Last Week’s Picks
Utah (-10.5) vs. Cal
USC (+2.5) at Notre Dame Kansas (-3) at Oklahoma State
Duke (-3) vs. NC State
Kentucky (-2.5) vs. Missouri
Penn State (-41.5) vs. UMass
Vanderbilt (+32.5) at Georgia
Indiana (+33) at Michigan Purdue (+18) vs. Ohio State
This Week’s Picks
Alabama (-8.5) vs. Tennessee | This is a game that will likely be close until we see Alabama pull away late in the second half. Tennessee just doesn’t have that same offensive fire power that we’ve been used to seeing with Heupel as head coach.
Air Force (-10.5) at Navy | Air Force is the real team in Colorado that everyone should be paying attention to. I think they win this matchup with Navy pretty handedly.
Utah (+7) at USC | Utah seems to be in a much better spot than the Trojans at the moment. Defense will make the difference in this one, and I’ve got the Utes covering.
South Carolina (+7.5) at Missouri | Don’t judge South Carolina by their record. They’ve played a particularly tough schedule, and I think that’s going to set them up for a really good game with Missouri.
Oklahoma (-18.5) vs. Central Florida | UCF has not enjoyed its time in the Big 12 thus far, and it’s going to get worse before it gets better. I’ve got the Sooners by 20.
Michigan State (+24.5) at Michigan | Big spread in a rivalry game? Call me crazy, but I’m taking the Spartans to somehow cover against the Wolverines.
Penn State (+4.5) at Ohio State | I think the Nittany Lions will be on the prowl for an upset at The Horseshoe. Both defenses have been outstanding this season but the offensive advantage is on the Penn State sideline.
Navy (+9.5) vs. Air Force | Yes, Air Force is the best team from the state of Colorado but there’s always a sense of pride on the line when the service academy’s play each other. Take the Falcons for the win, but by less than 10 points.
Washington State (+20.5) at Oregon | It’s been a rough two weeks for the Cougars and it may not get any better with this trip to Eugene. The Ducks are also coming off a loss and looking to prove themselves once again. This game should go Oregon’s way, but there’s more than just a little bit of hope that Washington State can keep it within three touchdowns.
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