Miami at Buffalo College Football Picks and Predictions 10/30/2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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The Miami RedHawks head to UB Stadium to play the Buffalo Bulls on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Buffalo as 7 point favorites. The RedHawks are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Bulls are 6-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-3-0.
Valuable Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Miami RedHawks are 5-3-0 against the spread
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bulls are 6-2-0 against the spread
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
10/28/18 DB Deondre Daniels Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Buffalo U
10/28/18 LB Junior McMullen Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Buffalo U
09/18/18 WR James Gardner Undisclosed is out for season
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami RedHawks are 90th in the country in points scored with 210. They have run 540 plays this year for 2,930 yards, which ranks them 79th in Division 1 in total offense. The RedHawks average 5.4 yards per play, which is 93rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 148 1st downs this season, ranking them 103rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 1,161 yards as a unit, which ranks 96th in college football. They've run 272 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The RedHawks have been penalized on offense 54 times for 457 yards so far this year, which has them 51st in the country in penalties. Gus Ragland has passed for 1,769 yards this year. He's completed 160 throws while attempting 264 passes for a completion percentage of 60.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.1. He averages 7.3 adjusted yards per throw and 6.7 yards per pass attempt.
Miami is 56th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 199. They have given up a total of 2,798 yards on D, which is 42nd in D-1. The RedHawks are 31st in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 138 throws on 232 attempts against the Miami RedHawks defense this season, ranking them 46th and 41st in the nation. The Miami pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,585 yards in the air, which is 42nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 337 attempts for 1,213 yards this season, putting them in 58th place in the country against the run. The RedHawks have had 55 penalties for 514 yards on defense this year. That places them 98th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is 88th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 29 punt return yards and average 2.9 yards per return, which is 128th in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 548 yards on special teams, which puts them 22nd in kick return yardage. The RedHawks average 27 yards per kick return and they are 90th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,507. The Miami RedHawks have tried 10 field goals this year and made 8, which is 75th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Miami RedHawks kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 24 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,785 yards on 42 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 53rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulls have run for 1,410 yards as a team, which ranks 65th in college football. They've run 330 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buffalo Bulls have been penalized on offense 40 times for 348 yards so far this season, which has them 105th in the country in penalties. They are 42nd in the nation in points scored with 263. They have run 578 plays this season for 3,290 yards, which ranks them 62nd in Division 1 in total offense. Buffalo averages 5.7 yards per play, which is 67th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 172 1st downs this year, placing them 57th overall as an offensive unit. Tyree Jackson averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 7.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 139 passes on 246 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 140.6. He has thrown for 1,869 yards this season.
The Buffalo Bulls rush defense has allowed 324 attempts for 1,299 yards this year, putting them in 71st place in D-1 against the run. Buffalo has committed 66 penalties for 662 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 126th in college football. They are 30th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 169. They have surrendered a total of 2,646 yards on D, which is 29th in the country. The Bulls are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 105 passes on 219 attempts against the Buffalo defense this season, placing them 4th and 22nd in Division 1. The Buffalo Bulls pass defense has also given up a total of 1,347 yards through the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Buffalo Bulls have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 5, which is 114th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 56%. Buffalo kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 32 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,464 yards on 36 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 83rd in Division 1 in punting average. Buffalo is ranked 10th in the nation in punt returns with 19. They've accumulated 193 punt return yards and average 10.2 yards per return, which is 52nd in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 380 yards on special teams, ranking 63rd in kick return yardage. The Buffalo Bulls average 17 yards per kick return and they are 54th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,863.
Who will win tonight's RedHawks/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bulls -7
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