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Florida Favored by -37 Against Massachusetts on Saturday - Week 1 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

A key Week 1 battle has the visiting Massachusetts Minutemen travelling to Florida on Saturday to face the Gators.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at -37 for the Florida Gators . NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 34-15 win for the Gators. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Florida Gators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Florida Gators currently sport a record of 0-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Massachusetts Minutemen are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Florida Gators post a 0-0 over under record this season, while the Massachusetts Minutemen have gone 0-0 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida vs Massachusetts injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 64 (Florida Gators) and the No. 89 (Massachusetts Minutemen) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Florida's No. -ranked offense, averaging PPG, against a Massachusetts defense that ranks No. this week at PPG. The Florida aerial game is averaging yards per game, more than the Massachusetts Minutemen secondary allows through the air, YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Massachusetts Minutemen own the league's No. 110-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 237.33 yards per game when on the road. Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 103 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Marquis Young ran through the Buffalo defense for 240 yards in Massachusetts's last game, handing the Bulls a 31-26 setback on Friday at UB Stadium.

Florida was hammered in its last outing, as Michigan ran up a 41-7 score against them at Florida Citrus Bowl.

Betting Trends
  • Massachusetts is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Massachusetts is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Massachusetts's last 5 games
  • Massachusetts is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Florida is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Florida is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 7 games
  • Florida is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Massachusetts home to Boston College, Saturday, September 10th
Florida home to Kentucky, Saturday, September 10th