Tuesday, October 6
TROY (-3.5) by 5.95 over Middle Tennessee - The computer is 50-25 ATS with Troy over the last 8 seasons, topping all 120 teams. The Trojans have won 14 of their last 15 home games, and each of their last 7 home conference games by 10 points or more. Troy has outscored MTSU 76-24 in the last two meetings.
Troy won 31-7. The computer won SU, won ATS.
Saturday, October 10
Alabama (-4) by 5.87 over MISSISSIPPI - Alabama appears to be the class of the SEC. The Tide has won 17 consecutive regular season games, and 10 straight by 6 points or more. The last time they didn't win a game by more than 4 points was last year's 24-20 win over the Rebels. Alabama puts the conference's 2nd-ranked defense up against the 7th-ranked offense of Ole Miss.
Alabama won 22-3. The computer won SU, won ATS.
Arizona (-2.5) by 15.63 over WASHINGTON - Arizona leads the PAC-10 in rushing and the Huskies are next-to-last in stopping the run. Washington is 1st in passing offense, but the Wildcats are 5th in pass defense.
Washington won 36-33. The computer lost SU, lost ATS.
Fiu (-7) by 12.31 over WESTERN KENTUCKY - WKU has 1 win over an FBS program since beginning the transition to the FBS in 2007. The Hilltoppers own the nation's longest current losing streak at 12 straight, and have lost 17 consecutive games to FBS teams. FIU won last year's meeting 27-3.
FIU won 37-20. The computer won SU, won ATS.
SAN JOSE STATE (-1) by 10.93 over Idaho - The disparity between the line and the computer makes it simply too difficult to pass up. The Spartans aren't really even getting a homefield advantage from the oddsmakers, even though they have won 4 straight over the Vandals. The opening line of minus-1 for SJSU quickly jumped to between 3 and 4 points in favor of the Spartans.
Idaho won 29-25. The computer lost SU, lost ATS.
Michigan State (-4) by 6.74 over ILLINOIS - The computer is 3-1 ATS with MSU and 3-0 with Illinois. The Fightin' Illini have lost all 3 of their games against FBS tams by 28-30 points and have been outscored in those games 102-26.
Michigan State won 24-14. The computer won SU, won ATS.
IOWA (-7) by 13.28 over Michigan - The Hawkeyes seem to get up for the big games and this is their first crack at the Wolverines since 2006. Michigan has won 3 straight in the series.
Iowa won 30-28. The computer won SU, lost ATS.
West Virginia (-10.5) by 13.77 over SYRACUSE - West Virginia's 2nd-ranked offense (Big East) faces the league's worst defense.
West Virginia won 34-13. The computer won SU, won ATS.