Saturday, November 28, 2015
Dowdy Ficklen Stadium
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The Cincinnati Bearcats face the East Carolina Pirates on Saturday at Dowdy Ficklen Stadium. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 67.5.
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Cincinnati was led in passing last game by Hayden Moore, who finished with 249 yards through the air. He went 20 for 36 on the game, good for a 56% completion percentage. The Bearcats were led in rushing by Tion Green, who finished with 51 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Chris Moore was the team leader in receiving with a total of 131 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Cincinnati had 430 total yards on 86 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 14 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 25 first downs on the game. The Bearcats rushed for 97 yards by way of 35 carries.
East Carolina was led in passing last game by Blake Kemp, who finished with 448 yards through the air. He went 34 for 50 on the game, good for a 68% completion percentage. The Pirates were led in rushing by Chris Hairston, who finished with 123 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Isaiah Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 164 yards and 13 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. East Carolina had 605 total yards on 85 plays. They gained 12 rushing first downs, 17 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 31 first downs on the game. The Pirates rushed for 149 yards by way of 33 carries.
Cincinnati is scoring 37.6 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 26.5 passes on 42.6 attempts for a 62.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 382.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Bearcats are running for an average of 189 yards per game on 39.7 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They are also running 82.4 plays per game and average 6.9 yards per play for an average of 571.5 yards per contest. The Bearcats manage 29.5 first downs per contest and they average a total of 71.6 penalty yards on 8.1 penalties.
Cincinnati allows 215.4 passing yards per game and 31.5 points per contest on defense. They give up 17.5 completions on 31.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.8. The Bearcats allow 202 rushing yards per game on 39.8 carries for a 5.1 average per play. Cincinnati gives up 417.4 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties per game that total 59.4 yards as a unit.
East Carolina averages 28.5 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 38.4 attempts for a 67.8 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 276 yards through the air per game thus far. The Pirates run for an average of 140.9 yards per game on 35.2 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They also run 73.5 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 416.9 yards in each contest. The Pirates are gaining 21.5 first downs per contest and they average 71.9 penalty yards on 7.5 penalties per game.
East Carolina allows an average of 222.5 passing yards and 26.6 points per contest. They give up 15.8 completions on 29.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.9 per game. The Pirates allow 176.1 rushing yards per contest on 43.2 carries for a 4.1 average per rush. East Carolina gives up 398.5 total yards per game including an average of 5.5 per play. They create an average of 1.4 turnovers per game and 7.3 penalties for 62 yards each game.
Cincinnati Betting Trends
Cincinnati is 6-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Cincinnati has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
East Carolina Betting Trends
East Carolina is 5-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
East Carolina has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/21/15 DB Adrian Witty Ankle out indefinitely
09/08/15 LB Clemente Casseus Suspension out indefinitely
11/22/15 OL Quincy Mckinney Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
11/22/15 DL Demage Bailey Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
10/27/15 OL Dontae Levingston Shoulder out indefinitely
10/27/15 OL Christian Matau Arm out for season
10/05/15 WR Jimmy Williams Ankle out indefinitely
09/24/15 LB Devaris Brunson Knee out indefinitely
09/15/15 LB Jeton Beavers ACL out indefinitely
09/11/15 Backup QB Cody Keith Personal left the team
08/27/15 QB Kurt Benkert Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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