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Tech Trends - Week 7

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NFL Tech Trends
Thursday, Oct. 10
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
at RUTGERS at LOUISVILLE...Lvl has won and covered last three meetings. Though 'Gers 6-2 as road dog since 2011. Cards 5-8 as DD chalk since 2011. Rutgers, based on dog trends.
at SAN DIEGO STATE at AIR FORCE...Aztecs have won and covered last three vs. Force. Falcs just 5-14 vs. line since LY. SDSU, based on team and series trends.
at ARIZONA at SOUTHERN CAL...For Kiffin SC was 1-4 vs. line TY and 4-14 since LY. Cats have covered 7 of last 8 in series, including last four at Coliseum. Arizona, based on team trends.
Friday, Oct. 11
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
at TEMPLE at CINCINNATI...Home team is 5-0 vs. line in Cincy games TY (Bearcats 2-0 at home). Cincy 10-5 as Nippert chalk since 2011. Owls on 2-8 spread slide since mid 2012. Cincy, based on team trends.
Saturday, Oct. 12
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
at OKLAHOMA vs. TEXAS (at Cotton Bowl, Dallas)...Stoops has owned this series lately, winning and covering last three and laying 55 and 63 on Horns the last two years. Mack only 5-9 as dog since 2009 and 4-9 last 13 reg.-season games vs. line. OU, based on team and series trends.
at INDIANA at MICHIGAN STATE...Spartans 1-8 as home chalk since 2012, 3-9 last 12 as favorite overall. IU, based on MSU home chalk negatives.
at PITT at VIRGINIA TECH...Beamer 10-22-1 last 33 on board since late 2010 (but 2-0 last 2) . Beamer 4-9-1 as home chalk since 2011. Pitt 20-10-2 as dog since 2007 (3-4 in role for Paul Chryst). Pitt, based on recent Beamer negatives.
at MIAMI-OHIO at UMASS...RedHawks 5-12 vs. line since 2012 and 2-8 vs. line last 10 away from Yager Stadium. This is the first time UMass has ever been favored on the board! Slight to UMass, based on Miami-O negatives.
at BOSTON COLLEGE at CLEMSON...Dabo 4-1 SU and vs. line against BC since 2008. Eagles 0-6 as road dog since 2012 and no covers last seven on road. Dabo 12-6 last 18 on board. Clemson, based on team and series trends.
at BUFFALO at WESTERN MICHIGAN...WMU now 6-13 last 19 on board since late 2011. WMU only 4-10-1 as home dog since 2003. Buff rare road chalk, only 1-1-1 in role all-time. Slight to Buffalo, based on team trends.
at CENTRAL MICHIGAN at OHIO...CMU 1-5 vs. line TY, 8-23 since 2011, and 1-12 last 13 as road dog since late 2010. Solich 7-3 vs. line last 10 as host. Ohio, based on CMU negatives.
at EASTERN MICHIGAN at ARMY...Eagles 3-5 as road dog since LY and 1-4 last 5 as single-digit dog. West Point 8-6 last 14 vs. line at home but Army 7-16 as chalk since 2003. Slight to EMU, based on team trends.
at VIRGINIA at MARYLAND...UVa HC Mike London 4-13-2 last 19 on board since late 2011. Terps beat Cavs when shorthanded LY, although road team has covered last 4 in series. Maryland, based on team trends.
at SOUTH FLORIDA at UCONN...USF 6-19-1 last 26 on board since early 2011. Although Bulls are 4-2 last six as road dog. UConn now post-Pasqualoni, and just 4-9 as chalk since 2011. Slight to UConn, based on team trends.
at NAVY at DUKE...Niumatalolo 11-4 as visiting dog since 2008. Duke 5-1 as home chalk since LY. Navy, based on extended visiting dog numbers.
at TROY at GEORGIA STATE...GSU has covered last 3 TY! Troy 8-17 last 25 as chalk, 3-7 last 10 laying DD. Georgia State, based on recent trends.
at TEXAS A&M at OLE MISS...Hugh Freeze 22-8 vs. line at Ark State & Ole Miss, also 7-3 as dog. Ags only 2-3 last five as visiting chalk for Sumlin. Slight to Ole Miss, based on Freeze dog marks.
