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Tech Trends - Week 14

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NFL Trends
Thursday, Nov. 28
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
at TEXAS TECH at TEXAS...TT no wins or covers last 4 TY. But Horns only 1-3 vs. line last 4 in Austin and 9-17 last 26 as home chalk. Horns have won and covered last 3 vs. Red Raiders, who are 2-9 last 12 as dog since mid 2011. Slight to Texas, based on team and series trends.
at OLE MISS at MISSISSIPPI STATE...Hugh Freeze now 26-10 vs. line since 2011 at Ark State and Ole Miss. Rebs 7-3 vs. line away from home for Freeze. Ole Miss, based on team trends.
Friday, Nov. 29
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
at IOWA at NEBRASKA...Home team has covered last two years in series. Bo Pelini only 3-4 vs. line at Lincoln TY after covering 7 of previous 8 as host. Hawkeyes 4-0 vs. line away TY. Iowa, based on team trends.
at TOLEDO at AKRON...Toledo 15-7 vs. points as visitor since 2009, Akron 3-8 vs. line last 11 at home. Toledo, based on team trends.
at MIAMI, OHIO at BALL STATE...Miami TY, 2-6-3 vs. line, 6-14-3 since LY. Lembo 7-4 vs. line TY, 21-9 last 30 on board, 11-5 last 16 as chalk, 3-2 laying DD TY. Ball State, based on team trends.
at EASTERN MICHIGAN at CENTRAL MICHIGAN...CMU 5-1 vs. line last 6. EMU 6-17 vs.line since LY. CMU, based on team trends.
at UMASS at OHIO...Solich no covers last 4 or 5 of last 6 TY. Solich 6-8 laying DD since 2011. Slight to UMass, based on team and series trends.
at EAST CAROLINA at MARSHALL...Herd 5-0 vs. line at home TY. Ruffin McNeill 2-0 as dog TY but only 3-6 as road dog since 2011. Herd has covered last two meetings. Slight to Marshall, based on team trends.
at BOWLING GREEN at BUFFALO (at Ralph Wilson Stadium)...BG has won and covered last 2 and 3 of last 4 meetings. Buff 7-1 vs. line last 7 TY but Falcs 8-3 vs. line in 2013. BG 26-13 vs. spread as visitor since 2007. Slight to Bowling Green, based on extended trends.
at ARKANSAS at LSU...Bielema 2-8 vs. line last ten TY. Hogs, however, 5-1 vs. line last six vs. LSU. LSU "over" 14-5 at home since 2011 and "over" 5-2 last 7 vs. Hogs. "Over" and LSU, based on "totals" and team trends.
at TEXAS STATE at TROY...Troy 2-6 vs. line last 8 as host, 8-19 last 27 as chalk. TSU 6-2 last 8 as dog. Texas State, based on team trends.
at FIU at FAU...FIU now 3-8 vs. line TY and 8-16 last 24 on board. FAU has won and covered last two meetings and is 9-2 vs. line TY, 17-4 last 21 on board (3-0 as chalk TY). FAU, based on team trends.
at SOUTH FLORIDA at UCF...UCF 18-9 vs. line last 27 at Bright House. But note USF 3-0 vs. line away TY and Willie Taggart teams have covered last 10 as visiting dog. Slight to South Florida, based on team trends.
at FRESNO STATE at SAN JOSE STATE...FSU 2-1-1 vs. line away TY but only 3-6-1 overall vs. number. SJ no covers last 4 as host TY. Slight to Fresno, based on recent San Jose trends.
at MIAMI, FL at PITTSBURGH...Miami no covers last 6 TY, Pitt only 2-5 vs. line last 7 in 2013. Al Golden extended numbers still not bad (18-12-1 last 31). Slight to Miami, based on team trends.
at WASHINGTON STATE at WASHINGTON...Leach 9-3 vs. spread last 12 since late 2012, also 5-0 vs. spread away this season. Huskies 2-4 vs. line last 6 TY. Apple Cup! WSU, based on team trends.
at SMU at HOUSTON...UH 11-2 vs. spread last 13 since late LY. June Jones 451 vs. line last 6 TY , also 9-6 last 15 as dog. Slight to UH, based on team trends.
at OREGON STATE at OREGON...Ducks have won SU last 5 Civil Wars (3-1-1 vs. line). Riley is 19-6 as road dog 2008. Ducks no covers 4 of last 5 TY but had covered 13 of 14 prior. UO, based on series trends.
