Connecticut @ Syracuse Picks & Predictions For Football Odds 10/19/12

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The Connecticut Huskies and the Syracuse Orange are going to square off in Week 8 of the college football betting campaign. Join us here at Cappers Info, as we make our predictions for football for what should be a great game on Friday.

Week 8 College Football Picks: Connecticut Huskies @ Syracuse Orange
Date: Friday, October 19th, 8:00 ET
Location: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY
CFB Betting Odds: Syracuse -4
Connecticut vs. Syracuse Live TV: ESPN

This is an ugly game for sure, and it isn’t one that we are going to be happy to watch for sure. Syracuse’s offense has fallen off the face of the earth over the course of the last three weeks, scoring a total of just 39 points after putting 41 on the board in Week 1 and at least 28 in each of the next two. Connecticut’s offense is one of the worst in the entire country, though we at least still know that RB Lyle McCombs could go off for a big time game at a moment’s notice. The Orange just haven’t played all that well this year, and they might find themselves on the wrong side of this one if QB Ryan Nassib can’t get going. Nassib has averaged over 100 passing yards less per game over the course of his most recent three games as opposed to his first three games. In the end, the important stat to follow is the fact that UConn is 5-0 SU and ATS in this series dating back to 2007, and save for last year’s seven-point win, all of those victories have come by at least 17 points.

Connecticut @ Syracuse Pick: Connecticut +4
Connecticut @ Syracuse Score Prediction: Connecticut 24 – Syracuse 14

Lou Palumbo is the founder and part owner of the Cappersinfo.com Sports Handicapping Community. He's been writing and posting free picks and sports handicapping strategies on the Cappersinfo forums and website for 15 years now. He enjoys handicapping just as much as he did from the very first day he built the original Cappersinfo website.

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