Jacksonville State Gamecocks @ FIU Panthers
Current Records: Jacksonville State 6-2, FIU 4-4
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Riccardo Silva Stadium — Miami, Florida
- TV: CBS Sports Network
- Live Stream: CBSSports.com or fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Watch on Connected TV: CBS Sports App on Roku and Fire TV
What to Know
Jacksonville State has enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they’ll head out on the road. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks and the FIU Panthers will face off in a Conference USA battle at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Riccardo Silva Stadium. The two teams worked hard to overcome the odds in their previous battles and are surely both feeling confident heading into this clash.
Jacksonville State was not the first on the board last Tuesday, but they got there more often. They skirted past Western Kentucky 20-17.
Jacksonville State relied on the efforts of Anwar Lewis, who rushed for 85 yards and a touchdown, and Zion Webb, who rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown.
Meanwhile, it may have taken overtime to finish the job, but FIU ultimately got the result they hoped for on Wednesday. They snuck past Sam Houston with a 33-27 win. The victory was some much needed relief for FIU as it spelled an end to their three-game losing streak.
FIU’s victory was a true team effort, with many players turning in solid performances. Perhaps the best among them was Kejon Owens, who rushed for 60 yards and a touchdown. Keyone Jenkins also helped with two touchdowns in total.
Jacksonville State has been performing well recently as they’ve won four of their last five matches, which provided a nice bump to their 6-2 record this season. As for FIU, the win got them back to even at 4-4.
Not only did both teams in this Wednesday’s game win their last matches, they also took care of their bettors and covered the spread. Looking ahead, Jacksonville State is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by eight points. For those looking to play the spread, keep Jacksonville State’s opponent in mind: they have a solid 5-2 record against the spread vs FIU over their last seven matchups.
Jacksonville State is a big 8-point favorite against FIU, according to the latest college football odds.
The over/under is set at 44 points.
Jacksonville State won the only game these two teams have played in the last 3 years.
- Oct 23, 2020 – Jacksonville State 19 vs. FIU 10