College Football Week 5 Betting Odds, Picks & Previews: Your Ultimate Cheat Sheet

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The Week 5 slate won’t end up in a museum, but that doesn’t mean we, as gamblers, will love it any less.

What Saturday lacks in marquee matchups it makes up for in intriguing matchups from a betting standpoint. I mean, how can you not want to spend your Saturday night watching everybody’s Utah futures go up in smoke as the Utes try to stop another Air Raid?

Happy Week 5, everybody.

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Our Favorite Betting Strategies for Saturday

Staff Picks: The Five Bets We Love the Most
Our college football analysts detail their favorite bets for Saturday’s action, including a play on whether or not the Air Raid will give Utah fits again. Read more.

Collin Wilson’s Week 5 Betting Manifesto
Collin has a lot to say on The Battle for the Victory Cannon, Clemson’s 1H prowess and more in his Week 5 preview featuring his favorite plays for Saturday. Read more.

Kyle Miller: Which Under-the-Radar Games Have Value?
While the talking heads will be debating Ohio State-Nebraska or Mississippi State-Auburn, Kyle Miller is busy breaking down and finding value in the games that casual bettors may gloss over. Check it out here.

Stuckey’s Situational Guide
There are a trio of early games that made the grade to be included on Stuckey’s list of situational sweet spots. Find out which teams he’s backing here.

The Colleges Podcast Moneyline Parlay
Just like they do every week on The Action Network Podcast, Stuckey and Collin highlighted their favorite moneyline underdogs for this weekend’s People’s Parlay. See who they picked here.

Sharp Report
Professional money has come in on a slew of games, including Ohio State at Nebraska. Check out the Week 5 Sharp Report here.

Betting Guides

Ohio State at Nebraska Odds & Picks

  • Spread: Ohio State -17
  • Over/Under: 66.5

The Buckeyes have looked terrific through their first four games, but have they really been tested yet? Stuckey and Collin discuss which side of the 17-point spread is worth a look in our betting guide. Read more.

Washington State at Utah Odds & Picks

  • Spread: Utah -6
  • Over/Under: 56.5

Utah has struggled stopping the Air Raid and Washington State has struggled stopping anybody. Stuck and Collin break down Pac-12 After Dark.

Virginia at Notre Dame Odds & Picks

  • Spread: Notre Dame -11
  • Over/Under: 48.5

The Irish will look to pick themselves up after a close loss at Georgia in Week 4. Can they take care of Virginia in some sloppy conditions? Read our preview here.

Middle Tennessee State at Iowa Odds & Picks

  • Spread: Iowa -23.5
  • Over/Under: 52

The Hawkeyes have a trip to Michigan on deck, but first they need to stop Asher O’Hara and the Blue Raiders. Can Iowa cover this big number?

UNC at Clemson Odds & Picks

  • Spread: Clemson -27
  • Over/Under: 60

Will Clemson get out of the gates hot again in Week 5? Collin Wilson discusses two of college football’s most interesting trends in his betting guide. Read more.

Central Michigan at Western Michigan Odds & Picks

  • Spread: Western Michigan -16.5
  • Over/Under: 59.5

Western Michigan’s offense is rolling to start the year and ranks inside the top 10 in yards per play. Will the Broncos score enough to conquer a large spread against Central Michigan? Read more.

Stanford at Oregon State Odds & Picks

  • Spread: Oregon State +3
  • Over/Under: 56

Stanford is in all sorts of trouble early in the season. Are they on upset alert in Corvallis on Saturday night? Read Collin’s betting strategy here.

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