Cincinnati Football: Bearcats open as double digit underdogs ahead of Big 12 opener

Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Desmond Ridder against the Houston Cougars at Nippert Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Desmond Ridder against the Houston Cougars at Nippert Stadium. /
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Here are the latest pregame odds as the Cincinnati Bearcats opened as double digit underdogs prior to the Big 12 opener against the Oklahoma Sooners!

In order to pull off a major upset over the perennial Big 12 contender, Cincinnati must fix the red zone challenges and play soundly in the secondary.

Make sure to check out our preview for the highly-anticipated conference opener including the most recent odds, players to watch and TV coverage.

The Bearcats are currently 14.5-point underdogs against Oklahoma with the over/under projected at 57.5 total points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats open as double digit underdogs ahead of Big 12 opener

  • Date: Saturday, September 23 at 12:00 PM
  • Location: Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati
  • Series History: Bearcats trail 0-2
  • TV Broadcast: FOX and fuboTV

Bryan Brown’s defense must be ready to face a difficult test but it’s a chance to showcase their resiliency against an extremely explosive offense.

Scott Satterfield discussed the loss to Miami and looked ahead to the matchup with Oklahoma in a midweek press conference via Cincinnati Athletics.

The upcoming matchup marks the second time the Bearcats were home underdogs since 2018 and just the second time being an underdog since 2020.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats aim to get back on track against Oklahoma in Big 12 opener

As the program aims to regroup from a frustrating loss at Miami, the Bearcats will try to bounce back in the long-awaited conference opener this week!

Cincinnati will try to put together a solid week of practice and get back on track in the Big 12 opener against Oklahoma on Saturday at Nippert Stadium.

It will be important for the Bearcats to use the loss as a catalyst to improve because there is still plenty to play for in the inaugural Big 12 campaign.

Satterfield’s team struggled to score in the red zone and the Redhawks were able to take advantage of missed opportunities throughout the game.

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