Free Week 4 Prediction: Quakers vs Wildcats Odds
Week 4 College football betting sees the Penn Quakers taking on the Villanova Wildcats Thursday September 24th at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions.
Penn Quakers (0-1) vs. Villanova Wildcats (2-1)
Date: Thursday, September 24th
Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania
NCAA Football Spread:Villanova -29
NCAA Betting Total: 51.0
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The Penn Quakers and Villanova Wildcats get set for an FCS battle Thursday night, kicking off at 7:00 PM EST.
Penn comes in following their first game of the season as they dropped one to Lehigh 42-21.
As for Villanova, they got a dramatic come from behind win over Delaware 28-21.
Currently, Villanova sits as 29 point favorites here with the total sitting at 51.
Penn didn’t have the best start to their season. After exchanging early touchdowns with Lehigh, Penn’s defense completely caved in.
They watched Lehigh run off 3 straight touchdowns and dug themselves into a whole they just simply couldn’t get out of. In the end, they ultimately fell 42-21.
Leading the way for Penn was QB Alek Torgersen who finished with 336 yards on 30 of 42 passing with 2 touchdowns.
Penn rushed for 154 yards as a team with Tre Soloman rushing for 90 of those.
The key for Penn here against Villanova will be keeping their high powered offense off the field. Penn struggled with time of possession as they allowed the Lehigh offense to stay on the field for 36:11 to their 23:49.
The Wildcats find themselves sitting with a #6 ranking after their 28-21 come from behind win against Delaware.
Villanova trailed 21:14, but used 2 touchdowns in the final 6 minutes and change to come back.
QB Zach Bednarczyk found Kevin Gulyas from 6 yards out with 6:18 remaining, then rushed for a 21 yard TD with just 2:35 left to steal the win.
The Wildcats racked up 355 yards of offense in total, with a majority of those coming from Bednarczyk and the pass game. He threw for 265 yards and averaged 14.7 yards per completion.
Nova will look to continue their dominant pass defense, but improve on their rush defense against Penn this Week. They allowed 205 rush yards against, but only 94 in the pass game.
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Villanova is 0-5 SU in its last 5 road games.
Villanova is 2-3 SU in its last 5 games.
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Villanova is clearly a much better team here and the line obviously indicates that. However, laying 29 points against a dominant running team could poise a few problems for them defensively.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Penn +29
The Quakers stay relevant here, covering the big number as they do a much better job with clock control than last week.
Week 4 Free Score Prediction: Villanova 30 – Penn 13
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