|Friday Lock Results|
Kansas State (-6) at Kansas | Both teams are coming off upset wins. Kansas State is too disciplined for Kansas to exploit mistakes, like Texas and Texas Tech have done the previous two weeks, and should win comfortably.
Oregon (-4.5) at USC | This is a big test for Oregon but after their close call last weekend I expect them to be focused and take care of business against the men of Troy.
SMU (+6) at Memphis | The undefeated Mustangs are underdogs once again. I expect Shane Buechele to have another solid performance against Memphis and win this game outright.
Washington (+3) vs Utah | The one team no one seems to be talking about is the Utah Utes. Flying under the radar, the program will travel to Seattle for a tough contest with the Huskies. Knowing Utah has struggled when the two meet on the gridiron over the past decade, I’m betting that history repeats itself here. Give me Washington and the points in this one.
Kansas (+6) vs Kansas State | Coming of a big yet emotion win, the Wildcats are in a vulnerable position. Add to it the fact that this is a rivalry game and we have a recipe for disaster. I do believe KSU is the better team but they’ll need to win in an uncomfortable fashion on Saturday.
Georgia (-6.5) vs Florida | There are not many opportunities for the Bulldogs to make a statement on the season. This, however, is one of them and will likely decide the SEC East representative. With nearly everything on the line only one team can come away with a win. I believe that team will be Georgia this year by a touchdown.
Kansas State (-6) at Kansas | The Wildcats seem to have figured things out in the last few weeks. After a big win over Oklahoma, I’ll take them to cover against the Jayhawks.
Utah (-3) at Washington | Utah had a rough start to the season, but they’ve now won seven in a row. I’ll take them by at least a touchdown.
Florida (+6.5) vs. Georgia | This is probably the most highly anticipated game of the week. I’ll take Florida to get the job done in a close one at home.
Kansas State (-6.0) at Kansas | Both the Wildcats and the Jayhawks are coming off the biggest wins of their respective seasons, so you can expect them to both come out excited for the state school rivalry game. Kansas State is the better team, and even though the game is in Lawrence, I’m taking the Wildcats by at least a couple of touchdowns, so the 6-point spread is a no-brainer for me.
Ole Miss at Auburn (-19.5) | Auburn knows it missed a golden opportunity to upset LSU last week, and I expect them to come out angry this week. Beating the Rebels by 3 TDs at home should be easy.
Oregon (-4.5) at USC | The Trojans may be the nation’s best unranked team, but the Ducks aren’t going to mess this one up. Give me Oregon by a touchdown at the Coliseum.
Kansas State (-6) at Kansas | I get it, both teams are coming off upset wins but this line is about four points too low. Give me the Wildcat defense and clock-controlling offense by about 10 points.
Virginia Tech (+17.5) at Notre Dame | I can get on board with a big dog this late in the season. Notre Dame isn’t as good as folks thought they were and Virginia Tech isn’t as bad as folks think they are. I like the Irish to ultimately win this game but that many points is really had to pass up.
Florida (+6) vs. Georgia | Both teams are riding three-game winning streaks since their respective losses. Both are good on offense and great on defense. Both are very similar to one another. That tells me this game will most likely be decided by 3-5 points. I’ll take the Gators and those six points please.
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