Saturday, September 24, 2016
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The Miami RedHawks take on the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Nippert Stadium. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 19.5 point favorites. This season the RedHawks are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Bearcats have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
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Billy Bahl finished with 339 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 20 passes out of 41 attempts for a 49% completion percentage. The RedHawks were led in rushing by Kenny Young, who finished with 68 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. James Gardner was the team leader in receiving with a total of 136 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 79 total plays for 424 yards for the game. The RedHawks ran for 85 yards on 38 attempts.
Hayden Moore finished with 275 yards passing for Cincinnati last week. He went 21 for 37, resulting in a 57% completion percentage. The Bearcats were led on the ground by Mike Boone, who finished with 29 yards on 12 carries. He ended the game with an average of 2 yards per rush. Devin Gray led the team in receiving with 97 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. Cincinnati had 13 first downs total. 1 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 64 total plays for 307 yards for the contest. The Bearcats ran for 30 yards on 25 carries as a team.
Miami scores 20.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 106th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.3 passes on 30.7 attempts for a 56.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 285 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 28th in college football. The RedHawks run for an average of 131.7 yards per game on 40.7 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 103rd in the nation. They also run 71.3 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 416.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 69th overall this season. The RedHawks average 23.3 first downs per game which ranks them 41st in the country. They accumulate 66 penalty yards per game via 9.3 penalties, which ranks 41st in the nation.
Miami allows 211.3 passing yards per game, ranking 56th in D-1, and they allow 32.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 97th. They give up 17.7 completions on 29.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.2. The RedHawks allow 163.3 rushing yards per game on 33 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 84th in the country. Miami allows 374.7 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 66th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 66.7 yards per game, ranking them 93rd among D-1 teams.
Cincinnati averages 27.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 84th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.7 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 59 percent completion percentage. They throw for 262.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 40th in Division 1. The Bearcats run for an average of 144 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 94th on the ground. They also run 70 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 406.3 yards per game, ranking them 75th in the country on offense. The Bearcats get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 93rd in the nation. They average 40 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, ranking them 115th in college football.
Cincinnati allows an average of 291 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 115th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 22.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 54th in the nation. They give up 22.7 completions on 39.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.1 per game. The Bearcats allow 153.3 rushing yards per contest on 43.7 carries for a 3.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 73rd in the country. Cincinnati allows 444.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play, which ranks 103rd in D-1. They force 3.7 turnovers per contest and 4.7 penalties for 45.3 yards in each contest, ranking 26th in the nation.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Cincinnati Betting Trends
Cincinnati is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Cincinnati has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/18/16 WR Rokeem Williams Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
09/13/16 WR Chris Hudson Undisclosed out for season
08/27/16 QB Gus Ragland Lower Body out indefinitely
08/27/16 WR Jared Murphy Foot out indefinitely
08/09/16 WR Tshumbi Johnson Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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