Connecticut at Cincinnati College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
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The Connecticut Huskies travel to Nippert Stadium to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 6 point favorites. The Huskies have an ATS record of 4-6-0 while their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Bearcats have an over/under record of 4-5-1 and they are 4-6-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Connecticut Huskies are 4-6-0 against the spread
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-5-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-6-0 against the spread
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
11/12/17 QB Bryant Shirreffs Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/12/17 DL Connor Freeborn Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/12/17 QB David Pindell None has been named the starter Saturday vs. Boston College
11/12/17 RB Jason Thompson Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/12/17 WR Kyle Buss Personal is "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
10/12/17 DB Brice McAllister Hand out indefinitely
10/01/17 DB Ian Swenson Shoulder out for season
09/27/17 LS Nick Zecchino Undisclosed out for season
09/27/17 OL Ryan Crozier ACL out for season
08/27/17 LB E. J. Levenberry Knee out indefinitely
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
11/12/17 RB Gerrid Doaks Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. East Carolina
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Connecticut Huskies are 97th in Division 1 in points scored with 262. They have run 802 plays this season for 4,538 yards, which ranks them 31st in the nation in total offense. The Huskies average 5.7 yards per play, which is 58th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 227 1st downs this year, placing them 62nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Connecticut has run for 1,580 yards as a team, which ranks 90th in the country. They've run 432 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 59 times for 549 yards so far this season, which has them 90th in the nation in penalties. David Pindell has thrown for 664 yards this season. He has completed 57 passes on 108 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 104.3. He averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 4.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Connecticut is 124th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 433. They have surrendered a total of 5,893 yards on D, which is 127th in Division 1. The Huskies are ranked 125th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opposing offenses have completed 299 passes on 446 attempts against the Connecticut Huskies defense this season, placing them 129th and 128th in the country. The Connecticut pass defense has also given up a total of 3,808 yards through the air, which is 129th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 421 attempts for 2,085 yards this year, putting them in 90th place in D-1 against the run. The Huskies have committed 103 penalties for 930 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 129th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Connecticut is ranked 107th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 67 punt return yards and average 6.7 yards per return, which is 72nd in college football. They have returned 48 kicks for 1,029 yards on special teams, ranking 4th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 21 yards per kick return and they are 29th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,633. The Connecticut Huskies have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 9, which is 95th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Connecticut Huskies kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 28 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,342 yards on 61 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 119th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bearcats have run for 1,488 yards as a team, which ranks 95th in the nation. They've run 345 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Bearcats have been penalized on offense 89 times for 832 yards so far this year, which has them 6th in the country in penalties. They are 111th in Division 1 in points scored with 229. They have run 751 plays this year for 3,886 yards, which ranks them 74th in the nation in total offense. The Cincinnati Bearcats average 5.2 yards per play, which is 103rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 217 1st downs this season, ranking them 80th overall as an offensive unit. Hayden Moore has completed 220 throws while attempting 396 passes for a completion percentage of 55.6%. He has passed for 2,363 yards this year. He averages 6 adjusted yards per throw and 6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 116.6.
The Cincinnati Bearcats rush defense has given up 474 attempts for 2,133 yards this season, putting them in 96th place in the country against the run. They have had 83 penalties for 765 yards on defense this year. That places them 117th in Division 1. Cincinnati is 104th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 361. They have given up a total of 4,693 yards on D, which is 93rd in the nation. The Bearcats are 91st in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 193 throws on 303 attempts against the Cincinnati defense this season, ranking them 58th and 24th in the country. The Cincinnati Bearcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,560 yards in the air, which is 83rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bearcats have tried 17 field goals this year and made 9, which is 93rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 53%. Cincinnati kickers have made 88% of their extra points, going 22 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,470 yards on 59 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 61st in the NCAA in punting average. Cincinnati is 85th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 90 punt return yards and average 6.9 yards per return, which is 69th in D-1. They have returned 34 kicks for 703 yards on special teams, which puts them 48th in kick return yardage. The Bearcats average 21 yards per kick return and they are 104th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,679.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Bearcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Huskies +6
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