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Friday Locks | Can The Hoosiers Keep Rolling?

M. Hofeld

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Friday Lock Results
NameLast WeekOverall
Matt3-016-14
Rich 1-2 12-18 
Zack2-110-19-1
Craig2-19-21 
Mark 3-0 9-21 

Craig 

SMU (+2.5) at Tulsa | I think this will be a super close game, but I’ll give the advantage to SMU. They’ve played twice the amount of games as Tulsa this season. The Golden Hurricane haven’t played since October 30th, and that might hurt them in this one. 

Notre Dame (-13.5) at Boston College | We learned that the Fighting Irish are the real deal with their win over Clemson. I expect the number two team in the nation to roll over Boston College this weekend. 

Wisconsin (-4.5) at Michigan | The Wolverines are on a two-game losing streak heading into this matchup with Wisconsin. I’m not sure they will turn things around this weekend. The losing streak will extend to three games as the Badgers pull away in a close one. 

Mark 

Miami at Virginia Tech (-2.5) | The Hokies lost to Liberty last week and D’Eriq King is coming to town ranked in the top 10. I don’t understand this line but I’m going to win with Vegas again.

Arkansas at Florida (-17.5) | Florida may be the hottest team in the nation right now. This offense is rolling, and Arkansas has been playing teams tough and is due for a let down. I also love the over in this one.

Indiana (-7) at Michigan State | Indiana is on a roll right now and there isn’t anything to make me believe that the Spartans will be able to slow them down. Hoosiers BIG

Rich

Indiana (-7) vs Michigan State | The Hoosiers have been the surprise team of college football this season after upending No. 8 Penn State to start the season. Following it up by downing No. 23 Michigan two weeks later, this program could be for real. I’m buying in this week with such a small spread. Give me IU over a struggling MSU team this weekend by at least two scores.

Notre Dame (-13.5) vs Boston College | On top of the world right now, Book remains an efficient passer with very few mistakes on his record. Combined with a healthy rushing attack, this offense can compete with the best. However, it’s the defense that is the focal point. Giving up 14.6 points per game, I don’t see how BC stays in this one.

Arkansas (-17.5) vs Florida | Everyone remains high on the Gators and rightfully so. However, the Hogs have shown some fight in the SEC this season collecting three wins to three losses. None of those losses have been by more than 12 points. I think that’s the case once again. I’m taking the points in this contest.

Zack 

Indiana (-7.0) at Michigan State | Sparty pulled off a miracle against Michigan, but the Hoosiers are better than that. Indiana wins this one by double digits.

SMU (+2.5) at Tulsa | I don’t know how the Golden Hurricane is favored in this one, but give me the Mustangs straight up.

Wisconsin (-4.5) at Michigan | The Wolverines just aren’t good. Harbaugh might be gone after the Badgers win this one.

Matt 

Iowa (-3) at Minnesota | I’m a sucker for Friday night games. I even considered officially picking all three but I’ll just stick with this one. Both teams are 1-3 on the season but the Gophers are riding the struggle bus on the defensive side of the ball. Opponents are averaging 36 points per game against Minnesota’s defense so that tells me to take the Hawkeyes and those three points. 

Miami (+2) at Virginia Tech | This is nuts! How is a Virginia Tech team that lost to Liberty last week a favorite over #9 Miami? It makes me wonder what we don’t know about this game. Regardless, I’ll take the ‘Canes to win outright. 

Indiana (-7) at Michigan State | The Hoosiers are better offensively and defensively than Michigan State. Who would have thought we’d be saying that?

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