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Brigham Young Cougars vs South Florida Bulls 10/12/2019 Odds, Picks and Analysis

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Brigham Young Cougars vs South Florida Bulls 10-12-2019 Odds, Picks and Analysis

Brigham Young Cougars vs South Florida Bulls 10/12/2019 РThe South Florida Bulls host the Brigham Young Cougars this weekend in their first meeting for the season. The Bulls are coming off a win over Connecticut while the Cougars are coming off a loss to Toledo. Best betting websites are picking the Cougars to prevail over the Bulls this Saturday. However, Brigham Young needs to come out with a better defensive matrix to live up to internet betting sites expectations. The South Florida offense may be struggling with Zach Wilson out due to injury. However, the Cougars could make adjustments and come up with a surprise performance against the Bulls.

Brigham Young Cougars vs South Florida Bulls 10/12/2019

When: Saturday, October 12, 2019,3:30 PM ET
Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa
TV: CBS Sports Network
Stream: N/A

Brigham Young Cougars vs South Florida Bulls 10/12/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Brigham Young Cougars -6 (-110) 50.5 o (-110) -185
South Florida Bulls +6 (-110) 50.5 u (-110) +160
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Brigham Young Cougars

After facing three ranked teams and a bye, things are looking good for the Cougars. They are coming off two big wins against Tennessee and USC. Coming off a loss to Toledo Brigham Young will be looking to bounce back with a big win. This all depends on how they will adjust without Zach Wilson. The Cougars quarterback is sidelined until December and will look to Jarren Hall to fill up the slack. Brigham Young also needs to pad its production. They can do so with a good ground game anchored on Emmanuel Esukpa. Defensively, they also need to step up. This is an area that needs to be addressed, they are allowing an average of 31.2 points to opposing teams.

Players to watch: Zach Wilson QB 108 CMP 175 ATT 1,312 YDS 61.7 CMP% 7.5 AVG 75 LNG 5 TD 4 INT; Tyson Williams RB 49 ATT 264 YDS 5.4 AVG 26 LNG; Emmanuel Esukpa RB 30 ATT 141 YDS 4.7 AVG 32 LNG; Aleva Hifo WR 20 REC 283 YDS 14.1 AVG 75 LNG; Micah Simon WR 19 REC 267 YDS 14.1 AVG 64 LNG

South Florida Bulls

The South Florida Bulls need to make improvements both defensively and offensively. They have been struggling on both ends. They could start showing those adjustments against the Cougars who are favored to prevail. The Bulls are coming off a big win over Connecticut. However, they are expected to encounter rougher sailing against Brigham Young. Jordan McCloud needs to do a better job for the Bulls. He was inconsistent last time out, going 11 for 21 with 157 passing yards and three touchdowns against two interceptions. A bright spot is Jordan Cronkite. He rushed for 148 yards against UConn and is averaging 4.3 yards per attempt.

Players to watch Jordan McCloud QB 42 CMP 75 ATT 552 YDS 56 CMP% 7.4 AVG 54 LNG 7 TD 4 INT; Jordan Cronkite RB 53 ATT 224 YDS 4.2 AVG 28 LNG; Kelley Joiner Jr. WR 18 ATT 92 YDS 5.1 AVG 51 LNG; Mitchell Wilcox TE 10 REC 178 YDS 17.8 AVG 54 LNG; Johnny Ford WR 13 REC 149 YDS 11.5 AVG 52 LNG

Brigham Young Cougars vs South Florida Bulls Betting Trends

Trends

Brigham Young Cougars

Brigham Young is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Brigham Young’s last 18 games
Brigham Young is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Brigham Young is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Brigham Young’s last 8 games on the road

South Florida Bulls

The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Florida’s last 6 games
South Florida is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Bulls is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home
South Florida is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Brigham Young Cougars vs South Florida Bulls Betting Picks

Best sports betting websites have chosen the Brigham Young Cougars as the winner. The team is predicted to win with a 34.0-16.0 score, covering the spread and total going under.