Saturday, October 1, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Ohio Bobcats take on the Miami RedHawks on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Yager Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 3.5 point favorites. This season the Bobcats are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3-0. The RedHawks have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread.
Quinton Maxwell finished with 167 yards through the air for Ohio last week. He completed 11 passes out of 14 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led in rushing by Bo Hardy, who finished with 65 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Sebastian Smith was the team leader in receiving with a total of 108 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Ohio got a total of 31 first downs. Of those first downs, 16 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 83 total plays for 517 yards for the game. The Bobcats ran for 207 yards on 45 attempts.
Billy Bahl finished with 248 yards passing for Miami last week. He went 13 for 24, resulting in a 54% completion percentage. The RedHawks were led on the ground by Kenny Young, who finished with 51 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. James Gardner led the team in receiving with 79 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Miami had 14 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 54 total plays for 313 yards for the contest. The RedHawks ran for 65 yards on 30 carries as a team.
Ohio scores 36.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 45th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23.5 passes on 41.3 attempts for a 57 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 271.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 40th in college football. The Bobcats run for an average of 218.5 yards per game on 45.8 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 36th in the nation. They also run 87 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 490.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 28th overall this season. The Bobcats average 25 first downs per game which ranks them 28th in the country. They accumulate 65.8 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 36th in the nation.
Ohio allows 251.3 passing yards per game, ranking 86th in D-1, and they allow 31.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 92nd. They give up 22.8 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68.9. The Bobcats allow 130.8 rushing yards per game on 34.5 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 45th in the country. Ohio allows 382 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 57th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 57.3 yards per game, ranking them 70th among D-1 teams.
Miami averages 20.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 115th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16.3 passes per game on 29 attempts for a 56 percent completion percentage. They throw for 276.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 34th in Division 1. The RedHawks run for an average of 115 yards per game on 38 attempts for an average of 3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 116th on the ground. They also run 67 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 391.8 yards per game, ranking them 82nd in the country on offense. The RedHawks get an average of 21.3 first downs per game, which ranks 73rd in the nation. They average 76.3 penalty yards per game via 10 penalties, ranking them 18th in college football.
Miami allows an average of 227.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 65th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 31 points per contest, which has them ranked 91st in the nation. They give up 19.5 completions on 31.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.9 per game. The RedHawks allow 168.8 rushing yards per contest on 37 carries for a 4.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 81st in the country. Miami allows 396.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 74th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 65 yards in each contest, ranking 96th in the nation.
Ohio Betting Trends
Ohio is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Ohio has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 RB Maleek Irons Leg "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/25/16 WR Brendan Cope Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/25/16 LB Corey Quallen Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/25/16 RB Dorian Brown Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/25/16 DE Kurt Laseak Knee "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/25/16 SS Kylan Nelson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/25/16 CB London Miller Knee "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/25/16 S Mayne Williams Neck "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/05/16 RB A.J. Ouellette Foot out for season
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
Tony's Pick: Take Miami
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of this Weeks College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Football Picks