at KENT STATE at BALL STATE...Pete Lembo 19-6 last 25 on board, 7-1 vs. line last 8 as host. Flashes 2-5 vs. line post-Hazell. Ball, based on team trends.
at BOWLING GREEN at MISSISSIPPI STATE...BGSU 11-4 vs. spread since early 2012. But Dan Mullen 4-1 vs. line last 5 hosting non-SEC and Bulldogs 9-1 last 10 as home chalk. MSU, based on team trends.
at AKRON at NORTHERN ILLINOIS...Terry Bowden 6-3 as road dog since LY (1-2 TY). NIU won and covered handily in 2009, '10 & '12. Huskies 0-2 laying DD TY but 6-1 in role a year ago. NIU, based on team trends.
at IOWA STATE at TEXAS TECH...Kingsbury 4-0 SU and 4-1 vs. line TY. ISU has covered last two as dog TY and Cyclones 8-4 vs. line as visitor since 2011. Slight to TT, based on recent trends.
at RICE at UTSA...Owls pounded Roadrunners 34-14 in Bird Bowl LY. Rice 9-3 last 12 on board. Coker 1-3 last three TY. Rice, based on team trends.
at NEW MEXICO at WYOMING...Lobos 3-7 last nine on board since late 2012. Wyo 7-2 last nine on board. Wyo, based on recent trends.
at STANFORD at UTAH...Tree 13-3 last 16 as visiting chalk, 14-4-1 last 19 as visitor. Utes 2-2 as home dog since 2011. Stanford, based on team trends.
at GEORGIA TECH at BYU...Revenge for GT after getting whipped at home LY 41-17 by BYU. Paul Johnson 11-8 as dog away from home since 2008. Cougs 25-11 last 36 on board. Slight to BYU, based on team trends.
at NEBRASKA at PURDUE...Bo Pelini 0-3 as visiting chalk LY and 0-6 vs. line away from Lincoln; Huskers 0-8-1 vs. number last nine away from home. Purdue just 1-4 vs. line for Hazell. Slight to Purdue, based on Pelini road negatives.
at MISSOURI at GEORGIA...Pinkel 6-3 last 9 as road dog, 8-4 vs. line as visitor since 2011. Richt 4-7 last 11 as DD chalk. Mizzou, based on team trends.
at BAYLOR at KANSAS STATE...Revenge for Bill Snyder after Baylor wrecked K-State BCS title hopes LY. Dog has covered last three in series. Snyder has covered last 4 in revenge. Snyder 18-9 as dog since returning to KSU in 2009. Bears 0-3 as road chalk since 2011. KSU, based on Snyder and series dog trends.
at FLORIDA at LSU...Home team has won and covered last two in series, LSU 2-0 in single-digit spread games TY. Muschamp was 4-0 as dog LY after 0-5 mark in role in 2011. Slight to LSU, based on team trends.
at COLORADO at ARIZONA STATE...MacIntyre still 16-4 last 19 vs. line at SJSU & CU, and 10-3 last 13 as dog. ASU a good bully lately, 5-0 laying DD since Graham arrived LY and 6-2 as home chalk overall. CU, based on team trends.
at OREGON at WASHINGTON...Ducks have won and covered last nine in series. UO has also covered last 11 as visiting chalk (neutral LY vs. Wazzu). UO, based on team and series trends.
at CAL at UCLA...Bruins 4-0 SU and vs. line TY and now 12-6 vs. line for Mora. Revenge for Bruins after big loss at Berkeley LY, and Cal has won and covered 4 of last five meetings. Cal 0-5 vs. line TY and Sonny Dykes now 0-10 vs. spread since mid 2012 at LT. UCLA, based on recent trends.
at NORTHWESTERN at WISCONSIN...NU 13-4-1 vs. line since LY. Also 5-2 as dog that span. Cats 12-5 as visiting dog since 2008. Andersen 3-0 as home chalk TY for Wiscy after Bielema was 2-5 in role LY. Andersen teams 7-1 as home chalk since LY (USU & Wisc). Slight to NU, based on team trends.
