ESNU has the television coverage for this Bulls vs. 49ers matchup. Kickoff takes place at 7:30 on Saturday, November 25th. This week 13 CFB showdown is being played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa FL. South Florida comes into this American Athletic matchup, as the -5.5 point home favorite. Keep reading to get my analysis on how this game plays out.
CHARLOTTE 49ERS VS SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Charlotte 49ers +5.5
This game will be played at Raymond James Stadium at 7:30 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE CHARLOTTE 49ERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 31-26 in favor of South Florida.
- Even though we have South Florida winning straight-up, we like Charlotte at +5.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 56.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 57 points.
Can the 49ers Grab a Win on the Road?
So far, the Charlotte 49ers are 3-8, including going 1-3 on the road and 0-4 at home.
Against the spread, Charlotte has gone 4-4 so far this season. This has come on an average scoring differential of -9 and being the underdog in all of their games.
This season, Charlotte holds an over/under record of 3-5. On average, their games have produced a combined total of 44.6 points, with the typical over/under line set at 48 points.
On the offensive side, Charlotte has averaged 17.8 points per game this season. This figure has them 99th in the NCAA. Their passing game, averaging 168 passing yards, is ranked 115th nationally. In terms of rushing, they’re 83rd in rushing yards with an average of 419 rushing attempts per contest this season.
Charlotte’s defense sits at 108th for points allowed, allowing 26.8 points per game. So far, teams have been averaging 201.1 passing yards per game against them (53rd nationally). On the ground, they’re yielding 161.8 rushing yards, ranking them 102nd in college football.
Does South Florida Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
The South Florida Bulls take on the Charlotte with a 5-6 record, including 2-4 on the road and 2-2 at home.
So far, South Florida has been favored three times and the underdog in seven games. This has led to an ATS record of 5-5 and an average scoring differential of -7.5.
Over 11 games, the average over/under line for South Florida’s games has been 63.5 points. The total score in these matchups has averaged 66.1 points, resulting in an OU record of 6-4.
South Florida’s rushing attack is ranked 5th in college football with 496 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 184.9 rushing yards per game, placing them 28th nationally. On average, they are attempting 35 passes per game leading to 266.6 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 47th position, averaging 29.3 points per game.
In terms of passing yards allowed per game, South Florida’s defense is ranked 23rd. Opponents, on average, attempt 37.6 passes against the Bulls. They are allowing 36.8 PPG, which places them 154th in college football. Their rush defense ranks 95th in the NCAA.