Syracuse Orange (1-3) vs Liberty Flames (4-0)
Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm
*4 Star Play Over* The Liberty Flames have a very good quarterback in Malik Willis. Willis is an excellent runner who can really put pressure on a defense with his dual threat abilities. The Syracuse defense wasn't very good to start with, and now they are without star safety Andre Cisco. Syracuse gave up more than 600 yards last week against Duke. I think Liberty will move the ball quite a bit here.
Liberty's defensive numbers look pretty good this year, but you have to consider who they have played against. The Flames have faced Western Kentucky, FIU, UL Monroe, and an FCS team. Those are terrible offensive teams. Syracuse is bad offensively as well, but they have much higher recruited talent than any of those other teams. They also play at a very fast tempo.
This is a game played inside and with a total set at a low level. Given the pace these two teams play at, I like the value on the over.
Take the over.