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Week 1 Betting Notes

August 8, 2013


Thursday, Aug. 29

North Carolina at South Carolina (-11.5)
These two schools used to meet regularly but this will be the first meetings since 2007. South Carolina will be opening its season without its top rusher, receiver, and top four tacklers from a year ago. UNC finished 7-2 in its final nine games of 2012 and HC Larry Fedora is in his second season with 13 returning starters, including top quarterback Bryn Renner (28 TD & 7 INT last season). North Carolina has dropped five straight games against ranked opponents. Three of those losses were by single digits and all were by an average of 10.4 points per game. South Carolina has won 13 straight season openers. Five of those wins were against BCS schools by an average of 16.4 points per game.

Utah State at Utah (-4.5)
Utah State won at home against Utah last season to snap a 12-game series losing streak. The Aggies went on to win the WAC and bowl game, finishing with an 11-2 record. Fourteen starters return, including star QB Chuckie Keeton, all five offensive linemen, and seven defenders. But gone is head coach Gary Anderson (left for Wisconsin). Last year Utah finished with its first losing season since 2002. The Utes have just 12 returning starters from that squad. They’ve won five straight home openers by an average of 20 points per game.

Ole Miss at Vanderbilt (1.5)
Vandy has won three straight and four of the last five years against Ole Miss. Vandy went on a 79 yard, nine play TD drive with :52 seconds remaining to beat the Rebels by one point. Ole Miss returns an astonishing 19 starters from a year ago and brought in one of the nation’s top recruiting classes. Vanderbilt is off of its 2nd winning season since 1982 and just its third bowl victory of all time. The Commodores return 13 starters from last year, including six of its top seven defenders. But they lost their top two offensive players from last year, QB Jordan Rodgers and RB Zac Stacy.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Purdue at Cincinnati (-14)
The only previous meeting between these two was in 2001 and it’s also the last time Cincinnati dropped its home opener. Cincy finished 10-3 last year with a bowl victory. HC Butch Jones departed for Tennessee and Tommy Tuberville was named as the replacement. The Bearcats open this season as hefty 14-point favorites over Big Ten Purdue. The Boilers also have a new head coach after firing Danny Hope. Darrell Hazell takes over after coaching at Kent State the previous two seasons. Purdue returns eight starters on defense but just five on an offense that really struggled in 2012. Their top two quarterbacks, top rusher, and top receiver all have to be replaced. Purdue is just 1-6 in its last seven road openers, losing by an average of 7 points per game.

Northern Illinois at Iowa (-6.5)
Iowa is 8-0 all-time vs. NIU, winning by an average of 27 points per game. However, this isn’t the typical Huskies squad. The Huskies only regular season loss last season was by one-point to these Hawkeyes and they went on to play in their first BCS Bowl Game (21-point loss vs. Florida State). They are no stranger to the Big Ten either. NIU has played seven Big Ten opponents over the last five seasons and has a 6-1 ATS record in those games. They return MAC Player of the Year QB Jordan Lynch (44 total touchdowns in 2012) and will be a handful for the Hawkeyes.

Oklahoma State (-13) vs. Mississippi State (Houston, Texas)
Mississippi State returns its QB, all five starting linemen, and top five rushers from a year ago. The Bulldogs will be breaking in an entirely new receiving corps after losing its top four pass-catchers. This will be MSU’s first BCS-conference regular season opponent since hosting Georgia Tech in 2009. Oklahoma State has 15 returning starters and is 4-1 in its last five games against BCS-conference opponents (only loss was last year at Arizona).

Alabama (-18) vs. Virginia Tech (Atlanta, Georgia)
Alabama has lost just five regular season games over the past five seasons, and none of those were against non-conference opponents. They are 20-0 in non-conference play over that span, including 6-0 both SU and ATS against BCS-conference opponents (winning by an average of 24.5 points per game). Virginia Tech is off of its first non-10-win season since 2003. Nine starters return on defense and Logan Thomas returns at QB after a sub-par season. V-Tech has only been a 17+ point underdog twice in the 2000’s and is 8-1 ATS under those circumstances in the Frank Beamer era.

Georgia at Clemson (-2)
Clemson is off of one of its best seasons in recent memory. The Tigers finished 11-2 with a bowl win over LSU. Their only two losses were at #4 Florida State and vs. #13 South Carolina. ACC Player of the Year Tajh Boyd returns (46 total touchdowns last year) to pilot this offense. Clemson has won nine straight home openers by 21 points per game. Its last loss was in 2003 against these Georgia Bulldogs. This will be just the third time in the last 19 years that Georgia opens the season on the road. They are just 2-2 in their last four openers, losing at #9 Oklahoma State in 2009 and against #5 Boise State in 2011 (neutral site).

