Saturday, October 10, 2015
Raymond James Stadium
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The Syracuse Orange face the South Florida Bulls on Saturday at Raymond James Stadium. The opening line for this game has South Florida as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
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Zack Mahoney finished his last game with 154 yards through the air for Syracuse. He completed 16 passes out of 38 attempts for a 42% completion percentage. Zack Mahoney led the Orange in rushing with 40 yards. He averaged 7 yards per carry on his 6 rushing attempts for the game. Brisly Estime was the team leader in receiving with a total of 50 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game Syracuse had 281 total yards on 69 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 5 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Orange rushed for 127 yards by way of 31 carries.
Quinton Flowers finished his last game with 199 yards through the air for South Florida. He completed 17 passes out of 26 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. Marlon Mack led the Bulls in rushing with 107 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 20 rushing attempts for the game. Sean Price was the team leader in receiving with a total of 66 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 33 yards per reception. South Florida had 377 total yards on 69 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 19 first downs on the game. The Bulls rushed for 178 yards by way of 43 carries.
Syracuse is averaging 32.8 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 11.3 passes per game on 22.3 attempts for a 50.6 percent completion percentage and average 162.5 yards in the passing department per game. The Orange are running for an average of 188.3 yards per game on 39 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They are also running 61.3 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 350.8 yards per contest. The Orange manage 17.5 first downs per contest and they average a total of 40.5 penalty yards on 4.3 penalties.
Syracuse gives up an average of 255 passing yards and 19.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 21.3 completions per game on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.4. The Orange allow an average of 102 rushing yards per game on 33.5 carries for a 3 average. Syracuse allows 357 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 64 yards per game.
South Florida is putting 24.8 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 14.8 passes per game on 24.5 attempts for a 60.2 percent completion percentage and average 166.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Bulls run for an average of 210.5 yards per game on 43.8 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season. They also run 68.3 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 376.8 yards in each contest. The Bulls are gaining 18.8 first downs per contest and they average 65.8 penalty yards on 7.3 penalties per game.
South Florida gives up 233.8 passing yards per outing and 24 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 18.8 completions on 32.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.3. The Bulls allow an average of 131 rushing yards per game on 38.3 carries for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. South Florida allows 364.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 9 penalties for 76.5 yards in each contest.
Syracuse Betting Trends
Syracuse is 4-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Syracuse has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
South Florida Betting Trends
South Florida is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
South Florida has an ATS record of 2-1-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/15 QB Eric Dungey Head "?" Saturday vs. South Florida
10/04/15 Backup RB Ervin Phillips Knee "?" Saturday vs. South Florida
09/06/15 QB Terrel Hunt Achilles out for season
10/04/15 WR A.J. Legree Foot "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/04/15 WR Alex Mut Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/04/15 LB Josh Black Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
08/27/15 DB Hassan Childs ACL out for season
08/27/15 WR Stanley Clerveaux ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take South Florida
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