Cincinnati favored by -13.5 against South Florida on Saturday

Cincinnati Bearcats South Florida Bulls
3-1 October 05, 2013, 07:00 | Raymond James Stadium 0-4

 

The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between South Florida and Cincinnati on Saturday, with the host Bulls trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

The Bulls currently sports a record of 0-4, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-3 ATS. The Bearcats are 3-1 and 2-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulls post a 2-2 over under record this season, while the Bearcats have gone 2-2 against the number.

View Cincinnati Bearcats vs South Florida Bulls Odds and Stats.

Bettors going with the Bulls in this game found them listed as 13.5-point underdogs on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.

The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 34-rated Bearcats taking on the No. 109-rated Bulls in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 42-2 win for the Bearcats on Saturday.

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Cincinnati was a 14-0 winner in its last match on the road against Miami (Ohio). They failed to cover the 24.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 14 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Miami (Ohio) was shut out 14-0 in their last match, stymied by a Cincinnati defensive unit at Fred C Yager Stadium.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up South Florida's No. 120-ranked offense (14.5 PPG) against a Bearcats defense that ranks No. 19 at 15.25 PPG. The Bulls passing attack has averaged 148.5 yards per game, less than the Bearcats give up through the air (158 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bearcats feature the league's No. 59-rated road run defense, allowing 171 yards per game. South Florida, meanwhile, ranks No. 95 in rushing offense at home.

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

Next up:
Cincinnati at Temple, Friday, October 11th
South Florida at Connecticut, Saturday, October 12th

 

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