Through 1 Quarter
The Florida Atlantic Owls are ahead after one, as expected, but they’ll have to keep working the rest of the way. They have emerged as the frontrunner after one quarter and are ahead of the Fordham Rams 7 to nothing. A victory for Fordham would counteract both their recent defeat and Florida Atlantic’s recent win.
The Owls have yet to string together two consecutive wins, but this may be their chance. For now, all signs point to yes.
Fordham @ Florida Atlantic
Current Records: Fordham 0-2; Florida Atlantic 1-1
What to Know
The Fordham Rams fans better hope the squad plays one heck of a game Saturday as the odds are decidedly against them. They will head out on the road to face off against the Florida Atlantic Owls at 6 p.m. ET at FAU Stadium.
It was a hard-fought matchup, but Fordham had to settle for a 26-23 defeat against the Monmouth Hawks last week. The loss was just more heartbreak for the Rams, who fell 42-41 when the teams previously met in October of 2016.
Meanwhile, Florida Atlantic made easy work of the Georgia Southern Eagles last week and carried off a 38-6 victory. The game was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point Florida Atlantic had established a 31-6 advantage.
Florida Atlantic’s win lifted them to 1-1 while Fordham’s defeat dropped them down to 0-2. We’ll see if Florida Atlantic’s success rolls on or if Fordham is able to steal their positive momentum.
How To WatchWhen: Saturday at 6 p.m. ETWhere: FAU Stadium — Boca Raton, FloridaTV: ESPN3.comOnline streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $18.00Odds
The Owls are a big 31-point favorite against the Rams, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Owls as a 32-point favorite.
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This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.