Essential betting tidbits for Week 9 of college football

We dug up these vital betting tidbits for some of Saturday's college football action that will help you make the right call before kickoff.

- The South Florida Bulls are 4-1 SU (3-2 ATS) in the last four home meetings with the Louisville Cardinals.

- The home team is 6-1 ATS in the last seven meetings between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and Iowa State Cyclones. The Cyclones are 12.5-point home dogs Saturday.

- The Nebraska Cornhuskers have won 16 straight meetings with the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

- The Houston Cougars are tops in the nation with 6-0-0 ATS. The Cougars are 7-point road dogs at Rutgers Saturday.

- Under bettors will have been targeting the Akron Zips recently. The Under is 13-3 in the Zips last 16 games. Saturday's total against Ball State is 52.5.

- The UConn Huskies are mired in a seven-game losing streak and are 1-6 ATS in that stretch. The Huskies are 23-point road dogs at Central Florida.

- The Under is 7-1 in the previous eight meetings between Northwestern and Iowa. Saturday's total is 52.5.

- Since getting blown out by Clemson, Wake Forest is 2-0 SU and ATS with wins over NC State and Maryland. The Deacons are 24-point road dogs at the Miami Hurricanes Saturday.

- Texas A&M has scored at least 40 points in a school-record and FBS-leading 10 consecutive games.

- Virginia leads the nation in third-down defense, forcing fourth down 73.4 percent of the time. The Cavaliers are 10-point home dogs against Georgia Tech.

- The Under is 6-0 in Navy's last six home games. The Middies host Pitt with a total of 52.

- The Ohio Bobcats have won six of the last seven meetings with Miami (Ohio) and are 5-2 ATS over that stretch. The Bobcats are 25-point home faves Saturday.

- Something goes awry with Toledo coming off a bye week. The Rockets are 0-7 ATS in their previous seven games following a bye. They are 4-point road dogs at Bowling Green Saturday.

- The SMU Mustangs are 14-point faves with Temple in town Saturday. The Mustangs are 0-1 ATS as favorites thus far this year.

- Northern Illinois RB Jordan Lynch leads all active FBS players with 17 100-yard rushing games.

- The dog is 5-0-1 in the last six meetings between Buffalo and Kent State.

- The favorite is 8-1 ATS in the last nine meetings between Illinois and Michigan State. The Spartans are 9.5-point road faves Saturday.

- Tulsa is 8-0 SU and ATS in the last eight meetings with Tulane. The Golden Hurricane are 3-point road faves this time around.

- Since outscoring its opponents 159-41 during its 4-0 start, Maryland has been outscored 123-37 while going 1-2 over its last three contests. The Clemson Tigers are 16.5-point road faves at Maryland Saturday.

- If the Florida State Seminoles defeat the North Carolina State Wolfpack, it will be the 'Noles first 7-0 start since winning the national title in 1999. The 'Noles are 32-point home faves.

- Oklahoma has allowed only two teams to go over 200 yards passing, led by Tulsa’s 226-yard effort on Sept. 14. The Sooners host Texas Tech, which is averaging 416.4 passing yards.

- The Virginia Tech Hokies lead the all-time series with the Duke Blue Devils 13-7, but have won 12 straight. The Hokies are 13.5-point faves Saturday.

- The Tennessee Volunteers have lost nine consecutive SEC road contests. The Volunteers are at Alabama as 28-point dogs Saturday.

- The top Covers consensus pick on totals is the Under 58.5 in the Boston College at North Carolina matchup (65 percent).

- The Over is 8-1 in the previous nine meetings between Rice and UTEP. Saturday's total is currently 59.

- Special teams will be a factor between West Virginia and Kansas State. The Mountaineers rank third nationally in net punting. Kansas State ranks first in the country with an average of 24.7 yards per punt return.

- The Troy Trojans still lead the nation with a 7-0-0 O/U record. Troy is at Western Kentucky with a total of 62.

- The road team is 6-1 ATS in the last seven meetings between Notre Dame and Air Force. The Irish are 19.5-point road faves.

- The Under is 4-0 in UTSA's last four conference games. The Roadrunners host UAB with a total of 59.5 Saturday.

- The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games overall. They are 5.5-point road faves at Florida International.

- The Nevada Wolf Pack are the top Covers consensus pick this week at 73 percent. The Pack are 6.5-point home faves over UNLV.

- Oregon is 4-0 SU and 2-2 ATS in the last four meetings with UCLA at Autzen Stadium. The Ducks are 23.5-point home faves Saturday.

- The Under is 7-3 ATS in Southern Mississippi's last 10 home games. The Golden Eagles are 11.5-point home dogs against North Texas.

- The South Alabama Jaguars are on hot streak against the spread. They are 5-0 ATS in their last five games overall and are 2-point road faves at Texas State.

- Baylor has scored 70 or more points four times this season - it accomplished that feat three times in its first 111 years of football.

- The Over is 5-1-1 in San Jose State's last seven conference games. The Spartans host Wyoming with a total of 71.5.

- Missouri has forced a turnover in 37 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the FBS. The Tigers' 14 interceptions are tied for the most in the nation.

- It's homecoming at Ole Miss Saturday. The Rebels have won 14 of their last 16 homecoming games and are 41-point faves against Idaho Saturday evening.

- Auburn is a big 23.5-point home fave with Florida Atlantic in town, but the Owls are 11-0 ATS in their last 11 road games.

- The Texas Longhorns are 20-5 after a bye week under head coach Mack Brown. Texas is a 2.5-point road dog at TCU after its most recent bye week.

- The Over is 10-1 in Penn State's last 11 Big 10 matchups. Saturday's total is 55 as the Nittany Lions travel to Ohio State.

- Arizona’s 56-31 victory last season was just its second in 15 games with the Colorado Buffaloes. The Wildcats are 13-point road faves Saturday evening.

- The San Diego State Aztecs have won their last four home games against Fresno State but are 1-3 ATS in that stretch. The Aztecs are 7.5-point road faves.

- The Under is 5-1 in the last six meetings between Stanford and Oregon State at Reser Stadium. Saturday's total is currently 56 this time around.

- The Cal Golden Bears are the only FBS team to not cover a spread this season. The Bears are 0-7 ATS and are 27.5-point road dogs at Washington.

- The home team is 4-0 ATS in the previous four meetings between Hawaii and Colorado State. Hawaii is a 2.5-point road dog Saturday and are 2-1 ATS in its home games this season.

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Posted by SPark1
8 months ago

there are some irrelevant tidbits in this, just saying.
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Posted by SPark1
8 months ago

"there are some irrelevant tidbits in this, just saying."