Saturday, Nov. 30
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
at OHIO STATE at MICHIGAN...Urban Meyer 7-4 vs. line TY and 12-4 last 16 on board. Buckeyes have covered last 3 and 5 of last 6 in series. Brady Hoke 5-2 vs. line last 7 at home but 2-5-1 as dog since LY. OSU, based on team trends.
at BOSTON COLLEGE at SYRACUSE...BC 2-9 vs. spread last 11 on road, 6-2 vs. pts. last 8 TY. Cuse 5-2 last 6 vs. line last 6 as host. BC, based on team trends.
at MARYLAND at N.C. STATE...Wolfpack fading fast, 0-7 SU and 1-6 vs. line last seven TY. Although home team has covered last 4 in series. Maryland, based on recent trends.
at WAKE FOREST at VANDERBILT...Vandy 24-13 overall vs. spread since 2011. Dores 13-5 as chalk since 2011 and have won and covered big the last two years at Wake. Deacs 4-10 vs. line last 14. Vandy, based on recent trends.
at DUKE at NORTH CAROLINA...Duke has won last 7 SU and covered last 6 in 2013. Also 4-0 vs. line away TY. Host has covered last four between these nearby Tobacco Road rivals. Note Fedora has also covered last six TY and is 10-3 vs. line at Chapel Hill since 2012. Slight to Duke, based on recent trends.
at IOWA STATE at WEST VIRGINIA...ISU no covers last 4 as dog TY. WV only 1-5 vs. line last 6 TY and Holgorsen just 7-16 last 23 on board since early 2012. WVU also 3-10 last 13 as chalk (0-3 TY). Slight to ISU, based on team trends.
at NORTHWESTERN at ILLINOIS...NCS 1-5 vs. line last six TY. Pirates have covered 5 of last 8 TY. ECU, based on team trends.
at PURDUE at INDIANA...Purdue 3-8 vs. line TY, 6-15 last 21 on board since early 2012. Hoosiers 3-3 laying DD since 2012. IU, based on Purdue negatives.
at RUTGERS at UCONN...'Gers no covers last 4 or 7 of last 9 TY, 3-10 last 13 on board. Huskies 9-2 as Rentsch dog since 2009. UConn, based on team trends.
at TENNESSEE at KENTUCKY...UT has lost SU just once in series since '84 (that came in 2011) and has covered 5 of last six vs. Cats. UK just 4-7 vs. spread TY and 7-14-1 on board since 2012. UT, based on team trends.
at MINNESOTA at MICHIGAN STATE...MSU 8-1 vs. line last 9 TY but only 3-9 vs. spread as host since 2012. Minn. 8-3 vs. spread TY but just 2-2 as dog. Slight to MSU, based on recent trends.
at TEMPLE at MEMPHIS...Owls 6-1 vs. line last 7 TY, also 5-1 vs. line last six on road. Temple, based on team trends.
at SOUTHERN MISS at UAB...USM 2-9 vs. line TY, 5-18 since 2012. UAB has won and covered last four meetings. UAB, based on USM negatives.
at SOUTH ALABAMA at GEORGIA STATE...Remarkable GSU has covered 8 of its last 9 games this season! GSU, based on team trends.
at WYOMING at UTAH STATE...Wyo 1-6 vs. line last seven TY, but 17-5 as visiting dog since '09. USU 7-2 as home chalk since LY. Wyo, based on team trends.
at COLORADO at UTAH...Buffs have covered this game the last 2 years. MacIntyre 6-5 vs. line TY, 23-9 last 31 on board at SJSU and Colorado. Utes no covers last 4 as Pac-12 chalk. CU, based on team and series trends.
at BYU at NEVADA...Pack 3-1 last 4 as dog TY and 3-2 vs. line at home in 2013 but only 5-9 last 14 vs. spread in Reno. Slight to BYU, based on team trends.
at TULANE at RICE...Wave has covered last 3 meetings, but Rice 13-4 last 17 on board and has covered 6 of last 7 at home. Slight to Rice, based on team trends.
at GEORGIA at GEORGIA TECH...Ga. has won and covered last 6 at Grant Field and has won last 10 at GT as well. Georgia, based on series trends.
