Canceled: Ohio at Miami-OH: 11/17/20 College Football Picks and Prediction
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Miami-OH RedHawks (1-1) vs Ohio Bobcats (1-1)
Game Info: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm (Fred C. Yager Stadium)
Betting Odds: Miami-OH RedHawks +3.5 -- Over/Under: 54.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Ohio Bobcats will travel to Yager Stadium to take on the Miami (OH) RedHawks this Tuesday night in College Football action.
The Ohio Bobcats improved to 1-1 (1-1 MAC) on the season after defeating the Akron Zips, 24-10, this past Tuesday. Ohio was able to force some key Akron turnovers throughout the game and was able to pull away for the victory after a De’Montre Tuggle 1-yard TD run gave the Bobcats a 14-point lead with just 2:02 left in the game. Ohio was outgained by Akron by a 435-307 margin, however, won the turnover battle by a 3- margin in the victory. Leading the way for the Bobcats was RB De’Montre Tuggle who had 139 rushing yards & 2 TD’s on 22 carries.
On the season, Ohio is averaging 25.5 ppg on 326.0 total yards per game (178.5 passing yds/g; 147.5 rushing yds/g). Offensively, Ohio has been led by led by RB De’Montre Tuggle who has 218 rushing yards & 3 TD’s on 38 carries. QB Kurtis Rourke has completed 60.6% of his passes for 323 yards & 2 TD. The top receiving threats for the Bobcats have been Isiah Cox (6 rec, 129 yards, TD), Shane Hooks (7 rec, 107 yards, TD), and Adam Luehrman (2 rec, 44 yards).
Defensively, Ohio is holding their opponents to an average of 20.0 ppg on 431.0 total yards per game (230.5 passing yds/g; 200.5 rushing yds/g).
The Miami (OH) RedHawks dropped to 1-1 (1-1 MAC) on the season after being defeated by the Buffalo Bulls, 42-10, this past Tuesday. Miami (OH) struggled on both ends of the field against the Bulls and could not fight back after 21 unanswered points by Buffalo gave the Bulls a 35-7 lead going into the 4th quarter. Miami (OH) was outgained by Buffalo by a 556-258 margin and lost the turnover battle by a 1-0 margin in the loss. Leading the way for the RedHawks was the backfield duo of Zach Kahn & Kenny Tracy who combined for 77 yards on 15 carries.
On the season, Miami (OH) is averaging 24.0 ppg on 340.0 total yards per game (203.5 passing yds/g; 136.5 rushing yds/g). Offensively, Miami (OH) has been led by QB AJ Mayer who has completed 46.9% of his passes for 328 yards, 4 TD, & 1 INT. The top receiving threats for Mayer and the RedHawks have been Jack Sorenson (10 rec, 177 yards), Kevin Davis (5 rec, 57 yards), and Jalen Walker (2 rec, 45 yards, 2 TD). Leading the way for the Miami (OH) backfield has been Zach Kahn who has 81 rushing yards & 2 TD’s on 17 carries.
Defensively, Miami (OH) is allowing their opponents to average 36.5 ppg on 517.0 total yards per game (331.0 passing yds/g; 186.0 rushing yds/g).
The Bobcats are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The RedHawks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
Miami (OH) is coming off a tough game at Buffalo, but I am not going to overreact to that results as I think most teams in the MAC are going to struggle agianst Buffalo on the road this season. Ohio was able to pick up their first victory against Akron, but it was not in an impressive fashion as it was a bit concerning that the Bobcats were only able to put up 24 points at home against the Zips. Miami (OH) is a tough place to play and although their defense has struggled, I think the RedHawks offense will be able to do enough at home to at worst, cover with the points. Good Luck!