Faculty soccer motion continues by means of week 3. Listed here are some betting traits and stats you need to know earlier than Saturday kick-off.
The percentages quoted are from Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill and are topic to alter.
Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Oklahoma State Cowboys # 11 (-22.5, 66.5), midday ET (on ESPN)
• Tulsa have confronted senior opponents 5 occasions in a row.
• The state of Oklahoma has performed 15 of its final 20 video games towards non-conference opponents, together with 14 of its final 16 video games in 2016.
• Large 12 is 2-5 versus the Unfold (ATS) towards non-Energy 5 groups this season, together with three straight-up losses (SU) (all towards Solar Belt). That is related to many of the losses within the Large 12 season openers towards non-Energy 5 opponents since 1978 (FBS period).
Statistics to know: Each groups are within the high 15 in p.c of returned shipyards on the offensive. Tulsa returns 93% (eighth) whereas Oklahoma State returns 87% (15th).
# 19 Louisiana Ragin ‘Cajuns (-17, 58.5) at Georgia State Panthers, midday ET (on ESPN2)
• Louisiana has ATS 42-23-2 (65%) within the final 67 avenue video games, together with ATS 10-Four below head coach Billy Napier.
• Georgia State have reached 1-7-2 ATS as a double-digit underdog of their final 10 video games.
• Since 2000 there have been 128 circumstances through which a staff SU wins as a double-digit underdog and locations double-digit numbers within the subsequent sport. The groups are 79-54 ATS (59%) at these spots, together with 12-Three ATS that come out after a season opener. Louisiana received the Iowa season opener final week 31-14 as an underdog with 13 factors.
Statistics to know: Louisiana scored 31 factors towards Iowa State, however 14 of these had been on particular groups. Going ahead, extra could possibly be anticipated from an offense by Ragin ‘Cajun, who scored the eighth highest PPG within the nation (37.8) final season and returns 74% of their offensive manufacturing. Observe that Georgia State is returning 10 of its 12 high tacklers, however the Panthers allowed 36.2 PPG in final season (121st out of 130 groups).
Syracuse Orange at No. 25 Pittsburgh Panthers (-22, 50), midday ET (on ACCN)
• Syracuse has had ATS 1-5 of their final six highway video games.
• Pittsburgh did not cowl 15 of their final 21 video games towards FBS opponents by inserting 21 factors or extra.
• Whole went down in 12 of Syracuse’s final video games on September 16.
• In Pittsburgh’s final 24 convention video games, it is Below 17-7.
Statistics to know: The final time Pitt was favored by a minimum of three touchdowns was in 2016, additionally towards Syracuse. The Panthers received in a 76-61 shootout and the 137 factors mixed are nonetheless essentially the most factors scored in a no additional time sport in FBS historical past.
Boston Faculty Eagles at Duke Blue Devils (-5.5, 52), midday ET (on ESPN3)
• Boston Faculty has been a 14-4-1 ATS underdog since 2014.
• BC have received 13 of their final 16 season openers.
• Whole went down in 21 out of 30 video games. Duke was favored by 7 factors or much less below head coach David Cutcliffe, together with 15 out of 19 towards ACC opponents.
Statistics to know: BC has a totally redesigned staff of coaches, together with head coach Jeff Hafley and seasoned offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti. Hafley was the co-defensive coordinator for a staff from the state of Ohio that ranked 4th within the nation on the PPG allow (13.7) final season. Within the meantime, Cignetti was most not too long ago offensive coordinator within the NFL for the Rams (2015) in addition to Rutgers (2011) and Pittsburgh (2009-10). In case you have a look at his first season at every of those stops, the Below was a mixed 29-11.
Navy Midshipmen at Tulane Inexperienced Wave (-7, 49), midday ET (on ABC)
• Navy has lined 5 occasions in a row after a loss.
• Navy has been 31-16 as an outsider since 2004.
• Tulane have lined 21 of their final 30 video games as favorites.
• The Navy has scored 5-Zero within the final 5 avenue video games.
Statistics to know: Navy allowed BYU 55 factors within the season opener and head coach Ken Niumatalolo largely blamed it for opting out of great contact throughout fall camp. One factor is for certain, full contact is again which may assist the totals drop in 9 years after Navy allowed 50 or extra factors (video games inside the similar season).
South Florida Bulls at Notre Dame # 7 Preventing Irish (-26.50), 2:30 p.m. ET
• South Florida has lined 9 of its final eleven as underdogs with a minimum of 21 factors. The below can also be 10-Zero in these video games (a sport with no whole listed).
• Since 2016, Notre Dame has been an AP High 10 staff 4-10-2 ATS towards unranked opponents.
