East Carolina at South Florida Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/6/2014
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Raymond James Stadium in Tampa
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The high-scoring offense of the #19 East Carolina Pirates (4-1) will be going up against the struggling offense of the South Florida Bulls (2-3) on Saturday afternoon.
East Carolina won their third straight game last Saturday when they crushed SMU 45-24 at home. The Pirates were able to put up 410 passing yards in that win while their defense held SMU to just 51 rushing yards.
The Pirates have passed for 395 yards per game this season, which is fourth-best in the country, and they are scoring 43.6 points per game. Their best player has been quarterback Shane Carden, who has thrown for 1,879 yards this season with 15 touchdown passes and just three interceptions. Wide receiver Justin Hardy has 37 receptions for 479 yards and five scores.
In their last game, USF only had 245 total yards against Wisconsin on the road and ended up taking a 27-10 loss. They rushed for just 72 yards in that loss while Wisconsin had their way with USF's defense by rushing for 294 yards.
The Bulls have really struggled to pass the ball this year, averaging just 148 passing yards per game through their first five games. The one player on their offense who has been consistently good is running back Marlon Mack, who has 536 rushing yards this season with five touchdowns. Quarterback Mike White has just 561 passing yards and he has just two touchdown passes.
East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
East Carolina Pirates are 4-1-0 Against the Spread
East Carolina Pirates are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
South Florida Bulls are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
South Florida Bulls are 2-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
East Carolina Pirates
10/05/14 WR Cam Worthy Suspension "?" Saturday vs. South Florida
09/09/14 LB Devaris Brunson Knee out for season
South Florida Bulls
10/05/14 WR Andre Davis Sternum "?" Saturday vs. East Carolina
10/05/14 DT Todd Chandler Eye "?" Saturday vs. East Carolina
09/26/14 WR Stanley Clerveaux Shoulder out for season
08/30/14 DB Jalen Spencer Forearm out indefinitely
08/23/14 LB Nick Holman Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take East Carolina
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