Hurricanes visit Bulls in Week 5 NCAAF clash
|Miami Hurricanes||South Florida Bulls|
|3-0||September 28, 2013, 12:00 | Raymond James Stadium||0-3|
Miami travels to South Florida on Saturday, hoping to boost its 3-0 mark in Week 5 action with a victory over the Bulls.
Backers of the Bulls have seen them go 0-3 and 1-2 ATS so far this season, while the Hurricanes are at 3-0 and 2-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Hurricanes are 1-2, while the Bulls are 1-2.
View Miami Hurricanes vs South Florida Bulls Odds and Stats.
This game matches up the No. 103 (Bulls) and the No. 63 (Hurricanes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 55-3 result in favor of the Hurricanes is predicted by handicapping models.
Marcus Shaw went over the 100-yard mark (159) in his team's latest effort, but Florida Atlantic still defeated South Florida by a score of 28-10.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up South Florida's No. 120-ranked offense (12.33 PPG) against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 7 at 9.67 PPG. The Bulls passing attack has averaged 135 yards per game, less than the Hurricanes give up through the air (150.67 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Hurricanes own the league's No. 54-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 171 yards per game when on the road. South Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 91 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Hurricanes at Bulls trends to consider:
Miami is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 10 games
Miami is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
South Florida is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games
South Florida is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of South Florida's last 7 games
South Florida is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Miami at Georgia Tech, Saturday, October 5th
South Florida at Cincinnati, Saturday, October 5th