|Written by Vincent Di Mello|
Bet on NCAAFDecember 20th signifies the Beef O’Brady’s Bowl in St Petersburg, Florida with the Golden Panthers facing the Marshall Thundering Herd. FIU enters into play with an 8-4 record as well as a 5-3 record in the Sun Belt Conference. Florida International averages 19.4 points per game on defense and 26.3 points per game on offense. With their return squad a constant threat to take it all the way, Florida International additionally leads the country in punt return yardage. FIU is led by fifth-year head coach Mario Cristobal. Marshall comes into play with a 6-6 record that is 2nd in Conference USA. The Marshall Thundering Herd average 22 points per game on offense and a head-scratching 30.2 ppg on defense. Marshall Is directed by second-year head coach Doc Holliday. College Football Odds for Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl game.
The FIU Golden Panthers are headed by senior Quarterback Wesley Carroll (2,224 yards - 59.7 completion pct - 14 touchdowns / 4 int - 134 rating). Sophomore Kedrick Rhodes (224 carries - 1,121 yards - 8 tds) will be pacing the Florida International running attack. Senior WR TY Hilton (64 catches - 950 yards - 7 touchdowns) and junior wide receiver Wayne Times (51 catches - 531 yards - 2 touchdowns) will be leading the Florida International Golden Panthers down the field. TY Hilton is furthermore the main cog powering FIU’s punt return machine returning a punt for a 97-yard td in a 41-7 rout of Florida Atlantic on November 12th. College Football Betting action on the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl.
The Thundering Herd are headed under center by freshman Quarterback Rakeem Cato (1,833 yards - 58.5 completion pct - 13 td’s / 10 int - 125.2 rating). The running game is in competent hands with both sophomore RB Tron Martinez (144 carries - 591 yards - 3 tds ) and also freshman RB Travon Van (132 carries - 529 yards - 3 tds). Steady junior WR Aaron Dobson (42 catches - 587 yards - 10 tds) pacing the Thundering Herd down the field carries on Marshall's excellent tradition of wide outs such as Randy Moss. With the stability of Kedrick Rhodes on the run and the dangerous expertise of TY Hilton on punt returns, FIU is trying to make a point vs Marshall. The Thundering Herd will have a lot on their plate as it seeks to finish the season above .500 by upsetting the Golden Panthers.