BYU Cougars (4-5) at Massachusetts Minutemen (4-6)
|Date & Time||Saturday November 10, 2018, 12:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Massachusetts Minutemen +13 -- Over/Under:
The Brigham Young Cougars travel to the Massachusetts Minutemen in an Independent college football matchup.
The Brigham Young Cougars Bowl hopes took a step back with the team dropping a 21-16 decision at Boise State on Saturday. The Cougars held a 388-327 edge in yards but lost the turnover battle 3-2.
BYU had a reliable passing attack with quarterback Zach Wilson connected on 18-27 for 252 yards while running 18 times for 36 yards.
Matt Hadley led a struggling Brigham Young rushing attack with 39 yards on eleven carries and caught a 59 yard pass. Talon Shumway topped the Cougars receiving corps with three catches for 62 yards.
The Massachusetts Minutemen outscored Liberty 62-59 in a three overtime thriller in week ten for back to back victories. UMass piled up a 777-488 yardage edge and won the turnover battle 4-2 with the Flames scoring on a fumble return.
Minutemen quarterback Ross Comis was unstoppable as he completed 29-44 for 540 yards and four touchdowns along with an interception while running for 26 yards and two TD’s.
Marquis Young was the only Massachusetts runner of note with 149 yards on 23 touches with a pair of trips to the end zone while receiver Andy Isabella caught nine passes for 303 yards and three touchdowns.
BYU Cougars are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in their previous game and BYU Cougars are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games in November and BYU Cougars are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games. Over is 4-0 in UMass Minutemen last 4 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game and over is 4-0 in UMass Minutemen last 4 games after allowing more than 450 total yards in their previous game and over is 4-0 in UMass Minutemen last 4 games after accumulating more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game.
Brigham Young is not going to let he Minutemen run and gun up and down the field as like their defense to control his…