Texas A&M vs. UCLA Prediction
Will Texas A&M cover as a small underdog tonight when it visits UCLA at 7:30PM ET?
Who: Texas A&M (0-0) vs. UCLA (0-0)
What: College Football Week 1
When: 7:30PM ET, Sunday, September 3
Where: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bruins are 4.5-point home favorites to knock off the Aggies. As for the total, the number currently sits at 58.5 points.
UCLA hit the board at -3.5 but the number has been bet up a full point at the majority of online and Vegas sports books. The over/under, meanwhile, opened at 58 but has been bet up a half-point to 58.5.
Public Betting: Which side are public bettors on for this Matchup?
Of the current wagers placed on tonight's game, 62% of bettors are backing the Bruins and laying the 4.5 points.
OUR PREDICTION: The Aggies have a habit of starting off the year strong only to fold in mid-October. Case in point, Texas A&M is a perfect 5-0 against the spread in its last five games played in the month of September. Thus, chances are we'll see Kevin Sumlin's best team tonight. On the other side, the Bruins often start slow. They're 0-4 against the number in their last four games played in the month of September, are 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 games overall, and are just 2-6 ATS in their last eight home games.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 1 PREDICTION: TEXAS A&M AGGIES +4.5