Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Cincinnati Bearcats Prediction, 11/6/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Cincinnati Bearcats
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Bearcats (-23.5)
The Cincinnati Bearcats (8-0) will try to beat the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (3-5) at Nippert Stadium on Saturday. Cincinnati opens this contest as 23.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The total comes in at 55.5.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane head into this matchup 3-5 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Golden Hurricane stepped onto the field against the Navy Midshipmen and went home with a loss by a final score of 20-17. Davis Brin connected on 13/23 with 165 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 122.4 and walked away from the game with 1 interception. Shamari Brooks was the best rusher for the Golden Hurricane with 10 attempts for 27 yards (2.7 yds per carry). In the game, they ran 53 plays which totaled 294 yds. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane ended up rushing 30 different times and compiled 129 yards, which is an average of 4.3 yards per tote. Against the run, the Golden Hurricane conceded 302 yds on 60 attempts, which is an average of 5.0 yds per rush allowed. Tulsa conceded 0 pass completions on 4 attempts for 0 yds, and a completion percentage of 0.0%.
The Golden Hurricane currently have 3,493 yards in total for the season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Tulsa has earned 11 touchdowns via the pass and 11 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the ball 14 different times. Tulsa has earned 165 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 68 penalties for 646 yards. Offensively they have an average of 176.8 yards in the run game which has them sitting 54th in the country. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane are averaging 24.4 points per game.
When talking about passing yards, the Golden Hurricane are giving up 1,869 yards which has them ranked 82nd in Division 1. They are conceding 233.6 yards per outing via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 60.3%. In total, they are conceding 396.0 yards per game ranking them 89th in D-1. They have surrendered 10 touchdowns via the pass and 13 touchdowns running the ball. The opposition is running for 4.0 yards per run and 162.4 rushing yards per contest on the year. Overall, they have allowed 1,299 yards via the ground game in 8 games. The Golden Hurricane are ranked 114th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 30.9 PPG.
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The Bearcats step onto the field holding a record of 8-0 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Bearcats went home victorious with a score of 31-12 against the Tulane Green Wave. Desmond Ridder (3 TDs) walked away from the contest with 227 yards on 17/27 passing while his quarterback rating was 162.8. He had 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 8.4. Jerome Ford ran the football 18 times for 65 yards, finishing the contest with 3.6 yards per carry for Cincinnati. The Bearcats finished the contest with 351 yds on 64 plays (5.5 yards per play). Cincinnati ran the football for 3.4 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 124 yds on 37 carries. Cincinnati allowed 45 rush attempts for 187 yards (4.2 yds per rush). The Bearcats passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 50.0%, relinquishing 93 yds on 9 for 18 passing.
When looking at their scoring prowess, the Bearcats are ranking 9th in the country by tallying 39.9 points per game. During the season so far, the Bearcats have compiled 1,869 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 233.6 passing yards per contest, ranking them 67th in D-1. The Cincinnati Bearcats have an average of 410.9 yards/outing, which has them ranked 60th in college football. The Cincinnati offense has 411 yds of penalties on 55 violations, which is good for 41st in Division 1 in terms of making mistakes.
The Bearcats are conceding 14.3 points per game, which puts them 14th in college football. Cincinnati has yielded a total of 1,116 yards on the ground (139.5 yards/game) as well as 9 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. This year, they have conceded 114 pts. They have allowed the opposition 4 touchdowns from the passing game and 154.9 yards/contest, which has them in 16th in the nation. The Bearcats defense has taken the field for 562 plays, which is 88th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Golden Hurricane/Bearcats college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane +23.5
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