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Liberty at BYU 11/9/19 - College Football Picks & Predictions

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The Liberty Flames visit LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah on Saturday night to play the BYU Cougars. The Flames improved to 6-3 on the season following 63-21 victory over the UMass Minutemen. Flames quarterback Stephen Calvert threw for 474 yards and four touchdowns while Frankie Hickson scored three rushing touchdowns in Liberty’s rout of UMass. 

Stephen Calvert has thrown for 2,638 yards, 20 touchdowns and three interceptions for Liberty. Joshua Mack is the leading rusher with 581 yards and five touchdowns, while Antonio Gandy-Golden is the leading receiver with 1,082 yards and seven touchdowns. Jessie Lemonier leads the Flames with 62 tackles.

BYU improved to 4-4 on the season following its 42-14 win over Utah State on Saturday. The quarterback tandem of Jaren Hall and Baylor Romney led the Cougars. Hall passed for 214 yards and rushed for a pair of touchdowns, while Romney threw for 191 yards and a pair of touchdowns. BYU has won two straight and both were upsets over Boise State and Utah State.

Baylor Romney has thrown for 485 yards and four touchdowns and one interception. Ty’Son Williams is the leading rusher for BYU with 264 yards and three touchdowns. Matt Bushman is the leading receiver with 398 yards and three touchdowns. Kavika Fonua leads BYU in tackles with 61. 

Liberty is 16-7 ATS in its last 23 on the road

The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Flames last 7

BYU is 9-4 ATS in its last 13

The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Cougars last 6 in conference play

Although BYU is just 4-4 overall, the Cougars have won two straight against tough opponents. BYU is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 following win straight up, 16 of its last 21 played in November and each of its last 4 played at home versus an opponent with a winning record on the road. Liberty has failed to cover the number in 8 of its last 11 following a win straight up. Final Score Prediction, BYU Cougars win and cover ATS 40-17

Pick:
BYU Cougars -20.5
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