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Syracuse Orange Open as Week 7 Betting Underdogs vs Cavaliers

Week 7 action on Saturday will see the Virginia Cavaliers looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Syracuse Orange visit Scott Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Syracuse Orange in this one found them as 8.5-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 24-15 victory for the Cavaliers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Syracuse Orange vs Virginia Cavaliers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Virginia Cavaliers currently sport a record of 1-4, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-3 ATS. The Syracuse Orange are 3-2 and 3-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Virginia Cavaliers post a 3-1-1 over under record this season, while the Syracuse Orange have gone 5-0 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Virginia vs Syracuse injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Virginia Cavaliers at No. 91 and the Syracuse Orange at No. 93 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Virginia Cavaliers No. 106-ranked offense (22.2 PPG) against a Syracuse Orange defense that ranks No. 61 at 24.6 PPG. The Virginia Cavaliers passing attack has averaged 246.4 yards per game, less than the Syracuse Orange give up through the air (255.8 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Syracuse Orange own the league's No. 115-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 277 yards per game when on the road. Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 123 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Marlon Mack went over the 100-yard mark (179) in his team's latest effort, but South Florida still defeated Syracuse by a score of 45-24.

In their last game, the Cavaliers were Week 6 losers coming out on the wrong end of 26-19 score against Pittsburgh.

Betting Trends
  • Syracuse is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Syracuse is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Syracuse's last 5 games
  • Syracuse is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Virginia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Virginia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia's last 6 games
  • Virginia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Syracuse home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, October 24th
Virginia at North Carolina, Saturday, October 24th