RedHawks battle Bobcats in Week 9 odds
Ohio Bobcats vs Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Odds
The Miami (Ohio) RedHawks host Ohio on Saturday, looking to build on their 1-6 ATS mark against the 7-0 Bobcats in NCAAF action at Fred C Yager Stadium.
The RedHawks sit at 3-4 (1-6 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Bobcats are currently 7-0 (3-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Miami (Ohio) is 3-3 OU, and Ohio is 3-3 OU.
Betting Line: Bettors going with the RedHawks in this game found them listed as 9-point underdogs on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 111-rated RedHawks and the No. 53-rated Bobcats in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 43-16 win for the Bobcats on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miami (Ohio)'s No. 93-ranked offense (23 PPG) against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 47 at 23.6 PPG. The RedHawks passing attack has averaged 285.4 yards per game, more than the Bobcats give up through the air (259.6 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 13-rated road run defense, allowing 96.3 yards per game. Miami (Ohio), meanwhile, ranks No. 79 in rushing offense at home.
Ohio was a 34-28 winner in their most recent outing at home against Akron. They failed to cover the 18.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (62) made winners of UNDER bettors. Beau Blankenship went over the 100-yard mark (108) in his team's latest effort as Ohio defeated Akron by a score of 34-28 on Saturday.
Miami (Ohio) lost its last outing, a 37-12 result against Bowling Green on October 13. Miami (Ohio) failed to cover in that game as a 8-point underdog, while the 49 combined points took the game UNDER the total. In their last gridiron battle, Nick Harwell did much of the damage, producing 117 receiving yards but Miami (Ohio) managed to defeat the RedHawks 37-12 at Doyt Perry Stadium.
Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on turf are 9-1
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 8-2
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Bobcats at RedHawks trends to consider:
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Ohio's last 10 games on the road
Miami (Ohio) is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Miami (Ohio) is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Miami (Ohio) is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Ohio
Miami (Ohio) is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Ohio home to Eastern Michigan, Thursday, November 1
Miami (Ohio) at Buffalo, Saturday, November 3