Game Preview - RedHawks underdogs vs Bearcats at Miami (Ohio)
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Odds
Fred C Yager Stadium will feature RedHawks vs. Bearcats on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 4 action.
They will face the 2-1 Bearcats, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the RedHawks are 0-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bearcats are 2-1 favoring the OVER.
Betting Line: Fans backing the RedHawks here saw them open at 5Dimes as 24-point underdogs 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 RedHawks sit at No. 114 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Bearcats are at No. 41 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Bearcats will win this game 51--6.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miami (Ohio)'s No. 122-ranked offense (10.5 PPG) against a Bearcats defense that ranks No. 44 at 20.3 PPG. The RedHawks passing attack has averaged 94 yards per game, less than the Bearcats give up through the air (184 YPG on average).
Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 66-9 winner as they battled Northwestern State at home. Cincinnati covered in the match as a 30-point favorite, while 75 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Hosey Williams went over the 100-yard mark (117) in his team's latest effort as Cincinnati defeated Northwestern State by a score of 66-9 on Saturday.
In their last action, Miami (Ohio) was a 41-7 loser on the road against Kentucky. They failed to cover the 17.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (48) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Miami (Ohio) didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Wildcats as Kentucky blasted them 41-7 in Week 2 action.
Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 2-8
A few Bearcats at RedHawks trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 8 games
Miami (Ohio) is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Miami (Ohio) is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Miami (Ohio) is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Cincinnati at South Florida, Saturday, October 5
Miami (Ohio) at Illinois, Saturday, September 28