Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The Miami RedHawks take on the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at UB Stadium. The opening line for this game has Miami as 12 point favorites. This season the RedHawks are 7-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-7-0. The Bulls have an over/under record of 2-7-0 and they are 3-6-0 against the spread.
Gus Ragland finished with 218 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 13 passes out of 21 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The RedHawks were led in rushing by Kenny Young, who finished with 84 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 12 yards per carry. Rokeem Williams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 61 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 436 yards for the game. The RedHawks ran for 218 yards on 41 attempts.
Tyree Jackson finished with 302 yards passing for Buffalo last week. He went 23 for 38, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Bulls were led on the ground by Jordan Johnson, who finished with 59 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Mason Schreck led the team in receiving with 120 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Buffalo had 19 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 78 total plays for 413 yards for the contest. The Bulls ran for 105 yards on 38 carries as a team.
Miami scores 22.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 110th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.7 passes on 27.8 attempts for a 56.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 225 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 71st in college football. The RedHawks run for an average of 134.5 yards per game on 38.3 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 108th in the nation. They also run 66.1 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 359.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 108th overall this season. The RedHawks average 19.9 first downs per game which ranks them 91st in the country. They accumulate 62.8 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, which ranks 33rd in the nation.
Miami allows 219.8 passing yards per game, ranking 53rd in D-1, and they allow 24.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 45th. They give up 18.2 completions on 30.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.3. The RedHawks allow 124.4 rushing yards per game on 34.9 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 27th in the country. Miami allows 344.2 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 21st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 54.9 yards per game, ranking them 72nd among D-1 teams.
Buffalo averages 17.2 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 127th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.7 passes per game on 33.2 attempts for a 53.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 193.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 100th in Division 1. The Bulls run for an average of 161.9 yards per game on 35.3 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 84th on the ground. They also run 68.6 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 355.1 yards per game, ranking them 109th in the country on offense. The Bulls get an average of 17.8 first downs per game, which ranks 116th in the nation. They average 48.1 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, ranking them 95th in college football.
Buffalo allows an average of 166.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 8th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32 points per contest, which has them ranked 96th in the nation. They give up 12.9 completions on 23.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.5 per game. The Bulls allow 256.4 rushing yards per contest on 50.8 carries for a 5.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 123rd in the country. Buffalo allows 423.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play, which ranks 81st in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 44.8 yards in each contest, ranking 21st in the nation.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 3-7-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 7-3-0 this season
Buffalo Betting Trends
Buffalo is 2-7-0 against the over/under this season
Buffalo has an ATS record of 3-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 QB Billy Bahl Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Buffalo U
10/05/16 Backup QB Jordan Martin Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/13/16 WR Chris Hudson Undisclosed out for season
11/07/16 CB Boise Ross Knee "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/29/16 LB Brandon Berry Personal quit the team
Tony's Pick: Take Buffalo +12
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