TCU (+5) vs. LSU (Arlington, Texas)
TCU will get back QB Casey Pachall this season, who was suspended after four games in 2012. He has 35 touchdowns and 8 interceptions over the past two seasons as the Horned Frogs’ starting QB. TCU has won nine of its last 13 against ranked opponents, but finished just 2-3 against ranked foes last season. The Horned Frogs are also 13-4 SU against non-conference BCS foes since 2005. LSU has won 10 straight season openers. Six of those wins have come against BCS teams including #3 Oregon, #18 North Carolina, and #15 Arizona State.

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08/12/2013 12:43 AM

WEEK 1

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Time (ET) Away Home

7:00 PM Central Florida Golden Knights Akron Zips

7:00 PM Eastern Michigan Eagles Ball State Cardinals

7:00 PM Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Central Michigan Chippewas

7:00 PM Towson Tigers Kent State Golden Flashes

7:00 PM South Carolina Gamecocks Vanderbilt Commodores

7:15 PM Northern Colorado Bears Utah Utes

7:30 PM Massachusetts Minutemen Connecticut Huskies

7:30 PM Texas A&M Aggies Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

7:30 PM McNeese State Cowboys Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders

7:30 PM UCLA Bruins Rice Owls

8:00 PM Southern Utah Thunderbirds Utah State Aggies

8:00 PM California State-Sacramento Hornets New Mexico State Aggies

9:00 PM Eastern Washington Eagles Idaho Vandals

10:15 PM Washington State Cougars Brigham Young Cougars

10:30 PM Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Arizona State Sun Devils

11:00 PM Minnesota Golden Gophers UNLV Rebels



Friday, August 31, 2012

Time (ET) Away Home

7:00 PM Villanova Wildcats Temple Owls

7:30 PM Tennessee Volunteers North Carolina State Wolfpack

8:00 PM Wagner Seahawks Florida Atlantic Owls

8:00 PM Boise State Broncos Michigan State Spartans

10:00 PM San Jose State Spartans Stanford Cardinal


Saturday, September 1, 2012

Time (ET) Away Home

9:00 AM Notre Dame Fighting Irish Navy Midshipmen

12:00 PM Appalachian State Mountaineers East Carolina Pirates

12:00 PM Miami-Ohio Redhawks Ohio State Buckeyes

12:00 PM Ohio Bobcats Penn State Nittany Lions

12:00 PM Northwestern Wildcats Syracuse Orange

12:00 PM Troy Trojans Alabama-Birmingham Blazers

12:00 PM Marshall Thundering Herd West Virginia Mountaineers

12:00 PM Western Michigan Broncos Illinois Fighting Illini

12:21 PM Buffalo Bulls Georgia Bulldogs

12:30 PM Elon Phoenix North Carolina Tar Heels

2:00 PM Idaho State Bengals Air Force Falcons

2:00 PM Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners South Alabama Jaguars

3:00 PM Nevada Wolf Pack California Golden Bears

3:00 PM William & Mary Tribe Maryland Terrapins

3:00 PM Nicholls State Colonels Oregon State Beavers

3:00 PM Richmond Spiders Virginia Cavaliers

3:30 PM Tulsa Golden Hurricane Iowa State Cyclones

3:30 PM Southern Miss Golden Eagles Nebraska Cornhuskers

3:30 PM Miami-Florida Hurricanes Boston College Eagles

3:30 PM Bowling Green State Falcons Florida Gators

3:30 PM Iowa Hawkeyes Northern Illinois Huskies

3:30 PM Eastern Kentucky Colonels Purdue Boilermakers

3:30 PM Northern Iowa Panthers Wisconsin Badgers

4:00 PM Colorado Buffaloes Colorado State Rams

5:00 PM Southern University A&M Jaguars New Mexico Lobos

6:00 PM Murray State Racers Florida State Seminoles

6:00 PM Youngstown State Penguins Pittsburgh Panthers

6:30 PM Liberty Flames Wake Forest Demon Deacons

7:00 PM Northwestern State Demons Texas Tech Red Raiders

7:00 PM Jacksonville State Gamecocks Arkansas Razorbacks

7:00 PM Florida International Golden Panthers Duke Blue Devils

7:00 PM South Dakota State Jackrabbits Kansas Jayhawks

7:00 PM North Texas Mean Green Louisiana State Tigers

7:00 PM Lamar Cardinals Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns

7:00 PM Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Memphis Tigers

7:00 PM Central Arkansas Bears Mississippi Rebels

7:00 PM Jackson State Tigers Mississippi State Bulldogs

7:00 PM Southeastern Louisiana Lions Missouri Tigers

7:00 PM Savannah State Tigers Oklahoma State Cowboys

7:00 PM Tennessee-Chattanooga Mocs South Florida Bulls

7:00 PM Austin Peay State Governors Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

