|Written by Mike|
Bet on NCAAFWeek 7 of the college football season starts on Thursday night, as the BYU Cougars travel across the country to take on the Central Florida Knights. Gametime in the Bright House Networks Stadium is scheduled to 7:30 PM ET.
BYU is 4-1 SU and 2-3 ATS so far this season. They are 2-0 on the road, and 3 of their games have gone OVER the total, with the other 2 going UNDER. They are coming off of their first loss of the season, a 35-20 upset at the hands of Utah State. The Cougars lost against the spread as 21 point home favorites, with the total going OVER the 52 ½ point line.
UCF is 2-2 SU and 2-2 ATS overall this year. They are 1-1 at home, with 1 of their games going OVER the line, with the other 3 going UNDER. They are coming off of a 17-12 win over Houston, where they won against the spread as 2 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 48 ½ point line that was set by the sportsbook for that matchup.
Brigham Young is 9-1-1 ATS coming off of a SU loss, and 5-2 ATS in October. They are 7-3 ATS in Thursday night games, and 2-7-1 ATS in non-conference matchups. The total has gone UNDER in all 5 of their recent games on Thursday night, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 on the road.
Central Florida is 5-0 ATS on Thursday night, and 4-1 ATS lately in October. They are 7-2 ATS in non-conference games, and 7-3 ATS at home. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games at home, and 5 of their last 6 games following a win against the spread.
These teams have met only once before, in September 2011. In that game, BYU won 24-17, winning against the spread as 1 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 44 point line that was set.
For Thursday night's game, the Knights are listed as 3 point home favorites. The over/under is set at 44 ½ points. BYU is a +130 on the moneyline, with Central Florida a -150.