Charlotte 49ers vs USF Bulls Prediction, 11/25/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Charlotte 49ers vs USF Bulls
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2023
Location: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Bulls (-5)
The Charlotte 49ers (3-8) are headed to Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, November 25, 2023 where they will go up against the USF Bulls (5-6). Charlotte opens this matchup as 5-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under has been set at 56.5.
The Charlotte 49ers head into this game 3-8 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the 49ers faced the Rice Owls and ended up losing by a score of 28-7. Trexler Ivey connected on 8/19 with 51 yds through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 64.7 and walked away from the contest without throwing a pick. Hashaun Wilson was the best rusher for the 49ers with 14 carries for 47 yds (3.4 yards per attempt). At the end of the game, they ran 56 plays which converted into 158 yds. The Charlotte 49ers rushed the ball a total of 31 different times and totaled 84 yards, which had them averaging 2.7 yds per attempt. In the running game, the 49ers gave up 240 yds on 42 tries, which averages out to 5.7 yds per run allowed. Charlotte relinquished 13 completions on 21 tries for 140 yards, and a completion rate of 61.9%.
The 49ers currently have 3,455 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Charlotte has amassed 6 touchdowns via the pass and 15 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the ball over 19 times. Charlotte has accrued 188 first downs offensively, and they have been hurt by 77 penalties for 641 yds. As a unit they are averaging 146.1 yards in the run game which is 84th in Division 1. Regarding scoring, the Charlotte 49ers have an average of 17.8 PPG.
When it comes to passing yardage, the 49ers have allowed 2,237 yards which ranks them 33rd in D-1. They have allowed 203.4 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 62.1%. During the season, they have relinquished 362.5 yards/game which ranks them 54th in college football. They have relinquished 15 touchdowns through the air as well as 18 touchdowns via the ground game. They are giving up an average of 4.5 yards per rush and 159.1 yards on the ground per contest so far this season. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,750 running yards through 11 games. The 49ers are sitting in 75th in Division 1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 26.8 points per contest.
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The Bulls head into this matchup 5-6 for this season. In their last game, the Bulls took a defeat with a final score of 49-21 against the UTSA Roadrunners. Nay'quan Wright ran the ball 16 times for 67 yds, walking away from the contest with 4.2 yds per attempt for USF. Byrum Brown (1 touchdown) ended the contest with 287 yds on 23/39 through the air while his QB rating was 119. He threw 2 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 7.4. USF allowed 42 rush attempts for 224 yds (5.3 yards per carry). The Bulls secondary conceded a completion percentage of 68.1%, relinquishing 419 yards on 32 out of 47 through the air. The Bulls ended up finishing with 427 yds on 78 plays (5.5 yds per play). USF rushed the football for 3.6 yards per tote, finishing the game with 140 yds on 39 carries.
When looking at the points being put on the board, the Bulls rank 54th in the nation with an average of 29.3 points per outing. The USF Bulls average 451.0 yards/game, which ranks them 18th in the nation. The USF offense has accrued 743 yds of penalties on 84 infractions, ranking them 9th in the country in terms of helping out the other team. They have thrown 10 interceptions while conceding 9 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 256 1st downs. During this campaign so far, the Bulls have thrown for a total of 2,933 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 266.6 passing yards per contest, which ranks 36th in the nation. They are averaging 184.4 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 2,028 yards for this season.
The Bulls are surrendering 36.8 points per game, which has them ranked 132nd in college football. USF has surrendered a total of 1,715 yards rushing (155.9 yards per outing) in addition to 25 touchdowns rushing so far this season. This year, they have relinquished 405 points in total. They have given up 28 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 313.6 yards/game, which puts them in 133rd in D-1. The Bulls defense has been on the field for 793 plays, which is 117th in college football. They have tallied 8 fumbles and 9 picks for the season.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the 49ers +5
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