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Preview: Memphis @ Cincinnati

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

On Friday night, the Memphis Tigers face the Cincinnati Bearcats. The Tigers come into this game with a 6-4 record, while the Bearcats are 4-6.

The Tigers are 2-2 on the road this season. The Bearcats are 3-3 at Nippert Stadium. The game will be broadcasted at 8 pm EST on CBS Sports Network.

Memphis has won the past two games in this series. The Tigers outscored the Bearcats 94 to 60.

Cincinnati hasn’t won in this series since Oct. 30, 2013 when they won 34-21.

In the past 10 games in this series, both teams have split five games. Besides the past two wins for the Tigers, they also won 321-16 on Nov. 22, 2003, 21-13 on Nov. 20, 1999 and 41-23 on Oct. 17, 1998.

In addition to the 2013 win by the Bearcats, they also won 49-10 on Oct. 23, 2004, 48-10 on Oct. 26, 2002, 36-34 on Nov. 24, 2001 and 13-10 on Nov. 11, 2000.

The Tigers lost their last game against the USF Bulls 49-42. They haven’t won a game since Nov. 5 when they beat the SMU Mustangs 51-7.

The Bearcats are on a three-game losing streak. Also, the last time they had a home game, head coach Tommy Tuberville had an incident with a fan. During the three-game losing streak, they lost to the Temple Owls, BYU Cougars and the UCF Golden Knights.

Their last won came on Oct. 22 when they defeated the East Carolina University Pirates 31-19.

The Tigers are averaging 39.2 points per game. The Bearcats are averaging 18.8.

Memphis are averaging 465.1 yards per game. They’re giving up 444.4 yards.

Cincinnati is averaging 371.1 yards per contest. They’re giving up 413.2 yards.

Riley Ferguson leads the Tigers attack with 2,896 yards. He has 24 touchdowns and nine interceptions.

Doroland Dorceus has 635 rushing yards and six touchdowns. Anthony Miller has 1,077 yards and eight touchdowns.

Hayden Moore leads the Bearcats attack with 1,229 yards. He has seven touchdowns and five interceptions.

Tion Green has 635 yards and two touchdowns. Devin Gray has 684 yards and three touchdowns.

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