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The Syracuse Orangemen and the South Florida Bulls will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Raymond James Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Bulls listed as 24-point favorites versus the Orangemen, while the game’s total is sitting at 49½.
Curtis Brinkley rushed for 144 yards on 28 attempts for Syracuse in its 17-6 loss to West Virginia in Week 7.
West Virginia failed to cover as 25-point home favorites as the teams played under the 48-point total set by oddsmakers.
South Florida was upset 26-21 by Pittsburgh in Week 6, as 13.5-point favorites at home. The 47 points went UNDER the posted over/under (50).
Syracuse has lost 2 straight games.
Syracuse: 1-5 SU, 2-3 ATS
South Florida: 5-1 SU, 1-4 ATS
Syracuse most recently:
When playing in October are 1-9
When playing on grass are 0-10
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 1-9
South Florida most recently:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Syracuse’s last 5 games on the road
Syracuse is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Syracuse is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
Syracuse is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
South Florida is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
South Florida is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
South Florida is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Syracuse home to Louisville, Saturday, November 1
South Florida at Louisville, Saturday, October 25