Cincinnati at Miami College Football Picks & Predictions 9/16/2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Fred Central Yager Stadium
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Fred Central Yager Stadium is the venue for the game between the Cincinnati Bearcats and the Miami RedHawks on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 7.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 47.5. The RedHawks are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0. The Bearcats are 1-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 0-1-1.
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Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 0-1-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Miami RedHawks are 0-2-0 against the spread
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
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Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
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Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bearcats have run for 165 yards as a unit, which ranks 110th in the nation. They've run 59 times, averaging 2.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Bearcats have been penalized on offense 11 times for 100 yards so far this year, which has them 64th in the country in penalties. They are 100th in Division 1 in points scored with 40. They have run 127 plays this year for 448 yards, which ranks them 106th in the nation in total offense. The Bearcats average 3.5 yards per play, which is 127th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 28 1st downs this season, ranking them 114th overall as an offensive unit. Hayden Moore has completed 32 throws while attempting 68 passes for a completion percentage of 47.1%. He has passed for 283 yards this year. He averages 4 adjusted yards per throw and 4.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 95.5.
The Bearcats rush defense has given up 97 attempts for 417 yards this season, putting them in 102nd place in the country against the run. They have had 17 penalties for 155 yards on defense this year. That places them 107th in Division 1. Cincinnati is 71st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 50. They have given up a total of 727 yards on D, which is 72nd in the nation. The Bearcats are 53rd in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 26 throws on 48 attempts against the Cincinnati Bearcats defense this season, ranking them 32nd and 32nd in the country. The Cincinnati pass defense has also surrendered a total of 310 yards in the air, which is 38th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Cincinnati Bearcats kickers have made 80% of their extra points, going 4 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 626 yards on 16 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 89th in the NCAA in punting average. Cincinnati is 6th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 48 punt return yards and average 6.9 yards per return, which is 61st in D-1. They have returned 3 kicks for 48 yards on special teams, which puts them 111th in kick return yardage. The Bearcats average 16 yards per kick return and they are 119th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 544.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The RedHawks are 76th in Division 1 in points scored with 57. They have run 159 plays this season for 724 yards, which ranks them 69th in the nation in total offense. The Miami RedHawks average 4.6 yards per play, which is 110th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 43 1st downs this year, placing them 57th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 281 yards as a team, which ranks 80th in the country. They've run 92 times, averaging 3.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The RedHawks have been penalized on offense 8 times for 83 yards so far this season, which has them 103rd in the nation in penalties. Gus Ragland has thrown for 443 yards this season. He has completed 34 passes on 67 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 127.9. He averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 7.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Miami is 56th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 41. They have surrendered a total of 537 yards on D, which is 36th in Division 1. The RedHawks are ranked 50th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 31 passes on 48 attempts against the Miami defense this season, placing them 46th and 34th in the country. The Miami RedHawks pass defense has also given up a total of 318 yards through the air, which is 45th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 62 attempts for 219 yards this year, putting them in 51st place in D-1 against the run. The RedHawks have committed 12 penalties for 92 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 51st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is ranked 94th in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 14 punt return yards and average 7 yards per return, which is 57th in college football. They have returned 3 kicks for 58 yards on special teams, ranking 107th in kick return yardage. The Miami RedHawks average 19 yards per kick return and they are 98th in the country in all-purpose yards with 796. The RedHawks have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 33rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Miami kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this year. Their punters have totaled 324 yards on 8 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 80th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bearcats/RedHawks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bearcats +7.5
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