Saturday, November 17
CENTRAL MICHIGAN (-3) by 3.5 over Miami, Ohio- The only road win for the RedHawks this season came at Akron and that was only by a TD.
Central Michigan won 30-16. the computer won SU, won ATS.
Washington (-21) by 24.15 over COLORADO - Washington has added almost 8 points to its margin since the preseason and Colorado has lost all three of its previous PAC-12 home games by at least 28 points.
Washington won 38-3. The computer won SU, won ATS.
MARSHALL (-1) by 5.27 over Houston - Houston's only win away from its own stadium came vs. Rice in Reliant Stadium, though Marshall is only 2-3 at home. The trend simply points in the Herd's direction and a 1-point spread is less than home field advantage.
Marshall won 44-41. The computer won SU, won ATS.
PENN STATE (-14) by 17.30 over Indiana - The computer's forecasted margin has climbed almost 7 points since the preseason, even though teams have experienced greater success than anticipated. The stats are close on offense but the Nittany Lions have a decided advantage on defense as they allow 100 yards less per game and 14 fewer points per game than the Hoosiers.
Penn State won 45-22. The computer won SU, won ATS.
NOTRE DAME (-22) by 28.50 over Wake Forest - Notre Dame has jumped from a 20-point computer pick since the preseason when the Irish were forecasted to go 7-5 and Wake Forest was expected to go 3-9. The Irish already have 10 wins and Wake has 5, but the Demon Deacons are 1-4 on the road, including a 37-6 loss at N.C. State and a 52-0 loss at Florida State.
Notre Dame won 38-0. The computer won SU, won ATS.
CLEMSON (-17) by 19.35 over N.C. State - Clemson was 11.63-point pick in the preseason and has added nearly 8 points to that forecasted margin. The Tigers are 5-0 at home with each game won by at least 21 points, except for one 16-point outcome. The Wolfpack is just 2-3 on the road.
Clemson won 62-48. The computer won SU, lost ATS
Purdue (-4.5) by 6.11 over ILLINOIS - Illinois ranks 118th in total offense and 51st in defense. Purdue is 73rd in offense and 68th in defense. The Boilermakers have won 6 of the last 7 meetings.
Purdue won 20-17. The computer won SU, lost ATS.
Utsa (-4) by 7.36 over IDAHO - This one is a close call, but Idaho is just so bad. The Vandals opened the year by losing 20-3 at home to FCS member Eastern Washington. It's only win came at home vs. New Mexico State by 8 while Idaho beat the Aggies by 21 at Las Cruces.
UTSA won 34-27. The computer won SU, won ATS.
VANDERBILT (-2) by 6.84 over Tennessee - Tennessee is one of three SEC teams that has yet to win a conference game in 2012. The Commodores are already bowl eligible and could finish their conference slate with 5 wins for the first time since 1935.
Vanderbilt won 41-18. The computer won SU, won ATS.