7:00 PM Clemson Tigers Auburn Tigers

7:10 PM Missouri State Bears Kansas State Wildcats

7:30 PM Hawaii Warriors Southern California Trojans

8:00 PM Wyoming Cowboys Texas Longhorns

8:00 PM Texas State Bobcats Houston Cougars

8:00 PM Indiana State Sycamores Indiana Hoosiers

8:00 PM Rutgers Scarlet Knights Tulane Green Wave

8:00 PM Michigan Wolverines Alabama Crimson Tide

10:00 PM Weber State Wildcats Fresno State Bulldogs

10:30 PM Toledo Rockets Arizona Wildcats

10:30 PM Arkansas State Red Wolves Oregon Ducks

10:30 PM Oklahoma Sooners Texas-El Paso Miners

10:30 PM San Diego State Aztecs Washington Huskies



Sunday, September 2, 2012

Time (ET) Away Home

3:30 PM Kentucky Wildcats Louisville Cardinals

6:30 PM Southern Methodist Mustangs Baylor Bears


Monday, September 3, 2012

Time (ET) Away Home

8:00 PM Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Virginia Tech Hokies

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08/29/2013 12:22 PM

NCAAF
Dunkel

Week 1

North Carolina at South Carolina
The Gamecocks kick-off the season looking to build on their 5-1 ATS record in their last 6 games against ACC opponents. South Carolina is the pick (-11) according to Dunkel, which has the Gamecocks favored by 20. Dunkel Pick: South Carolina (-11). Here are all of this week's lined games.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29

Game 133-134: North Carolina at South Carolina (6:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: North Carolina 86.732; South Carolina 106.782
Dunkel Line: South Carolina by 20; 51
Vegas Line: South Carolina by 11; 56 1/2
Dunkel Pick: South Carolina (-11); Under

Game 135-136: UNLV at Minnesota (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: UNLV 72.638; Minnesota 84.863
Dunkel Line: Minnesota by 12; 56
Vegas Line: Minnesota by 14; 51 1/2
Dunkel Pick: UNLV (+14); Over

Game 137-138: Tulsa at Bowling Green (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Tulsa 85.140; Bowling Green 90.618
Dunkel Line: Bowling Green by 5 1/2; 44
Vegas Line: Bowling Green by 3 1/2; 48 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Bowling Green (-3 1/2); Under

Game 139-140: Akron at Central Florida (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Akron 69.033; Central Florida 88.962
Dunkel Line: Central Florida by 20; 59
Vegas Line: Central Florida by 22 1/2; 55
Dunkel Pick: Akron (+22 1/2); Over

Game 141-142: Utah State at Utah (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Utah State 96.112; Utah 88.288
Dunkel Line: Utah State by 8; 56
Vegas Line: Utah by 3; 51 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Utah State (+3); Over

Game 143-144: Mississippi at Vanderbilt (9:15 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Mississippi 102.620; Vanderbilt 97.747
Dunkel Line: Mississippi by 5; 49
Vegas Line: Mississippi by 3; 53 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Mississippi (-3); Under

Game 145-146: Rutgers at Fresno State (10:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Rutgers 85.720; Fresno State 88.721
Dunkel Line: Fresno State by 3; 60
Vegas Line: Fresno State by 10; 55
Dunkel Pick: Rutgers (+10); Over

Game 147-148: USC at Hawaii (11:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: USC 104.454; Hawaii 64.769
Dunkel Line: USC by 39 1/2; 51
Vegas Line: USC by 22 1/2; 53 1/2
Dunkel Pick: USC (-22 1/2); Under


FRIDAY, AUGUST 30

Game 149-150: Western Michigan at Michigan State (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Western Michigan 77.866; Michigan State 97.121
Dunkel Line: Michigan State by 19 1/2; 49
Vegas Line: Michigan State by 27 1/2; 44 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Western Michigan (+27 1/2); Over

Game 151-152: Florida Atlantic at Miami (FL) (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Florida Atlantic 64.085; Miami (FL) 99.430
Dunkel Line: Miami (FL) by 35 1/2; 50
Vegas Line: Miami (FL) by 32 1/2; 53 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Miami (FL) (-32 1/2); Under

Game 153-154: Texas Tech at SMU (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Texas Tech 90.967; SMU 81.675
Dunkel Line: Texas Tech by 9 1/2; 55
Vegas Line: Texas Tech by 5 1/2; 59
Dunkel Pick: Texas Tech (-5 1/2); Under


SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

Game 155-156: Massachusetts at Wisconsin (12:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Massachusetts 59.820; Wisconsin 101.858
Dunkel Line: Wisconsin by 42; 56
Vegas Line: Wisconsin by 45; 53
Dunkel Pick: Massachusetts (+45); Over

