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Tech Trends - Week 13

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NFL Trends
Thursday, Nov. 21
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
at RUTGERS at UCF...Rutgers 3-9 vs. line last 12 on board since late 2012. Scarlet Knights are, however, 10-4 as dog since 2011. UCF 18-9 last 27 vs. spread as host. Slight to UCF, based on recent trends.
at RICE at UAB...Owls 7-3 vs. line TY, 16-7-1 last 24 on board since late 2011. Rice 9-3 vs. line last 12 away, 7-2 last 9 as chalk. UAB 5-12 last 17 since mid 2012. Rice, based on team trends.
at UNLV at AIR FORCE...Falcs 6-17 last 23 on board. But home team has covered last 8 in series and Rebs have lost and failed to cover last five at Colorado Springs. UNLV 4-10 as road chalk since 2003. Slight to Air Force, based on series home trends.
Friday, Nov. 22
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
at NAVY at SAN JOSE STATE...Wins and covers last two years for San Jose in series. Spartans, however, no covers last 3 at home TY as road team has covered in 7 of 9 Spartans games TY. Mids 22-8 last 30 as visiting dog since late in 2005 season. Navy, based on extended trends.
Saturday, Nov. 23
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
at NEBRASKA at PENN STATE...Bo Pelini has won the last two years vs. Penn State. Huskers have also won and covered 2 of last 3 on road TY after dropping seven straight away from home vs. spread prior. Penn State has cooled, just 2-4 vs. line last six TY. Slight to Nebraska, based on recent trends.
at ILLINOIS at PURDUE...Purdue 2-8 vs. line TY for Hazell, Boilermakers now 5-15 last 19 on board since early 2012. Illini -7 vs. spread as visitor for Tim Beckman since LY. Slight to Illinois, based on current Purdue negatives.
at PITT at SYRACUSE...Pitt has covered last four in series. But Cuse has covered five of last six at Carrier Dome. Pitt 1-5 vs. spread last 6 away from home. Slight to Cuse, based on recent trends.
at UCONN at TEMPLE...Owls have covered last three in series. UConn 2-7 vs. line TY, 5-12 last 17. Temple covers last six TY. Temple, based on team trends.
at INDIANA at OHIO STATE...Buckeyes have failed to cover last two years vs. Hoosiers, but note that OSU is 7-3 vs. spread in 2013 (4-2 at Horseshoe) and has covered 11 of last 14 on board since mid 2012. IU no covers last four on Big Ten road. OSU, based on team trends.
at MICHIGAN STATE at NORTHWESTERN...Cats have lost last six SU and are 1-6 vs. line last 7 TY, all on heels of 14-1 spread run. MSU 7-1 vs. line last 8 TY and has covered seven straight away from East Lansing. MSU, based on recent trends.
at EAST CAROLINA at NC STATE...NCS 1-5 vs. line last six TY. Pirates have covered 5 of last 8 TY. ECU, based on team trends.
at IDAHO at FLORIDA STATE...Noles 8-2 vs. line TY, 4-1 laying 30 or more. Vandals 5-18 last 23 on board. FSU, based on team trends.
at MARSHALL at FIU...Herd now 0-7-1 as visiting chalk for Doc Holliday. But Marshall also 5-2 as DD chalk this season. FIU just 3-6 vs. line TY, and Golden Panthers 11-21 last 32 on board since early 2011. Slight to Marshall, based on FIU woes.
at KENTUCKY at GEORGIA...Bulldogs just 1-7 vs. line last 8 TY. Dawgs also no covers last four at Athens. Cats have covered 4 of last 5 in series. UK, based on team trends.
at KANSAS at IOWA STATE...ISU 0-7 SU last seven TY, 0-1 as chalk in 2013. Cyclones 2-5 last 7 as chalk. Weis 4-2 vs. line last six TY. Road team has covered last two years in series. KU, based on team trends.
at DUKE at WAKE FOREST...Duke has covered last two years in series, and Devils have won and covered last five TY. Blue Devils have also won and covered first three on road in 2013. Deacs 4-9 last 13 on board. Duke, based on team trends.
at BOSTON COLLEGE at MARYLAND...BC 1-3 vs. line away TY, 1-9 SU and vs. spread away since LY. But Eagles have won and covered last two vs. Terps. Md 2-4 vs. line last six TY. Slight to BC, based on series trends.
