Miami RedHawks vs Ohio Bobcats Prediction, 11/2/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami RedHawks vs Ohio Bobcats
Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Location: Peden Stadium in Athens, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Bobcats (+7.5)
Peden Stadium is the location where the Ohio Bobcats (1-7) will attempt to defeat the Miami RedHawks (4-4) on Tuesday. Miami opens this contest as 7.5-point favorites. The betting total is set at 51.5.
The Miami RedHawks step onto the field holding a record of 4-4 for this season. In their last matchup, the RedHawks played against the Ball State Cardinals and walked away with a win by a score of 24-17. Tyre Shelton was the rushing leader for the RedHawks with 14 totes for 46 yds (3.3 yards per carry). Brett Gabbert went 20/24 with 207 yds passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 183.3 and finished the game without throwing a pick. When it came to stopping the run, the RedHawks conceded 102 yards on 30 tries, which calculates to 3.4 yards per rush allowed. Miami conceded 22 pass completions on 34 tries for a total of 227 yards, and a completion rate of 64.7%. In all, they ran 61 plays for 364 yards. The Miami Redhawks ran the rock 36 different times and recorded 130 yards, which came out to an average of 3.6 yards per carry.
In terms of putting points on the board, the Miami RedHawks have an average of 23.8 points per game. Offensively they're averaging 149.4 yards rushing ranking them 82nd in the country. The RedHawks have earned 3,111 total yards for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Miami has earned 15 touchdowns via the pass and 8 rushing touchdowns. Miami has accumulated 162 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 56 penalties for 488 yds. They have surrendered the football 7 times.
Regarding passing yards, the RedHawks have given up 1,687 yds which puts them in 59th in the country. They are giving up 210.9 yards per outing through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 62.9%. During this campaign, they have given up 350.1 yards per contest ranking them 59th in the nation. They have given up 11 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns on the ground. They are giving up 3.8 yards per run and 139.3 rushing yards per game on the season. In total, they have given up 1,114 rushing yards through 8 games. The RedHawks rank 56th in the nation concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 22.3 PPG.
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The Bobcats come into this matchup with a record of 1-7 this season. When they last played, the Bobcats walked away with a loss by a score of 34-27 against the Kent State Golden Flashes. De'Montre Tuggle ran the football 13 times for 59 yards, walking away from the game with 4.5 yards per carry for Ohio. Kurtis Rourke ended the game with 308 yds on 31/38 through the air while his quarterback rating was 144.4. He had 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 8.1. Ohio relinquished 45 running attempts for 200 yds (4.4 yds per rush). The Bobcats pass defense gave up a completion rate of 83.9%, relinquishing 257 yards on 26 out of 31 through the air. The Bobcats finished the game with a total of 457 yards and they ran 77 plays (5.9 yds per play). Ohio rushed for 4.0 yds per attempt, finishing with 135 yds on 34 attempts.
Regarding how much they score, the Bobcats sit 114th in college football with an average of 21.1 points per game. For the season so far, the Bobcats have thrown for a total of 1,334 yards via the pass as well as an average of 166.8 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 114th in college football. The Ohio Bobcats hold an average of 360.1 yards/game, which is good for 94th in D-1. The Ohio offense has 462 penalty yds on 50 violations, which is 72nd in the nation in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Bobcats are relinquishing 31.1 points per contest, which has them 115th in college football. Ohio has conceded a total of 1,798 yards rushing (224.8 yards per outing) in addition to 19 touchdowns on the ground so far this year. This season, they have surrendered 249 total points. They have given up 9 touchdowns via the pass and 202.0 yards/outing, which puts them in 48th in Division 1. The Bobcats defense has participated in 571 plays, ranking them 103rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's RedHawks/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the RedHawks -7.5
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