Sam Houston State vs BYU Football Odds

The Bearkats will play the Cougars on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023. The matchup takes place at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 1 matchup at 10:15 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on FS1.

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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023 college football season has begun, with Sam Houston State and BYU scheduled to matchup at LaVell Edwards Stadium. First, let's review each team's stats from the 2022 season to get an idea of what we can expect on gameday.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Sam Houston State had a 97.33 conference power ranking in the 2022 season. The conference power ranking for BYU in the 2022 season was 98.67.
  • Away Sam Houston State - At the end of the 2022 regular season, Sam Houston State had a 3-1 record as an away team, ranking them 1st in the WAC Conference for away team wins.
  • Home BYU - BYU finished the 2022 regular season with a 4-2 record as a home team. They ranked 2nd in the Independent Conference for home team wins in 2022.
  • Points Scored - Sam Houston State wound up 6th (165) in the WAC Conference, with BYU ranked 2nd (407) for points scored in the 2022 Independent Conference.
  • Points Against - Sam Houston State finished 6th (187) in the WAC Conference for points scored by opponents in 2022. BYU wound up 1st (383) in the 2022 Independent Conference for points against.
  • Team Records - Sam Houston State had a 5-4 regular season overall record, with BYU notching a 8-5 regular season standing last year.

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Get ready for a wild clash at LaVell Edwards Stadium on September 2nd! The Sam Houston State away team (5-4 last season) is up against the BYU home team (8-5 last season) in one of the first games of the 2023-24 college football regular season. Spastic Leprechaun here to give you a whirlwind preview!

Both teams are hungry for a strong start to the season. Will Sam Houston State's momentum carry them to victory? Or will BYU defend their home turf with a vengeance?... It's bound to be an explosive showdown!

If you're feeling lucky, head over to SportsBetting3.com to bet on this game. Review the odds below and place your bets for a chance to strike gold! Who will come out on top? Tune in on September 2nd to find out!

Best Bearkats at Cougars Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Sam Houston State
Favorite

BYU
BYU has a -19.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Sam Houston State has a +20 -112 point spread at BetRivers VA. Sam Houston State is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 46.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 47 points. Risk $113 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Sam Houston State
Favorite

BYU
BYU is the -1400 moneyline favorite. Risk $1,400 to win $100 on BYU at BetMGM. Sam Houston State is the +850 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $850 on Sam Houston State. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Sam Houston State vs BYU College Football game on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023?

BYU is a -19.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Sam Houston State is a +20 -112 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Sam Houston State vs BYU College Football game on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023?

The best over line is 46.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 47 -113 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $113 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Sam Houston State vs BYU College Football game on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023?

BYU is a -1400 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Sam Houston State is a +850 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

College Football Odds Example

College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Sam Houston State
BYU
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
+20 -112-20 -109
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Underdog Sam Houston State - Sam Houston State bettors risk $100 to win $89.29 at -112 odds.

A +20 Sam Houston State underdog bet wins if they lose by 19 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 20. Your bet loses if they lose by 21 or more.

Favorite BYU - BYU bettors risk $100 to win $91.74 at -109 odds.

A -20 BYU favorite bet wins if they win by 21 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 20. Your bet loses if they win by 19 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Sam Houston State at BYU Prop Bets

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College Football Prop Bets
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Sam Houston State
BYU
First Team To Score
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
+215-315Bet
Sam Houston State
BYU
Last Team To Score
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
+205-315Bet
Sam Houston State
BYU
Tie
First to 15 Points
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
+600-1667+2900Bet
Sam Houston State
BYU
Tie
First to 20 Points
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
+800-1250+1100Bet
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Sam Houston State
BYU
Tie
First to 25 Points
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+1400-455+320Bet
Sam Houston State
BYU
Tie
First to 30 Points
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
+2200-225+155Bet
Sam Houston State
BYU
Tie
First to 35 Points
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
+4500+104-155Bet
BYU
Team Total Points
SHSU at BYU
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
33.5 o -11433.5 u -114Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Sam Houston State
Team Total Points
SHSU at BYU
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
13.5 o -10913.5 u -120Bet
BYU
To Score First & Win
SHSU at BYU
9/02/23 10:15pm EDT
Yes -250No +180Bet

Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Sam Houston State, BYU
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
Big 12
BYU2-70.222572773584-21-5L5
C-USA
Sam Houston State2-60.250392403142-31-5W1

Sam Houston State & BYU Futures Odds

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Sam Houston State Championship Odds

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BYU Championship Odds
2024-25 BYU NCAA College Football Championship Odds

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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 Sam Houston State Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Sam Houston State vs
BYU
BYU 14, SHSU 0
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Air Force vs
Sam Houston State
AFA 13, SHSU 3
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 4Sam Houston State vs
Houston
HOU 38, SHSU 7
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Jacksonville State vs
Sam Houston State
JVST 35, SHSU 28 (OT)
Thursday, September 28th, 2023
Week 6Sam Houston State vs
Liberty
LIB 21, SHSU 16
Thursday, October 5th, 2023
Week 7Sam Houston State vs
New Mexico State
NMSU 27, SHSU 13
Wednesday, October 11th, 2023
Week 8FIU vs
Sam Houston State
FIU 33, SHSU 27 (2OT)
Wednesday, October 18th, 2023
Week 9UTEP vs
Sam Houston State
UTEP 37, SHSU 34
Wednesday, October 25th, 2023
Week 10Kennesaw State vs
Sam Houston State
SHSU 24, KENN 21
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Sam Houston State vs
Louisiana Tech
SHSU 42, LT 27
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Sam Houston State vs
Western Kentucky
WKU 28, SHSU 23
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Middle Tennessee vs
Sam Houston State
SHSU 23, MTSU 20
Saturday, November 25th, 2023


2023-24 BYU Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Sam Houston State vs
BYU
BYU 14, SHSU 0
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Southern Utah vs
BYU
BYU 41, SUU 16
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3BYU vs
Arkansas
BYU 38, ARK 31
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4BYU vs
Kansas
KU 38, BYU 27
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Cincinnati vs
BYU
BYU 35, CIN 27
Friday, September 29th, 2023
Week 7BYU vs
TCU
TCU 44, BYU 11
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8Texas Tech vs
BYU
BYU 27, TTU 14
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 9BYU vs
Texas
TEX 35, BYU 6
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10BYU vs
West Virginia
WVU 37, BYU 7
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Iowa State vs
BYU
ISU 45, BYU 13
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Oklahoma vs
BYU
OU 31, BYU 24
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13BYU vs
Oklahoma State
OKST 40, BYU 34 (2OT)
Saturday, November 25th, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Sam Houston State vs BYU College Football Game

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