The Florida International Golden Panthers take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in one of the college football games on Saturday, November 5, 2016 start time at 5:30 PM ET, at L.T. Smith Stadium, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
The Florida International Golden Panthers (3-6) lost against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, 42-35, last week. Alex McGough completed 27-for-40 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns. In rushing, Alex Gardner ran for 95 yards and a touchdown in 19 carries while Anthony Jones added 61 yards and a touchdown in 12 carries. McGough added 46 yards and a touchdown. In receiving, Thomas Owens posted 93 yards and two touchdowns in six receptions while Jonnu Smith added 75 yards and a touchdown in six catches.
Offensively, FIU football is averaging 235.3 yards in passing and 147.3 yards in rushing. Defensively, FIU football is yielding 222.2 yards in passing and 200.7 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (6-3) defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls, 52-3, last week. Mike White completed 13-for-21 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns . In rushing, Marquez Trigg ran for 98 yards in 15 carries while Anthony Wales added 86 yards and two touchdowns in 10 carries. In receiving, Nicholas Norris posted 131 yards adn a touchdown in seven receptions while Taywan Taylor added 84 yards and a touchdown in seven reception. Lucky Jackson complimented for 83 yards and a touchdown.
Offensively, Western Kentucky football is averaging 345.8 yards in passing and 160.4 yards in rushing. Defensively, Western Kentucky football is yielding 280.1 yards in passing and 108.9 in rushing against the opposing teams.
FIU vs Western Kentucky football game schedule:
Date: November 5, 2016
Start Time: 5:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: BEIN
Odds and Point Spread: -30.0 Western Kentucky, 66.5 O/U