at EAST CAROLINA at TULANE...Home team has won and covered last three since 2008. Wave 6-2 as home dog since LY. Dog has covered first five ECU games TY. Tulane, based on team trends.
at SOUTH CAROLINA at ARKANSAS...Bielema teams 9-4-1 as dog since 2009. Spurrier had lost and failed to cover three straight vs. Petrino before beating John L. LY. SC 2-5-1 vs. line last 8 as visitor. Arkansas, based on team trends.
at ALABAMA at KENTUCKY...UK 5-10-1 vs. line since LY (2-3 for Stoops TY but looking better). Nick much better on road, 8-2 vs. line as visitor since 2011, 11-3 vs. points last 14 away from Tuscaloosa. Bama, based on team trends.
at SAN JOSE STATE at COLORADO STATE...SJSU losing some momentum with Caragher, 1-2 last 3, so discounting old MacIntyre numbers. CSU has now covered four in a row TY and is 7-1 last 8 on board since late 2012. Rams have lost and failed to cover last two years vs. Spartans. CSU, based on recent trends.
at IDAHO at ARKANSAS STATE...Vandals not exactly road warriors, 0-3 vs. line away TY, 2-9-1 last 12 vs. spread away from Kibbie Dome. ASU no covers last four for Harsin, but Red Wolves 9-4 laying DD since 2011 (1-0 TY). ASU, based on Idaho road trends.
at MICHIGAN at PENN STATE...Hoke just 3-6-2 vs. line last 11 away from Ann Arbor. O'Brien 3-1 as dog LY and PSU 7-2 last nine vs. spread at home. Penn State, based on team trends.
at SYRACUSE at NC STATE...NCS now 11-3 vs. points last 14 at Raleigh (3-1 for Doeren TY). Cuse however is 6-4-1 as dog since LY (1-1 for Shafer). Slight to NCS, based on extended home trends.
at MEMPHIS at HOUSTON...UH 4-0 SU and vs. line TY and Cougs 15-6 as home chalk since 2009. Memphis however, 7-1 last eight on board for Justin Fuente. Slight to Memphis, based on extended home marks.
at UAB at FIU...FIU 1-4 SU and vs. line TY and now 6-12 last 18 on board. Golden Panthers also 4-9 last 13 as dog. But UAB only 4-9 as road chalk since 20003 and 5-9 overall as chalk since 2010. Slight to FIU, based on UAB negatives.
at MARSHALL at FAU...Carl Pelini 13-3 as dog with FAU since LY, though Owls only 2-4 vs. line as host since 2012 and 3-8 since new stadium opened in 2011. Doc Holliday 0-4-1 as visiting chalk since 2010. FAU, based on team trends.
at KANSAS at TCU...Frogs 5-14-1 as chalk since 2011. No cover for TCU LY at Lawrence, either. But Weis 0-4 vs. line TY, 5-11 since LY, 25-44 last 69 at ND & KU since late 2005. TCU, based on Weis negatives.
at MTSU at NORTH TEXAS...Home team has won and covered big last two years. UNT has covered last 3 in Denton. UNT, based on team trends.
at ULM at TEXAS STATE...ULM skidding, 1-5 vs. line TY and 1-6 last 7 since late LY. Franchione 8-4 last 12 vs. spread. Texas State, based on recent trends.
at BOISE STATE at UTAH STATE...USU 4-2 vs. line TY and 15-4 since LY even after BYU loss. Boise 20-8 as visiting chalk since 2008. Boise, based on extended trends.
at OREGON STATE at WASHINGTON STATE...Road team has covered last 4 in series. Leach 6-1 last 7 on board since late LY. Riley 21-11 vs. line last 32 as visitor (counts '11 at Seattle vs. WSU). Slight to OSU, based on series trends.
at TULSA at UTEP...Tulsa no covers first five TY, but has won and covered last two vs. UTEP. Miners 2-9 vs. points last 11 at Sun Bowl and 5-16-1 last 22 on board since late 2011. Slight to Tulsa, based on extended UTEP woes.
at HAWAII at UNLV...Rebs have won and covered last three, a first in the Hauck era. UNLV 14-6-1 vs. line at Sam Boyd Stadium since 2010 for Hauck 4-2 as home chalk. UNLV, based on team trends.

  
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