|Friday Lock Results|
Alabama (-3.5) at Auburn | This is Alabama’s statement game and I don’t think that Auburn will score much against Alabama, no matter who’s playing QB for the Tide. Nick Saban will have his team focused.
Ohio State( -8.5) at Michigan | I know that Ohio State is on the road and it’s a rivalry game but that doesn’t make up 10 point difference in the spread between Michigan and Penn State. Michigan is playing better on offense but they haven’t done it against a defense like the Buckeyes.
Iowa (-4.5) at Nebraska | Nebraska is playing for bowl eligibility and are not ready to compete at a high level just yet. Also they haven’t won a conference title in 20 years. Iowa doesn’t score much but I like them by at least a TD. I’d take the under 45 as well.
Iowa (-5.5) at Nebraska | The Hawkeyes have had a solid season, and winning by a touchdown on the road in Lincoln shouldn’t be an issue.
Baylor (-14.0) at Kansas | The Jayhawks have lost by at least 15 points four times this season, including twice on their home field. This is an easy one for the Bears.
Oklahoma at Oklahoma State (+13.5) | I feel like I know better than to do this, but I’m taking the Cowboy to cover the spread in Stillwater.
Baylor (-14) at Kansas | If Baylor can roll over the Longhorns, surely they can beat the Jayhawks by more than two touchdowns. Despite being on the road, I think the Bears win this one in blowout fashion.
Iowa State (-4.5) at Kansas State | I think this is going to be an interesting matchup. In the end, I see the Cyclones coming out on top by a touchdown.
Auburn (+3) vs. Alabama | I’m going to take Auburn with the upset in this one. They have the home field advantage, and Bama will be playing a back up quarterback. This should be a fun one to watch!
Baylor (-14) at Kansas | Consistently limiting the production of opposing offenses, the Baylor defense continues to shine. On the other side of the ball, Charlie Brewer is a more than capable playmaker. It seems like the Jayhawks remains outmatched in all aspects of the game.
Oklahoma State (+13.5) vs Oklahoma | In recent years, this rivalry provided fireworks for both fan bases. I expect this year to be no different with the Sooners turnover issues at the forefront of the conversation.
Wisconsin (-2.5) at Minnesota | With the running abilities of Jonathan Taylor, the Badgers can easily control the clock. On such a slim line, I like the chances of Wisconsin to not only win. However, I like their chances cover the spread more.
Virginia (+2.5) vs. Virginia Tech | Two teams that are nearly equal in every way you look at it. Give me the home team in that situation.
Iowa (-4.5) at Nebraska | This is all about defense to me. The Hawkeyes are only allowing opponents to score an average of 12.2 points per game. Meanwhile, Nebraska is giving up an average of 27.8 points per game. That’s why I like Iowa.
Ohio State (-8.5) at Michigan | I’ve not been a believer in Michigan all season long. I think the Wolverines fold late here and the Buckeyes get the cover.
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