Saturday, October 17, 2015
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The South Florida Bulls matchup against the Connecticut Huskies on Saturday at Rentschler Field. The opening line for this game has Connecticut as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.5.
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South Florida was led in passing last game by Quinton Flowers, who finished with 259 yards through the air. He went 15 for 22 on the game, good for a 68% completion percentage. Marlon Mack led the Bulls in rushing with 179 yards. He averaged 9 yards per carry on his 21 rushing attempts for the game. Ryeshene Bronson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 81 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. As a team in that game South Florida got a total of 26 first downs by way of 15 rushing, 10 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 68 total plays for 536 yards for the game. The Bulls ran for 277 yards on 46 attempts.
Connecticut was led in passing last game by Bryant Shirreffs, who finished with 256 yards through the air. He went 16 for 22 on the game, good for a 73% completion percentage. Arkeel Newsome led the Huskies in rushing with 84 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 13 rushing attempts for the game. Alec Bloom was the team leader in receiving with a total of 67 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Connecticut got a total of 20 first downs by way of 10 rushing, 10 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 69 total plays for 433 yards for the game. The Huskies ran for 170 yards on 45 attempts.
South Florida is scoring 28.8 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 14.8 passes on 24 attempts for a 61.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 184.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Bulls are running for an average of 225 yards per game on 44.2 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. They run 68.2 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for an average of 409.8 total yards each outing. The Bulls get 20.2 first downs per game and they average 69.6 penalty yards via 7.6 penalties each contest.
South Florida allows 233.4 passing yards per game and 24 points per contest on defense. They give up 19.2 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.2. The Bulls give up 119.4 rushing yards per contest on 37.2 carries for a 3.2 average per carry. South Florida allows 352.8 total yards per game including 5 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.4 penalties for 74 yards per game.
Connecticut averages 19.8 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 16.5 passes per game on 26.2 attempts for a 63.1 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 213 yards through the air per game thus far. The Huskies run for an average of 110.8 yards per game on 36.8 attempts for an average of 3 yards per carry this season. They run 63 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 323.8 total yards per game. The Huskies are averaging 17.8 first downs per outing and accumulate 49.8 penalty yards via 6.3 penalties each game.
Connecticut allows an average of 186.5 passing yards and 18.7 points per contest. They give up 17.7 completions on 30.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.6 per game. The Huskies give up 152.7 rushing yards per game on 36.5 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. Connecticut allows 339.2 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 4.8 penalties for 49 yards in each contest.
South Florida Betting Trends
South Florida is 3-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
South Florida has an ATS record of 3-1-1 this season
Connecticut Betting Trends
Connecticut is 1-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Connecticut has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/12/15 OL Benjamin Knox Suspension out indefinitely
10/11/15 WR A.J. Legree Foot "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
10/11/15 WR Alex Mut Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
10/11/15 LB Josh Black Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
08/27/15 DB Hassan Childs ACL out for season
08/27/15 WR Stanley Clerveaux ACL out for season
09/16/15 WR Dhameer Bradley Leg out indefinitely
08/29/15 OL Ryan Crozier Leg out for season
Josh's Pick: Take South Florida
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