The East Carolina Pirates host the Connecticut Huskies of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 12:00 PM ET, at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
The Connecticut Huskies (3-4) suffered from a 24-16 loss to the Connecticut Huskies in Week 8. Bryant Shirreffs threw for 242 yards in 18 of 34 passes. On the ground, Arkeel Newsome rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown in 21 carries while Shirreffs had 49 yards in 13 carries. Noel Thomas led in receiving with 165 yards in nine catches while Alec Bloom had 20 yards in two catches.
On the offense, Connecticut averages 238.3 yards in passing and 131.2 yards in rushing. On the defense, Connecticut football yields 289.8 yards in passing and 124.0 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The East Carolina Pirates (2-5) suffered from a 31-19 loss to the Cincinnati Bearcats in Week 8. Philip Nelson threw for 283 yards and two touchdowns in 28 of 43 passes. On the ground, James Summers rushed for 95 yards in 21 attempts while Anthony Scott had 70 yards in 13 attempts. Jimmy Williams led in receiving with 129 yards and two touchdowns in seven catches while Zay Jones had 69 yards in 11 receptions.
On the offense, East Carolina football averages 364.4 yards in passing and 149.3 yards in rushing. On the defense, East Carolina football allows 243.3 yards in passing and 190.7 yards in rushing against their opponents.
Connecticut vs East Carolina football game schedule:
Date: October 29, 2016
Kick Off Time: 12:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPNN
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -7.0 East Carolina, 51.5 O/U