The Charlotte 49ers (3-8) travel to face off against the South Florida Bulls (5-6) on Saturday, November 25th. This game will be played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa and televised on ESNU. Both Charlotte and South Florida will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 ET.
Charlotte 49ers vs South Florida Bulls
The Charlotte 49ers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Against Rice, the 49ers trailed by -11 going into the 4th quarter and ended up losing by a score of 28-7. Quarterback Trexler Ivey did not throw for a touchdown in the team’s loss over Rice, but he did rush for one touchdown. Overall, he had a completion percentage of 42.1% and threw for 51 yards.
Going into the game, the oddsmakers had this one as a pick em, giving Charlotte an ATS loss. The team’s combined 35 points fell short of the over/under line of 46.5.
This season, the Charlotte 49ers are currently 3-8. So far this season, they have played four road games and four at home.
When looking at Charlotte’s betting lines on the spread, they have been the underdog in all of their games and have an ATS mark of 4-4. Over the course of 11 games, the average over/under line in Charlotte’s matchups has been 48 points. These games have had an average combined score of 44.6 points, leading to an OU record of 3-5.
The South Florida Bulls Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Against UTSA, the Bulls trailed by -21 going into the 4th quarter and ended up losing by a score of 49-21. In their previous game, quarterback Byrum Brown attempted 39 passing attempts against UTSA. He finished with 287 passing yards and a completion rate of 59.0%. Additionally, he threw two interceptions during the loss.
Looking at the over/under in this matchup, the line was 66 and with their 70 points, the over hit. Against the spread, South Florida went into the game as 14-point underdogs giving them an ATS and straight-up loss.
So far, the South Florida Bulls are 5-6, including going 2-4 on the road and 2-2 at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with Charlotte, the Bulls have been favored in three games and the underdog in seven. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 5-5. This season, South Florida has posted an over/under record of 6-4 through 11 games. On average their games have combined for 66.1 points.
Charlotte Offense Breakdown
Charlotte enters the game on offense with an average of 17.8, ranking them 99th in the NCAA. Their passing game has them at 115th in the nation, with an average of 168 passing yards per game. On the ground, they’re at 83rd in rushing yards, with an average of 419 rushing attempts per game this season.
Quarterback Trexler Ivey leads the team with 1165 passing yards while completing 54.7% of his passes. So far, he is averaging 6.4 yards per passing attempt.
South Florida Offense Breakdown
The Bulls’ offense is gearing up to take on Charlotte, with an average of 184.9 rushing yards per game and an 4 yards per attempt. In the college football rankings, they are currently in 28th place for rushing yards and 36th place for passing yards, accumulating an average of 266.6 yards per contest. South Florida’s overall scoring average is at 29.3 points per game, placing them 47th rank nationally.
So far, Byrum Brown has thrown for 2825 yards this season while averaging 12 per completion. His completion percentage this year is 63.3% and he has thrown 19 touchdowns.
Charlotte Team Defense
The 49ers defense comes into the game with 18 sacks, and ranked 1st in QB hurries. In terms of points allowed, they are giving up 26.8 points per game (108th). When it comes to defending the pass, they are ranked 53rd in the NCAA, allowing an average of 201.1 passing yards per game. Additionally, Charlotte’s run defense comes in allowing 161.8 rushing yards per contest.
South Florida Team Defense
The South Florida defense holds the 154th position in points allowed, allowing 36.8 points per game. Teams have an average of 313.6 passing yards per game against them (186th nationally). In terms of rushing, they’ve given up 157 rushing yards, placing them 95th in college football.
Charlotte vs South Florida Trends
- Looking at Charlotte’s ten most recent road games, they have put together a record vs. the spread of 9-1.
- South Florida is 3-2 Against the spread in their last five games at home.
- Looking back at the last five times South Florida went into a game as the underdog, their ATS mark was 4-1.
- Over their last five games as the betting favorite, Charlotte has an ATS record of 2-3.
Despite being 5.5-point underdogs at away, Charlotte’s pass defense look good against UTSA’s in their last game. I like their chances to cover vs. South Florida.
My bet for this game is the over, with the current over/under line at 56.5. So far this season, South Florida games have averaged a combined score of 66.1 points, and I foresee this game surpassing 56.5.
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