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East Carolina Pirates Visit BYU Cougars in Week 6 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

The visiting East Carolina Pirates hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at LaVell Edwards Stadium against the Cougars.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The BYU Cougars were listed as -8.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 29-22 win for the Cougars on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

East Carolina Pirates vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The BYU Cougars are 3-2 so far on the season, and 4-1 ATS vs the point spread. The East Carolina Pirates, meanwhile, are 3-2 and 3-2 ATS. Those over under betting have seen BYU go 2-3 and the East Carolina Pirates go 4-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and BYU vs East Carolina injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 40-rated BYU Cougars and the No. 30-rated East Carolina Pirates in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits BYU's No. 96-ranked offense, averaging 24.2 PPG, against a East Carolina defense that ranks No. 90 this week at 29.4 PPG. The BYU aerial game is averaging 270.4 yards per game, more than the East Carolina Pirates secondary allows through the air, 210.6 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the East Carolina Pirates own the league's No. 92-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 207.67 yards per game when on the road. BYU, on the other hand, rates No. 117 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

East Carolina cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 49-23 score against Southern Methodist at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

In their last game, the Cougars were Week 5 winners, coming out on top of the Huskies by a score of 30-13.

Betting Trends
  • East Carolina is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
  • East Carolina is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of East Carolina's last 5 games
  • East Carolina is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • BYU is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • BYU is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of BYU's last 15 games
  • BYU is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

East Carolina home to Tulsa, Saturday, October 17th
BYU home to Cincinnati, Friday, October 16th