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    A pair of the top offensive performers in college football will be on display when Kaidon Salter and the Liberty Flames (3-0) visit Kris Mitchell and the Florida International Panthers (3-1) on Saturday, September 23, 2023.

    The Flames are double-digit favorites (currently -10.5) in their matchup against the Panthers, with the over/under being 52 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Flames are -415 and the Panthers are +318.)

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    Game Info for Liberty vs. Florida International

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: Riccardo Silva Stadium
    Liberty vs Florida International Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Liberty -10.5 -110 -110 52 -110 -110 -415 +318

    Liberty Pick Insights

    • Liberty has covered or pushed in every game with a spread (3-0-0) this season.
    • Two of Liberty’s three games with a set total have hit the over (66.7%).

    Liberty Stats & Insights

    • Liberty owns the 65th-ranked defense this year (344 yards allowed per game), and has been more effective on offense, ranking 18th-best with a tally of 494.7 yards per game.
    • On offense, Liberty has been a top-25 unit, ranking 17th-best in the FBS by averaging 40.7 points per game. The Flames rank 69th on defense (22.7 points allowed per game).
    • From an offensive standpoint, Liberty ranks 53rd in the FBS with 254.3 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 40th in passing yards allowed per contest (194).
    • Liberty ranks 91st in run defense this year (150 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been shining on the offensive side of the ball, ranking seventh-best in the FBS with 240.3 rushing yards per game.
    • Liberty ranks 45th in third-down efficiency (45.9%) on offense and 32nd in third-down conversion rate allowed (32.5%) on defense this year.
    • Liberty has forced 10 total turnovers (first in the FBS) this season and have turned it over two times (11th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +8, the best in college football.

    Liberty’s Best Players

    • Salter has been a dual threat for Liberty so far this season. He has 763 passing yards, completing 59.2% of his passes and collecting nine touchdown passes this season. He’s rushed for 191 yards (63.7 ypg) on 38 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Quinton Cooley has 221 rushing yards on 41 carries.
    • CJ Daniels’ team-leading 252 yards as a receiver have come on 10 catches (out of 17 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Treon Sibley has caught 10 passes while averaging 68.3 yards per game and scoring one touchdown.
    • Elijah Smoot has a total of 102 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing five throws and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Chris Boti paces the team with 1.5 sacks, and also has one TFL and six tackles.
    • Liberty’s leading tackler, Tyren Dupree, has 21 tackles and two interceptions this year.
    • Jerome Jolly Jr. leads the team with two interceptions, while also recording 13 tackles, one sack, and two passes defended.

    Florida International Betting Insights

    • So far this season, Florida International has put together a 3-1-0 record against the spread.
    • Florida International is 2-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 10.5-point underdogs.
    • One of Florida International’s four games with a set total has hit the over (25%).

    Florida International Pick Insights

    • Florida International ranks 98th in total yards per game (341.3), but it has been less productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 22nd-worst in the FBS with 429 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • With 25.3 points per game on offense, Florida International ranks 86th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 68th, surrendering 22.5 points per game.
    • With 217.8 passing yards per game on offense, Florida International ranks 84th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 101st, allowing 253.3 passing yards per game.
    • Florida International has been struggling in run defense, ranking 21st-worst with 175.8 rushing yards allowed per game. It has been better on the other side of the ball, posting 123.5 rushing yards per contest (99th-ranked).
    • Florida International’s offense has been sputtering on third down, ranking fourth-worst in the FBS with a 24.5% third-down conversion percentage. It has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, allowing a 39.7% third-down rate (75th-ranked).
    • Florida International has a -1 turnover margin this season, which ranks 75th in the FBS.

    Florida International’s Best Players

    • Keyone Jenkins has compiled 867 yards on 56.2% passing while tossing five touchdown passes with three interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 64 yards with one score.
    • Shomari Lawrence has rushed 47 times for 291 yards, with two touchdowns.
    • Kejon Owens has run for 122 yards across 18 attempts, scoring three touchdowns.
    • Mitchell has racked up 370 receiving yards on 19 catches to pace his squad so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Dean Patterson has put together a 159-yard season so far. He’s caught eight passes on 16 targets.
    • Jalen Bracey has racked up 154 reciving yards (38.5 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Reggie Peterson leads the team with 1.5 sacks, and also has two TFL and 23 tackles.
    • Florida International’s leading tackler, Donovan Manuel, has 31 tackles, one TFL, and 0.5 sacks this year.
    • D’Verick Daniel has a team-high one interception to go along with 20 tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended.
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