Cincinnati at Connecticut College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Rentschler Field to take on the Connecticut Huskies on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 8 point favorites. The Bearcats have an ATS record of 3-1-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Huskies have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 0-3-1 against the spread.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 3-1-0 against the spread
Important Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Connecticut Huskies are 0-3-1 against the spread
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
09/23/18 RB Gerrid Doaks Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Connecticut
09/23/18 LB Perry Young Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Connecticut
08/20/18 TE Josh Whyle Collarbone is OUT 4-6 weeks
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
09/19/18 LB Omar Fortt Concussion is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Syracuse
09/19/18 DB Tyler Coyle Leg is questionable Saturday vs Syracuse
09/16/18 LB Marshe Terry Ankle injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Syracuse
09/16/18 DB Tahj Herring-Wilson Ankle injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Syracuse
08/15/18 RB Donevin O'Reilly ACL is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 35th in Division 1 in points scored with 144. They have run 282 plays this season for 1,704 yards, which ranks them 89th in the nation in total offense. The Bearcats average 6 yards per play, which is 57th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 95 1st downs this year, placing them 28th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cincinnati has run for 943 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the country. They've run 190 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bearcats have been penalized on offense 36 times for 356 yards so far this season, which has them 8th in the nation in penalties. Desmond Ridder has thrown for 618 yards this season. He has completed 47 passes on 74 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 157.7. He averages 8.4 yards per pass attempt and 9.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Cincinnati is 13th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 54. They have surrendered a total of 1,098 yards on D, which is 24th in Division 1. The Bearcats are ranked 7th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opposing offenses have completed 69 passes on 133 attempts against the Cincinnati Bearcats defense this season, placing them 63rd and 90th in the country. The Cincinnati pass defense has also given up a total of 613 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 120 attempts for 485 yards this year, putting them in 43rd place in D-1 against the run. The Bearcats have committed 25 penalties for 196 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 48th in the nation.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Huskies have run for 785 yards as a team, which ranks 45th in the nation. They've run 164 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 23 times for 214 yards so far this year, which has them 69th in the country in penalties. They are 88th in Division 1 in points scored with 101. They have run 282 plays this year for 1,647 yards, which ranks them 64th in the nation in total offense. The Connecticut Huskies average 5.8 yards per play, which is 66th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 84 1st downs this season, ranking them 62nd overall as an offensive unit. David Pindell has completed 75 throws while attempting 113 passes for a completion percentage of 66.4%. He has passed for 796 yards this year. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 140.7.
The Connecticut Huskies rush defense has given up 155 attempts for 1,236 yards this season, putting them in 126th place in the country against the run. They have had 28 penalties for 280 yards on defense this year. That places them 106th in Division 1. Connecticut is 129th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 218. They have given up a total of 2,656 yards on D, which is 129th in the nation. The Huskies are 129th in yards per play allowed with 9.2. Opponent offenses have completed 96 throws on 133 attempts against the Connecticut defense this season, ranking them 123rd and 91st in the country. The Connecticut Huskies pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,420 yards in the air, which is 128th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Bearcats/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bearcats -8
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