at WISCONSIN at MINNESOTA...Axe and Slab of Bacon! Badgers 9-1 vs. line TY, and Gary Andersen teams at Utah State & Wiscy 20-3 vs. spread since 2012! Gophers have covered last 4 TY and are 7-2 vs. spread in 2013. Badgers have won last three meetings by 18 or more. Wisconsin, based on Andersen numbers.
at VIRGINIA at MIAMI-FLORIDA...Cavs no covers last 4 TY, 3-6-1 vs. spread in 2012, now 5-16-3 last 24 on board since late 2011. Al Golden no covers last 5 in 2013 but 18-11-1 vs. line last 30 on board. Slight to Miami, based on Virginia woes.
at CINCINNATI at HOUSTON (at Rice Stadium)...Houston 9-1 vs. line TY, 11-1 last 12 since late 2012. Cincy has covered last 4 as dog since mid 2011. Slight to UH, based on team trends.
at MEMPHIS at LOUISVILLE...Cards only 1-5 vs. line last five TY, 2-4 as home chalk, and Charlie Strong just 7-13 laying DDs since 2010. Tigers 6-3 last 9 as dog. Memphis, based on team trends.
at VANDERBILT at TENNESSEE...James Franklin 5-1 vs. line last 6 on SEC road, 23-13 overall vs. spread since arriving at Vandy in 2011. Dores have covered 3 of last 4 at Knoxville. Vols 6-12 vs. line last 18 at Neyland Stadium (3-3 TY for Butch Jones). Vandy, based on recent trends.
at UMASS at CENTRAL MICHIGAN...CMU 4-1 vs. line last 5 TY as Chips rallying late. Mass has covered 3 of last 5 away. Chips 5-3 last 8 as chalk, won and covered 42-21 vs. Minutemen LY. Slight to CMU, based on team trends.
at BOWLING GREEN at EASTERN MICHIGAN...MAC DD chalk has been good TY, BGSU 2-1 in role TY and EMU 0-5 as MAC DD dog. Falcs 6-1 vs. line last 7 as visitor, covers last 4 as visiting chalk. EMU 9-21 as Ypsilanti dog since 2006. BGSU, based on team trends.
at HAWAII at WYOMING...Wyo 1-5 vs. line last 5 TY, no covers last 3 as chalk. Norm Chow 4-2 vs. line last 6 away. Slight to Hawaii, based on team trends.
at WESTERN KENTUCKY at TEXAS STATE...Franchione 7-3 last 10 as dog. Petrino no covers last 4 TY, 1-4 vs. spread as visitor. Slight to Texas State, based on Franchione dog trends.
at MICHIGAN at IOWA...Brady Hoke 3-5 vs. line last 8 TY, one cover last six away from Ann Arbor. Iowa 6-2 vs. line last 8 TY. Iowa, based on recent trends.
at ARIZONA STATE at UCLA...Bruins have won and covered last 2 and 3 of last 4 in series. Sun Devils 2-5 vs. spread last seven away from home in regular season. Mora 4-1 vs. line at home TY after Washington win, 8-4 vs. spread at Rose Bowl since LY. UCLA, based on team trends.
at COLORADO STATE at UTAH STATE...Rams have covered last two years in series. CSU 11-3 vs. spread last 14 on board and has covered five straight as visitor, also 4-1 last five as dog. Ags only 2-3 vs. line last five. CSU, based on team trends.
at SOUTHERN CAL at COLORADO...Trojans 5-1 SU and vs. line for Orgeron, although SC still just 2-10 vs. line last 12 away from home. But Troy has won and covered big the last two years vs. Buffs. SC, based on team trends.
at TEXAS A&M at LSU...J Football no covers first two on road TY (is this really only the third road game for A&M?). Ags 2-4 vs. line last six TY and lost at home vs. LSU in 2012. Les Miles 3-5 vs. line last 8 TY but 4-1 vs. spread last five as SEC host. Ags 2-1 as dog since LY. Slight to LSU, based on team trends.
at MISSISSIPPI STATE at ARKANSAS (at Little Rock)...Maroon has covered 2 of 3 as SEC visitor in 2013 after previous problems in role. Bielema only 2-7 vs. line last 9 TY. MSU, based on recent Hogs woes.
