Friday Night Lights
No. 20 West Virginia is looking to stay hot while South Florida is looking to get back on track when these two meet Friday night at 8PM ET from Raymond James Stadium.
Bet West Virginia at South Florida
West Virginia is off to a 6-1 start, but is just 2-4 against the spread this year. The lone loss was a 41-30 decision at Auburn. The Mountaineers are posting 31.3 points and 420.9 yards per-game this season. Noel Devine has been the main offensive weapon, as he has rushed for 912 yards and 10 touchdowns while catching 13 passes for 105 yards and a touchdown. Jarrett Brown has thrown for 1,362 yards and nine touchdowns and rushed for 250 yards and two scores. Jock Sanders leads the receiving corp. with 53 catches for 514 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, the Mountaineers are allowing 21.3 points and 322.6 yards per-game. WVU is one of the top rushing defense in the Big East, allowing just 604 yards on the ground through seven games.
South Florida is 5-2 on the season and 2-3 against the spread. The Bulls started 5-0, but have lost their last two games to Cincinnati and Pittsburgh by a combined score of 75-31. The Bulls have won of the top rushing attacks in the conference, racking up 1,248 yards on the season. Quarterback B.J. Daniels leads the attack with 415 yards and four touchdowns while Moise Plancher has run for 299 yards and four scores. Daniels has thrown for 864 yards and seven touchdowns, but also has six interceptions. On defense, the Bulls are holding opponents to 17.4 points and 314.6 yards per-game. USF leads the conference in passing defense, giving up 1,275 yards on the year.
Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL have made West Virginia 3-point road favorites over South Florida on Friday night. The over/under total for this game has been established at 48.
College Football Week 9 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992
S FLORIDA is 3-1 against the spread versus W VIRGINIA since 1992
S FLORIDA is 2-2 straight up against W VIRGINIA since 1992
4 of 4 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992
Games over the last 3 seasons
S FLORIDA is 2-0 against the spread versus W VIRGINIA over the last 3 seasons
S FLORIDA is 1-1 straight up against W VIRGINIA over the last 3 seasons
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
All games played at S FLORIDA since 1992
S FLORIDA is 1-1 against the spread versus W VIRGINIA since 1992
S FLORIDA is 1-1 straight up against W VIRGINIA since 1992
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992
Games played at S FLORIDA over the last 3 seasons.
S FLORIDA is 1-0 against the spread versus W VIRGINIA over the last 3 seasons
S FLORIDA is 1-0 straight up against W VIRGINIA over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
Week 9 College Football Injury Report
[DL] 10/01/2009 - Scooter Berry "?" 10/10 vs Syracuse ( Shoulder )
[K] 09/15/2009 - Maikon Bonani out for season ( Back )
[SS] 09/23/2009 - Jerrell Young out indefinitely ( Arm )
[RB] 09/06/2009 - Jamar Taylor downgraded to expected to miss 8-10 weeks ( Knee )
[QB] 09/20/2009 - Matt Grothe out for season ( Knee )
[RB] 10/03/2009 - Lindsey Lamar "?" ( Hip )
[RB] 10/03/2009 - Aston Samuels "?" ( Undisclosed )
West Virginia at South Florida Current Odds
West Virginia Mountaineers -3 Over 48 (-155)
South Florida Bulls +3 Under 48 (+135)
Bet West Virginia at South Florida
Posted: 10/30/09 11:00AM ET