Week 9 spread: Connecticut, Rutgers, South Carolina
The betting preview and point
spread for the football games USF vs. Connecticut, West Virginia
vs. Rutgers and South Carolina at Tennessee.
The point spread and betting previews of the Week 9 college
football games continues with the match-up between the No.11
South Florida (6-1) and Connecticut (6-1). South
Florida is coming on the field favorite at
Bookmaker with odds on winning
the Saturday game at -200 and the hosting Connecticut are listed
at +170. The point spread for the South Florida vs.
Connecticut game is currently favoring USF -4.5 points and
the total is sitting at 46.5 points. Keep in mind that
Connecticut is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 games. The
last time these tow college football teams met was in October of
last year and South Florida won the game 38-16.
The Bulls are leading on the Huskies only
by average points scored - 34 on average by South Florida and
31.4 points by Connecticut. But the Huskies will come out very
strong defensively, leading the Big East on points allowed at
only 12.7 per game and second overall defense in the Big East
allowing 284.4 yards on average. compared to South Florida with
322 total yards. South Florida wide receiver Taurus Johnson is
out indefinitely, and NT Richard Clebert and G Matt Huners
remain questionable fore Week 9. LB Corey Stringeis out
indefinitely from the Connecticut team on suspension. If you
like to bet against the bookie, this is a good game to do so.
We move to the Week 9 college football game
between West Virginia (6-1) and Rutgers (5-2).
Bookmaker has listed the West
Virginia Mountaineers as favorite to win the Saturday opener
with odds -250 and the hosting Rutgers have the betting odds
+210. The point spread on the West Virginia vs. Rutgers
is posted at -6 chalk the Mountaineers and the total is at 57
points. West Virginia is 11-4 against the spread in its last 15
games on the road and have won five of the last five games
against the Rutgers.
The Mountaineers are leading the Big East
in total defense with only 274.1 yards per game and also lead
the division by points scored with 42.1 points on average per
game. For West Virginia questionable for Week 9 remains LB
Archie Sims, but RB Noel Devine have been upgraded to probable.
Rutgers quarterback Mike Teel is day-to-day, but DB Ron Girault
and RB Kordell Young are still questionable for the Saturday
And finally a quick look at the South
Carolina (6-2) vs. Tennessee (4-3). At
Bookmaker the Tennessee Vols
are favorite with betting odds -160 and South Carolina will
visit as underdogs with odds +140. The point spread on the
South Carolina vs. Tennessee game favors the Volunteers -3
points with total at 53 points. South Carolina is 9-1 against
the spread in its last 10 games on the road and 4-0-1 against
the spread in its last 5 games when playing on the road against
Tennessee. The Vols are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home.