Predictem College Football Archives: 2015 College Bowls through 2016 Week 5

Week 5 College Football Game Previews and Picks ATS:

Florida Gators vs. Vanderbilt Commodores Pick (12:00PM EST) - 10/1
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Pick (12:00PM EST)
Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Pick (12:00PM EST)
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Syracuse Orange Pick (12:00PM EST)
North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Florida State Seminoles Pick (3:30PM EST)
Tennessee Volunteers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Pick (3:30PM EST)
Wisconsin Badgers vs. Michigan Wolverines Pick (3:30PM EST)
Texas A&M Aggies vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Pick (4:00PM EST)
Oklahoma Sooners vs. TCU Horned Frogs Pick (5:00PM EST)
Kentucky Wildcats vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Pick (7:00PM EST)
Memphis Tigers vs. Ole Miss Rebels Pick (7:00PM EST)
Missouri Tigers vs. LSU Tigers Pick (7:30PM EST)
Louisville Cardinals vs. Clemson Tigers Pick (8:00PM EST)

Week 5 Line Moves: Duke fell two points to -3; Boston College opened at -20 but has gone down to -17; Bowling Green hit the board at -6 and are now -2 at some shops; Akron has gone up two points to -7; NC State has hit -14 from a -9 opener; Tennessee has crossed the 3 to -4 moving 2 points; Ball State is now -4 a three point move up; Maryland went from -9 to -11; Air Force has dropped three points to -7; Utah is taking money moving to -1 from a -2 dog position; Southern Miss has gone up five points to -26; FIA is now -3 after opening at -5; South Florida has hit -7 a two point move; Mississippi has increased by three to -16; LSU has gone down to as low as -11 at some sportsbooks after hitting the board at -14; Michigan State is the public call but the line keeps drooping decreasing by three at some books to -5.

Week 5 Weather Report: Rain expected at Iowa, Colorado State and Hawaii. Chance of rain at Syracuse, Vanderbilt, East Carolina, Temple, Mass, Penn State, West Virginia, Pittsburgh and Indiana. Chance of a thunderstorm at Miami (OH), Bowling Green, Maryland, Michigan, Kent State, Ball State, FIU, Cincinnati and Central Michigan.

Friday Week 5 Game Preview

Toledo Rockets vs. BYU Cougars Pick (8:00PM EST) 9/30
Stanford Cardinal vs. Washington Huskies Pick (9:00PM EST) 9/30

Thursday Week 5 Game Preview

Connecticut Huskies vs. Houston Cougars Pick (8:00PM EST) -9/29
Kansas Jayhawks vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders Pick (8:30PM EST)


Week 4 College Football Game Previews and Picks ATS:

Georgia Bulldogs vs. Ole Miss Rebels Pick (12:00PM EST) - 9/24
Florida State Seminoles vs. South Florida Bulls Pick (12:00PM EST)
Wisconsin Badgers vs. Michigan State Spartans Pick (12:00PM EST)
Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Pick (12:00PM EST)
Duke Blue Devils vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Pick (3:30PM EST)
Florida Gators vs. Tennessee Volunteers Pick (3:30PM EST)
Penn State Nittany Lions vs.Michigan Wolverines Pick (3:30PM EST)
Colorado Buffaloes vs. Oregon Ducks Pick (5:30PM EST)
LSU Tigers vs. Auburn Tigers Pick (6:00PM EST)
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Baylor Bears Pick (7:30PM EST)
Washington Huskies vs. Arizona Wildcats Pick (7:30PM EST)
Stanford Cardinal vs. UCLA Bruins Pick (8:00PM EST)
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Texas A&M Aggies Pick (9:00PM EST)
California Golden Bears vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Pick (10:00PM EST)

Line Moves 9/24 9:20 AM ET: Michigan State has dropped to -3.5 from a -6 opener; Purdue has climbed 2.5 points to -5.5; Central Michigan has started to move downward to -3.5 against public money; VTech is on the move up two points to -13; UConn has dropped to -3 plus money after hitting the board at -6; Cincinnati has fallen three points to as low as -17 at some books; West Virginia has risen two points to -7 another against public play; Tennessee opened at -8 and are a consensus -5 now; LSU has crossed the 3 moving to -3.5; Troy has jumped 2.5 points to -20; Western Michigan has dropped to -7 from a -8 opener; Nebraska has crossed the 7 and were seeing some -8s on the board after a -6 opener; South Carolina was a small -2 favorite, but the favoritism has revered with Kentucky now the -2.5 fav; Louisville has increased four points to -28 with some -28.5s out there; Arizona State is taking some money moving to -4 from -2.5; Air Force has moved two points to -5 at some shops; Washington opened at -10 and is now -14.

Weather Report 9/24 8:18 AM ET: Most venues are clear with light winds. Light rain expected at Auburn. Chance of rain at Washington. Chance of a thunderstorm at Southern Miss, Florida Atlantic, Texas State, Florida International, Rice, Kansas State, Baylor and Texas A&M.

