Ohio Bobcats vs Buffalo Bulls Prediction, 10/16/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Buffalo Bulls
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Location: UB Stadium in Amherst, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Bulls (-9)
UB Stadium is the site where the Buffalo Bulls (2-4) will take on the Ohio Bobcats (1-5) on Saturday. Ohio opens as 9-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under comes in at 56.5.
The Ohio Bobcats come into this matchup with a record of 1-5 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Bobcats faced off with the Central Michigan Chippewas and took a loss by a score of 30-27. Armani Rogers connected on 13/18 with 190 yds passing. He had a QB rate of 160.9 and finished the contest without throwing a pick. De'Montre Tuggle led the offense in rushing for the Bobcats with 19 totes for 83 yards (4.4 yards per carry). For the game, they ran 65 plays which totaled 369 yards. The Ohio Bobcats ran the ball a total of 46 times and totaled 179 yds, which is an average of 3.9 yds per attempt. In the running game, the Bobcats gave up 204 yds on 41 tries, which averages out to 5.0 yards per run surrendered. Ohio gave up 16 pass completions on 30 tries for a total of 257 yds, and a completion percentage of 53.3%.
When talking about scoring points, the Ohio Bobcats hold an average of 19.3 PPG. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 190.2 yards on the ground which ranks them 40th in college football. The Bobcats have tallied 2,078 total yards for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Ohio has amassed 4 touchdowns through the air and 9 touchdowns via the ground. Ohio has accumulated 115 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 35 penalties for 325 yards. They have surrendered the football 7 times.
The Bobcats are sitting in 116th in college football when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 31.3 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.5 yards per rush and 243.3 rushing yards per contest on the year. In total, they have given up 1,460 rushing yards through 6 contests. When it comes to passing yardage, the Bobcats have allowed 1,098 yards which ranks them 43rd in the nation. They have conceded 183.0 yards per contest via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 65.5%. Overall, they have surrendered 426.3 yards per contest which puts them 108th in Division 1. They have granted 6 touchdowns through the air and 15 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Bulls come into this game with a record of 2-4 for this year. When they last played, the Bulls went home defeated by a final of 48-38 when they faced the Kent State Golden Flashes. Kyle Vantrease (1 TD) ended the game with 229 yards on 23/44 passing while his quarterback rating was 94.4. He threw 2 interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 5.2. Kevin Marks carried the rock 16 times for 80 yards, ending the contest with 5.0 yards per carry for Buffalo. The Bulls finished with a total of 549 yds while running 99 plays (5.5 yds per play). Buffalo ran the ball for 5.8 yds per carry, finishing with a total of 312 yards on 54 attempts. Buffalo relinquished 45 run attempts for 226 yards (5.0 yds per rush). The Bulls pass defense allowed a completion rate of 61.1%, relinquishing 407 yards on 22 for 36 passing.
When looking at how much they score, the Bulls are ranked 53rd in D-1 by scoring 31.2 points per contest. During this campaign thus far, the Bulls have a total of 1,206 yards via the pass along with an average of 201.0 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 95th in the country. The Buffalo Bulls have an average of 410.7 yards per contest, which is good for 61st in D-1. The Buffalo offense has 379 yds of penalties on 40 infractions, which has them ranked 34th in D-1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
Buffalo has conceded a total of 1,063 yards rushing (177.2 yards per game) and 12 touchdowns via the rush on the campaign. They have surrendered 11 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 252.8 yards per game, which has them sitting 111th in D-1. The Bulls defense has participated in 421 plays, which has them ranked 112th in Division 1. The Bulls are allowing 28.2 points per contest, which has them 101st in the nation. In total, they have conceded 169 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bulls -9
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