Cincinnati Football: Bearcats hoping to pull off an upset over conference rival UCF

Cincinnati Bearcats meet Big 12 foe Baylor Bears at Nippert Stadium in 2023.
Cincinnati Bearcats meet Big 12 foe Baylor Bears at Nippert Stadium in 2023. /
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After enduring a frustrating losing streak in recent weeks, the Cincinnati Bearcats are hoping to pull off an upset over the rival UCF Knights today!

Cincinnati should be able to keep it competitive this week but it’s certainly not going to be easy for the Bearcats to contain UCF’s up-tempo offensive unit.

Scott Satterfield’s team continues to struggle in Big 12 play with a sixth consecutive loss and the longest skid for the program in over two decades.

UCF has struggled on defense with more than 31.0 points allowed in conference games, while giving up 225.1 rush yards per game throughout the season.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats hoping to pull off an upset over conference rival UCF

  • Date: Saturday, November 4 at 3:30 PM
  • Location: Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati
  • Series History: Schools tied 4-4
  • TV Broadcast: FS1 and fuboTV

Make sure to preview the annual rivalry versus UCF including the latest odds, players to watch, pregame quotes and more prior to kick off this weekend.

Players to watch in the upcoming matchup against UCF include defensive tackle Jowon Briggs, running back Myles Montgomery and safety Taj Ward.

Since becoming conference rivals during their time in the AAC throughout the last decade, the teams have split eight previous meetings with a 4-4 record.

The Bearcats opened as 4.5-point underdogs with the over/under currently placed at 59.5 total points against UCF according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Cincinnati Football: Scott Satterfield’s team looks to end losing streak against UCF

Bryan Brown’s defense needs to slow down a high-powered rushing attack as the Bearcats prepare to play conference rival UCF on Saturday afternoon.

Gus Malzahn’s offense currently leads the Big 12 with 227.0 rushing yards per game and is expected to pose a legitimate challenge for the defense.

Stay tuned for coverage in the coming days as the Bearcats get ready to host UCF at home with both teams trying to secure a much-needed victory.

The Knights are fueled by veteran quarterback John Rhys Plumlee, wide receiver Javon Baker, alongside senior running back RJ Harvey and several others.

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