Friday Week 4 Game Previews:

TCU Horned Frogs vs. SMU Mustangs Pick (8:00PM EST) - 9/23
USC Trojans vs. Utah Utes Pick (9:00PM EST)

Thursday Week 4 Game Preview:

Clemson Tigers vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Pick (7:30PM EST) - 9/22


Week 3 College Football Game Previews and Picks ATS:

Georgia State Panthers vs.Wisconsin Badgers Pick (12:00PM EST) - 9/17
Florida State Seminoles vs. Louisville Cardinals Pick (12:00PM EST)
Miami Hurricanes vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers Pick (12:00PM EST)
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels Pick (3:30PM EST)
Michigan State Spartans vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Pick (3:30PM EST)
Colorado Buffaloes vs.Michigan Wolverines Pick (3:30PM EST)
Oregon Ducks vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Pick (3:30PM EST)
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. LSU Tigers Pick (7:00PM EST)
Texas A&M Aggies vs. Auburn Tigers Pick (7:00PM EST)
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Oklahoma Sooners Pick (7:30PM EST)
Baylor Bears vs. Rice Owls Pick (8:00PM EST)
USC Trojans vs. Stanford Cardinal Pick (8:00PM EST)
UCLA Bruins vs. BYU Cougars Pick (10:15PM EST)
Texas Longhorns vs. Cal Golden Bears Pick (10:30PM EST)

Line Moves 9/17 10:02 AM ET: South Carolina has gone from -5.5 to -3; Maryland opened has moved to 10/10.5 from a -9.5 opener; The TCU line continues to go up currently at 24.5; Vanderbilt is taking some money with the books moving off of a +7 to +6.5; Army has fallen 2.5 points to -3.5; Boston College got some early money and are +6 against V Tech; Kansas State has shot up 5 points to -24.5; Big total movement on the USF/Syr game that has seen the line go from 66 to as high as 75 at some shops; Western Kentucky has moved two points to -17; Kentucky has moved to -22.5 after opening at 18.5; The UCLA line continues to move hitting -3.5 from its -1.5 opener; Navy has fallen from -7.5 to -5; Stanford is now a consensus -7.5 a move of 1.5 points; Texas has moved to -7 after opening at -5.5.

Weather Report 9/17 11:09 AM ET: Slight chance of a thunderstorm (less than 50%) at Penn State, TCU, Miami (OH), Kentucky, Central Florida, Louisiana-Lafayette, Texas Tech and Notre Dame. Chance of a thunder storm (over 50%) at Louisville, Toledo, Michigan, Ball State, Kent State and Illinois. Rain at Washington. Windy (over 15MPH) expected at Washington State, Washington and Wyoming.

Friday Week 3 Game Preview:

Arizona Sun Devils vs. Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Pick (9:30PM EST) - 9/16

Thursday Week 3 Game Preview:

Houston Cougars vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Pick (7:30PM EST) - 9/15


Week 2 College Football Game Previews and Picks ATS:

UCF Knights vs.Michigan Wolverines Pick (12:00PM EST) - 9/10
Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Pick (12:00PM EST)
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Pick (3:30PM EST)
Kentucky Wildcats vs. Florida Gators Pick (3:30PM EST)
Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Pick (3:30PM EST)
Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Pick (3:30PM EST)
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. TCU Horned Frogs Pick (7:00PM EST)
South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Pick (7:00PM EST)
Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Auburn Tigers Pick (7:30PM EST)
BYU Cougars vs. Utah Utes Pick (7:30PM EST)
Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs. LSU Tigers Pick (7:30PM EST)
Iowa State Cyclones vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Pick (7:30PM EST)
Virginia Tech Hokiesvs. Tennessee Volunteers Pick (8:00PM EST)
Washington State Cougars vs. Boise State Broncos Pick (10:15PM EST)
Virginia Cavaliers vs. Oregon Ducks Pick (10:30PM EST)

Friday Game Preview and Prediction
Louisville Cardinals vs. Syracuse Orange Pick (8:00PM EST) - 9/9

Line Moves: Boston College has gone down a point to -16.5. Ohio hit the board as a two point favorite and has now -2 versus Kansas. Michigan has climbed over five TDs to -35.5 for a one point move. Pittsburgh was as high as -6.5 and has now dropped all the way down to -3 at some betting shops. Wisconsin has dropped from -25. To -23 as some bettors are looking for a letdown after their big victory over LSU. South Florida continues to take money going up four points to -15. Auburn is a real public pick getting 76% of the action and moving up 3 or more points to as high as -20.5. Likewise, for Air Force who has hit -21.5. Vanderbilt has gone the other way dropping to as low as -3 from a -6.5 opener. Mississippi State is taking a lot of money hitting the board at -6.5 and moving to -9 at some sportsbooks. A big move on the Arizona State game with the Sun Devils plummeting three points to -1.

