Ohio vs Virginia : Ohio will go up against a fast Virginia offense which may spell problems for the Bobcats as they were unable to slow down the Howard Bison in their opening home win. Anytime a team gives up more than 600 total yards of offense, it is a needed time to rebound as a college football team should average around allowing 300 yards per game.
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Ohio vs Virginia live
Date : Saturday, 15 September
The Ohio Bobcats are looking to keep their winning streak going as they head into Virginia to take on the Cavaliers. The Bobcats are hoping they can start a run-first offense against the Cavaliers Saturday, as the Cavaliers are looking to start a new streak of their own. Coming into this game, the Cavaliers have won just one of the past five games including last season.
Ohio University is one of the few teams to start the season with an already bye week under their belt, but they come out of it fresh and ready to go. Ohio will go up against a fast Virginia offense which may spell problems for the Bobcats as they were unable to slow down the Howard Bison in their opening home win. Anytime a team gives up more than 600 total yards of offense, it is a needed time to rebound as a college football team should average around allowing 300 yards per game.
However, there are some positives in this matchup for the Bobcats. Even though they did allow of those yards, they did manage to pull closer to the game with the four turnovers they created. As for the offense, they too did not force any turnovers, just needed some more time to get comfortable in the game. With a week off, expect the Bobcats to be ready.
The Virginia Cavaliers were unable to keep their winning streak alive against the Indiana Hoosiers as they fell by the final score of 20-16. As stated above, it took some time for the Bobcats offense to get clicking but the Indiana Hoosiers needed only 1 minute to have a decent lead in the game. The Cavaliers allowed two touchdowns to begin the first quarter in a matter of 40 seconds.
A problem for the Cavaliers in this matchup is the momentum changing because of the quick scores. Ohio can force turnovers and can turn this game around even if they are behind early. Even though they allowed those fast points, they can buckle down as they come into this game with only allowing 16.5 points per game. The Cavaliers must start the game off with some momentum and keep it going.
On the flip side, the offense has been average so far this season especially the passing game. So far this season, Virginia is ranked 113th in the nation with throwing for 148 passing yards per game. Quarterback Bryce Perkins has been more of a run first QB as he has yet to complete a pass over 35 yards this season. Perkins has completed two weeks so far with throwing for 291 passing yards along with four touchdowns.