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USF vs. Syracuse Game Preview & Fearless Prediction


Check out the USF vs. Syracuse fearless prediction and game preview.


USF (2-0) vs. Syracuse (1-1) Game Preview

Broadcast

Date: Saturday, September 17th
Game Time: 3:30 pm
Venue: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY
Network: ACC Network

Somewhat quietly, South Florida has started out red hot blowing away Towson and Northern Illinois with a balanced attack that put up over 1,100 yards in the first two wins. But Towson and NIU aren’t very good, and Syracuse might just be good enough to finally provide a test.

With Florida State up next, the Bulls have a lot of work to do.

The USF defense hasn’t been pushed yet, but it hasn’t been a dominant force against the run – but that’s nitpicking. Syracuse hasn’t run at all, but with the nation’s tenth-ranked passing game, it’s got the ability to bomb away and keep up with just about anyone.

Don’t be totally fooled by the 62-28 loss to Louisville. It was a game until the fourth quarter, and then it got away from the Orange.

The front seven doesn’t have to face Lamar Jackson this week, but South Florida has enough of a running game and enough options to make Eric Dungey have to push the passing game.

The young quarterback will come through.

South Florida is good, but it hasn’t dealt with a passing game yet. The Orange have one.

USF vs. Syracuse Prediction

Final Score: Syracuse 36, South Florida 31

Line: USF -14.5, o/u: 74

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