Originally written on TornBySports  |  Last updated 11/17/14
BYU and Utah State – the battle for second place in the state.  BYU is looking to win 2 in a row for the first time this year, while USU is looking to avenge last year’s loss in Provo.  Right now the odds makers have USU a 6 point favorite at home – which is almost the same spread when they had BYU 7 point favorites at home against Utah, and we know how that turned out!  Let’s hope the trend continues!   There are 2 main keys to BYU winning this game: turnovers and line play.    BYU could get away with 5 turnovers against Middle Tennessee State.  That won’t work against the Aggies.  Utah State is too aggressive and opportunistic of a team.  BYU has to secure the football and not turn it over.  It would also help if the BYU defense could generate a couple of turnovers themselves.   Line play is, I think, what is going to win the game for either team.  This goes for both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball.  BYU’s O-line needs to open holes for the running game, and give Tayso
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