North Texas vs. FAU Total Pick
Will Saturday afternoon's Conference USA Championship Game between North Texas and Florida Atlantic turn into a high-scoring game? Kickoff is set for 12:00 p.m. ET.
Matchup: North Texas (9-3) at Florida Atlantic (9-3)
TV: ESPN2, 12:00 p.m. ET
Line: Florida Atlantic -11.5
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 74 points after hitting the board at 74.5. As for the point spread, Florida Atlantic opened as a 9-point favorite but the line has climbed all the way up to 11.5.
Who is the Public Backing?
As of Thursday morning, just over 70% of tickets are on Florida Atlantic to cover the spread.
Injury Report: North Texas running back Jeffery Wilson is out with an ankle injury and so is Bryce English, who has been out since August with a foot injury. On the other side, Ray Ellis is out for the year with a knee injury and tight end Harrison Bryant is questionable for Florida Atlantic due to an undisclosed issue.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is 10-4 in the Mean Green's lat 14 games overall, is 5-2 in their last seven games versus an opponent with a winning record, and has cashed in six of their last eight games following an ATS win. The over has hit in six of their last seven games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game, too.
On the other side, the over has hit in eight of the Owls' last 10 games coming off a win, is 9-3 in their last 12 conference games, and is 5-2 in their last seven games overall. Finally, the over is 5-2 in their last seven games versus a team with a winning record.
CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONSHIP PREDICTION: NORTH TEXAS/FLORIDA ATLANTIC OVER 74