at TEXAS A&M at MISSOURI...Mizzou 8-1 vs. line last 9 TY, A&M 2-5 last 7 TY. J Football 0-3 vs. line away TY. Slight to Mizzou, based on recent trends.
at VIRGINIA TECH at VIRGINIA...VPI has won last nine SU in series and 7-2 vs. spread in those games. Beamer, based on series trends.
at ALABAMA at AUBURN...Tide has won and covered big last two, but Nick only 1-2 vs. line away TY after 9-3 mark past two seasons in role. Gus Malzahn has covered last 8 TY and is 3-0 as dog in 2013. Slight to Auburn, based on recent trends.
at NEW MEXICO at BOISE STATE...Lobos have covered last 2 vs. Boise. Broncos just 5-13 last 18 as blue carpet chalk. Slight to NM, based on team trends.
at BAYLOR at TCU...Froggies 1-4 vs. line at home TY and 2-8-1 last 11 in Fort Worth, also 0-7 as Big 12 host vs. line since LY. Baylor, based on team trends.
at FLORIDA STATE at FLORIDA...Noles 9-2 vs. line TY, Gators 1-7 last 8 vs. spread at Swamp. FSU, based on recent trends.
at AIR FORCE at COLORADO STATE...CSU 11-4 last 15 on board. Force 3-7 vs. spread in 2013 and 6-17 since 2012. CSU, based on recent trends.
at KANSAS STATE at KANSAS...Bill Snyder owns KU, vicious wins last three years and 4-0 SU and vs. line since his return, also 16-1 SU last 17 meetings, 16-1 vs. line last 17 in series. KSU, based on series trends.
at PENN STATE at WISCONSIN...Gary Andersen now 20-4 vs. line since LY at USU & Wiscy, 9-2 vs. spread for Badgers. Wiscy 6-0 vs. line as host TY. Penn State no covers in all four away from Happy Valley TY. Wisconsin, based on team trends.
at LOUISIANA TECH at UTSA...Both LT and Skip Holtz 4-12 last 16 on board. Coker 13-8 vs. line since LY, 2-1 as chalk TY. UTSA, based on team trends.
at IDAHO at NEW MEXICO STATE...NMSU has covered last 3 in series. Vandals 2-10 vs. line last 12 away. Slight to NMSU, based on series trends.
at SAN DIEGO STATE at UNLV...Bobby Hauck 15-8-1 vs. line as host at Sam Boyd Stadium. Aztecs have covered three straight at Sam Boyd Stadium and SDSU 5-1-1 vs. line last seven TY. SDSU, based on series and team trends.
at ARKANSAS STATE at WESTERN KENTUCKY...ASU wins and covers last three TY. WKU has covered last four in series. WKU, based on series trends.
at NORTH TEXAS at TULSA...Tulsa 3-8 vs. line TY, UNT is 7-2 vs. number last 9 in 2013. UNT, based on current trends.
at ULM at LOUISIANA...Cajuns have won and covered last three meetings. Slight to Louisiana, based on series trends.
at UTEP at MTSU...UTEP 1-8 vs. line last 9 TY, 6-21-1 last 28 on board since mid 2011. MTSU 7-4-1 as chalk since 2012. MTSU, based on team trends.
at CLEMSON at SOUTH CAROLINA...Gamecocks have won and covered last four meetings. Dabo is 5-2 last seven as dog. Spurrier only 2-3 last four vs. line as host TY, 5-6 vs. spread in 2013. South Carolina, based on series trends.
at UCLA at SOUTHERN CAL...Bruins haven't won at Coliseum since 1997, also 1-7 last 8 vs. line at Coliseum vs. SC. Trojans have won and covered last 4 TY and 6-1 SU and vs. line for Orgeron. Slight to SC, based on series Coliseum trends.
at NOTRE DAME at STANFORD...Tree has covered last three in series and 4-1 vs. line on Farm TY. ND 1-3 vs. spread away TY. Stanford, based on team trends.
at ARIZONA STATE at ARIZONA...Road dog has won outright last three meetings in what at one time was a very road-oriented series. ASU 4-2 vs. line as host TY and 8-4 in role since Graham arrived LY. ASU, based on Graham home marks.
at ARMY at HAWAII...Army 0-4 vs. line as visitor TY, 0-9 last nine in role since late 2011. Norm Chow is 2-0 as chalk since LY. UH, based on team trends.

  
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