Friday, November 25, 2016
Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium
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The Cincinnati Bearcats take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 17.5 point favorites. This season the Bearcats are 2-9-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-9-0. The Golden Hurricane have an over/under record of 7-4-0 and they are 8-3-0 against the spread.
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Hayden Moore finished with 144 yards through the air for Cincinnati last week. He completed 23 passes out of 34 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Bearcats were led in rushing by Deionte Buckley, who finished with 49 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Nate Cole was the team leader in receiving with a total of 34 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 6 yards per reception. As a team in that game Cincinnati got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 69 total plays for 244 yards for the game. The Bearcats ran for 100 yards on 35 attempts.
Dane Evans finished with 126 yards passing for Tulsa last week. He went 12 for 25, resulting in a 48% completion percentage. The Golden Hurricane were led on the ground by D'Angelo Brewer, who finished with 167 yards on 25 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Keevan Lucas led the team in receiving with 68 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Tulsa had 21 first downs total. 15 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 81 total plays for 474 yards for the contest. The Golden Hurricane ran for 348 yards on 56 carries as a team.
Cincinnati scores 17.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 125th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.6 passes on 37.7 attempts for a 57.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 242.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 55th in college football. The Bearcats run for an average of 116.7 yards per game on 33.1 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 118th in the nation. They also run 70.8 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 359.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 108th overall this season. The Bearcats average 19.5 first downs per game which ranks them 98th in the country. They accumulate 45.5 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, which ranks 100th in the nation.
Cincinnati allows 226.7 passing yards per game, ranking 63rd in D-1, and they allow 25.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 53rd. They give up 19.5 completions on 31.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.1. The Bearcats allow 179 rushing yards per game on 45.2 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 73rd in the country. Cincinnati allows 405.7 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 64th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.2 penalties for 45.5 yards per game, ranking them 30th among D-1 teams.
Tulsa averages 41.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 12th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.4 passes per game on 33.7 attempts for a 57.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 256.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 43rd in Division 1. The Golden Hurricane run for an average of 258.8 yards per game on 50.4 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 9th on the ground. They also run 84.1 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for a total of 515.5 yards per game, ranking them 8th in the country on offense. The Golden Hurricane get an average of 27.6 first downs per game, which ranks 3rd in the nation. They average 56.5 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 57th in college football.
Tulsa allows an average of 234.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 74th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 31 points per contest, which has them ranked 87th in the nation. They give up 19.5 completions on 36.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.6 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 188.6 rushing yards per contest on 42.8 carries for a 4.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 82nd in the country. Tulsa allows 423.2 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 76th in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 8.1 penalties for 70.7 yards in each contest, ranking 120th in the nation.
Cincinnati Betting Trends
Cincinnati is 2-9-0 against the over/under this season
Cincinnati has an ATS record of 2-9-0 this season
Tulsa Betting Trends
Tulsa is 7-4-0 against the over/under this season
Tulsa has an ATS record of 8-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 OL Idarius Ray Cervical Strain "?" Friday vs. Tulsa
11/18/16 RB Chad Banschbach Shoulder out for season
11/18/16 DT Sione Tongamoa Undisclosed out for season
11/15/16 RB Mike Boone Foot out for season
11/11/16 DE Landon Brazile Knee out indefinitely
11/11/16 S Tyrell Gilbert Knee out indefinitely
10/04/16 PK Andrew Gantz Hip out for season
09/28/16 LB Bryce Jenkinson Knee out for season
08/09/16 WR Tshumbi Johnson Foot out indefinitely
11/20/16 CB Keanu Hill Knee "?" Friday vs. Cincinnati U
10/13/16 RB Raymond Taylor Ribs out indefinitely
08/27/16 DE Jake Hanks Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Tulsa -17.5
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