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Massachusetts Minutemen Face the BYU Cougars: Week 12 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

The visiting Massachusetts Minutemen 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 sitting as -30-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 40-12 result in favor of the Cougars. 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

The BYU Cougars sit at 6-4 (7-3 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Massachusetts Minutemen are currently 2-8 (6-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? BYU is 2-8 OU, and Massachusetts is 5-5 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and BYU vs Massachusetts injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 49-rated BYU Cougars and the No. 112-rated Massachusetts Minutemen in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits BYU's No. 69-ranked offense, averaging 28.1 PPG, against a Massachusetts defense that ranks No. 101 this week at 32.9 PPG. The BYU aerial game is averaging 218.7 yards per game, less than the Massachusetts Minutemen secondary allows through the air, 261.4 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Massachusetts Minutemen feature the league's No. 67-rated road run defense, allowing 193.25 yards per game. BYU, meanwhile, ranks No. 88 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In Massachusetts's last outing, Andrew Ford threw for 316 yards in a losing cause against the Trojans, 52-31 at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Massachusetts is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Massachusetts's last 7 games
  • Massachusetts is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Massachusetts is 3-19 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Brigham Young is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Brigham Young is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Brigham Young is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Massachusetts at Hawaii, Saturday, November 26th
BYU home to Utah State, Saturday, November 26th