2014 Virginia Cavaliers Season Win Total NCAA Football Picks
by Robert Ferringo - 7/15/2014
2013 Record: 2-10
2014 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 3.5*
2014 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Over'
Mike London's seat is extremely warm after a dreadful 2-10 season that saw the Cavaliers lose their last nine games in 2013. London is just 18-31 in his four years at the helm and may need to pull a bowl bid out of his hat this season.
The Cavaliers do have 16 starters back from last year's 0-8 ACC bunch. But the big key could be on new starting quarterback Greyson Lambert, who seems poised to usurp the job from incumbent starter David Watford. Whoever seizes the reigns, it is imperative that Virginia improves upon last year's pathetic 19.8 points per game average (No. 109 in the nation).
Virginia's schedule is a nightmare. The good news is that five of the team's first six games are at home. The bad news is that they open against a powerful UCLA team and also have to tangle with Louisville in the third game of the year. Mix in a trip to BYU and a 1-3 start is probable for this group.
All those home games in September and October means that Virginia will be on the road quite a bit to close the season. Three of their last four games are away contests, at Georgia Tech, at Florida State and at Virginia Tech.
I think that the books will release this number around 4.5. But since I'm working with projected odds I will play the hand I'm dealt. And that means playing Virginia 'over'. I think they will win at least two league games this year. Couple that with wins over Richmond and Kent State and I can see a 4-8 season for London and Co.
2014 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule
DATE OPPONENT TIME (ET) Location Result
Sat, Aug 30th, 2014 UCLA 12:00 PM David A. Harrison III Field at
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 Richmond 03:30 PM David A. Harrison III Field at
Sat, Sep 13th, 2014 Louisville 12:30 PM David A. Harrison III Field at
Sat, Sep 20th, 2014 at BYU TBA LaVell Edwards Stadium
Sat, Sep 27th, 2014 Kent State TBA David A. Harrison III Field at
Sat, Oct 4th, 2014 Pittsburgh TBA David A. Harrison III Field at
Sat, Oct 18th, 2014 at Duke TBA Wallace Wade Stadium
Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 North Carolina TBA David A. Harrison III Field at
Sat, Nov 1st, 2014 at Georgia Tech TBA Bobby Dodd Stadium At Historic
Sat, Nov 8th, 2014 at Florida State TBA Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S.
Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 Miami-Florida TBA David A. Harrison III Field at
Fri, Nov 28th, 2014 at Virginia Tech TBA Lane Stadium/Worsham Field
All Times EST
*Season Win Total Odds from Raphael Esparza. Esparza was a Las Vegas sportsbook manager for 13 years at some of the largest books on The Strip. He is a proven oddsmaker and this is his projected total.
Robert Ferringo was the top football handicapper in the country last year, earning nearly $8,000 in total football profit in 2013-14 and posting one of the best seasons in America. He hit 62.1 percent for the entire NFL season (95-58) and was amazing down the stretch, closing with 11 of 14 winning NFL weeks and 12 of 15 overall winning football weeks. Robert has posted 3 of 4 winning football seasons, 6 of 7 winning NFL seasons, 30 of 44 winning football months, and 6 of 7 winning NFL preseasons. Also, Robert's proprietary KING College Football Betting System posted another winning season (now 2-for-2) and is 83-58 over the last two years (58.9 percent).
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