Saturday, November 26, 2016
Raymond James Stadium
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The UCF Knights take on the South Florida Bulls on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium. The opening line for this game has South Florida as 8 point favorites. This season the Knights are 8-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-8-0. The Bulls have an over/under record of 8-3-0 and they are 7-4-0 against the spread.
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McKenzie Milton finished with 233 yards through the air for UCF last week. He completed 25 passes out of 51 attempts for a 49% completion percentage. The Knights were led in rushing by McKenzie Milton, who finished with 37 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Tre'Quan Smith was the team leader in receiving with a total of 71 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game UCF got a total of 16 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 85 total plays for 321 yards for the game. The Knights ran for 88 yards on 33 attempts.
Quinton Flowers finished with 195 yards passing for South Florida last week. He went 7 for 15, resulting in a 47% completion percentage. The Bulls were led on the ground by Marlon Mack, who finished with 129 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Tyre McCants led the team in receiving with 105 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 35 yards per reception. South Florida had 16 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 473 yards for the contest. The Bulls ran for 278 yards on 43 carries as a team.
UCF scores 30 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 62nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.3 passes on 32.1 attempts for a 53.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 197.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 98th in college football. The Knights run for an average of 159.9 yards per game on 42 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 86th in the nation. They also run 74.1 plays per contest and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 357.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 109th overall this season. The Knights average 19.1 first downs per game which ranks them 101st in the country. They accumulate 56.1 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, which ranks 61st in the nation.
UCF allows 204.8 passing yards per game, ranking 38th in D-1, and they allow 21.9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 26th. They give up 17.6 completions on 34.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.1. The Knights allow 166.2 rushing yards per game on 44.4 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 59th in the country. UCF allows 371 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 36th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.4 penalties for 50.1 yards per game, ranking them 49th among D-1 teams.
South Florida averages 43.2 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 7th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16.8 passes per game on 27.3 attempts for a 61.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 229.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 69th in Division 1. The Bulls run for an average of 286.8 yards per game on 43.1 attempts for an average of 6.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 6th on the ground. They also run 70.4 plays per game and average 7.3 yards per play for a total of 516.2 yards per game, ranking them 7th in the country on offense. The Bulls get an average of 23.3 first downs per game, which ranks 35th in the nation. They average 60.3 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 35th in college football.
South Florida allows an average of 271.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 113th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 31 points per contest, which has them ranked 86th in the nation. They give up 22.1 completions on 37.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.3 per game. The Bulls allow 218.4 rushing yards per contest on 45.3 carries for a 4.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 103rd in the country. South Florida allows 489.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 120th in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 4.7 penalties for 43.5 yards in each contest, ranking 23rd in the nation.
UCF Betting Trends
UCF is 3-8-0 against the over/under this season
UCF has an ATS record of 8-3-0 this season
South Florida Betting Trends
South Florida is 8-3-0 against the over/under this season
South Florida has an ATS record of 7-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/20/16 OL Tyler Hudanick Knee out for season
10/08/16 OL Glen Bethel Eligibility out indefinitely
10/03/16 G Billy Atterbury Leg out indefinitely
09/26/16 RB Darius Tice Ankle out indefinitely
09/10/16 S Malik Dixon Shoulder out for season
08/29/16 QB Asiantii Woulard Personal quit the team
Guy's Pick: Take South Florida -8
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