Weather Report: Thunderstorm or chance of a thunderstorm at Massachusetts, Purdue, Houston, Texas A&M, Army, Bowling Green, Florida, Miami (OH), Notre Dame, Baylor, Indiana, Vanderbilt, South Florida, Mississippi State, and Texas.


Week 1 College Football Game Previews and Picks ATS:

Ole Miss Rebels vs. Florida State Seminoles Pick (8:00PM EST) - 9/5
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Texas Longhorns Pick (7:30PM EST) - 9/4
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Boston College Eagles Pick (7:30AM EST) - 9/3
Hawaii Rainbow Warriors vs. Michigan Wolverines Pick (12:00pm EST)
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Houston Cougars Pick (12:00pm EST)
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Washington Huskies Pick (2:00pm EST)
UCLA Bruins vs. Texas A&M Aggies Pick (3:30pm EST)
LSU Tigers vs. Wisconsin Badgers Pick (3:30PM EST)(@ Lambeau)
North Carolina Tarheels vs. Georgia Bulldogs Pick (5:30PM EST)
USC Trojans vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Pick ATS (8:00PM EST)
Clemson Tigers vs. Auburn Tigers Pick ATS (9:00PM EST)
Arizona Wildcats vs. BYU Cougars Pick (10:30PM EST)
Kansas State Wildcats vs. Stanford Cardinal Pick (9:00PM EST) - 9/2
Oregon State Beavers vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Pick (9:00PM EST) - 9/1
California Golden Bears vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Pick (10:00PM EST) - 8/26

Week 1 Line Moves: Oklahoma has made a small move to -12 from a -10 opener. money has come in on Hawaii dropping the line three points to +38. Northwestern opened at -6 and have dropped to -4 at some sportsbooks. Navy hit the board at -24 and are as low as -20 at some betting shops now. Virginia Tech opened as a five TD favorite and we are now seeing some -32s on the board. Penn State is getting all the money pushing the line up two points to -23. The line on the Arkansas game has gone down to -24 from the opening line of Ark -26. The Georgia game has moved only one point, but it was a big move from -2.5 to -3.5. Duke has fallen three points to -34. Alabama is climbing from a -10 opener to as high as -13 at some outs. Northern Illinois has fallen off of -10 to -8.5. The Florida State line is on the move with the Seminoles seen as high as -5.5.

Weather Report: Chance of a thunderstorm at Texas, New Mexico, Air Force, Texas A&, Florida, Nebraska, UTEP and Wyoming; Rain or chance of rain at Navy, Washington, Duke, East Carolina.

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CFB Playoff National Championship Game:
Alabama Crimson Tide vs Clemson Tigers Pick (8:30PM EST) - 1/11

2015-2016 NCAA Bowls

Gildan New Mexico Bowl:
New Mexico Lobos vs. Arizona Wildcats Pick (2:00PM EST) - 12/19

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl:
BYU Cougars vs. Utah Utes Pick (3:30PM EST) - 12/19

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl:
Ohio Bobcats vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers Pick (5:30PM EST) - 12/19

Auto Nation Cure Bowl:
San Jose State Spartans vs. Georgia State Panthers Pick (7:00PM EST) - 12/19

New Orleans Bowl:
Arkansas State Red Raiders vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Pick (9:00PM EST) - 12/19

Weather Notes
12/18 7:10 PM EST: Weather should not be a factor at all FBS games on Saturday Dec/19.

Miami Beach Bowl:
South Florida Bulls vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Pick (2:30PM EST) - 12/21

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl:
Akron Zips vs. Utah State Aggies Pick (3:30PM EST) - 12/22

Marmot Boca Raton Bowl:
Toledo Rockets vs. Temple Owls Pick (7:00PM EST) - 12/22

San Diego Country Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl:
Boise State Broncos vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Pick (4:30PM EST) - 12/23

GoDaddy Bowl:
Bowling Green Falcons vs. Georgia Southern Eagles Pick (8:00PM EST) - 12/23

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl:
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs. Western Michigan Broncos Pick (12:00PM EST) - 12/24

Hawaii Bowl:
Cincinnati Bearcats vs. San Diego State Aztecs Pick (8:00PM EST) - 12/24

St. Petersburg Bowl:
Connecticut Huskies vs. Marshall Thundering Herd Pick (11:00AM EST) - 12/26

Hyundai Sun Bowl:
Miami Hurricanes vs. Washington State Cougars Pick (2:00PM EST) - 12/26

Line Moves: Washington State has dropped to -2 from a -4 opener. Weather: light rain with winds gusty to 14 MPH.

Zaxbys Heart of Dallas Bowl:
Southern Mississippi vs. Washington Huskies Pick (2:20PM EST) - 12/26

Line Moves: Total has fallen 4 points to 52. Weather: Chance of a thunderstorm winds gusting up to 20 MPH.