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Central Florida Knights vs Cincinnati Bearcats 10/04/2019 NCAAF Betting Picks

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Central Florida Knights vs Cincinnati Bearcats 10-04-2019 NCAAF Betting Picks

Central Florida Knights vs Cincinnati BearcatsThe Central Florida Knights (4-1) are about to tangle it up with the Cincinnati Bearcats (3-1) in a battle of wits and brawn by two of the strongest contenders in NCAAF. Both teams are emerging from wins over previous opponents, and it will surely be an exciting melee battle, especially for the homefield-playing Bearcats. The Bearcats were not favored in their previous game, but sports betting sites were proven wrong when they handed a stinging loss against Marshall with a 52-14 pounding. Meanwhile, the Knights recently celebrated a victory against Connecticut with a lopsided 56-21 scoreboard. With their recent victories in mind, it’s safe to bet that these teams are giving no quarter when it comes to securing a much-wanted NCAAF finals berth!

Central Florida Knights vs Cincinnati Bearcats 10/04/2019

When: Friday, October 04, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio
TV: ESPN
Stream: ESPN+

Central Florida Knights vs Cincinnati Bearcats 10/04/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Knights -3.5 (-114) 60.5 o (-111) -177
Bearcats +3.5 (-114) 60.5 u (-111) +135
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Central Florida Knights

The Knights will most likely be targeting a repeat of their previous game: an unstoppable offense made possible by freshman QB Dillon Gabriel (14 touchdown throws total) and Gabriel Davis (8 touchdowns with a total of 500 yards). The Knights have offense-centric players that are simply the envy of other teams: they have Adrians Killins Jr., Otis Anderson, and Greg McCrae to pull out all the stops and transform the field into a high-scoring melee run. They will surely give any team’s defense a field day with their wide variety of options that will surely bring them closer to the touchdown area, yard per yard. They are surely pegged for a win by bettors as they march against a heavily defended Bearcats homefield. 

Players to watch: Dillon Gabriel QB 74 CMP 120 ATT 1338 YDS 61.7 CMP% 11.1 AVG 74 LNG 14 TD 2 INT; Greg McCrae RB 52 ATT 323 YDS 6.2 AVG 73 LNG; Adrian Killins Jr. RB 42 ATT 310 YDS 7.4 AVG 75 LNG; Gabriel Davis WR 25 REC 499 YDS 20 AVG 73 LNG; Tre Nixon WR 19 REC 290 YDS 15.3 AVG 50 LNG

Cincinnati Bearcats

The Bearcats are now known as the odds-defying NCAAF team after they came out as the unlikely winner versus a heavily-favored Marshall team on-the-toad. The Bearcats got out of that one thanks to their rock-solid defense- one of the things they will have to bank on when they defend against the knights. They need to find an answer versus Dillon Gabriel of UFC who is fueling their offensive engine. The Cincinnati Bearcats will be looking to Luke Fickell, their ever-reliable head coach, to further buff up their already-strong defensive line made up of brawny players such as Perry Young and Bryan Wright.

Players to watch: Desmond Ridder QB 63 CMP 98 ATT 815 YDS 64.3 CMP% 8.3 AVG 52 LNG 8 TD 3 INT; Michael Warren II RB 61 ATT 262 YDS 4.3 AVG 73 LNG; Tavion Thomas RB 38 ATT 193 YDS 5.1 AVG 38 LNG; Alec Pierce WR 14 REC 277 YDS 19.8 AVG 52 LNG; Josiah Deguara TE 12 REC 183 YDS 15.3 AVG 27 LNG

Central Florida Knights vs Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Numbers

Trends

Knights

Central Florida is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 games
Central Florida is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Central Florida’s last 7 games
Central Florida is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Central Florida is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Florida’s last 5 games on the road

Cincinnati Bearcats

Cincinnati is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Bearcats is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Bearcats is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games at home
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati’s last 9 games at home

Central Florida Knights vs Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Picks

Some sportsbook review sites are betting that the Bears can deliver a major upset against the Knights since they are playing homefield. However, majority of betting sites are expecting a Knights victory because their offensive power has yet to be curved effectively even by defense-oriented teams. The Knights are predicted to win with a close 41.3 versus 32.0 score, covering the spread with a total that will go over.