Cincinnati vs. Tulsa - 10/19/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Cincinnati vs. Tulsa - 10/19/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Bob Meyer-USA TODAY Sports

Tulsa Golden Hurricane (2-4) at Cincinnati Bearcats (5-1)

College Football: Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 3:30 pm (Nippert Stadium)

The Line: Cincinnati Bearcats -16.5 -- Over/Under: 51.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and Cincinnati Bearcats meet Saturday in college football action at Nippert Stadium.

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane could use a big road win after losing three of their last four games. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have lost eight of their last nine road games. Zach Smith is completing 55.6 percent of his passes for 1,618 yards, 10 touchdowns and four interceptions. Smith has seven touchdown passes in his last three games. Keylon Stokes and Sam Crawford Jr. have combined for 837 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Keenen Johnson has 20 receptions. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane ground game is averaging 107.8 yards per contest, and Shamari Brooks leads the way with 464 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Tulsa is allowing 32.2 points and 396.2 yards per game. Cooper Edmiston leads the Tulsa Golden Hurricane with 56 tackles, Trevis Gipson has four sacks and Reggie Robinson II has one interception. 

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The Cincinnati Bearcats look for another victory to build on their four-game winning streak. The Cincinnati Bearcats haven’t lost a home game since November of 2017. Desmond Ridder is completing 61.4 percent of his passes for 1,227 yards, 13 touchdowns and five interceptions. Ridder has 11 touchdown passes in his last four games. Alec Pierce and Josiah Deguara have combined for 616 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Rashad Medaris has 12 receptions. The Cincinnati Bearcats ground game is averaging 178.1 yards per contest, and Michael Warren II leads the way with 463 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Cincinnati is allowing 21.7 points and 339.3 yards per game. Darrick Forrest leads the Cincinnati Bearcats with 51 tackles, Michael Pitts has 4.5 sacks and Ja'von Hicks has three interceptions.

The Golden Hurricane are 17-7-1 ATS in their last 25 games following a ATS loss, 14-6 ATS vs. a team with a winning record and 20-9 ATS in their last 29 road games. The Bearcats are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games, 6-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The road team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings. The under is 35-15-1 in Bearcats last 51 games in October. The under is 5-2 in Golden Hurricane last 7 games overall.

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have covered seven of their last 10 games as a double-digit underdog. The Cincinnati Bearcats have covered five of their last six games as a double-digit favorite. Cincinnati is a team we've made money on this season and I've mentioned many times that this is one of the better versions of this team we've seen in a long time. With that said, Tulsa has hung around with some good teams all year, which includes taking SMU to overtime. Tulsa has also been money in the big underdog role and has been covering machines on the road overall these last several years. Tulsa has the ability to hang around. Give me the points.

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Randy’s Pick Tulsa Golden Hurricane +16.5

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