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Virginia at Syracuse 9/23/22 - College Football Picks & Predictions

Syracuse Orange vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds & Info

Game Syracuse Orange vs Virginia Cavaliers
Date & Time Friday September 23, 2022, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Carrier Dome Syracuse, NY
Latest odds
SYR -9 ; O/U 54
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On Friday the Virginia Cavaliers visit JMA Wireless dome in Syracuse, New York to play the Syracuse Orange. The Virginia Cavaliers improved to 2-1 following a 16-14 victory on Saturday over the Old Dominion Monarchs. Brendan Ferrell booted a 26-yard field goal as the clock ticked to 0:00 to give the Cavaliers the come from behind win. Virginia gained 513 yards of total offense but committed three costly turnovers. Keep up with all the great college football previews we have.

Quarterback Brennan Armstrong has passed for 710 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions. The leading rusher is Perris Jones with 186 yards and one touchdown, while the leading receiver is Keytaon Thompson with 235 yards. On defense, linebacker Nick Jackson is the leading tackler with 31. Virginia has eight quarterback sacks and one interception.

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Syracuse improved to 3-0 following its 32-29 victory on Saturday at home versus the Purdue Boilermakers.  Syracuse gained only 306 yards of total offense and allowed Purdue to gain 485 yards total offense. However, Syracuse was more efficient with the ball and a late touchdown by quarterback Garrett Shrader was the difference for the Orange. Shrader passed for 181 yards with three touchdowns.

Syracuse quarterback Garrett Shrader has passed for 709 yards and eight touchdowns. The leading rusher for Syracuse is Sean Tucker with 254 yards and two touchdowns. Oronde Gadsden II is the leading receiver with 193 yards and three touchdown receptions. On defense quarterback Garrett Williams is the leading tackler with 26. Syracuse has six quarterback sacks and two interceptions.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Virginia is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 ACC games
  • The UNDER has cashed in each of the Cavaliers last 4
  • Syracuse is 10-3 ATS in its last 13
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Orange last 5 at home

Free NCAAF Pick:

Syracuse Orange -9

While the UNDER is a solid choice, the play here is Syracuse. Syracuse has started the season well with three consecutive victories including its most recent 33-29 win move over a solid Purdue squad. Virginia is off to a solid start but managed only 16 points and needed a last-second field goal to be FCS Old Dominion and was held to just one field goal in a 24-3 loss to Illinois. Look for a low-scoring defensive struggle with Syracuse coming out on top. Final Score Prediction, Syracuse Orange win 27-14.

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