Cincinnati at Michigan College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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The Michigan Wolverines host the Cincinnati Bearcats at Michigan Stadium on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 31.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 49.5. The Wolverines have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread. The Bearcats have an ATS record of 0-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0.
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Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Michigan Wolverines are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
09/03/17 RB Gerrid Doaks Arm "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
09/03/17 TE Tyrone Wheatley Leg "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bearcats have run for 97 yards as a team, which ranks 94th in college football. They've run 29 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bearcats have been penalized on offense 7 times for 70 yards so far this season, which has them 47th in the country in penalties. They are 84th in the nation in points scored with 26. They have run 57 plays this season for 248 yards, which ranks them 103rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Bearcats average 4.4 yards per play, which is 105th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 15 1st downs this year, placing them 99th overall as an offensive unit. Hayden Moore averages 5.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 17 passes on 28 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 141.4. He has thrown for 151 yards this season.
The Bearcats rush defense has allowed 60 attempts for 224 yards this year, putting them in 101st place in D-1 against the run. Cincinnati has committed 10 penalties for 87 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 107th in college football. They are 38th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 14. They have surrendered a total of 313 yards on D, which is 50th in the country. The Bearcats are ranked 34th in yards per play allowed with 4. Opposing offenses have completed 9 passes on 19 attempts against the Cincinnati Bearcats defense this season, placing them 16th and 20th in Division 1. The Cincinnati pass defense has also given up a total of 89 yards through the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bearcats kickers have made 67% of their extra points, going 2 for 3 this year. Their punters have totaled 253 yards on 6 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 54th in Division 1 in punting average. Cincinnati is ranked 10th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 42 punt return yards and average 10.5 yards per return, which is 29th in college football. They have returned 2 kicks for 41 yards on special teams, ranking 80th in kick return yardage. The Bearcats average 21 yards per kick return and they are 106th in the country in all-purpose yards with 331.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wolverines are 61st in the country in points scored with 33. They have run 75 plays this year for 433 yards, which ranks them 74th in Division 1 in total offense. The Michigan Wolverines average 5.8 yards per play, which is 59th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 19 1st downs this season, ranking them 80th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Michigan has run for 215 yards as a unit, which ranks 51st in college football. They've run 49 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. Michigan has been penalized on offense 7 times for 55 yards so far this year, which has them 51st in the country in penalties. Wilton Speight has passed for 181 yards this year. He's completed 11 throws while attempting 25 passes for a completion percentage of 44%. His quarterback rating this season is 102. He averages 4.4 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Michigan is 50th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 17. They have given up a total of 192 yards on D, which is 21st in D-1. The Wolverines are 25th in yards per play allowed with 3.6. Opponent offenses have completed 14 throws on 26 attempts against the Michigan defense this season, ranking them 37th and 36th in the nation. The Michigan Wolverines pass defense has also surrendered a total of 181 yards in the air, which is 49th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 27 attempts for 11 yards this season, putting them in 8th place in the country against the run. The Wolverines have had 5 penalties for 45 yards on defense this year. That places them 45th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Michigan is 4th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 40 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 42nd in D-1. The Wolverines have tried 6 field goals this year and made 4, which is 2nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Michigan kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this season. Their punters have accumulated 70 yards on 2 punts, averaging 35 yards per punt. That ranks them 111th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bearcats/Wolverines college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bearcats +31.5
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