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LIB @ NCST | 11/21 | 7:30 PM ESTYESTERDAY 6:17 PM
This is another showcase opportunity for Hugh Freeze, who is looking for his third ACC win of the season. I’m not sure if he gets it, but I am confident in his team scoring a lot of points. On the other side, Tim Beck has been one of the best offensive coordinator hires of the offseason and N.C. State has found some rhythm with backup quarterback Bailey Hockman. This one will be played well into the 30s and probably higher.

MIZZOU @ SC | 11/21 | 7:30 PM ESTYESTERDAY 6:15 PM
I don’t trust South Carolina in this spot. It’s not necessarily that it will be playing under an interim coach. That’s typically a spot that provides betting value, if anything. It’s more the news of with Will Muschamp’s departure, so too came the news of departures like Jaycee Horn and Israel Mukuamu out of the defensive backfield. I just don’t see the motivation for the Gamecocks to really be invested in this one. Missouri has been impressive under first-year coach Eli Drinkwitz and the Tigers should be the better team here. I’ll take the Tigers at any number up to 7.

7-4 IN LAST 11 CFB ATS PICKS | +255

UTAH +2.5
USC @ UTAH | 11/21 | 10:30 PM ESTYESTERDAY 6:13 PM
Utah has all kinds of COVID question marks but a well-coached Kyle Whittingham team, even shorthanded, is a live dog against a USC team that is 2-0 but should be 0-2. There’s a lot of new faces for Utah, no new film and USC has two games to study for the Utes. I like Utah with a potential upset bid but take any points you can get.

7-4 IN LAST 11 CFB ATS PICKS | +255

VATECH @ PITT | 11/21 | 4:00 PM ESTYESTERDAY 6:13 PM
This has been a trying year for Virginia Tech. Through it all, it’s still a quality football team but it’s a team that is running out of things to play for. Pitt is getting its quarterback Kenny Pickett back for the second straight week and it matches up really well with Virginia Tech’s strengths -- running the football. Pitt’s really talented defensive front will give the Hokies trouble and Pickett will do enough to give the Panthers a straight-up win opportunity.

7-4 IN LAST 11 CFB ATS PICKS | +255

OKLAST @ OKLA | 11/21 | 7:30 PM ESTYESTERDAY 6:12 PM
Oklahoma State needed to get this game played about four weeks ago. It’s too late now. Oklahoma has caught its second wind and it is hitting its stride. Behind Spencer Rattler at quarterback, the return of Rhamondre Stevenson at RB and Ronnie Perkins at defensive end, the Sooners are rounding into Big 12 championship form just in time for Bedlam.

7-4 IN LAST 11 CFB ATS PICKS | +255
  • Marco D'Angelo
  • 3% CFB PLAY
    Game: (335) Virginia Tech at (336) Pittsburgh
    Date/Time: Nov 21 2020 4:00 PM EST
    Betting Line Provider: Consensus Line
    Play Rating: 3%
    Play: Virginia Tech -3.0 (-110)


    Game: (377) Arizona at (378) Washington
    Date/Time: Nov 21 2020 8:00 PM EST
    Betting Line Provider: Consensus Line
    Play Rating: 3%
    Play: Washington -11.5 (-110)

    3% (378) WASHINGTON -11.5
    This play is all about fading Arizona who gave everything thing had in a 4 point loss to USC as a 17.5 Underdog. I love fading teams off a big effort where they just missed as a big Underdog as usually those teams come up flat in the next game. Washington on the other hand had a lackluster performance in their game last week only winning by 6 as a 13 point favorite. Teams coming off a scare like that usually perform well in their next game. Arizona’s defense was run over last week as USC tallied 500 yards of offense. WASHINGTON 38-20 as my 3% SATURDAY MISMATCH GAME.
    Game: (367) USC at (368) Utah
    Date/Time: Nov 21 2020 10:30 PM EST
    Betting Line Provider: Consensus Line
    Play Rating: 4%
    Play: Utah +3.0 (-120)

    4% (368) UTAH +3
    Utah finally makes their 2020 season debut today against USC. On the surface USC would appear to have an edge having played 2 games while Utah has yet to play but in this strange COVID year of cancelled games and such that hasn’t been the case. This is a big game having USC come to town as the season opener. To be honest USC was life and death with both Arizona and Arizona St and if they struggled against those two offenses they are in trouble here against the Utah offense. USC has no game film to look at while Utah has two games of USC game tapes to break down. That’s a big edge for the coaches of Utah while devising a game plan. Let’s be totally honest when it comes to coaching edges Wittingham of Utah has a huge edge over Helton of USC. USC 28-24 as my 4% SATURDAY NIGHT HIGH ROLLER PLAY.
Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma

It’s been all underdog action from sharps thus far, and they’ve caused a pretty significant line move as a result.

Only 39% of bettors have taken the Pokes, but that minority has still been loud enough to get oddsmakers down from +9.5 to +7. That’s because it’s been littered with sharp action.

Per Sports Insights Bet Signals, pros have hit Oklahoma State on at least 3 separate instances throughout the week.

It is worth noting, however, that the most recent move came at +7.5. In other words, we’ve yet to see any confirmation of sharp action at the key number of +7.

Also pointing toward a sharp backing of Oklahoma State has been the distribution of actual money hitting this spread. While the Pokes, as mentioned, are landing a minority of bettors, those bettors are generating a majority of the $$ ... 62%, to be exact.

And while that creates a slight monetary liability for sportsbooks, it more importantly reveals that Oklahoma State is attracting much bigger bets, the ones more likely to be made by sharps.

A similar story is taking place regarding the total, though instead of Oklahoma State, it’s the over drawing big bets from sharps.

Unlike the spread, which was made somewhat obvious by the fact that the line moved toward the unpopular side, the sharp play here has also been the slightly more popular one (56% of bets are landing on the over).

Still, though, with 5 SI Bet Signals hitting the over this week, there’s no questioning that it’s been the side preferred by sharps.

And even with the majority of bets landing on the over, it’s still managed to draw a much larger majority of actual money. This time, the 56% of over bettors are accounting for 77% of dollars wagered, once again revealing the opinion of the bigger (and probably sharper) bettors.

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