The 19th-ranked UCF Knights looked fantastic in their dominant season-opening win the last time out. The South Carolina State Bulldogs clearly did not in getting completely overwhelmed in theirs. Now, with the Knights as six-touchdown plus NCAAF odds favorites, college football bettors need to know if the Knights can cover the huge spread.
Let’s find out right now.
South Carolina State at UCF NCAA Football Week 2 Spread & Pick
- Chance of Thunderstorm: 29°C/84°F
- Humidity: 69%
- Precipitation: 48%
- Wind: 8 mph E
- Cloud Cover: 67%
- Type of Stadium: Open
Why Bet on South Carolina State?
Why should you bet on South Carolina State in Week 2? Because they dogs are getting a ton of points and he, miracles still happen even if ‘the fake news’ doesn’t report about them very often to borrow a phrase from the least like leader of the free world. South Carolina State looked like a complete mess in their humbling 63-7 season-opening loss to Georgia Southern.
Quarterback Dewann Ford completed just 1 of 6 passes for 17 yards with one interception while backup Tyrece Nick went 1 for 3 for 14 yards but rushed 21 times for 66 yards and one score. South Carolina State gave up 319 yards on the ground and three rushing touchdowns in the loss. More importantly, the Bulldogs have not won a road game since 2016.
Why Bet on Central Florida?
Why should you bet on Central Florida in Week 2? The best reason is because the Knights are far superior in every aspect of the game.
UCF has won 14 straight and smacked UConn senseless in their 56-17, season-opening win. The UCF Knights haven’t lost a home game since December of 2016. Quarterback McKenzie Milton completed 24 of 32 passes for 346 yards with five TD passes and no picks to lead the way to victory.
Milton has a combined 12 touchdown passes in his last three games. Wide receiver Tre Nixon caught five passes for 101 yards and two scores and the Knights forced three turnovers in head coach Josh Heupel’s debut.
Latest NCAAF Betting Trends for
- South Carolina State is 1-4 ATS in the last 5 games
- South Carolina State is 0-5 SU in the last 5 games
- UCF is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 games
- UCF is 5-0 SU in the last 5 games
- The total went OVER in 5 of Central Florida’s last 6 games
Expert Analysis and Prediction
If South Carolina State got blown out of the water by Georgia Southern last week, I suspect Central Florida might blow them off the face of the earth in this one!
The Bulldogs are a winless 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games on grass while the Knights are a polar-opposite 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games in the month of September. If this one isn’t over by halftime – I’ll be shocked. Despite the insanely high point spread, Central Florida covers it!
NCAA Football Week 2 Pick: Central Florida 70 South Carolina State 10