Essential betting tidbits for Week 11 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.

- Vanderbilt has scored at least 24 points in 14 straight games, a school record. Vandy plays Florida Saturday with a total of 42.

- TCU has won 16 of its last 20 conference road games, but is 0-3 (1-2 ATS) this season. The Horned Frogs are 7.5-point road faves at Iowa State Saturday.

- Mizzou ranks second in the SEC with 237.2 yards per game on the ground. The Kentucky Wildcats rank 99th in the land, allowing 204.6 rushing yards per game. Missouri is a 13.5-point road fave Saturday.

- The Minnesota Golden Gophers have covered three-straight games as dogs of a touchdown or greater. The Gophers are 2.5-point faves Saturday.

- Red-hot Florida State can clinch a second straight ACC Atlantic Division title and a third berth in the conference championship the last four seasons with a win over Wake Forest.

- The Southern Methodist Mustangs have allowed 294 points, more than double the 144 surrendered by the Cincinnati Bearcats.

- Iowa’s four losses have been to teams with a combined 32-3 record (Northern Illinois (9-0), Michigan State (8-1), Ohio State (9-0) Wisconsin (6-2). Hawkeyes are 14.5-point faves at 1-7 Purdue.

- Tennessee ranks last in the SEC in rushing defense, allowing 201.7 yards per contest and 5.1 yards per attempt.

- The Texas Tech Red Raiders are the top Covers consensus home pick at 74.89 percent. The Raiders are 2.5-point home faves against Kansas State.

- Arkansas RB Alex Collins leads all NCAA freshmen with 889 total rushing yards, and his average of 98.8 rushing yards a game is fourth in the SEC and 26th in the nation.

- Bryn Renner, the most accurate quarterback in North Carolina history, suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in the Tar Heels’ 27-19 win over North Carolina State last weekend. Redshirt sophomore Marquise Williams, who started against Virginia Tech earlier this year, will take full-time command under center for North Carolina. The Heels are 13-point home faves against Virginia Saturday.

- The Under is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings between Western Michigan and Eastern Michigan. Saturday's total is currently 59.

- California’s top defensive player is ailing – LB Khairi Fortt, a Butkus Award semifinalist with a team-best 64 tackles, is batting a biceps injury. Cal is a 16.5-point home dog with USC in town.

- Maryland had last week off to regroup following back-to-back losses to Wake Forest and Clemson. The Terps are 0-6 ATS in their last six games following a bye week.

- Michigan has won 19 straight home games - the longest active streak among BCS conference teams. The Wolverines are 6.5-point home faves versus Nebraska Saturday.

- The Wisconsin Badgers have not lost a nonconference home game since Sept. 13, 2003, a streak of 28 straight wins. The Badgers are 8-point home faves with BYU visiting.

- The New Mexico State Aggies have lost three previous games against BCS Conference teams by an average of 39.3 points. They are 24.5-point home dogs versus Boston College.

- Illinois and Indiana rank 10th and 12th in the conference, respectively, in points allowed. Saturday's total is currently 78.

- The Arizona State Sun Devils have beaten the Utah Utes in each of the last two seasons, covering the spread both times.

- The Kansas Jayhawks haven't score more than 20 points in the last seven games. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have scored more  than 20 points in 47 straight games.

- The favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last six meetings between FIU and Middle Tennessee.

- The NC State Wolfpack has scored less than 20 points in 5 of the last 6 games. Saturday's total versus Duke is set at 57.

- In the past four seasons, the favorite is 4-0 ATS in meetings between Arkansas State and UL Monroe. The Warhawks are 3.5-point faves.

- The under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings between Virginia Tech and Miami. Saturday's total is 44.

- The Texans Longhorns have scored at least 31 points in the last five games. The under is 4-1 in that span.

- The over is 4-0 in the last four meetings between Houston and Central Florida. Saturday's total is 64.

- The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are winless this season and 1-7 ATS during the campaign. They are 16.5-point road dogs at Louisiana Tech Saturday.

- LSU QB Zach Mettenberger is eight yards shy of becoming the first player in LSU history to throw for 2,500 or more in back-to-back seasons. LSU is a 13-point road dog at 'Bama Saturday.

- The last six regular season meetings between LSU and Alabama have each been decided by less than 10 points, with an average margin of victory of just 5.3.

- The Aggies and Rebels average a combined 66.2 points per game and Saturday's total is set at 55.5.

- The Notre Dame Fighting Irish defense allows 23 points per game. Pittsburgh has been under the total the last 5 weeks. Saturday's total is currently 51.

- In the last seven games coming off a bye week, the Washington Huskies are 6-1 ATS. Saturday's line is currently Huskies -28.

- The favorite is 6-0 ATS in the last six meetings between UCAL and Arizona. UCLA won 66-10 at home last season.

- Fresno State is ranked No. 8 in scoring offense, but are only 4-4 O/U this season. Saturday's total at Wyoming is currently 79.

- In their last games nine after a straight up win, the San Jose State Spartans are 8-1 ATS. The Spartans are 6.5-point faves with San Diego State visiting.

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