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College Football Betting Line Favors the BYU Cougars over the Massachusetts Minutemen

The Massachusetts Minutemen will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Cougars in BYU at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday in Week 12 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the BYU Cougars in this one found them as -4.5-point favorites at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 30-18 result in favor of the Minutemen. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Massachusetts Minutemen vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the BYU Cougars have seen them go 3-8 and 3-8 ATS so far this season, while the Massachusetts Minutemen are at 3-7 and 5-5 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Massachusetts Minutemen are 6-3-1, while the BYU Cougars are 4-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and BYU vs Massachusetts injuries news.

The game pits the BYU Cougars, currently No. 115 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Massachusetts Minutemen, who rate No. 69 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the BYU Cougars No. 122-ranked offense (16.55 PPG) against a Massachusetts Minutemen defense that ranks No. 94 at 30.9 PPG. The BYU Cougars passing attack has averaged 191.55 yards per game, less than the Massachusetts Minutemen give up through the air (193.2 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Massachusetts Minutemen own the league's No. 95-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 207.25 yards per game when on the road. BYU, on the other hand, rates No. 106 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

UNLV was unable to contain Squally Canada in its last action Friday and the result was a 31-21 Week 11 loss against the Cougars.

Betting Trends
  • Massachusetts is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Massachusetts is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games
  • Massachusetts is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Massachusetts is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Brigham Young is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Brigham Young is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Brigham Young's last 19 games
  • Brigham Young is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Massachusetts at FIU, Saturday, December 2nd
BYU at Hawaii, Saturday, November 25th