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Bulls vs Bearcats Betting Matchup Report

Cincinnati BearcatsSouth Florida Bulls
Oct 22, 12:00 PM | Grass of Raymond James Stadium

Cincinnati Bearcats vs South Florida Bulls Odds

5-1TEAM RECORD4-2

A key Week 8 battle has the visiting Bearcats travelling to South Florida on Saturday to face the Bulls.

This season the Bulls are 4-2 overall and 3-3 ATS against the number, while the Bearcats are 5-1 and 4-2 ATS. As for the totals, South Florida is 3-3 on the OU, and Cincinnati is 3-3.

View Cincinnati vs South Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Fans backing the Bulls here saw them open as 2.5-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Bulls, currently No. 31 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Bearcats, who rate No. 69 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 54-42 victory for the Bearcats.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up South Florida's No. 29-ranked offense (34.8 PPG) against a Bearcats defense that ranks No. 15 at 16.5 PPG. The Bulls passing attack has averaged 261 yards per game, less than the Bearcats give up through the air (265 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bearcats feature the league's No. 5-rated road run defense, allowing 61.5 yards per game. South Florida, meanwhile, ranks No. 16 in rushing offense at home.

Cincinnati was a 25-16 winner in their most recent outing at home against Louisville. They failed to cover the 13–point spread as favorites, while the total score (41) made winners of UNDER bettors.

South Florida was a 16-10 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Connecticut. They failed to cover the 7.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (26) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 5-5

South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Bearcats at Bulls trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing South Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games on the road
Cincinnati is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games on the road
South Florida is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
South Florida is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of South Florida's last 9 games at home
South Florida is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, Saturday, November 5
South Florida at Rutgers, Saturday, November 5

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