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Bulls @ Mountaineers – Preview – NCAA College Football

October 13, 2010

On Thursday, the South Florida Bulls and the No. 25 West Virginia Mountaineers battle in a clash of Big East conference rivals at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium (7:45 pm ET, ESPN).

On Saturday, South Florida lost its last game 13-9 against conference rival Syracuse Orangemen. The 22 combined points kept the score under the total, while South Florida failed to cover as an 8-point favorite.

Against the UNLV Running Rebels, West Virginia was a 49-10 winner in their most recent outing at home. The score went over the total and they cashed as a 27–point favorite.

West Virginia is 4-1 SU and 3-1 ATS, while South Florida is 3-2 SU and 1-3 ATS this season.

West Virginia is 9-1 SU in October and 7-3 SU in the Big East, while South Florida is 4-6 SU in October and 4-6 SU in the conference.

On the road, the total has gone over in 4 of South Florida’s last 5 games, and South Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road. At home, West Virginia is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games.

Bettors like Bulls over Bearcats in Big East battle

October 28, 2008

The No. 23 South Florida Bulls visit the Cincinnati Bearcats in a Big East conference battle Thursday night (7:30 pm ET, ESPN).

Cincinnati has the edge head-to-head, going 3-2 SU over the past five meetings, but has dominated against the spread, going 4-1 in that span. The teams last squared off on Nov. 3 last season, when the Bearcats upset the Bulls 38-33 as 5-point road dogs.

South Florida is a 2.5-point favorite at Sportsbooks. Bettors really like the Bulls in this one, with nearly 72 per cent of wagers on this game on South Florida.

Last week, South Florida (6-2 SU, 2-5 ATS) was upset 24-20 by the Louisville Cardinals. The Bulls had been 5.5-point favorite. The score went under the total of 52. Cincinnati (5-2 SU, 2-4 ATS) also lost in Week 9, falling 40-16 to the Connecticut Huskies. The Bearcats failed as 3-point favorites and the score went over the total of 42.5.

South Florida is 5-1 SU in its past six on the road, 3-6 ATS in its past nine on the road, and 6-2 SU in its past eight overall. Cincinnati is 14-2 SU in its last 16 at home, and is 4-1 ATS in its last five against South Florida.

NCAA Football Betting: Bettors like Bulls over Panthers

September 30, 2008

The Pittsburgh Panthers take on the No. 10-ranked South Florida Bulls in a clash of surging NCAA Football teams on Thursday at Raymond James Stadium (7:45 pm ET, ESPN).

 

The undefeated Bulls are a 13½-point favorite in NCAA Football Betting Odds at Sportingbet.com.

 

According to Public Betting information, South Florida is getting 63 per cent of the early action on the game, with 453 bets placed on the Bulls compared to 262 for the Panthers. 

 

South Florida has a slight edge head-to-head, going 3-2 SU and ATS over the past five meetings. The teams last squared off on Nov. 24 last season, when the Bulls beat the Panthers 48-37 as 10 point road favorites. The score soared over the total of 45½.

 

Last week, LaRod Stephens-Howling scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to pace Pittsburgh (3-1 SU, 0-4 ATS) to a 34-24 win over Syracuse. The Panthers failed to cover the 14-point spread, and the score went over the total of 48.

 

South Florida (5-0 SU, 1-3 ATS) racked up 31 first-half points en route to a 41-10 victory over North Carolina State in Week 5. South Florida covered the 10-point spread, and the 51 points made it over the total of 45.

 

Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its past five, but 2-6 SU in its past eight on the road. South Florida is 11-2 SU in its past 13 at home.

 

On the injury front, Panthers’ linebacker Shane Murray (knee) is day-to-day and defensive lineman Doug Fulmer Jr. (knee) is out for the season. For the Bulls, LB Lucas Darr (ankle) is day-to-day.

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NCAA College Football Picks: Kansas Jayhawks at South Florida Bulls

September 8, 2008

The No. 13-ranked Kansas Jayhawks visit the No. 19 South Florida Bulls in a clash of unbeaten teams Friday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa (8 pm ET, ESPN2).

South Florida is a 4-point favorite at Sportingbet.com, a London, England-based online sportsbook.

Both teams – Kansas, Big 12; South Florida, Big East – are 2-0 SU to start the NCAA College Football season.

The Bulls will be the Jayhawks’ first ranked, regular-season, non-conference opponent since Kansas hosted UCLA in 2001. The 14th-ranked Bruins bombed KU 41-17.

Kansas shutout Lousiana Tech in Week 2, 29-0, allowing the Jayhawks to cover the 21-point spread. The score went under the total of 52.5.

South Florida scored a TD in overtime in Week 2 to secure a 31-24 win over Central Florida. The Bulls failed to cover the 13.5-point spread, while the score went over the total of 47.5.

The teams last met on Sept. 23, 2006, when Kansas won 13-7 as a 3.5-point home favorite.

Kansas is 5-0 SU and ATS in its past five on the road, and 14-1 SU in its past 15 overall. South Florida is 10-2 SU in its past 12 on the road.

Pick: Kansas

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