The Cincinnati Bearcats host the East Carolina Pirates in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 7:00 PM ET, at Nippert Stadium.
The East Carolina Pirates (2-4) suffered from a 38-22 loss to the South Florida Bulls in Week 6. Gardner Minshew threw for 220 yards and a touchdown in 21-for-33 passes. On the ground, James Summers rushed for 114 yards and a touchdown in 18 carries while Philip Nelson had 28 yards in five attempts. Zay Jones led in receiving with 145 yards and a touchdown in 18 catches while Deondre Farrier had 86 yards in three receptions.
On the offense, East Carolina football averages 378.0 yards in passing and 137.3 yards in rushing. On the defense, East Carolina football allows 225.8 yards in passing and 195.0 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Cincinnati Bearcats (3-3) suffered from a 20-9 loss to the Connecticut Huskies in Week 6. Hayden Moore threw for 315 yards in 29 of 56 passes. On the ground, Tion Green rushed for 15 yards in six attempts while Kahlil James had 13 yards in two attempts. Devin Gray led in receiving with 98 yards in nine receptions while Nate Cole had 76 yards in five receptions.
On the offense, Cincinnati football averages 273.5 yards in passing and 124.8 yards in rushing. On the defense, Cincinnati football allows 262.2 yards in passing and 156.5 yards in rushing against their opponents.
East Carolina vs Cincinnati football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time: 7:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: CBSSN
Live Stream: CBS Sports Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -1.5 Cincinnati, 62.5 O/U