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College Football Abbreviations

Ever taken a gander at the sports section and seen college football boxscores with all sorts of acronyms and abbreviations and wondered what the heck they all mean? Never fear, the Predictem abbreviation buster is here!

Listed below you'll find most everything that could ever show up in an NCAA football box score. We're sorry if we missed some!

+: Plus the points (underdog)
-: Minus the points (favorite)
-20: Punts inside the 20 yard line
AFC: American Football Conference
AST: Assisted tackles
ATS: Against the Spread
ATT: Attempts
AVG: Average
BLK: Punts or field goals blocked
C: Completion
CAR: Carries
DL: Defensive Lineman
F: Fumble or could be used for "final"
FFUM: Forced fumbles
FG: Field goal
FGA: Field goals attempted
FGM: Field goals made
FUM: Fumble
FUMR: Fumble recoveries
INT: Interceptions
INTTD: Interceptions returned for touchdowns
K: Kicker
KR: Kick Return or Kick Returner
LG: Long or longest
LOST: Lost fumbles
ML: Moneyline
NFC: National Football Conference
NO: Number
OL: Offensive Lineman
PCT: Percent
PD: Passes deflected
PR: Punt Return R: Rushes
RUSH: Rushing attempts
RB: Running Back
POSS: Time of possession
QB: Quarterback
QTR: Quarter
S: Safety
SACK: Sacks
SOLO: Solo tackes
SU: Straight Up
T: Tackles
Tack: Tackles
TB: Touchback
TD: Touchdown
TP: Total plays
TOT: Total
XPA: Extra points attempted
XP: Extra point
XPM: Extra points made
Y/A: Yards per attempt
YDS: Yards

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Editor's Picks - Each weekend our very own in-house All-American Editor makes his NCAA point spread predictions in an attempt to force fumbles, sack and intercept your bookie!

Expert College Football Picks - Free premium college foots plays against the spread from expert handicappers from around the web from week 1 through the National Championship.

Underdog of the Week Pick - We sort through it all and find out which University is getting "too many points" this week. If there was a Heisman Trophy for picking underdogs, we'd be a frontrunner. Expect a 57%+ winning percentage with these picks as we've got a keen ear for loud barking dogs.

Line Movement - NCAA football lines open early in the week and often times move up or down based on wagering activity, injuries to key players and weather. We decipher whether it's square or wiseguy action and predict the point spread winner based on value.

College Football Consensus Picks - We assess the public perception each week and let them pick the winners for us as we fade their selections which provides us with many trips into our bookies endzone.

Computer Picks - We enter them into the computer and the machine makes it's picks. This is a great guide especially when betting totals! These are available after the first few weeks of the season.

Trends - Despite what you have been told or read on tout sites, the trend ain't your friend. We however turn the tables and fade the almighty trend for what should be some great profits over time.

2017/2018 College Football Predictions - Bob gives his picks to win each major conference. At the end, he gives his prediction on who thinks will win the 2018 National Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8th.

2017 Heisman Trophy Predictions - USC QB Sam Darnold is a heavy pre-season favorite to win college football's most coveted award, but Jay isn't buying it. In fact, he's passing up the top (3) favored players in favor of a QB who he's confident will be NCAA football's best player in 2017.

2017-2018 College Football Championship Predictions - NCAA football experts have the Alabama Crimson Tide running away with the National Championship this season and who can blame them? Roll Tide is LOADED! It never happens that easy though. The USC Trojans (+825), Florida St. Seminoles (+850) and Ohio St. Buckckeyes (+875) all have a legit shot. Oddsmakers have Oklahoma (+1300) on the bubble and everybody looking from the outside in at 20/1 or higher. Jay gives his pick to win it all along with how his top 15 rankings for season's end. Get your bets in early before your favorite team's line drops!

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Heisman Trophy Betting Odds - USC QB Sam Darnold starts the season off as a heavy favorite at +350 odds. Sooners QB Baker Mayfield is second on the list at +700 but can he keep his nose clean? Louisville QB Lamar Jackson should dominate this season but will Louisville be taken seriously? Oregon Ducks RB Royce Freeman is worth a pop at 60/1 if he gets the carries. Bama WR Calvin Ridley brings experience and big-time playmaking ability and will be featured on National TV a bunch, giving him a legit darkhorse shot. But will they throw the ball enough with a QB who likes to run? Missing from this year's list of odds is a defensive player.

Odds to Win the 2017 College Football Championship - The Alabama Crimson Tide are heavy favorites to win the National Championship this year at 5/2 followed by Ohio St. at 13/5, USC at 7/1 and FSU at 17/2. Things drop off a bit with the Oklahoma Sooners coming in at 12/1, Auburn Tigers at 14/1 and Michigan Wolverines at 16/1. Check out your favorite school's odds here!

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