Free Week 12 Prediction: Bearcats vs Pirates Odds
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College Football Handicapping: Week 12
(0-0) Cincinnati Bearcats vs. East Carolina Pirates (0-0)
Date: Saturday, November 18th
Time: 12:00 pm EST
Venue: Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Greenville, North Carolina
NCAA Football Spread: Cincinnati -3.5
NCAA Betting Total: 64
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to face the East Carolina Pirates Saturday, in an American Conference matchup. The Bearcats are a disappointing, 3-7 this season. East Carolina finds themselves in the same situation, sitting at 2-8 on the year.
The last time the Bearcats and Pirates took the field, was last season at Nippert Stadium. Cincinnati got the win, 30-19. Expect this seasons matchup to be a closer than 11 points.
The Cincinnati Bearcats are trying to end the season on a positive note. Last week Cincinnati lost at home to Temple, 35-24. The Bearcats offense performed well, they gained 405 yards in the loss.
Cincinnati ran the ball well against Temple, rushing for 205 yards and one touchdown. The Bearcats gave the ball to four running backs last week, they ran for 184 yards. Quarterback Hayden Moore passed for 224 yards and one touchdown in a losing effort.
Defensively, the Bearcats are allowing 411 yards and over 31 points per game this season. The poor play on defense has a lot to do with why Cincinnati has a losing record this season.
East Carolina Pirates
East Carolina is six games under .500 this season, and have no shot at a bowl game in December. The Pirates are on cruise control the next few games, and it showed last week against Tulane.
East Carolina took a 31-24 home loss to the Green Wave last week. The Pirates who are usually known for their passing attack, gained 389 yards of total offense in the loss.
On the defensive side of the field, the Pirates are easily one of the worst teams in the country. East Carolina is allowing over 553 yards and 45 points per game this season.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Cincinnati is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
- Cincinnati is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Cincinnati’s last 24 games
- East Carolina is 2-12 ATS in its last 14 games
- East Carolina is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games
Free Week 12 NCAA Football Pick
Cincinnati and East Carolina get together in a meaningless American Conference game. The Bearcats are going to need some stops defensively if they want to beat East Carolina at home.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Cincinnati -3.5.
Expect a huge day dfrom the Bearcats offense. Quarterback Hayden Moore will do it on the ground and in the air this week against a terrible East Carolina defense.
East Carolina nedds to get more accurate play for the quarterback position. Gardner Mineshew was 25 of 52 last week. Take the Bearcats to cover the road spread in this game.
Week 12 Free Score Prediction: Cincinnati 24 – East Carolina 17
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