The Cincinnati Bearcats have been in a lot of high scoring contests this season, which had led to each of their four games this season topping the closing total. Cincinnati will host the Miami Hurricanes Thursday night with eyes on the total, but will have to do so with redshirt freshman quarterback Hayden Moore filling in for the injured Gunner Kiel.
- Cincinnati is 18-5 SU in their last 23 games at home.
- Miami is 2-6 SU and ATS in their past eight on the road.
- Cincinnati QB Gunner Kiel’s is innactive (shoulder and neck).
The Bearcats are third in the nation in yards per game with an average of 623 offensive yards through their first four games. Cincinnati has been averaging 40.3 points per game while allowing 32.5.
The Hurricanes have been putting up some ridiculous offensive numbers too thanks to their stable of running backs who have combined for 553 rushing yards and eight touchdowns.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Miami Hurricanes were listed as -5-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds – VSB
. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bodog for updates.
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 26-24 victory for the Hurricanes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Miami Hurricanes vs Cincinnati Bearcats Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Miami Hurricanes will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Thursday, as they are 2-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cincinnati Bearcats are 1-3 ATS. Miami is 2-1 against the over under total, while Cincinnati is 4-0 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Miami injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 24 (Cincinnati Bearcats) and the No. 31 (Miami Hurricanes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
Offensively, the game matches up the Cincinnati Bearcats No. 24-ranked offense (40.25 PPG) against a Miami Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 27 at 17.67 PPG. The Cincinnati Bearcats passing attack has averaged 412.5 yards per game, more than the Miami Hurricanes give up through the air (167 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Miami Hurricanes feature the league’s No. 87-rated road run defense, allowing 223 yards per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, ranks No. 52 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last game, Miami’s aerial attack generated 309 yards and the Hurricanes came away with a 36-33 victory over Nebraska at Sun Life Stadium.
Paxton Lynch led the way last time out for the Bearcats, connecting for 412 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 53-46 loss to the Bearcats at Liberty Bowl.
- Miami is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami’s last 9 games
- Miami is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
- Miami is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
- Cincinnati is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
- Cincinnati is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 6 games
- Cincinnati is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Miami at Florida State, Saturday, October 10th
Cincinnati at BYU, Friday, October 16th