LSU vs. BYU Pick

Week 1 Picks: Will BYU cover point spread vs. LSU Saturday night? 9/1/17

Will BYU cover the point spread against LSU on Saturday night when the two teams meet at 9:30PM ET?

Game Info

Who: LSU (0-0) vs. BYU (0-0)

What: College Football Week 1

When: Saturday, September 2, 9:30PM ET

Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA

Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Tigers are 14.5-point favorites to knock off the Cougars on Saturday night. The over/under, meanwhile, is sitting at 47 points.

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Line Movement

LSU opened as a 10.5-point favorite but the line has jumped a full 4.5 points to 14.5. The total also moved off the original number, jumping from 46.5 up to 47.

Public Betting: Which side are public bettors on for this Matchup?

Public bettors are jumping on the favorite for Saturday night, as 64% of tickets are currently on LSU.

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OUR PREDICTION: LSU has not been a good bet in September, failing to cover in all five of its last five games this month. The Cougars, meanwhile, are 4-1 against the number in September as they typically start fast. This is essentially a home game for the Tigers but they once again have questions on offense and the Cougars have enough talent and depth to keep pace on Saturday night. I'll take the points.

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 1 PICKS: BYU COUGARS +14.5

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