Florida vs Eastern Washington: Line, Prediction, TV Channel & Live Stream for SEC Football

The final SEC Football game of week five, Florida hosts Eastern Washington on Sunday afternoon in the first ever matchup between the two schools.

Florida comes into this contest off a 2-2 start to the season, as well as 0-2 in SEC Football play with losses to two Top 25 teams in Kentucky and Tennessee. The loss to the Volunteers was the Gators most recent contest a week ago in Knoxville, a game in which Florida fell by a final of 38-33.

The Gators offense comes into this game averaging 27.2 PPG for the year, a group led by a strong ground game featuring quarterback Anthony Richardson, as well as the trio of Montrell Johnson, Trevor Etienne, and Nay’quan Wright. Xzavier Henderson, Justin Shorter, and Ricky Pearsall headline the top options at receiver, with Keon Zipperer not far behind that group either.

Defensively, the Gators are allowing 29.5 PPG to opponents, and are led by the duo of Trey Dean III and Rashad Torrence II in tackles with 30+ apiece. Amari Burney leads Florida with three sacks on the year, while Brenton Cox and Ventrell Miller also have 20+ tackles so far this season.

Eastern Washington on the other hand comes to Gainesville with a 1-2 overall record this season, as well as an 0-1 mark in Big Sky play. The Eagles have lost two straight coming into this contest against Oregon and Montana State however, but are still ranked as the No. 18 team in the FCS Coaches Poll.

The Eagles are averaging 28.3 PPG on offense, a group led by quarterback Gunner Talkington. Micah Smith and Justice Jackson are the Eagles top two options at running back, while Freddie Roberson, Efton Chism III, Nolan Ulm, and Jakobie James are names to know at receiver.

Defensively, Eastern Washington has three players who have compiled 20+ tackles on the season in Ely Doyle, Jaren Banks, and Derek Tommasini. Anthany Smith is not far behind that group either, while the duo of Mitchell Johnson and Soli Paleso’o lead the Eagles in sacks with two apiece.

Florida vs Eastern Washington SEC Football Prediction

Playing in Gainesville, this is simply a game that Florida should win by multiple touchdowns. As for how big of a gap the Gators win by, I’ll say that Florida wins by three touchdowns at the least. Prediction: Florida 45, Eastern Washington 10

What Channel is the Florida vs Eastern Washington Game On?

Florida vs Eastern Washington will be played on Sunday, October 2 from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, FL. The game is set to begin at 12:00 PM ET, and will be available on either SEC Network+ or ESPN+.

Florida vs Eastern Washington Live Stream

A live stream of Florida and Eastern Washington can be found here on fuboTV.