SEC Football Preview: Eastern Washington at Florida

Florida-Eastern Washington football preview

NOTE: This game moved from 10/1/2022 to 10/2/2022 at 9:00 AM. Florida hosts Eastern Washington on Saturday in Gainesville. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

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Team Schedules/Results

Florida

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/03 Utah W 29-26 Home
09/10 Kentucky L 16-26 Home
09/17 S Florida W 31-28 Home
09/24 Tennessee L 33-38 Away
10/01 E Washingtn 12:00 pm Home
10/08 Missouri 8:00 pm Home
10/15 LSU 8:00 pm Home
10/29 Georgia 3:30 pm Neutral
11/05 Texas A&M 1:00 pm Away
11/12 S Carolina 12:00 pm Home
11/19 Vanderbilt 12:00 pm Away
11/25 Florida St 7:30 pm Away

Eastern Washington

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/03 Tennessee St. W 36-29 Home
09/10 Oregon L 14-70 Away
09/24 Montana St. L 35-38 Home
10/01 Florida 12:00 PM Away
10/08 Weber St. 8:00 PM Away
10/15 Sacramento St. 7:00 PM Home
10/22 Cal Poly 8:02 PM Away
10/29 Portland St. 4:00 PM Home
11/05 Idaho 3:00 PM Away
11/12 Montana 3:00 PM Away
11/19 Northern Colo. 4:00 PM Home

College Football Ratings

Rating Florida Eastern Washington
ESPN FPI 45 NR
Sagarin 34 159
Massey Composite 40 NR
PiRate Ratings 47 NR

Key Stats (per game)

Stat Florida E. Washington
Total Offense 413.2 336.7
Rushing Offense 194.2 124.7
Passing Offense 219.0 212.0
Team Passing Eff. 110.8 144.7
Scoring Offense 27.2 28.3
Total Defense 424.0 539.0
Rushing Defense 203.2 302.7
Pass Yards Allowed 220.8 236.3
Team Pass Eff. Def. 132.48 162.5
Scoring Defense 29.5 45.7
Turnover Margin 0.00 -0.33
3rd Down Conv. Pct 0.412 0.366
4th Down Conv. Pct 0.727 0.800
3rd Down Conv. % Def. 0.520 0.457
4th Down Conv. % Def. 0.333 0.857
Red Zone Offense 0.786 0.889
Red Zone Defense 0.810 0.889
Net Punting 41.3 37.6
Punt Returns 0.5 5.5
Kickoff Returns 16.3 24.5
First Downs Offense 83.0 51
First Downs Defense 92.0 91
Penalties/Game 6.5 5.7
Penalty Yards/Game 40.3 55.7

Players to Watch

Florida

QB Gunner Talkington, WR Efton Chism III, WR Freddie Roberson, TE Jett Carpenter, OL Wyatt Musser, DL Mitchell Johnson, DB Elie Doyle, KR Tre Weed, P Nick Kokich.

Eastern Washington

QB Anthony Richardson, LB Brenton Cox, DL Gervin Dexter, OL Kingsley Eguakun, LB Ventrell Miller, OL O’Cyrus Torrence, RB Nay’Quan Wright, DB Trey Dean III, LS Marco Ortiz.

Injuries

Florida

[TE] Arlis Boardingham (Upper Body) – Questionable
[OL] David Conner (Thumb) – Questionable
[CB] Jaydon Hill (Knee) – Questionable
[QB] Jack Miller III (Thumb) – Out

Eastern Washington

None reported.

Source: statfox.com

Florida vs. Eastern Washington Football Series History

First meeting

Comments

In their last game the Gators gave a very solid Tennessee team a good fight but came up short. That’s not going to happen this weekend. Florida will overwhelm the Eagles.

14Powers Preseason Prediction

E Washington 13, Florida 48

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Florida 56, Eastern Washington 17

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 11:00 AM CT (12:00 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the SECN+/ESPN+ Network.

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