Memphis Tigers vs Cincinnati Bearcats Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Memphis Tigers vs Cincinnati Bearcats
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Nippert Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Memphis (+6)
Brady White and the Memphis Tigers (3-1) travel to Nippert Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Cincinnati Bearcats (4-0). Cincinnati opens this contest as 6-point favorites. The total has been set at 60.5.
In their last game, the Memphis Tigers took on the Temple Owls and added a win to their record by a score of 41-29. Brady White went 17/36 with 313 yards by way of passing and completed 4 touchdowns. He threw 1 interception for the game. Rodrigues Clark led the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 28 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 106 yards by way of 22 carries which meant he averaged 4.8 yards per carry. Calvin Austin III was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 184 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 30.7 yards per reception for that game.
The Tigers have attained 2,203 yards in total for the season. As a team they average 207.0 yards in the run game which ranks them 23rd in the country. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Memphis has amassed 17 passing touchdowns and 3 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Memphis Tigers have an average of 38.8 points per outing. In terms of passing yardage, the Tigers have conceded 1,761 yards which puts them in 111th in the country. During the season, they are surrendering 567.8 yards/game which ranks them 113th in D-1. The Tigers are ranked 78th in the nation when it comes to team defense, giving up 33.0 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.6 yards per rush and 127.5 rushing yards per game on the year. During their 4 games played this season, they have allowed 440.3 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 67.2%. Overall, they have conceded 510 yards on the ground through 4 contests.
For his career, White has thrown for 8,944 yards with 78 TD's and 25 interceptions. Over the course of his time in college, he has taken off and run 140 different times for a total of -35 rushing yds. His quarterback rating is 156.3 with a TD rate of 7.6% and an interception rate of 2.4%. He is throwing for 263.1 yards per contest. Brady White has completed 647 of his attempted career 1,027 throws for a completion percentage of 63.0%.
The last time they took the field, the Cincinnati Bearcats took on the SMU Mustangs and ended up getting the win by a score of 42-13. Desmond Ridder went 13/21 with 126 yards by way of passing and added 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. Desmond Ridder led the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 91 yards and he ran for 3 touchdowns for this outing. He scurried for 179 yards on 8 carries which meant he was running for 22.4 yards per run. Tre Tucker was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 24 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 12.0 yards per reception for that game.
During this campaign so far, the Bearcats have compiled 780 yards through the air along with holding an average of 195.0 throwing yards per contest, which is ranked 76th in the country. The Cincinnati Bearcats hold an average of 406.8 yards/game which is good for 49th in the country. They average 211.8 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 847 yards in total. Concerning their scoring prowess, the Bearcats are ranked 22nd in the country by tallying 37.3 points per outing. The Bearcats are conceding 12.5 PPG, which has them ranked 22nd in the nation. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 50 points in total. Cincinnati has given up a total of 480 yards rushing (120.0 yards/game) and 3 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have given up 1 touchdown via the pass as well as 182.5 yards/outing, which has them in 34th in Division 1.
Ridder has passed for 45 touchdowns compared to 18 picks in his career. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 6.1% and his interception percentage is 2.4%. He has taken off and run for 1,483 yards on 316 attempts. He is averaging 177.7 yds per game through the air with a 135.2 QB rating. In 30 contests in his college career, Desmond Ridder has connected on 433 of 735 attempts for 5,332 yards.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Bearcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bearcats -6
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