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Miami (Ohio) RedHawksCincinnati Bearcats
Oct 6, 7:00 PM | Turf of Nippert Stadium

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds

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The Cincinnati Bearcats host Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-1 ATS mark against the 3-2 RedHawks in NCAAF action at Nippert Stadium.

They will face the 3-2 RedHawks, who own a 1-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bearcats are 1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the RedHawks are 2-2 favoring the OVER.

View Miami (Ohio) vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Bettors going with the Bearcats in this game found them listed as 21-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Bearcats, currently No. 32 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the RedHawks, who rate No. 113 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 40-18 victory for the Bearcats.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cincinnati's No. 62-ranked offense, averaging 28 PPG, against a RedHawks defense that ranks No. 106 this week at 34.8 PPG. The Bearcats aerial game is averaging 268.3 yards per game, less than the RedHawks secondary allows through the air, 280.4 YPG per game.

Defensively, the RedHawks feature the league's No. 107-rated road run defense, allowing 257.3 yards per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, ranks No. 19 in rushing offense at home.

Miami (Ohio) was a 56-49 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Akron. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (105) made winners of OVER bettors. Zac Dysert led the way last time out for the RedHawks, connecting for 516 passing yards and a 56-49 victory over the Zips at InfoCision Stadium.

Cincinnati won its last outing, a 27-24 result against Virginia Tech on September 29. Cincinnati covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the 51 combined points took the game OVER the total. In their last gridiron battle, Marcus Davis did much of the damage, producing 101 receiving yards but Virginia Tech managed to defeat the Hokies 27-24 at FedExField.

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 3-7

Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

A few RedHawks at Bearcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Miami (Ohio) is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
Cincinnati is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Miami (Ohio)

Next up:
Miami (Ohio) at Bowling Green, Saturday, October 13
Cincinnati home to Fordham, Saturday, October 13

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