Ohio vs. Miami-Ohio Total Pick
The point total is being set respectably high for Wednesday’s MAC clash between Miami-Ohio and Ohio. Will the two teams put enough scoring to hit it?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
7PM ET – Yager Stadium
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, Ohio is the slight favorite on the road, as the Bobcats are getting odds of -3.5 points against Miami-Ohio. The over/under total for the contest is currently listed at 63 points. The public betting for this game currently has 81 percent going on Ohio on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our College Football Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Ohio in the MAC race
The Ohio Bobcats are very much in the MAC race. They have won three straight coming into this week, all by at least 35 points or more. Ohio is 6-3 on the season, 4-1 in the MAC 6-3 against the spread and 5-3-1 with the over. They are 3-1-1 with the under over their last five games.
Usually known for defense, Ohio is winning with offense this year. The Bobcats are putting up 40.6 points and 463.2 yards per game this season. Their run game is averaging 236.3 yards per game. Nathan Rourke, AJ Ouellette and Maleek Irons each have nearly 600 rushing yards and the trio has combined for 22 rushing touchdowns. Rourke has also thrown for 1,766 yards and 17 touchdowns. Papi White is the leading receiver with 42 catches for 706 yards. Defensively, Ohio is allowing 27.2 points and 419.2 yards per game.
Miami drops two straight
Miami-Ohio needs some help in the MAC race after suffering a 51-42 loss at Buffalo last week. The RedHawks are 3-6 overall, 3-2 in the MAC, 5-4 against the spread and 6-3 with the over. Miami has hit the over in its last two games.
The RedHawks haven’t been terribly impressive on offense this season, averaging 28 points and 375.9 yards per game. Quarterback Gus Ragland has thrown for 2,082 yards and 15 touchdowns while Jack Sorensen has 39 catches for 593 yards and two touchdowns. Miami just hasn’t had a steady ground game, as the RedHawks are being led by Alonzo Smith with just 405 yards and four scores.
College Football Betting Trends
Ohio is 6-2-1 with the over in its last nine road games and 5-0-1 with the over in its last six games following a win of more than 20 points.
Miami has hit the over in five of its last six games on fieldturf, but is 4-1-1 with the under in its last six Wednesday games.
Ohio has been scoring at will lately, putting up at least 49 points in its last three. While Miami isn’t terrible defensively, the Bobcats should be capable of having another big game on offense behind its trio of strong rushers. Miami also has been scoring well as of late, putting up at least 30 points in six straight games. The RedHawks should be able to match Ohio on a lot of scores, especially with the game at home. I like the over to hit in this one.
College Football Prediction: Ohio/Miami Over 63