Cincinnati at Connecticut Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/17/2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Rentschler Field in East Hartford
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On Saturday, the Cincinnati Bearcats (6-3) will attempt to win their fifth game in a row when they take on the Connecticut Huskies (2-7). Last year, the Bearcats were able to blow out the Huskies by the score of 41-16 at home.
Cincinnati moved up in the American standings last Thursday when they were able to beat East Carolina 54-46 at home. They had 572 total yards in that win and their defense was able to force four East Carolina turnovers.
Through their first nine games of the season, the Bearcats are ninth in the country in passing with 322.7 passing yards per game. Sophomore quarterback Gunner Kiel has completed 60.2 percent of his passes this season for 2,485 yards, 24 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Wide receiver Mekale McKay has caught a team-high 32 passes for 587 yards and seven touchdowns.
In their last game, Connecticut lost for the sixth time in their last seven games when they were beaten 35-21 by Army. They turned the ball over twice in that loss and they were just 3-for-10 on their third down opportunities.
The Huskies have one of the worst offenses in the country this season, averaging just 17.3 points per game against opposing defenses. Quarterback Chandler Whitmer has thrown for 1,471 yards this year with 11 touchdowns and six interceptions. Running back Ron Johnson has averaged just 3.8 yards per carry this year and has two scores.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
Cincinnati Bearcats are 5-4-0 Against the Spread
Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-5-0 against the Over/Under
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
Connecticut Huskies are 2-7-0 Against the Spread
Connecticut Huskies are 3-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/31/14 DB Adrian Witty Groin out for season
10/28/14 LB Marcus Tappan Dismissed off the team
10/22/14 2nd QB Jarred Evans Suspension out indefinitely
10/14/14 RB Ralph Abernathy IV Heel out for season
10/07/14 RB Hosey Williams Knee out indefinitely
10/04/14 OL Cory Keebler Knee out indefinitely
10/04/14 RB Tion Green Hernia out for season
10/02/14 LB Solomon Tentman Personal has left team
09/18/14 CB Alex Thomas Suspension out indefinitely
10/24/14 CB Byron Jones Shoulder out for season
09/29/14 OL Dalton Gifford Leg out indefinitely
09/15/14 DL Angelo Pruitt Leg out for season
09/15/14 OL Bryan Paull Upper Body out for season
09/08/14 QB Casey Cochran Concussion out for season
Tony's Pick: Take UConn
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