College Football Comp Play via Paul Stone

TCU +8 over Oklahoma - Take away Oklahoma’s season-opening blasting of Florida Atlantic and the Sooners’ power rating puts them on the fringe of college football’s Top 15. The Sooners clearly have major issues on defense, firing long-time defensive coordinator Mike Stoops following their 48-45 loss to Texas two weeks ago. Former East … [Read more...]

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Kansas State +7 over Oklahoma State - Mike Gundy-coached teams typically overachieve and exceed the public’s expectations, but 2018 has clearly not been his grandest production. Oklahoma State is 4-2 on the season and has uncharacteristically dropped two straight conference games at home, losing to Texas Tech (41-17) and Iowa State … [Read more...]

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Rutgers-Ohio State Under 62 - In four meetings against national power Ohio State since joining the Big 10, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights have scored a grand total of 24 points versus the Buckeyes. The last two games have resulted in shut outs: Ohio State blanked Rutgers, 56-0, last season after winning by a 58-0 margin in 2016. Sure, Ohio … [Read more...]

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Boise State -7 over Fresno State  From 1-11 last season to 8-3 this year, Fresno State’s turnaround under first-year head coach Jeff Tedford has been one of the top ‘under-the-radar’ stories of 2017. Defense has been the primary reason for Fresno’s seismic shift as the Bulldogs are allowing just 17.3 points per game to rank 12th … [Read more...]

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Boston College +3 over NC State - The Boston College Eagles enter Saturday’s home contest against the North Carolina State Wolfpack on a three-game winning streak, with all coming as a betting underdog. In fact, Boston College, which is coming off a bye, outperformed the line in those three wins (Louisville, Virginia and Florida State) by a … [Read more...]

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West Virginia +7.5 over Oklahoma State - Two-loss West Virginia (5-2) welcomes 11th-ranked Oklahoma State (6-1) to Morgantown, W.V. Saturday in yet another game which could ultimately play a role in shaping college football's version of the Final Four. Both of West Virginia's losses were by a 31-24 margin - first to Virginia Tech, currently … [Read more...]

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West Virginia -3.5 over Texas Tech Led by Florida transfer Will Grier at quarterback, the West Virginia Mountaneers might appear to be nothing more than run-of-the-mill middle feeders with a 3-2 record through five games. A closer examination, however, reveals that Dana Holgorsen’s Mountaineers could easily be 5-0 or 4-1. West Virginia … [Read more...]

College Football Free Pick by Paul Stone

South Carolina v North Carolina State Under 53  The South Carolina Gamecocks and true sophomore quarterback Jake Bentley received their share of off-season publicity as many 'experts' forecast marked improvement for the program in Year Two of Will Muschamp's tenure. While the Gamecocks may flirt with a .500 record and qualify for a bowl for a … [Read more...]

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TEXAS TECH +1 over West Virginia - With the calendar hitting mid-October and many schools already halfway through their regular season schedule, West Virginia will be in unfamiliar territory Saturday on the South plains of Texas. For the first time in the 2016 season, the Mountaineers will be competing on an opponent's home field when they … [Read more...]

College Football Free Pick of the Week by Paul Stone

Texas El Paso +30.5 over Texas  On an opening weekend filled with nail-biting finishes and Top 10 upsets, Texas' 50-47 victory over fellow college football blueblood Notre Dame in double overtime was perhaps the pinnacle. Absent from the preseason rankings, the Longhorns catapulted all the way to No. 11 in the Associated Press' poll this week … [Read more...]