Week 1: 1-0 +$200
Irma took away a few I liked.. waiting on more points for Nevada and MTSU. A few totals on the radar also. Treating Week 2 as Week 1 The Sequel... still lots of questions out there. Bad teams will improve. Teams that looked great last week aren't really that good. No need to bet too many games this week.
SMU -13.5 $200 Who'da thunk it? SMU was one of my favorite fades for a few years and now here they are, laying 2 TD's and I'm playing them. Neither SMU or North Texas had problems dispatching FCS opponents in Week 1 and nearly had the same score (59-14, 58-14). Going on talent and potential here with the Mustangs who spread the ball around with 6 players getting at least 6 rush attempts and 7 players catching passes. Focus on TOP, as North Texas held the ball for 39 minutes. SMU has won the last 2 meetings by 18 and 13. This is a case of me getting on a promising ATS team early, rather than being a few weeks late to the party (see Old Dominion last year)
Utah -3 $200 Holy War in Provo and the Cougars may need some divine intervention to get their sputtering offense moving. Only averaging 24 minutes of possession through 2 games, the Cougars did not pass midfield against LSU. Cougars sit at 6-23 in 3rd down conversions through 2 games. Utes defense will not be kind to a struggling offense... BYU is also beating itself with 6 penalties/game. Utah should be able to take advantage of BYU defense that allowed 296 on the ground to LSU. The last 2 years of this rivalry have been decided by 1 and 7 points, I think this one could get out of hand. BYU does have their backs against the wall here and I expect them to be improved but exactly how much is the question.