Syracuse Orange vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds
The Cincinnati Bearcats will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Syracuse Orange at Nippert Stadium in Week 10 college football betting action.
They bring a 5-2 record (4-3 ATS) to the Week 10 battle against the 4-4 Orange, who are 3-5 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Cincinnati go 3-2 so far and the Orange go 4-3.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Bearcats sit at No. 28 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Orange are at No. 55 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Bearcats will win this game 41-28.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cincinnati's No. 36-ranked offense (34.1 PPG) against a Orange defense that ranks No. 53 at 25 PPG. The Bearcats passing attack has averaged 229.7 yards per game, more than the Orange give up through the air (209.4 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Orange feature the league's No. 76-rated road run defense, allowing 186.7 yards per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, ranks No. 17 in rushing offense at home.
Syracuse was a 37-36 winner in their most recent outing on the road against South Florida. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (73) made winners of OVER bettors. Ryan Nassib led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 328 yards Saturday as the Orange downed the Bulls 37-36 at Raymond James Stadium.
Cincinnati was a 34-31 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Louisville. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (65) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, Cincinnati got a 125-yard performance from George Winn, but Louisville prevailed 34-31.
Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 6-4
A few Orange at Bearcats trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Syracuse's last 9 games when playing Cincinnati
Syracuse is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Syracuse is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
Syracuse is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 9 games when playing Syracuse
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Syracuse
Cincinnati is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Syracuse home to Louisville, Saturday, November 10
Cincinnati at Temple, Saturday, November 10