South Florida vs. Connecticut Pick
Is South Florida a safe bet to beat Connecticut on Saturday and cover as a lofty road favorite?
Who: South Florida (2-0) vs. Connecticut (1-0)
What: College Football Week 2
When: 12:00PM ET, Saturday, September 9
Where: Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field, East Hartford
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bulls are 17.5-point road favorites to beat the Huskies while the over/under currently sits at 66 points.
While the total hasn't moved off the original number of 66, South Florida opened as a 21-point favorite before the line dropped to 17.5.
Public Betting: Which side are public bettors on for this Matchup?
The big line isn't scaring public bettors off South Florida. Of the current wagers placed on Saturday's game, 72% of tickets wagered are on the Bulls minus the points.
OUR PREDICTION: The Huskies are 0-4 against the spread in their last four conference games, are 5-15-1 against the number in their last 21 home games, and are 6-17-1 at the betting window in their last 24 games coming off a win. On the other side, the Bulls are 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games versus the Huskies and have covered the spread in nine of their last 12 conference games.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 2 PICK: SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS -17.5