Cincinnati at Miami College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
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The Miami RedHawks host the Cincinnati Bearcats at Yager Stadium on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Miami as 2.5 point favorites. The RedHawks have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread. The Bearcats have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Miami RedHawks are 0-1-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bearcats have run for 194 yards as a team, which ranks 62nd in college football. They've run 51 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bearcats have been penalized on offense 7 times for 45 yards so far this season, which has them 40th in the country in penalties. They are 85th in the nation in points scored with 26. They have run 77 plays this season for 304 yards, which ranks them 114th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bearcats average 3.9 yards per play, which is 115th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 21 1st downs this year, placing them 78th overall as an offensive unit. Desmond Ridder averages 4.2 yards per pass attempt and 4.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 13 passes on 24 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 89.2. He has thrown for 100 yards this season.
The Bearcats rush defense has allowed 31 attempts for 144 yards this year, putting them in 67th place in D-1 against the run. Cincinnati has committed 6 penalties for 26 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 21st in college football. They are 47th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 17. They have surrendered a total of 306 yards on D, which is 50th in the country. The Bearcats are ranked 48th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 23 passes on 37 attempts against the Cincinnati Bearcats defense this season, placing them 89th and 89th in Division 1. The Cincinnati pass defense has also given up a total of 162 yards through the air, which is 40th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Cincinnati Bearcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this year. Their punters have totaled 347 yards on 8 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 43rd in Division 1 in punting average. The Bearcats average 35 yards per kick return and they are 107th in the country in all-purpose yards with 351.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The RedHawks are 80th in the country in points scored with 28. They have run 72 plays this year for 446 yards, which ranks them 19th in Division 1 in total offense. The Miami RedHawks average 6.2 yards per play, which is 52nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 23 1st downs this season, ranking them 63rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 89 yards as a unit, which ranks 108th in college football. They've run 26 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. Miami has been penalized on offense 8 times for 71 yards so far this year, which has them 34th in the country in penalties. Gus Ragland has passed for 357 yards this year. He's completed 25 throws while attempting 46 passes for a completion percentage of 54.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 141.1. He averages 9.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
Miami is 101st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 35. They have given up a total of 443 yards on D, which is 93rd in D-1. The RedHawks are 92nd in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 24 throws on 37 attempts against the Miami defense this season, ranking them 95th and 92nd in the nation. The Miami RedHawks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 272 yards in the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 38 attempts for 171 yards this season, putting them in 86th place in the country against the run. The RedHawks have had 7 penalties for 62 yards on defense this year. That places them 77th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is 54th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 15 punt return yards and average 7.5 yards per return, which is 54th in D-1. They have returned 2 kicks for 50 yards on special teams, which puts them 57th in kick return yardage. The Miami RedHawks average 25 yards per kick return and they are 66th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 511. Miami kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 239 yards on 5 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That ranks them 18th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bearcats/RedHawks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bearcats +2.5
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