Brigham Young at UCF Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/6/2014
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando
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On Thursday night, the Brigham Young Cougars (4-1) will try to quickly get over their first loss of the year when they take on the UCF Knights (2-2). Stanford blew BYU out by the score of 55-17 last season.
BYU turned the ball over four times last weekend and ended up losing 35-20 against Utah State at home. They did have 425 total yards in that game, but their defense gave up 457 yards.
The Cougars have been able to rush for 215 yards this season, which ranks them 31st in the nation right now. Quarterback Taysom Hill has thrown for 975 yards with seven touchdowns and three interceptions, and he also leads the Cougars in rushing with 463 yards and eight more scores. Junior wide receiver Mitch Mathews has caught 24 passes this year for 251 yards and three touchdowns.
Last Thursday, UCF won their second game in a row when they beat Houston 17-12 on the road. The Knights only passes for 101 yards in that win, but their defense was able to force three big turnovers to help them get the win.
The Knights have only been able to rush for 102.5 yards per game and they are only scoring 23 points per game. Junior wide receiver Breshad Perriman has caught nine passes this season for 258 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Justin Holman has thrown for 659 yards with six touchdown passes and two interceptions.
Brigham Young Cougars Betting Trends
Brigham Young Cougars are 2-3-0 Against the Spread
Brigham Young Cougars are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
UCF Knights Betting Trends
UCF Knights are 2-2-0 Against the Spread
UCF Knights are 1-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Brigham Young Cougars
10/05/14 LB Alani Fua Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Central Florida
10/05/14 OL Brayden Kearsley Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Central Florida
10/05/14 QB Christian Stewart Rest expected to start Thursday vs. Central Florida
10/05/14 DB Dallin Leavitt Leg injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Central Florida
10/05/14 LB Michael Alisa Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Central Florida
10/05/14 QB Taysom Hill Leg out for season
10/05/14 WR J.J. Worton Arm injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. BYU
Tony's Pick: Take BYU
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