Saturday’s Lead: The Picks To Make Your Saturday

Sep 29, 2018 8:00 AM EDT

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Expert Picks For Week 5

Collin likes San Jose State. Barkley likes South Alabama. Ewing likes Old Dominion. Since you (and this is meant as a compliment, you have a life) couldn’t name one player on those three teams, it’s probably in the best interest of your Week 5 betting portfolio to check out their reasoning. If you’re looking for something a little more traditional, Petrella loves Notre Dame (-5.5) against Stanford…

Sharps Love The Irish, Too
The team with a belligerent leprechaun as its mascot opened at -3, but a handful of big bets pushed the line all the way to -6 before settling in the -5.5 range…

Wilson’s Niner
You probably read the first sentence of this newsletter and used your entire bankroll on San Jose State +10, but in case you didn’t, here are Collin’s nine favorite wagers for today’s slate…


Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports, Pictured; Alabama Crimson Tide running back Damien Harris (34)

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Betting Cheat Sheeeeeeeeeeeet

Will Alabama — 48.5-point favorites over Louisiana Lafayette — finally show some pity and allow an opponent to cover? Does Penn State have what it takes to beat Suburban Meyer in Happy Valley? Our cheat sheet covers today’s biggest games and consolidates all of our expert picks. Studies have proven merely opening the page makes you a smarter, cooler, better-looking person…

Full Sharp Report
The sharps aren’t only focused on Notre-Dame Stanford. They’re eyeing these four games, as well

Live Dogs
Looking to spice up your Saturday? Our experts have compiled their favorite underdogs to bet on the moneyline, and all are north of 2-1…


TOP EXPERT PICKS

Ken Barkley

Tennessee +31 at Georgia. Locky thinks the Bulldogs are giving too many points against the Vols…

See All of Ken’s Picks

BlackJack Fletcher

Penn State +3.5 vs. Ohio State. BlackJack trusts James Franklin to keep it close against the Buckeyes…

See All of BlackJack’s Picks

Collin Wilson

Army +7 at Buffalo. Wilson thinks the Black Knights will continue marching in Upstate New York…

See All of Collin’s Picks


THE TOP 5

Ohio State-Penn State. Is the public too high on the Nittany Lions?

Stanford-Notre Dame. Don’t count on the Cardinal keeping this up.

West Virginia-Texas Tech. Can you trust WVU’s unknowns on the road?

Mississippi State-Florida. Why familiarity should help both of these defenses.

UL-Lafayette-Alabama. Will Saban call off the dogs as big favorites?

Credit:

Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Stanford Cardinal running back Bryce Love (20) runs with the ball past Notre Dame Fighting Irish cornerback Julian Love (27) during the fourth quarter at Stanford Stadium.

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