The Virginia Cavaliers earned an extreme win over a meeting rival in their season-opener. Presently, they direct their concentration toward an in-state FCS rival that would love just to make its season by pulling the steamed. Virginia has William and Mary on Friday at Scott Stadium, with the opening shot booked for 8 p.m. ET. The clubs last met in 2017, with Virginia posting a 28-10 triumph. The Cavaliers likewise have an unsurpassed 29-6-1 edge in the arrangement. Virginia is falling off a 30-14 street prevail upon Pittsburgh a week ago and have ACC enemy Florida State in Week 3. On the other sideline, the Tribe beat Lafayette 30-17 in their presentation under first-year mentor Mike London. The Cavaliers are 34.5-point top picks and the over-under for absolute focuses scored is 44.5 in the most recent Virginia versus William and Mary chances. Prior to securing your Virginia versus William and Mary picks, tune in to what SportsLine master Emory Hunt needs to state.
Chase is the author and CEO of Football Gameplan, which has been providing examination of all degrees of football since 2007. The previous university running back joined SportsLine in 2016 and has furnished his adherents with winning seasons in school and genius football. He’s as of now off to another excellent beginning in 2019, posting a 9-4 record on his school football against the spread picks so far this season.
A year ago, Hunt disclosed to SportsLine individuals to expect a propelled exhibition from the Cavaliers as 4.5-point longshots against South Carolina in the Belk Bowl. Virginia moved to a 28-0 shutout, and any individual who pursued Hunt’s recommendation booked a simple champ. The individuals who have reliably tailed him are far up. Presently, Hunt has focused in on Virginia versus William and Mary and has discharged his certain spread pick over at SportsLine.
Chase realizes the Cavaliers entered the season with numerous inquiries in the pursue game they positioned No. 10 in the ACC a year ago and lost 1,026-yard rusher, Jordan Ellis. In any case, their season-opener seems to propose that they may have discovered an answer. They scrambled for 129 yards on 33 conveys as a component of a fair exertion against the Panthers.
Wayne Taulapapa drove the path with 66 yards on 10 surges with a touchdown. The Hawaii local demonstrated a blend of speed and physicality as he reliably picked up yards after contact and was tricky in open space. The sophomore topped the scoring with a 10-yard touchdown run and quarterback Bryce Perkins included 44 surging yards. Perkins was additionally enduring under focus, tossing for 181 yards and two touchdowns.
All things being equal, the Cavaliers aren’t guaranteed of covering Virginia versus William and Mary spread against an FCS club that will be exceptionally energetic.
The Tribe are relied upon to demonstrate improvement following a year ago’s uneven 4-6 crusade under long-term mentor Jimmye Laycock, who resigned after 39 seasons. They posted surprises over Bucknell and possible CAA champion Maine, yet had a lot of difficulties.
The new mentor is Mike London, a commonplace face at Scott Stadium. He trained the Cavaliers for six seasons prior this decade and will make his first excursion back to his previous program. The Tribe built their approach to 255 surging yards on 58 endeavors in their season-opening win over Lafayette. Hollis Mathis drove the path with 16 conveys for 127 yards and a touchdown.