Then, the Tigers had a message to send. It could be interesting. LSU cornerback Derrick Stingly missed the Tigers’ loss to Mississippi State after he was forced to go to the hospital last week. North Carolina hasn’t played a game in three weeks after a shaky start against Syracuse. The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Despite adding Big Ten and Pac 12 teams to the Top 25, the Knights are still right on the cusp of the Top 10. The Bulls had two weeks to prepare after a 52-0 loss to Notre Dame, and they are up against a Bearcats team looking to make a run to the New Year's Day Six. Everything is coming up Bulldogs. The Cowboys pulled out a last-minute cover ATS in a 27-13 victory against West Virginia last week. College football expert picks, predictions for Week 5, highlighted by Texas A&M at Alabama, Auburn at Georgia, and Oklahoma at Iowa State. }); A pair of one-loss Big 12 teams will go at it in Ames. 7 Auburn Tigers over the No. They both have losses as heavy favorites that knock them out of contention for lofty dreams of the College Football Playoff. The line jumped up 1.5 points from its original setting. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $4,000 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. Week 7 of the 2020 college football season could be a mostly uneventful one. }); The AAC has plenty of excellent teams, and it’s time we start to appreciate the fine program SMU has had of late. There’s no stopping them for the Jayhawks, and this line gets covered before halftime. Fortunately, the Cowboys have an improved defense. The Florida Gators went off after a slow start against Ole Miss. We bring sports news that matters to your inbox, to help you stay informed and get a winning edge. $(document).on('dfpMoreSlotAdded', function () { However, neither of those Power 5 conferences will have anything to do what happens on the college gridiron this weekend. Look for the Knights to clean up some of the mistakes they made in the second half against East Carolina. The Texas defense, however, performs better -- giving up fewer than 20 points, according to the model. This one is simple. I think with the game being in Dallas and the SMU Mustangs getting off to a great start that it might be enough for them to knock off the No. If there’s no other choice, injuries to LA Tech’s quarterback, running back, and multiple defensive pieces lead to a BYU cover. All College Football news from FanSided Daily. Florida has a legitimate Heisman candidate in Kyle Trask, and it's easy to picture the Gators rolling against the Gamecocks in The Swamp. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. Returning starting quarterback Charlie Brewer didn't have to do much in the victory, completing 15-of-23 passes for 142 yards and a touchdown as the Baylor rushing attack combined for 203 yards and three touchdowns. Now, USF faces another tough test in Cincinnati. UCF has weapons galore, and Tulsa’s defense is going to struggle to stop them. Keep in mind Texas needed overtime to beat the Big 12 bottom-feeder Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock last week. Will this be the year UCF actually competes for a spot in the College Football Playoff? He’s the biggest weapon possibly in college football, and he’s ready to start his SEC takeover. * @see sites/all/modules/athlon/amg_consent_management/assets/config/config.json Pick: Texas wins 38-28 but FAILS TO COVER the spread. Pick: Clemson wins 49-14 and COVERS the spread. by HERO Sports. We like the Vols to win the home opener this time, but it's a tough pick. Meanwhile, No. As always, our point spreads are courtesy of BetOnline.Ag. TCU, meanwhile, fell at home against Iowa State. Oklahoma was the Big 12’s only hope, but now they have one notch in the loss column in their first conference game, sitting at the same place as Kansas in the conference standings. It will force the Wolfpack into a fairly predictable offense, which will then lead to turnovers. 4 Georgia Bulldogs. These teams have a lot to prove, which is a major reason to take almost two touchdowns worth of points. Pick: Cincinnati wins 38-16 and COVERS the spread. The past four meetings have been decided by 10 points or fewer. 7:49 am ET, SEC Super Preview: Alabama Dominant When Playing At Home, see the latest college football predictions from SportsLine's proven model, You can only get every pick for every game at SportsLine, visit SportsLine to see which teams win and cover the spread, all from a proven computer model that has returned over $4,000 in profit over the past four-plus seasons, WATCH: Five-star DB commits on CBS Sports HQ, Coaches Poll: Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana jump, Bama's Waddle out for season with broken ankle, Rutgers ends 21-game Big Ten losing streak, WATCH: Coastal Carolina celebrates WWE-style in locker room. 12 North Carolina Tar Heels. ESPN College GameDay Predictions for Each Week of the 2020 College Football Season. Pick: LSU wins 38-10 and COVERS the spread. This one won't be as close. South Carolina visits Florida, TCU makes the trek to Austin to play Texas, West Virginia hosts Baylor and Tennessee takes on Missouri. TCU at Texas (-13)South Carolina at Florida (-18)Missouri at Tennessee (-10)Baylor at West Virginia (+3)NC State at Pittsburgh (-13.5)North Carolina at Boston College (+11)Memphis at SMU (+1.5)Texas Tech at Kansas State (-3.5)Oklahoma State at Kansas (+21.5)Texas A&M at Alabama (-17.5)Virginia Tech at Duke (+10.5)Ole Miss at Kentucky (-6.5)Navy at Air Force (+5.5)Oklahoma at Iowa State (+7)Tulsa at UCF (-21)Auburn at Georgia (-6.5)LSU at Vanderbilt (+20)Arkansas at Mississippi State (-17)Virginia at Clemson (-28). Pick: UCF wins 43-28 but FAILS TO COVER the spread. That’s going to lift up a Tigers team that put themselves in a major hole in their title defense. The 2020 college football season has been an unusual one with the coronavirus pandemic undoing years of scheduling in a matter of months. The Tigers are back after dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak on the team, and they met the Mustangs in a rematch of last year's 54-48 shootout. }); College football's Week 5 slate for the 2020 season features 32 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks.