Buffalo Bulls vs. Ohio - 10/5/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Buffalo Bulls vs. Ohio

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:31 PM (UB Stadium )

OHIO -3.5 Total 54.5

TV: ESPN+

On Saturday, the Ohio Bobcats visit UB Stadium in Buffalo, New York to play the Buffalo Bulls. Ohio had a bye last week and lost its most recent outing to Louisiana-Lafayette 45-25. Nathan Rourke passed for 277 yards and one touchdown in the loss for Ohio. The one Rourke TD pass went for 21 yards to Shane Hooks. The Bobcats have not won since opening the season with a 41-20 over Rhode Island.

Ohio quarterback Nathan Rourke has thrown for 857 yards, six touchdowns and three interceptions. Rourke is the leading rusher for the Bobcats with 187 yards and two touchdowns, while De’Montre Tuggle has rushed for 161 yards and three touchdowns. Shane Hooks leads all receivers with 157 yards and two touchdowns. The leading tackler for the Bobcats is Javon Hagan with 39.

Buffalo fell to 2-3 on the season following its 34-20 loss to Miami (OH) on Saturday. Buffalo gained 309 yards rushing but just 89 yards through the air. Jaret Patterson led the Bulls with 185 yards on the ground including a scoring run of 82 yards. Kevin Marks added 101 yards rushing and one touchdown, but quarterback Matt Myers completed just 4 of 16 passes, threw two interceptions and fumbled twice.

Matt Myers leads Buffalo with 602 yards passing, six touchdowns and four interceptions. Jaret Patterson is the leading rusher with 546 yards and four touchdowns, while Antonio Nunn leads all receivers with 215 yards and one touchdown. Zac Lefebvre has caught 2 touchdown passes. Joey Banks leads the Bulls in tackles with 32

The Bobcats are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 following a loss ATS

The UNDER has cashed in 3 of Ohio’s last 5 conference games

The Bulls are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 at home

The OVER has cashed in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 at home

Buffalo has covered the number in each of the last 4 at home against Ohio and the home team (Buffalo) has covered each of the last 6 in this matchup of MidAmerican Conference rivals. Although Buffalo has not started the season strong, the Bulls offense is scoring over 26.0 per game and will be facing a weak Ohio defense that is allowing 29.5 points per game. Final Score Prediction, Buffalo Bulls win and cover ATS 31-23

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David’s Pick Buffalo Bulls +3.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.