South Florida @ No. 15 BYU
Current Records: South Florida 1-2; BYU 3-0
What to Know
The South Florida Bulls have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. They will take on the BYU Cougars at 10:15 p.m. ET Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
Everything went the Bulls’ way against the Florida A&M Rattlers last week as they made off with a 38-17 victory. The game was pretty much decided by the half, when the score had already reached 24-3.
Meanwhile, BYU bagged a 27-17 win over the Arizona State Sun Devils last week. The team ran away with 21 points in the first half and mostly just sat on those in the second to pick up the win. No one had a standout game offensively for BYU, but they got scores from a handful of players including TE Isaac Rex, RB Tyler Allgeier, and WR Gunner Romney.
South Florida is the clear underdog, so they’re hoping it’s the size of the fight that determines this one. True fans might be the only ones betting on them, currently 0-2 ATS, to cover the spread.
The wins brought South Florida up to 1-2 and the Cougars to 3-0. A couple defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Bulls are 235th worst in the nation in yards allowed per game, with 523.7 on average. BYU has experienced some struggles of their own as they are stumbling into the matchup with the 181st most passing yards allowed per game in the nation, having given up 252.3 on average. It’s possible one of these Achilles’ heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 10:15 p.m. ET
- Where: LaVell Edwards Stadium — Provo, Utah
- TV: ESPN2
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $16.99
The Cougars are a big 23.5-point favorite against the Bulls, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 23.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
South Florida won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.
- Oct 12, 2019 – South Florida 27 vs. BYU 23