Florida A&M vs. Bethune-Cookman Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Week 12 Predictions

By Dan Watson | November 19, 2021, 2:59 pm

The Florida A&M Rattlers (8-2, 0-0 SWAC) are big favorites — expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -15.5) — against the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (2-8, 0-0 SWAC) in a battle of two conference rivals. The expected point total for the matchup is set at 50.5.

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Florida A&M stats and betting info

Betting trends for Florida A&M

  • Florida A&M has gone 6-2-0 ATS this season.
  • The Rattlers have a 1-1 record against the spread when favored by 15.5 points or more this season.
  • Florida A&M games have gone over the point total in three out of eight opportunities (37.5%).
  • Florida A&M and its opponents have combined to go over Saturday’s over/under of 50.5 points three times this season.
  • The Rattlers have seen a 48.7 average over/under in their games this season, 1.8 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Rattlers rack up 76.3 fewer yards per game (38.0), than the Wildcats allow per matchup (114.3).
  • The Rattlers have one giveaway this season, while the Wildcats have one takeaway .
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 227.0 (2270) 45
Rush yards 152.6 (1526) 54
Points scored 27.3 (273) 48
Pass yards against 138.4 (1384) 3
Rush yards against 87.9 (879) 9
Points allowed 14.5 (145) 8

Key players for Florida A&M

  • Rasean McKay has thrown for 2,081 yards (208.1 ypg) to lead Florida A&M, completing 59.1% of his passes and recording 19 touchdown passes and four interceptions this season.
  • Bishop Bonnett has carried the ball 128 times for a team-high 829 yards (82.9 per game), with four touchdowns this year.
  • Xavier Smith’s team-high 544 receiving yards (54.4 yards per game) have come on 49 receptions with one touchdown.
BestOdds rating 9.3
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Bethune-Cookman stats and betting info

Betting trends for Bethune-Cookman

  • Bethune-Cookman has gone 5-4-0 ATS this year.
  • The Wildcats are winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 15.5-point underdogs.
  • The teams have hit the over in six of Bethune-Cookman’s nine games with a set total .
  • In Bethune-Cookman’s nine games this season, seven have finished with more combined scoring than Saturday’s total of 50.5.
  • The over/under for this contest is 8.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Wildcats’ games this season (59.1 points).
  • The Wildcats average 61.2 yards per game, 20.8 more yards than the 40.4 the Rattlers allow.
  • In games that Bethune-Cookman totals more than 40.4 yards, the team is 0-2.
  • The Wildcats have turned the ball over three times this season, two more turnovers than the Rattlers have forced (1).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 218.8 (2188) 52
Rush yards 123.0 (1230) 91
Points scored 24.9 (249) 65
Pass yards against 254.9 (2549) 108
Rush yards against 168.3 (1683) 88
Points allowed 35.3 (353) 107

Key players for Bethune-Cookman

  • Shannon Patrick leads Bethune-Cookman with 1,294 passing yards (129.4 ypg) on 108-of-202 passing with nine touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season.
  • The team’s top rusher, Que’Shaun Byrd, has carried the ball 106 times for 575 yards (57.5 per game), with four touchdowns this year. He’s proven to be a dual threat, hauling in 180 receiving yards (18.0 per game) on 20 catches.
  • Kemari Averett’s 812 receiving yards (81.2 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s registered 45 receptions and eight touchdowns.

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