at OREGON at ARIZONA...Ducks 13-2 vs. line last 15 away from Autzen Stadium. They've also won and covered the last two against Arizona. Rich-Rod no covers 5 of last 7 TY, but UA is 2-0 as home dog since LY. Oregon, based on team trends.
at UTEP at TULANE...Miners 6-19-1 last 26 on board since mid 2011. Wave 8-1 vs. line last nine at Superdome! Tulane, based on team trends.
at CALIFORNIA at STANFORD...Note that road team has covered last four Big Games. Tree has covered last 2 at home TY but just 5-11 vs. spread last 16 as host. Cal and Sonny Dykes 2-9 vs. line TY, 2-14 last 16 on board. Slight to Stanford, based on team trends.
at UTSA at NORTH TEXAS...UNT has won and covered last 5 TY and 7-1 vs. spread last 8 in 2013 and covered last six at Denton. UNT, based on recent trends.
at BYU at NOTRE DAME...BYU covered easily at ND LY in 17-14 loss after holding 14-3 halftime lead. Irish 3-8 last 11 on board and 1-4 vs. line at home TY, ND 19-34-2 as home chalk since 2003. If getting points, note Cougs 11-1 last 12 as dog. BYU, based on team trends.
at BAYLOR at OKLAHOMA STATE...OSU had won and covered six in a row vs. Baylor prior to LY. Bears 14-2 last 16 on board since mid 2012. Cowboys 9-2-1 vs. line last 12 at Stillwater. Slight to OSU, based on team and series trends.
at MTSU at SOUTHERN MISS...USM 0-22 SU, 4-18 vs. line since LTY, no covers last seven in 2013, 1-9 vs. line TY. MTSU 5-1 last six as road favorite. MTSU, based on USM woes.
at GEORGIA STATE at ARKANSAS STATE...Remarkable GSU has covered 7 of last 8 TY. Ark State has covered last 2 but had dropped six straight vs. line prior. GSU, based on recent trends.
at WASHINGTON at OREGON STATE...Beavs had covered nine straight in series prior to LY. OSU only 1-4 vs. spread at home TY, but UW 1-4 vs. line last 5 TY after UCLA and 3-10 vs. spread away last 13 reg.-season games. OSU, based on extended trends.
at ULM at SOUTH ALABAMA...USA no covers last three after five covers in a row prior. ULM has covered 7 of last 8 on Sun Belt road. FIU, based on recent trends.
at SMU at SOUTH FLORIDA...USF only 2-4 vs. line at home TY, 3-13-1 last 17 vs. spread at Raymond James Stadium, though Bulls have covered 4 of last 5 TY. SMU 3-1 vs. line last 4 in 2013. Slight to SMU, based on team trends.
at NEW MEXICO at FRESNO STATE...FSU only 3-6 vs. line TY and has failed to cover all five at the Dog House in 2013. Bob Davie has covered 4 of last 6 TY. Slight to UNM, based on recent trends.
at TULSA at LOUISIANA TECH...Tulsa 2-8 vs. line TY after Marshall cover. La Tech 4-11 last 15 on board. Slight to Tulsa, based on extended LT woes.
at OKLAHOMA at KANSAS STATE...Note that the road team has covered last four in series. But Bill Snyder 14-4 vs. line last 18 as host. Stoops only 6-9 vs. spread last 15 on board. KSU, based on Bill Snyder trends.
at MISSOURI at OLE MISS...Hugh Freeze 26-9 vs. line last three years at Ark State & Ole Miss. But Mizzou has covered 7 of last 8 TY. Rebs 3-1 as dog TY and 7-3 since 2012 in role. Ole Miss also 10-4 vs. line at home for Freeze. Slight to Ole Miss, if dog, based on team trends.
at UTAH at WASHINGTON STATE...If favored, note Utes 0-4 vs. line as road chalk since 2011. Home team has covered last two years in series. WSU 12-6 vs. line last 17 for Leach since mid 2012. WSU, based on team and series trends.
at BOISE STATE at SAN DIEGO STATE...Rare revenge spot for Boise. Broncos 1-1 in role since 2009 (counts bowl vs. TCU in 2009). Boise 2-0 as road chalk TY and 22-8 last 30 as visiting favorite. But SDSU 4-1-1 vs. line last six TY. Slight to SDSU, based on recent trends.

  
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