Bearcats Bulls Betting Preview for Week 13

South Florida BullsCincinnati Bearcats
Nov 23, 7:00 PM | Turf of Nippert Stadium

South Florida Bulls vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds

3-7TEAM RECORD7-3

South Florida travels to Cincinnati on Friday, hoping to boost its 3-7 mark in Week 13 action with a victory over the Bearcats.

This season the Bearcats are 7-3 overall and 6-4 ATS against the number, while the Bulls are 3-7 and 2-6-2 ATS. As for the totals, Cincinnati is 4-4 on the OU, and South Florida is 4-5.

View South Florida vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Bearcats pegged as 13-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, was sitting at 49.5 Friday at Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 33-rated Bearcats and the No. 83-rated Bulls in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 38-21 win for the Bearcats on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cincinnati's No. 47-ranked offense (31.1 PPG) against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 63 at 27.5 PPG. The Bearcats passing attack has averaged 231 yards per game, less than the Bulls give up through the air (262.7 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 67-rated road run defense, allowing 176.6 yards per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, ranks No. 24 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, South Florida was a 40-9 loser on the road against Miami. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (49) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Demetris Murray went over the 100-yard mark (108) in his team's latest effort, but Miami still defeated South Florida by a score of 40-9.

Cincinnati was a 10-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against Rutgers. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (13) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Bearcats suffered a Week 12 loss against Rutgers in their last game, falling 10-3 at Nippert Stadium.

South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8

Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 6-4

A few Bulls at Bearcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Florida's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Florida's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Florida's last 6 games on the road
South Florida is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing South Florida
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing South Florida
Cincinnati is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games

Next up:
South Florida home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, December 1
Cincinnati at Connecticut, Saturday, December 1