Buffalo at Ohio College Football Picks and Predictions 11/14/2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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The Buffalo Bulls head to Peden Stadium to play the Ohio Bobcats on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Buffalo as 2 point favorites. The Bulls are 8-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-3-0. The Bobcats are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-4-1.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-3-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bulls are 8-2-0 against the spread
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 5-4-1 against the over/under
The Ohio Bobcats are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
11/11/18 OL Brett Kittrell Leg is questionable Wednesday vs Buffalo U
11/11/18 TE Ryan Luehrman Undisclosed is questionable Wednesday vs Buffalo U
11/07/18 DL Chukwudi Chukwu Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/24/18 RB Julian Ross Undisclosed is out for season
10/13/18 DL Amir Miller Knee is out for season
10/13/18 OL Cole Irland Foot is out for season
10/13/18 WR Tyler Tupa Knee is out for season
08/28/18 WR Elijah Ball Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bulls are 24th in the country in points scored with 362. They have run 728 plays this year for 4,275 yards, which ranks them 59th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bulls average 5.9 yards per play, which is 58th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 220 1st downs this season, ranking them 43rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Buffalo has run for 1,917 yards as a unit, which ranks 49th in college football. They've run 424 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulls have been penalized on offense 54 times for 468 yards so far this year, which has them 87th in the country in penalties. Tyree Jackson has passed for 2,338 yards this year. He's completed 166 throws while attempting 296 passes for a completion percentage of 56.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 143.8. He averages 8.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt.
Buffalo is 37th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 225. They have given up a total of 3,282 yards on D, which is 25th in D-1. The Bulls are 17th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opponent offenses have completed 139 throws on 282 attempts against the Buffalo Bulls defense this season, ranking them 5th and 39th in the nation. The Buffalo pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,743 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 405 attempts for 1,539 yards this season, putting them in 59th place in the country against the run. The Bulls have had 83 penalties for 836 yards on defense this year. That places them 128th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Buffalo is 8th in the country in punt returns with 25. They've totaled 255 punt return yards and average 10.2 yards per return, which is 51st in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 449 yards on special teams, which puts them 69th in kick return yardage. The Bulls average 18 yards per kick return and they are 41st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,979. The Buffalo Bulls have tried 10 field goals this year and made 6, which is 116th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Buffalo Bulls kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 44 for 49 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,681 yards on 41 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 73rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bobcats have run for 2,330 yards as a team, which ranks 17th in college football. They've run 408 times, averaging 5.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ohio Bobcats have been penalized on offense 52 times for 502 yards so far this season, which has them 94th in the country in penalties. They are 11th in the nation in points scored with 393. They have run 656 plays this season for 4,535 yards, which ranks them 72nd in Division 1 in total offense. Ohio averages 6.9 yards per play, which is 12th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 240 1st downs this year, placing them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. Nathan Rourke averages 9.1 yards per pass attempt and 9.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 133 passes on 213 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 163.3. He has thrown for 1,929 yards this season.
The Ohio Bobcats rush defense has allowed 331 attempts for 1,439 yards this year, putting them in 48th place in D-1 against the run. Ohio has committed 81 penalties for 755 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 125th in college football. They are 68th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 275. They have surrendered a total of 4,129 yards on D, which is 85th in the country. The Bobcats are ranked 104th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opposing offenses have completed 210 passes on 332 attempts against the Ohio defense this season, placing them 112th and 93rd in Division 1. The Ohio Bobcats pass defense has also given up a total of 2,690 yards through the air, which is 113th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ohio Bobcats have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 10, which is 70th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Ohio kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 51 for 51 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,628 yards on 37 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 25th in Division 1 in punting average. Ohio is ranked 52nd in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 105 punt return yards and average 6.6 yards per return, which is 95th in college football. They have returned 37 kicks for 883 yards on special teams, ranking 5th in kick return yardage. The Ohio Bobcats average 24 yards per kick return and they are 14th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,523.
Who will win tonight's Bulls/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bobcats +2
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