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    At 7:00 PM ET on Saturday, the East Carolina Pirates (2-1) play at the South Florida Bulls (1-3).

    The Pirates are expected to win by at least a touchdown (currently -9.5) versus the Bulls. The over/under for this game is 57.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for East Carolina vs. South Florida

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Tampa, Florida
    • Stadium: Raymond James Stadium
    Pirates vs Bulls Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Pirates -9.5 -110 -110 57.5 -110 -110 -335 +255

    East Carolina Betting Insights

    • South Florida has covered the spread once in four games this season.
    • When they have played as at least 9.5-point underdogs this year, the Bulls are 1-2 against the spread.
    • Three of South Florida’s four games with a set total have hit the over (75%).

    East Carolina Stats & Insights

    • Offensively, East Carolina has been a top-25 unit, ranking 19th-best in the FBS by putting up 495.3 yards per game. The defense ranks 50th (345.7 yards allowed per game).
    • Offensively, East Carolina ranks 48th in the FBS with 36.0 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 28th in points allowed (345.7 points allowed per contest).
    • East Carolina is averaging 279.7 passing yards per game offensively this season (33rd in the FBS), and is allowing 262.0 passing yards per game (99th) on defense.
    • East Carolina has been surging on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking 25th-best in rushing offense (215.7 rushing yards per game) and 17th-best in rushing defense (83.7 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • East Carolina has been thriving on both sides of the ball in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 12th-best in third-down conversion rate (53.2%) and 21st-best in third-down conversion rate allowed (27.8%).
    • East Carolina has the 24th-best turnover margin in college football at +3, forcing five turnovers (61st in the FBS) while turning it over two times (12th in the FBS).

    East Carolina’s Best Players

    • Holton Ahlers has 1,067 pass yards for East Carolina, completing 66.4% of his passes and collecting nine touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 72 rushing yards (18.0 ypg) on 26 carries with one rushing touchdown.
    • Keaton Mitchell has carried the ball 46 times for a team-high 386 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times as a runner.
    • Rahjai Harris has been handed the ball 56 times this year and racked up 198 yards (49.5 per game) with four touchdowns.
    • Isaiah Winstead has hauled in 28 catches for 402 yards (100.5 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone one time as a receiver.
    • C.J. Johnson has put together a 223-yard season so far with two touchdowns, reeling in 15 passes on 20 targets.
    • Jaylen Johnson’s 15 grabs have yielded 188 yards and one touchdown.
    • Shaundre Mims paces the team with 1.5 sacks, and also has 1.0 TFL and five tackles.
    • Teagan Wilk is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s amassed 18 tackles and 1.0 TFL.
    • Chance Bates has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has six tackles and one pass defended to his name.

    South Florida Betting Insights

    • South Florida has covered the spread once in four games this season.
    • South Florida has a 1-2 record against the spread when an underdog by 9.5 points or more this year.
    • South Florida has gone over in three of their four games with a set total (75%).

    South Florida Stats & Insights

    • South Florida has not been getting things done defensively, ranking 11th-worst with 466.0 total yards allowed per game. It has been better on offense, compiling 319.3 total yards per contest (105th-ranked).
    • South Florida ranks 105th in points per game (23.5), but it has been less productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 19th-worst in the FBS with 35.5 points ceded per contest.
    • South Florida’s passing game has been struggling, ranking 14th-worst in the FBS with 154.3 passing yards per game. It has been better on defense, giving up 220.5 passing yards per contest (67th-ranked).
    • South Florida’s defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, allowing 245.5 rushing yards per game, which ranks third-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 65th with 165.0 rushing yards per contest.
    • With a 35.3% third-down conversion percentage on offense, South Florida ranks 93rd in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 102nd, giving up a 43.1% third-down rate.
    • With seven forced turnovers (27th in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (107th in the FBS) this season, South Florida ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -1.

    South Florida’s Best Players

    • Gerry Bohanon has thrown for 569 yards on 55-of-103 passing with zero touchdowns and six interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 136 yards and one rushing touchdown.
    • The team’s top rusher, Brian Battie, has carried the ball 36 times for 295 yards (73.8 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Xavier Weaver has totaled 20 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 252 (63.0 yards per game). He’s been targeted 34 times.
    • Omarion Dollison has six receptions (on 11 targets) for a total of 77 yards (19.3 yards per game) this year.
    • Jimmy Horn Jr.’s 10 targets have resulted in four receptions for 62 yards.
    • Jatorian Hansford has 1.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has 2.0 TFL and eight tackles.
    • James Gordon IV is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s amassed 10 tackles and 1.0 TFL.
    • Aamaris Brown leads the team with one interception, while also collecting one pass defended.
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