Boca Raton Bowl Betting Odds & NCAA Football Expert Picks on Akron Zips vs Florida Atlantic Owls
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
by Aengus Moorehead

Florida Atlantic Takes on Akron in Boca Raton Bowl

Boca Raton Bowl Betting Odds & NCAA Football Expert Picks on Akron Zips vs Florida Atlantic Owls

Akron Zips (7-6) vs
Florida Atlantic Owls (10-3)

Time: 7:00 PM ET
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Where: FAU Football Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida
Watch on: ESPN
Odds: Florida Atlantic -22
Total O/U: 65

The Florida Atlantic Owls will attempt to finish their season with style and notch their tenth consecutive victory as they get ready to square off against the Akron Zips in the Boca Raton Bowl with the showdown set to be displayed Tuesday night on the ESPN channel at 7:00 p.m. ET and live from FAU Football Stadium in Boca Raton, FL.

This will be the first meeting ever between the two schools. It will be the fourth instalment of the Boca Raton Bowl with both sides making their first appearances in the event. The Owls, who are a perfect 2-0 in bowl games, won their first Conference USA title when they pummeled North Texas 41-17 on December 2.

During their current nine-game winning streak, the Owls have covered the numbers in seven of those tilts and will be facing an Akron squad that has lost the MAC Conference Championship 45-28 to Toledo two weeks ago. The Zips enter this affair as a 22-point underdog, according to BetOnline Sportsbook, with total sitting at 65 points.

Akron Zips vs. Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Odds & Team Stats

Gm# Team
Opener
211 Akron
62
212 Florida Atlantic
-17
 
 
Akron Zips
 
Florida Atlantic Owls
7-6
Lost 1
N/A
8-4-1
23.25
24.75
-1.5
3-2-1
5-2
3-10
1-5
2-5
Record
Streak
Last Meeting
ATS
Offense
Defense
Diff.
ATS Home
ATS Away
O/U Record
O/U Home
O/U Away
10-3
Won 9
N/A
9-4
39.75
24.83
14.92
5-2
4-2
6-7
2-5
4-2

Akron Zips vs. Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends & Predictions

Akron:
Akron is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Akron is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Akron's last 11 games
Akron is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Akron is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Akron's last 8 games on the road

Florida Atlantic:
Current Streak: won 9 straight games.
Florida Atlantic is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
Florida Atlantic is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Florida Atlantic is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Florida Atlantic is 7-13-1 ATS in its last 21 games at home
Florida Atlantic is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

The Bottom Line:
The Owls have the edge on both sides of the football and are playing in their home stadium where they have been practically invincible. The Owls have won their last six home games by an average of 26 points so look for that trend to continue as they demolish the Zips. The Pick: Florida Atlantic -22 and the over 65.

Aengus Moorehead NCAAF Predictions: Florida Atlantic -22
Total O/U: Over 65
NCAAF Record: 21-31   /   -13.1 Units

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