FIU vs Sam Houston State Football Odds

The Panthers will play the Bearkats on Wednesday, October 18th, 2023. The matchup takes place at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 8 matchup at 7:00 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on CBSSN.

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Key Matchup Stats

We're now well into the 2023 college football season. Week 8 action features a matchup between FIU and Sam Houston State taking place at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium. The following are some key season stats to help you size up this game.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - FIU has a 95.33 conference power ranking for the 2023 season. The conference power ranking for Sam Houston State is 93.00.
  • Away FIU - Heading into Week 8, FIU currently has a 1-2 record as an away team for the 2023 regular season. This ranks them 3rd in the C-USA Conference for away team wins. Watch this stat carefully as the season progresses.
  • Home Sam Houston State - Sam Houston State has a 0-1 record as a home team. Looking ahead to this 2023 Week 8 matchup, they rank 4th in the C-USA Conference for home team wins. Like the FIU away record and ranking, you should continually keep tabs on this stat.
  • Points Scored - For the 2023 season, FIU ranks 7th (138) in the C-USA Conference, with Sam Houston State currently ranking 9th (67) for points scored in the C-USA Conference.
  • Points Against - Also in 2023, FIU stands 3rd (189) in the C-USA Conference for points scored by opponents in 2023. Sam Houston State sits at 7th (148) in the C-USA Conference for points against in the 2023 season so far.
  • Team Records - FIU has a 3-4 overall record for the 2023 regular season, with Sam Houston State currently 0-6 for the 2023 NCAAF regular season.

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Get ready for a wild showdown as FIU battles Sam Houston State at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium... The Week 8 matchup promises to be an explosive clash between these two college football giants... According to the SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings, FIU holds a slight advantage with a 95.33 score compared to Sam Houston State's 93.00... Despite their standing, FIU at 3-4 and Sam Houston State at 0-6, expect a thrilling game full of surprises... Bet this game at BetWay, BetRivers, or BetMGM and review this game's prop bets... Don't forget to compare the odds below to make the most of your wagers.

Best Panthers at Bearkats Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

FIU
Favorite

Sam Houston State
Sam Houston State has a -5 -113 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. FIU has a +5.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. FIU is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 41.5 points. Risk $109 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 42.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

FIU
Favorite

Sam Houston State
Sam Houston State is the -220 moneyline favorite. Risk $220 to win $100 on Sam Houston State at BetRivers. FIU is the +180 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $180 on FIU. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the FIU vs Sam Houston State College Football game on Wednesday, October 18th, 2023?

Sam Houston State is a -5 -113 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while FIU is a +5.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the FIU vs Sam Houston State College Football game on Wednesday, October 18th, 2023?

The best over line is 41.5 -109 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $109 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 42.5 -110 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the FIU vs Sam Houston State College Football game on Wednesday, October 18th, 2023?

Sam Houston State is a -220 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and FIU is a +180 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

College Football Odds Example

College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
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FIU
Sam Houston State
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
+5 -108-5 -113
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Underdog FIU - FIU bettors risk $100 to win $92.59 at -108 odds.

A +5 FIU underdog bet wins if they lose by 4 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 5. Your bet loses if they lose by 6 or more.

Favorite Sam Houston State - Sam Houston State bettors risk $100 to win $88.5 at -113 odds.

A -5 Sam Houston State favorite bet wins if they win by 6 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 5. Your bet loses if they win by 4 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

FIU at Sam Houston State Prop Bets

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College Football Prop Bets
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Bet
FIU
Sam Houston State
First Team To Score
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
+114-155Bet
FIU
Sam Houston State
Last Team To Score
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
+114-159Bet
FIU
Sam Houston State
Tie
First to 15 Points
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
+163-195+1150Bet
FIU
Sam Houston State
Tie
First to 20 Points
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
+210-150+400Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
FIU
Sam Houston State
Tie
First to 25 Points
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
+390+133+105Bet
FIU
Sam Houston State
Tie
First to 30 Points
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
+650+235-230Bet
FIU
Sam Houston State
Tie
First to 35 Points
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
+1500+540-910Bet
FIU
Team Total Points
FIU at SHSU
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
17.5 o -10917.5 u -120Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Sam Houston State
Team Total Points
FIU at SHSU
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
23.5 o -11823.5 u -110Bet
FIU
To Score First & Win
FIU at SHSU
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
Yes +340No -530Bet
Sam Houston State
To Score First & Win
FIU at SHSU
10/18/23 7:00pm EDT
Yes +116No -155Bet

Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 8
FIU vs Sam Houston State
Wednesday, October 18th, 2023
FIU 33, SHSU 27 (2OT)
Elliott T. Bowers Stadium
FIU by 6

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - FIU, Sam Houston State
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
Sam Houston State2-60.250392403142-31-5W1
FIU1-70.125482413822-42-4L4

FIU & Sam Houston State Futures Odds

Latest NCAA Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn the best College Football bets.

FIU Championship Odds
2024-25 FIU NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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FIU
+100000
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Sam Houston State Championship Odds

No NCAA College Football Championship TM Sam Houston State YR: futures available

Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 FIU Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1FIU vs
Louisiana Tech
LT 22, FIU 17
Saturday, August 26th, 2023
Week 1Maine vs
FIU
FIU 14, ME 12
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2North Texas vs
FIU
FIU 46, UNT 39
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3FIU vs
UConn
FIU 24, CONN 17
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Liberty vs
FIU
LIB 38, FIU 6
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 6FIU vs
New Mexico State
NMSU 34, FIU 17
Wednesday, October 4th, 2023
Week 7UTEP vs
FIU
UTEP 27, FIU 14
Wednesday, October 11th, 2023
Week 8FIU vs
Sam Houston State
FIU 33, SHSU 27 (2OT)
Wednesday, October 18th, 2023
Week 9Jacksonville State vs
FIU
JVST 41, FIU 16
Wednesday, October 25th, 2023
Week 11FIU vs
Middle Tennessee
MTSU 40, FIU 6
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12FIU vs
Arkansas
ARK 44, FIU 20
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Western Kentucky vs
FIU
WKU 41, FIU 28
Saturday, November 25th, 2023


2023-24 Sam Houston State Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Sam Houston State vs
BYU
BYU 14, SHSU 0
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Air Force vs
Sam Houston State
AFA 13, SHSU 3
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 4Sam Houston State vs
Houston
HOU 38, SHSU 7
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Jacksonville State vs
Sam Houston State
JVST 35, SHSU 28 (OT)
Thursday, September 28th, 2023
Week 6Sam Houston State vs
Liberty
LIB 21, SHSU 16
Thursday, October 5th, 2023
Week 7Sam Houston State vs
New Mexico State
NMSU 27, SHSU 13
Wednesday, October 11th, 2023
Week 8FIU vs
Sam Houston State
FIU 33, SHSU 27 (2OT)
Wednesday, October 18th, 2023
Week 9UTEP vs
Sam Houston State
UTEP 37, SHSU 34
Wednesday, October 25th, 2023
Week 10Kennesaw State vs
Sam Houston State
SHSU 24, KENN 21
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Sam Houston State vs
Louisiana Tech
SHSU 42, LT 27
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Sam Houston State vs
Western Kentucky
WKU 28, SHSU 23
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Middle Tennessee vs
Sam Houston State
SHSU 23, MTSU 20
Saturday, November 25th, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the FIU vs Sam Houston State College Football Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Wednesday, October 18th, 2023 at 7:00 pm EDT, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Football page, look for the FIU vs Sam Houston State Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Football page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the FIU vs Sam Houston State Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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