Saturday’s Lead: Picking Today’s Biggest CFB Games

Oct 06, 2018 12:47 PM EDT

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NCAAF

Collin Wilson’s 9 Favorite CFB Picks

The theme for Collin’s favorite bets this week? Underdogs covering. Arkansas, undefeated Kentucky, and Pittsburgh are a few of the big names on C-Wil’s list…

Week 6 Cheat Sheet
If you like everything condensed onto one page, i.e. the modern content consumer who gets all of their betting and fantasy news in one uproarious morning email (pats self on the back), we have a cheat sheet curated just for you

Sharp Report & Staff Picks
Every week, we do two things: Scour the betting market to find the games getting the most sharp action (hello, LSU-Florida) and ask all of our writers who watch way too much college football to pick their favorite bet on the board

Oklahoma-Texas
Four consecutive wins after an opening week dud against Maryland have elevated the Longhorns into the AP Top 25 (No. 19), but are they ready for Kyler Murray and the explosive Sooners? Our staff breaks down angles for one of the most intriguing games on this week’s slate…


Noah K. Murray, USA Today Sports. Pictured: Conor McGregor

MMA

McGregor vs. Khabib Mega Preview

It’s the biggest fight in UFC history, and let’s be honest, by the time 11:30 p.m. ET rolls around, you’re gonna be looking to bet it. Ian Hartitz tackles the fight’s biggest questions and says where he’s putting his hard-earned money…


TOP EXPERT PICKS

Collin Wilson

Utah +5 at Stanford. The Cardinal got exposed last week against Notre Dame, and Collin thinks the Utes are getting too many points here.

See All of Collin’s Picks

BlackJack Fletcher

Oklahoma -7 vs. Texas. BlackJack sees the Sooners offense being too explosive for the Longhorns.

See All of BlackJack’s Picks


Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Ian Book

NCAAF

Three Big Games

Notre Dame-Virginia Tech
Each team’s quarterback only has a few games under his belt, which makes Notre Dame-Virginia Tech a tricky one to bet. That being said, considering the line started with the Irish at -2.5 and has since ballooned to -7 at most books, you better believe there’s some Dublin money behind Brian Kelly’s boys…

Auburn-Mississippi State
Our experts all seem to agree on a side in this matchup of SEC bruisers…

Kentucky-Texas A&M
It’s weird seeing Kentucky at 5-0, but it appears the Wildcats’ commitment to coach Mark Stoops is finally paying dividends this season. Still, despite their No. 13 ranking in the latest AP Poll (which we all know means diddly-squat), the Cats are sizable underdogs against the Aggies. Here’s what our experts have to say about the matchup of new vs. old

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Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Pictured: Oklahoma Sooners defensive end Ronnie Perkins and teammates

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