VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Boxing/MMA
Fantasy Sports
More
Betting Tools

 
Week 6 Rewind

Vanderbilt stole the show in Week 6 of the college football season. The Commodores fell behind Auburn 13-0 early and lost starting quarterback Chris Nickson to a shoulder injury. But with back-up QB Mackenzie Adams leading the way, Vandy rallied to capture a 14-13 win as a four-point underdog.

Bobby Johnson’s team is 5-0 and needs just one more win to become bowl eligible for the first time since 1982. The ‘Dores lead the SEC East with a 3-0 record. As of Monday morning, they were listed as one-point favorites for this week’s game at Mississippi State.

Pittsburgh won its fourth consecutive game Thursday night, stunning South Florida 26-21 as a 13 ½-point underdog. The Panthers hooked up money-line backers with a plus 400 payout.

The Bulls were the only Top-10 team to lose, though. Auburn and Wisconsin were the other ranked teams that went down.

The Badgers had to check into the Heartbreak Hotel for a second consecutive week when Ohio St. got an 11-yard TD run by Terrelle Pryor with 1:08 left. The freshman QB’s heroics lifted the Buckeyes to a 20-17 win as short road favorites. Beanie Wells rushed for 168 yards.

Advertisement
Missouri was absolutely dominant in a 52-17 spanking of Nebraska, the Tigers’ first win in Lincoln since the 1970s. Chase Daniel threw for 253 yards and three touchdowns, while Derrick Washington ran for 139 yards and two TDs and also caught a TD pass. Jeremy Maclin had five receptions for 89 yards and one TD.

Oklahoma and Texas both dodged their respective look-ahead spots. The Sooners took the cash in a 49-17 win at Baylor as 25-point favorites. Meanwhile, Texas mashed Colorado 35-14 as a 13-point road ‘chalk.’

Las Vegas Sports Consultants opened OU as a six-point favorite against the Longhorns this week in Dallas.

Although OU and Texas dodged look-ahead situations, Alabama and Ole Miss couldn’t avoid flat spots. The Crimson Tide won 17-14 against Kentucky, but the Wildcats took the cash as 15 ½-point road underdogs. The 31 combined points stayed ‘under’ the 44-point total.

A week after winning at Florida, Houston Nutt’s team lost to South Carolina 31-24 as a 2 ½-point home favorite. Chris Smelley threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns to spark the Gamecocks to the victory.

The Gators pulled out a miracle cover at Arkansas thanks to a 48-yard TD run by Jeff Demps with 1:04 left. UF started slow and only led 17-7 late in the third quarter, but Urban Meyer’s team eventually took the cash in a 38-7 win as a 25-point favorite.

Maryland is another squad that couldn't handle success. The Terrapins won 20-17 at Clemson last week, only to get throttled 31-0 at Virginia. There's just no excuse for that from the Twerps. A bagel in Charlottesville with the way things have been going for the Wahoos? Yikes.

**B.E.’s Bonus Nuggets**

--I wouldn’t be shocked if Auburn’s Tommy Tuberville fires (or demotes) offensive coordinator Tony Franklin this morning. The Tigers are averaging just 12.8 points per game in their last four outings.

--South Carolina owns an 8-2-1 spread record as a road underdog under Steve Spurrier. The Gamecocks are short 'dogs Saturday at Kentucky.  

--USC hasn’t lost back-to-back games since 2001.

--Notre Dame has won six of its last eight games.

--The ‘under’ is 4-1 in Pitt games.

--Miami already had issues galore on defense and that was evident in a 41-39 home loss to FSU. Now the ‘Canes will be without two of their top players, LB Colin McCarthy and DE Eric Moncur, for the rest of the season. UM has a 7-10 record under Randy Shannon.

--FSU's Antone Smith has rushed for seven touchdowns in the Seminoles' last two games.

Coaches on the Hot Seat:
1-Greg Robinson (Syracuse)
2-Ty Willingham (Washington)
3-Phil Fulmer (Tennessee)
4-Ron Prince (Kansas State)
5-Kirk Ferentz (Iowa)

Best Week 7 Games:
1-Texas vs. Oklahoma (Dallas)
2-LSU at Florida
3-Oklahoma State at Missouri
4-Penn State at Wisconsin
5-Clemson at Wake Forest

Brian Edwards can be reached at briane@vegasinsider.com.

  
HEADLINES
Edwards: Handicapping GOY Odds
Lawrence: 2017 Big 12 Preview
News: 2017 Golden Nugget GOY Odds
News: GOY - Conference Odds
Edwards: SEC Schedule Breakdown
Lawrence: 2017 Big Ten Preview
Edwards: Quarterback Rankings
Lawrence: 2017 ACC Preview
Edwards: Hot Seat Coaches
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NCAAFB College Football Handicapper Sports Picks Records
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
2016 CFB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Scott Rickenbach + 2051
Joe Williams + 1909
Pat Hawkins + 1752
Last Week's Leaders
Handicapper Money
Greg Smith + 400
Joe Nelson + 385
Scott Rickenbach + 380
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Scott Pritchard 60 %
Scott Rickenbach 59 %
Kyle Hunter 57 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 1239
Scott Rickenbach + 1082
Kyle Hunter + 1023
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 2485
Kyle Hunter + 2166
NeiltheGreek + 2076
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Vince Akins + 805
Scott Rickenbach + 657
Pat Hawkins + 595
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership