Buffalo Bulls vs Ohio Bobcats Prediction, 11/1/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Buffalo Bulls vs Ohio Bobcats
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Location: Peden Stadium in Athens, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Bobcats (+2)
The Ohio Bobcats (5-3) will play the Buffalo Bulls (5-3) at Peden Stadium on Tuesday. Buffalo opens this matchup as 2-point favorites. The total is set at 58.5.
The Buffalo Bulls head into this matchup 5-3 for this season. In their last contest, the Bulls stepped onto the field against the Toledo Rockets and took home the win by a score of 34-27. Ron Cook Jr. was the leader on the ground for the Bulls with 18 attempts for 118 yds (6.6 yds per carry). Cole Snyder connected on 22/39 with 245 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rate of 117.6 and walked away from the game with no picks. On the ground, the Bulls gave up 198 yds on 38 attempts, which averages out to 5.2 yards per run allowed. Buffalo surrendered 25 pass completions on 48 attempts for 249 yds, and a completion percentage of 52.1%. Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 77 plays which gave them 398 yards. The Buffalo Bulls ran the football 38 different times and compiled 153 yds, which came out to an average of 4.0 yards per attempt.
The Bulls have earned 3,188 total yards over the course of this year. In terms of scoring, Buffalo has totaled 12 touchdowns via the pass and 15 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 10 times. Buffalo has earned 179 1st downs, and they have been called for 44 infractions for 412 yds. As a team they're holding an average of 156.5 yards in the run game which ranks them 63rd in the country. Concerning scoring points, the Buffalo Bulls hold an average of 30.9 points per contest.
The Bulls are ranked 61st in D-1 concerning team defense, giving up 24.8 points per game. The opposition is running for 5.0 yards per run and 172.3 rushing yards per game on the year. In total, they have conceded 1,378 yards on the ground through 8 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Bulls are allowing 1,756 yards which has them sitting in 49th in the country. They have surrendered 219.5 yards per contest via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 56.9%. During this campaign, they are granting 391.8 yards per game which ranks them 80th in college football. They have surrendered 9 touchdowns by air in addition to 14 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Bobcats step onto the field holding a record of 5-3 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Bobcats went home victorious with a score of 24-17 when they faced the NIU Huskies. Kurtis Rourke ran the football 7 times for 64 yds, finishing the game with 9.1 yards per carry for Ohio. Kurtis Rourke (2 TDs) ended the game with 200 yds on 14/26 passing while his QB rating was 143.8. He kept the ball away from the defense with no picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.7. Ohio allowed 48 rush attempts for 267 yards (5.6 yards per carry). The Bobcats secondary gave up a completion rate of 50.0%, relinquishing 110 yds on 9 for 18 through the air. The Bobcats finished with a total of 354 yards while running 59 plays (6.0 yds per play). Ohio rushed for 4.7 yds per carry, finishing with 154 yards on 33 attempts.
The Ohio Bobcats are averaging 426.0 yards/contest, which is good for 42nd in D-1. The Ohio offense has racked up 359 yds of penalties on 41 violations, which is good for 105th in the nation in terms of helping out the other team. Over the course of the season so far, the Bobcats have racked up 2,468 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 308.5 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 14th in Division 1. When looking at putting points on the board, the Bobcats sit 49th in college football with 32.0 PPG.
The Bobcats are giving up 34.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 121st in Division 1. Ohio has allowed the opposition a total of 1,397 rushing yards (174.6 yards per outing) in addition to 15 touchdowns via the rush this year. This season, they have conceded 275 points. They have surrendered 19 touchdowns through the air as well as 335.0 yards/outing, ranking them 131st in the nation. The Bobcats defense has been on the field for 593 plays, which has them sitting 102nd in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Bulls/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bobcats +2
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