Saturday, November 7, 2015
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The Cincinnati Bearcats take on the Houston Cougars on Saturday at TDECU Stadium. The opening line for this game has Houston as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 69.
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Cincinnati was led in passing last game by Gunner Kiel, who finished with 319 yards through the air. He went 15 for 15 on the game, good for a 100% completion percentage. Chad Banschbach led the Bearcats in rushing with 75 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 18 rushing attempts for the game. Johnny Holton was the team leader in receiving with a total of 146 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 49 yards per reception. As a team in that game Cincinnati got a total of 33 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 17 passing, and 5 by penalty. They ran 74 total plays for 726 yards for the game. The Bearcats ran for 237 yards on 42 attempts.
Houston was led in passing last game by Greg Ward, who finished with 221 yards through the air. He went 15 for 23 on the game, good for a 65% completion percentage. Kenneth Farrow led the Cougars in rushing with 82 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 16 rushing attempts for the game. Chance Allen was the team leader in receiving with a total of 95 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 32 yards per reception. Houston got a total of 19 first downs by way of 6 rushing, 11 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 74 total plays for 371 yards for the game. The Cougars ran for 150 yards on 51 attempts.
Cincinnati is averaging 38.5 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 25.9 passes per game on 40.6 attempts for a 63.7 percent completion percentage and average 370.6 yards in the passing department per game. The Bearcats are running for an average of 206.3 yards per game on 42.9 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They also run 83.5 plays per contest and average 6.9 yards per play for an average of 576.9 yards per game. The Bearcats are averaging 30.4 first downs per game and they accumulate 74.1 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties.
Cincinnati gives up an average of 204.1 passing yards and 26.4 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 16.8 completions per game on 31.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.2. The Bearcats give up 172.8 rushing yards per contest on 35.4 carries for a 4.9 average per carry. Cincinnati gives up 376.9 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties per game that total 68.6 yards as a unit.
Houston is putting 45.9 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 19.8 passes per game on 28.6 attempts for a 69 percent completion percentage and average 263.4 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Cougars run for an average of 274.8 yards per game on 50.6 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry this season. They also run 79.3 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for a total of 538.1 yards per game. The Cougars get an average of 25.6 first downs per game and they average 68.3 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties.
Houston gives up 236.3 passing yards per outing and 17.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 19.3 completions on 35.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.4. The Cougars give up 103.6 rushing yards per game on 34.6 carries for an average of 3 yards per carry. Houston gives up 339.9 total yards per game including an average of 4.9 per play. They create an average of 2.8 turnovers per game and 7.3 penalties for 60.9 yards each game.
Cincinnati Betting Trends
Cincinnati is 4-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Cincinnati has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Houston Betting Trends
Houston is 4-3-1 against the over/under so far this season
Houston has an ATS record of 6-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/21/15 DB Adrian Witty Ankle out indefinitely
09/08/15 LB Clemente Casseus Suspension out indefinitely
10/13/15 OL Josh Thomas Ankle out indefinitely
10/12/15 OL Zach Johnson Knee out for season
09/28/15 QB Adam Schulz ACL out for season
09/22/15 OL Ben Dew Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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