Tulsa vs. South Florida Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, South Florida is the favorite in this game, as the Bulls are getting odds of -22 points against Tulsa. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 67 points. South Florida won the last meetings with Tulsa, 38-30 back in 2014. The Bulls were a 2-point favorite on the road. The public is currently putting 75 percent of the wagers on South Florida at home. Tonight’s game is taking place from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida and will air on ESPN.
USF is coming off a 37-20 win at UConn back on Nov. 4. The Bulls are now 8-1 overall and 5-1 in conference play. USF is just 3-6 against the spread, failing to cover in their last three games. South Florida is holding opponents to just 19.9 points and 319.8 yards per game defensively. On offense, USF is putting up 39.1 points and 502.3 yards per contest. Quinton Flowers has thrown for 1,955 yards and 15 touchdowns with just four interceptions. He also has run for 751 yards and nine scores. Darius Tice is the leading rusher with 780 yards and nine touchdowns. Marquez Valdes-Scantling is the leading receiver with 44 catches for 720 yards and five touchdowns.
Tulsa is coming off a 41-14 loss at home to Memphis on Nov. 3. The Golden Hurricanes are now 2-8 overall and just 1-5 in conference play. Tulsa has put up a 4-6 record against the spread. Tulsa is putting up 31 points and 431.8 yards per game this year, but the defense is allowing 38 points and 547.5 yards per contest. D’Angelo Brewer is leading the offense with 1,099 rushing yards and eight touchdowns while Luke Skipper has thrown for 1,022 yards and three touchdowns with four interceptions. Justin Hobbs has caught 46 passes for 743 yards and two touchdowns.
Neither team has been great against the spread, but the trends back USF at home today. The Bulls are 7-1 against the spread against teams with a losing record and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games after a bye. USF is also 13-5-1 ATS in its last 19 home games while Tulsa is 2-5 ATS in their last seven conference games.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREDICTION: SOUTH FLORIDA -22