and five touchdowns, while Armani Levias leads all receivers with 199 yards and one touchdown, and Broc Thompson has 198 yards. The leading tackler for Marshall is Tavante Beckett with 60.

Florida Atlantic is 4-2 on the season and 2-0 in C-USA play following its 28-13 victory over Middle Tennessee last Saturday. Malcolm Davidson rushed for 148 yards and one touchdown as the Owls used a strong third and fourth quarter to pull away from the Blue Raiders for the 15-point victory.

Chris Robison leads the FAU Owls in passing with 1,557 yards, 13 touchdowns and two interceptions. The leading rusher for the Owls is Malcolm Davidson with 295 yards and three touchdowns, while Larry McCammon III has 249 yards and five touchdowns. Harrison Bryant leads all FAU receivers with 413 yards. Rashad Smith leads the Owls in tackles with 42.

Marshall is 0-4 ATS in its last 4

The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Thundering Herd’s last 9

FAU is 5-1 in its last 6 C-USA games

The UNDER has cashed in each of the Owls last 6 at home

The visiting team (Marshall) has covered the number in 4 of the last 5 between the two and the underdog (Marshall) has covered in 5 of the last 6 between the two. Marshall has covered the number in 16 of its last 21 played on grass, while FAU has failed to cover 8 of its last 11 played on grass and each of its last 6 played on Friday. Final Score Prediction, Marshall Thundering Herd wins and covers ATS 33-30

Pick:
Marshall Thundering Herd +5.5
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