Free Week 3 Prediction: Bulldogs vs. Bulls Odds
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College Football Handicapping: Week 3
(2-0) SC State Bulldogs vs. South Florida Bulls (0-2)
Date: Saturday, September 14th 2019
Time: 6:00 pm EST
Venue: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
NCAA Football Spread: South Florida -24.5
NCAA Betting Total: 49.5
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The SC State Bulldogs are looking to start a surprising 3-0 on the season. In order to do that they will have to beat a heavily favored South Florida Bulls (-24.5) team on the road. SC State is led by quarterback Corey Field.
South Florida on the other hand is looking to pick up their first win of the season. The Bulls have lost games to Wisconsin (49-0) and Georgia Tech (14-10) the first two weeks.
South Florida uses multiple quarterbacks in Blake Barnett and Jordan McCloud.
SC State Bulldogs
The SC State Bulldogs are coming off a 34-0 victory against division 2 Lane on Saturday. SC State jumped out to a 24-0 lead at the half and they never looked back. Corey Field had 172 passing yards on 10/21 pass attempts.
Datron James led the ground game with 79 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries. Labron Morris added 73 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries. Shaquan Davis led all Bulldogs receivers with 67 receiving yards on three receptions.
SC State out-gained Lane 390-181 in total yards. Dillon Bredson made two field-goals in the contest for SC State.
The defense was led by Johnell Brown who had seven tackles and a sack in the blowout victory.
South Florida Bulls
South Florida is coming off a tough 14-10 loss to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday. The Bulls had a shot to win the game with the ball down four with under five to play but they punted the ball.
South Florida decided not to go for a 4th & 4 from their own 23 yard line and they didn’t get the ball back as Georgia Tech ran the clock out.
South Florida used multiple quarterbacks in the contest. Jordan McCloud went for 90 yards and a touchdown on 4/5 completions, and Blake Barnett went 12/20 for 79 yards. Barnett also added 42 rushing yards.
Running back Jordan Cronkite struggled going for 17 yards on 12 carries. Cronkite had a game costing fumble when he was about to score and the Yellow Jackets squirted the ball free as he was breaking the plane.
The running back has struggled this season with 26 yards on 18 carries in two games. Last season he had 1,121 yards.
Mitchell Wilcox led the Bulls with 60 receiving yards on the day.
USF played terrific defense allowing 257 total yards. Their offense completely let them down in what should’ve been a road win.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Bulls are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
- Bulls are 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games after accumulating less than 170 yards passing in their previous game.
Free Week 3 NCAA Football Pick: South Florida -24.5
As shaky as the Bulls offense has been the first two weeks, there’s a lot of reason to trust them in week three. They are going up against a SC State team that is no where near the caliber of the opposition they’ve had thus far.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: South Florida -24.5
Look for Cronkite to break out after struggling the first two weeks. Take the Bulls in a laugher as the Bulldogs will struggle to score here.
Week 3 Free Score Prediction: South Florida 35 — SC State 10
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