byu vs virginia predictions and preview

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NCAAF byu vs virginia predictions and preview


 

 

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The Virginia Cavaliers will be going for their fifth consecutive win when they face the BYU Cougars on Saturday night. The Cavaliers are coming off a 48-40 win over Georgia Tech as 6.5-point favorites. The Cougars are coming off a 21-9 win over Washington State as 3.5-point favorites.

BYU and Virginia split their four meetings.

 

Cavaliers Going For Third Consecutive Road Win

The Cavaliers are playing well at the moment and they’ve won their last four games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Cougars, which will give them their fifth win in a row and third straight road win.

 

 

 

Virginia is averaging 37.6 points per game. They are averaging 404.6 passing yards and 135.3 rushing yards per game.

Brennan Armstrong has completed 64.2 percent of his passes for 3,220 yards, 23 touchdowns, and six interceptions. Wayne Taulapapa leads the team with 258 rushing yards and two touchdowns, while Dontayvion Wicks leads the team with 847 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.

Virginia has struggled defensively, giving up 26.4 points per game. They gave up 40 points in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to win this game.

 

Cougars Going For Second Consecutive Win

The Cougars snapped their two-game losing streak with a win over Washington State in their last game. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Cavaliers, which will give them their second win in a row and seventh win in their last 10 contests.

 

 

 

BYU is averaging 26.3 points per game. They are averaging 239.3 passing yards and 164.5 rushing yards per game.

Jaren Hall has completed 63.6 percent of his passes for 1,348 yards, nine touchdowns, and three interceptions. Tyler Allgeier leads the team with 866 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns, while Gunner Romney leads the team with 452 receiving yards and three touchdowns.

BYU has done a good job defensively, giving up 22.5 points per game. They gave up nine points in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to get the win.






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