The South Florida Bulls (1-4) are on the highway Saturday to tackle the Cincinnati Bearcats (4-1). Kickoff is scheduled for two:30 p.m. ET (ESPN+). Beneath, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook‘s strains across the South Florida vs. Cincinnati odds, and make our professional college football picks and predictions.
The Bulls misplaced at dwelling final week 48-28 in opposition to East Carolina, and have been by no means in it, trailing 14-0 within the 1st quarter and 41-7 on the half. The Bulls gave up 575 whole yards (465 passing) and allowed ECU to go 3-for-3 on 4th-down conversions. On offense, QB Gerry Bohanon was 18-of-28 with 253 yards and three TDs and rushed 13 instances for 74 yards and a TD. His prime goal was WR Jimmy Horn Jr., who caught 8 receptions for 180 yards and a pair of TDs, and RB Brian Battie had 15 carries for 96 yards. The Bulls will want an enormous offensive efficiency whereas cleansing up their defensive play in the event that they need to steal a win on the highway.
Cincinnati beat Tulsa final week 31-21. QB Ben Bryant performed a mean recreation going 15-of-27 for 166 yards with 2 TDs and 1 INT, however the Bearcats shined on the bottom. RB Corey Kiner had 12 carries for 106 yards and a TD and RB Charles McClelland had 87 yards on 13 carries. Cincinnati had 198 yards on the bottom to Tulsa’s 36. The Bearcats protection performed nicely with 2 INTs, however the workforce as an entire might want to clear up their penalties, having 11 for 109 yards which is why the sport didn’t flip right into a blowout.
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South Florida at Cincinnati odds
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- Moneyline (ML): South Florida +1500 (guess $100 to win $1500) | Cincinnati -10000 (guess $10000 to win $100)
- In opposition to the unfold (ATS): South Florida +27.5 (-107) | Cincinnati -27.5 (-115)
- Over/Underneath (O/U): 59.5 (O: -108 | U: -112)
South Florida at Cincinnati picks and predictions
Cincinnati 35, South Florida 14
PASS. With the staggering -10000 ML, this play is just not well worth the danger or reward.
AVOID. Even for a heavy favourite, 27.5 factors is rather a lot and with Cincinnati’s hit and miss offense, this can be a powerful play. Though the Bearcats ought to deal with enterprise at dwelling, past their 63-10 victory in opposition to Kennesaw State, they haven’t proven a capability to place their foot down on groups of lesser skill.
Moreover, the Bulls are 8-1 ATS in opposition to groups with successful data of their final 9 such video games and 14-3 of their final 17 video games following an ATS loss whereas the Bearcats are 1-4 ATS of their final 5 video games in opposition to groups with a shedding document.
UNDER 59.5 (-112). Whether or not the Underneath hits will probably be strictly on what number of factors the Bearcats’ protection offers up in rubbish time when the end result is now not in query. Bryant and firm will hope to make use of this recreation as a tuneup shifting ahead, however penalties and turnovers would stop them from producing massive numbers.
The Underneath is 5-1 within the Bulls final 6 highway video games and 3-2 within the final 5 video games on this matchup.
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