College Football Week 2 Picks: Florida Gators vs. Miami Hurricanes

Jeff GrantContributor ISeptember 4, 2013

College Football Week 2 Picks: Florida Gators vs. Miami Hurricanes

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    The Miami Hurricanes have covered the spread in five of their last six home games, which is important to consider when making your Week 2 college football picks Saturday, as they take on the Florida Gators at Sun Life Stadium.

    Sports bettors will find that the Hurricanes are plus-three home underdogs in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 49 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this non-conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

     

    Gambling stats via SBR Forum

Florida Gators

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    The Florida Gators picked up a 24-6 season-opening victory over the Toledo Rockets as 23.5-point home favorites last Saturday, while going UNDER the betting total of 55.5.

    College football handicappers will find that the Gators have won all 13 of their games when running for 150 or more yards under head coach Will Muschamp.

Miami Hurricanes

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    The Miami Hurricanes earned a 34-6 blowout win over the Florida Atlantic Owls as 31-point home favorites last Friday, while going UNDER the betting total of 54.5.

    Over the last two-plus seasons, the Hurricanes are 7-1 straight up and 8-0 against the spread when the betting line is between plus-three and minus-three.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Miami Hurricanes, as the Florida Gators are 1-5 against the spread in their last six non-conference games.

    College Football Pick: Miami Hurricanes +3

     

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