ESPN3 Football Picks: Central Florida-BYU Sports Wagering Line Picks

One of the best Vegas scores and odds contests this week in football is the clash between Central Florida and Brigham Young.

The current Vegas point spread is BYU (-3 -115). The best sports picks experts use different key handicapping numbers than the square player. Here is a preview of that game from a handicapping standpoint.

In comparing yards per rush on offense, the superiority from a statistical standpoint goes to UCF by 3.1. Passing yards per completion is another gauge utilized by bettors. The advantage is possessed by Central Florida by 2.0.

Is the BYU line beatable? Yes according to the betting preview

Possibly the most utilized number by professional bettors is yards per point. From the offensive viewpoint the positive checkmark is in the column of the Golden Knights by a magnificent 10.0.

Now go to the key numbers on the defensive side of the ball. The yards per rush guide says the better run defense is UCF by 1.8. The superior passing yards per completion data on defense give the upper hand to Central Florida by 2.8.

In terms of yards per point, the better defense is Central Florida by a stunning 13.3.

Yards per point is determined by diving total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.

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Spread betting trends (all records are against the spread): The Knights are 8-0 off straight up loss, 10-1 off spread loss, 13-3 road, 12-3 versus an opponent with a losing record. However, they are 4-10 road versus an opponent with a losing home record.

BYU is 6-2 non-conference battles.

Over/under trends: UCF under 6-0 after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game, under 22-8 outside conference. BYU under 6-0 to teams with a winning record.


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