Thursday, December 2
ARIZONA (-5.5) by 8.42 over Arizona State - Arizona has dropped three in-a-row, but Arizona State hasn't defeated a bowl subdivision team with a winning record all year. ASU will start sophomore QB Brock Osweiler who threw for 380 yards, 4 TD's and 0 INT's when he replaced Steven Threet after he suffered a concussion in last week's 55-34 home win over UCLA. The computer is 7-3 ATS with the Wildcats but just 2-7 with the Sun Devils who are not, and can not become, bowl eligible.
Arizona State won 30-29 in 2 OT's. The computer lost SU, lost ATS.
Friday, December 3
Northern Illinois (-14.5) by 17.42 over Miami - The RedHawks are a much better team than the computer assessed them to be in the preseason when they were projected to go 3-9 but the Huskies hold No. 1 MAC rankings in total offense, rushing offense and scoring offense. Three of the last four MAC title games have been decided by 18 or more points.
Miami won 26-21. The computer lost SU, lost ATS.
Saturday, December 4
Virginia Tech (-4) by 6.43 over Florida State - Virginia Tech has already secured a seventh consecutive 10-win season. The Hokies started 0-2, but enter the ACC Championship game in Charlotte on a 10-game winning streak. The computer is 11-1 SU, 8-3 ATS with Virginia Tech. It is 7-5 SU, 6-5 ATS with the Seminoles.
Virginia Tech won 44-33. The computer won SU, won ATS.
Oklahoma (-5) by 5.16 over Nebraska - The computer is a combined 19-5 SU, 15-8 ATS with these teams in 2010. This Big 12 Championship game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington should be a classic, but the Sooners win it for the remaining members of the Big 12. Nebraska will be playing football in the Big Ten next year.
Oklahoma won 23-20. The computer won SU, lost ATS.
Nevada (-14) by 15.23 over LOUISIANA TECH - The Wolf Pack's No. 1 offense (WAC) goes against the Bulldogs' No. 8 defense. And La. Tech's No. 4 offense faces Nevada's No. 4 defense.
Nevada won 35-17. The computer won SU, won ATS.