East Carolina vs. Cincinnati fearless prediction and game preview.
Date: Friday, November 23
Game Time: 3:30 ET
Venue: Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati, OH
Network: CBS Sports Network
East Carolina (3-7) vs. Cincinnati (9-2) Game Preview
What’s Going To Happen
Cincinnati might be out of the American Athletic title hunt, but it’s got a shot at a ten-win season – an amazing turnaround no matter what – and push for one of the league’s better bowl matchups.
East Carolina just wants to close out with a bang after destroying UConn last week.
The Pirate offense has some flash and is fun. The passing game is the best in the conference – really, even over UCF – but there’s a little bit of defense, too, coming from the league’s best pass rush.
The Cincinnati offensive line is okay at keeping teams out of the backfield – ECU will have its moments – but it’s about to control the clock for most of the game and keep the field tilted all game long.
Get great defense, run the ball, and load up with the nation’s best punting game. QB Holton Ahlers and the Pirates will put up big yards, but he won’t be consistent enough. Cincinnati will run for 250 yards and have the ball for over 35 minutes.
Fearless Prediction & Line
Cincinnati 38, East Carolina 20
Line: Cincinnati -17.5, o/u: 50.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 2.5
Must See Rating: 2
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