Memphis at Cincinnati Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 9/29/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati
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The Memphis Tigers (2-2), whose only losses have come against ranked opponents this season, will take on the solid passing attack of the Cincinnati Bearcats (2-1) on Saturday. The Bearcats were able to pull off a 34-21 win over the Tigers last year.
Memphis played well defensively for the first three quarters of their game against Ole Miss last Saturday, but they were outscored 17-0 in the fourth quarter and lost 24-3. Memphis had just 104 total yards in the loss and were 3-for-16 on their third down chances. The Tigers are currently 39th in the country with just 20.8 points given up per game.
Through four games, Tigers running back Doroland Dorceus has rushed for 237 yards and four touchdowns. Junior tight end Alan Cross has only caught eight passes for 127 yards this year, but he has already scored three touchdowns.
Cincinnati gave up 710 yards to Ohio State over the weekend and ended up losing 50-28 on the road. The Bearcats didn't turn the ball over in the game, but they only rushed for 70 yards against Ohio State's tough defensive unit. Cincinnati is ninth in the country passing the ball with 353 yards per game.
Bearcats quarterback Gunner Kiel has been very solid so far this season by throwing for 1,041 yards with 14 touchdowns and just two interceptions. Junior wide receiver Chris Moore has caught six passes for 256 yards with five touchdowns this year.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
Memphis Tigers are 3-1-0 Against the Spread
Memphis Tigers are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
Cincinnati Bearcats are 1-2-0 Against the Spread
Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/29/14 RB Doroland Dorceus Leg injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
09/06/14 DL Martin Ifedi Knee out indefinitely
09/29/14 DB Adrian Witty Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
09/29/14 OL Kevin Schloemer Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
09/28/14 OL Cory Keebler Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
09/28/14 C Deyshawn Bond Knee "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
09/18/14 DB Alex Thomas Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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