• Below is 12-5-1 if Notre Dame is a favourite with a minimum of 24 factors (together with all video games in our database with over / below knowledge).
Statistics to know: Notre Dame’s season opener towards Duke was a narrative of two halves. The Preventing Irish gave up 246 yards for the primary two quarters, however solely 86 after halftime.
# 14 UCF Knights (-7.5, 60.5) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 3:30 p.m. ET (on ABC)
• UCF has 4 season openings in a row.
• Georgia Tech has did not cowl eight of its final ten years as an underdog.
• Georgia Tech has reached 4-12 ATS within the final 16 video games by means of 2018.
• Georgia Tech has been ATS 1-Eight in non-conference video games since 2018.
Statistics to know: Georgia Tech has misplaced 9 direct to AP High 15 groups. The Yellow Jackets’ final such win was a 22:16 triumph in 2015 towards the identical Florida staff they defeated final week.
No. 23 Appalachian State Mountaineers (-4.5, 59) within the Marshall Thundering Herd, 3:30 p.m. ET
• Appalachian State has 10-2 ATS within the final 12 highway video games of 2018.
• Since 1978 (FBS period), there have been 28 circumstances through which a staff received by a minimum of 55 factors and was an underdog within the subsequent sport. The groups have Eight to 20 ATS at these spots, together with 2 to 10 ATS since 2009. Marshall defeated Japanese Kentucky 59-Zero on the season opener.
• Whole has been redesigned by Marshall in 16 of the final 19 non-conference video games.
Statistics to know: Marshall has misplaced 17 direct to AP High 25 groups by greater than 25 PPG. His final and solely win as a FBS member towards a high-ranking opponent was an underdog with 20.5 factors towards Kansas State (W, 27-20) in 2003.
Troy Trojans (-3.5, 64.5) at Center Tennessee Blue Raiders, 3:30 p.m. ET (on ESPN)
• Troy have had 19-9-2 ATS of their final 30 avenue video games.
• Troy has been 1-8-2 ATS on the season opener since 2009.
• Center Tennessee missed 4 video games in a row in September.
• Whole went below in seven of the final eight conferences in 2005.
Statistics to know: The Blue Raiders had been despatched off at Military 42-Zero on the season opener. Second yr quarterback Asher O’Hara had his worst sport in Center Tennessee. He threw solely 46 yards and two interceptions to go 18 dashing yards. Extra can in all probability be anticipated from against the law that brings again 87% of its manufacturing as of 2019 and initiatives 35.Three PPG per Phil Steele per yr.
# 17 Miami Hurricanes at # 18 Louisville Cardinals (-2.5, 64.5), 7:30 p.m. ET (on ABC)
• Hurricanes have misplaced 15 of their final 17 highway video games towards senior opponents.
• Louisville has been ATS 2-Eight towards ranked groups since 2017.
• Whole has gone down in 11 of the final 14 Miami avenue video games since 2017.
Statistics to know: ESPN FPI offers the Cardinals a 10.2 level lead over a landing greater than the opening line at Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (-5, 57.5), 7:30 p.m. ET (on ESPN2)
• Louisiana Tech has been 18-8-1 ATS as an underdog since 2014, together with 14-6-1 when accumulating factors on the highway.
• Whole has gone below in 14 of Southern Mississippi’s final 20 video games after dropping to move coach Jay Hopson.
Statistics to know: Final season, Louisiana Tech turned the primary Group 5 staff to knock out a Energy 5 staff in a bowl sport for the reason that starting of the BCS / Playoff period in 1998 (W, 14-Zero towards Miami within the Independence Bowl).
Texas State Bobcats (-6, 63) at UL Monroe Warhawks, 7:30 p.m. ET (on ESPNU)
• Texas State have solely 4 wins of their final 32 convention video games, together with 4 losses to UL Monroe.
• Warhawks are 7-18 ATS after dropping to move coach Matt Viator. UL Monroe misplaced 37-7 at Military.
• UL Monroe is 8-19 ATS of their final 27 video games by means of 2017.
Statistics to know: At first of the season, Phil Steele predicted the state of Texas because the ninth finest crime, whereas the Warhawks’ assault protection was predicted to be 128th out of 130 groups.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons at NC State Wolfpack (-2.5, 53), Eight p.m. ET (on ACCN)
• The house staff has lined 11 of the final 13 conferences.
• Wake Forest has lined 11 of its final 15 as underdogs.
• NC State has received six of its final seven season openers.
• NC State went 2-10 ATS final season. Solely Akron (1-11 ATS) had a worse protection share.
Statistics to know: NC State had been outperformed by 25.Three PPG of their final six video games final season (6-Zero from a 4-2 begin), together with a 44-10 loss at Wake Forest.