Game 157-158: Central Michigan at Michigan (3:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Central Michigan 75.475; Michigan 103.334
Dunkel Line: Michigan by 28; 57
Vegas Line: Michigan by 31 1/2; 52
Dunkel Pick: Central Michigan (+31 1/2); Over

Game 159-160: Buffalo at Ohio State (12:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Buffalo 69.033; Ohio State 107.807
Dunkel Line: Ohio State by 39; 52
Vegas Line: Ohio State by 36; 55 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Ohio State (-36); Under

Game 161-162: Louisiana Tech at North Carolina State (12:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Louisiana Tech 87.401; North Carolina State 90.011
Dunkel Line: North Carolina State by 2 1/2; 67
Vegas Line: North Carolina State by 14; 62 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Louisiana Tech (+14); Over

Game 163-164: Florida International at Maryland (12:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Florida International 63.357; Maryland 86.608
Dunkel Line: Maryland by 23; 44
Vegas Line: Maryland by 20; 49 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Maryland (-20); Under

Game 165-166: Northern Illinois at Iowa (3:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Northern Illinois 88.871; Iowa 93.896
Dunkel Line: Iowa by 5; 48
Vegas Line: Iowa by 3; 53 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Iowa (-3); Under

Game 167-168: Temple at Notre Dame (3:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Temple 83.736; Notre Dame 108.089
Dunkel Line: Notre Dame by 24 1/2; 58
Vegas Line: Notre Dame by 30; 52 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Temple (+30); Over

Game 169-170: BYU at Virginia (3:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: BYU 92.020; Virginia 94.373
Dunkel Line: Virginia by 2 1/2; 55
Vegas Line: BYU by 3 1/2; 50
Dunkel Pick: Virginia (+3 1/2); Over

Game 171-172: Alabama vs. Virginia Tech (3:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Alabama 117.625; Virginia Tech 87.834
Dunkel Line: Alabama by 30; 42
Vegas Line: Alabama by 19; 45 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Alabama (-19); Under

Game 173-174: UAB at Troy (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: UAB 76.811; Troy 59.941
Dunkel Line: Troy by 3; 69
Vegas Line: Troy by 5 1/2; 63 1/2
Dunkel Pick: UAB (+5 1/2); Over

Game 175-176: Purdue at Cincinnati (12:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Purdue 79.188; Cincinnati 95.647
Dunkel Line: Cincinnati by 16 1/2; 44
Vegas Line: Cincinnati by 10; 50
Dunkel Pick: Cincinnati (-10); Under

Game 177-178: Kentucky vs. Western Kentucky (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Kentucky 70.119; Western Kentucky 76.975
Dunkel Line: Western Kentucky by 7; 60
Vegas Line: Kentucky by 4 1/2; 56 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Western Kentucky (+4 1/2); Over

Game 179-180: Miami (OH) at Marshall (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Miami (OH) 67.603; Marshall 87.455
Dunkel Line: Marshall by 20; 64
Vegas Line: Marshall by 17 1/2; 69 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Marshall (-17 1/2); Under

Game 181-182: Mississippi State vs. Oklahoma State (3:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Mississippi State 91.055; Oklahoma State 109.048
Dunkel Line: Oklahoma State by 18; 56
Vegas Line: Oklahoma State by 12 1/2; 60
Dunkel Pick: Oklahoma State (-12 1/2); Under

Game 183-184: UL-Monroe at Oklahoma (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: UL-Monroe 70.886; Oklahoma 109.678
Dunkel Line: Oklahoma by 39; 64
Vegas Line: Oklahoma by 23; 59 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Oklahoma (-23); Over

Game 185-186: Texas State at Southern Mississippi (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Texas State 62.557; Southern Mississippi 71.963
Dunkel Line: Southern Mississippi by 9 1/2; 52
Vegas Line: Southern Mississippi by 7 1/2; 56 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Southern Mississippi (-7 1/2); Under

Game 187-188: New Mexico State at Texas (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: New Mexico State 57.485; Texas 97.309
Dunkel Line: Texas by 40; 60
Vegas Line: Texas by 42; 57 1/2
Dunkel Pick: New Mexico State (+42); Over

Game 189-190: Rice at Texas A&M (1:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Rice 84.354; Texas A&M 121.031
Dunkel Line: Texas A&M by 36 1/2; 66
Vegas Line: Texas A&M by 26 1/2; 71 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Texas A&M (-26 1/2); Under

Game 191-192: Toledo at Florida (12:20 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Toledo 82.912; Florida 100.309
Dunkel Line: Florida by 17 1/2; 59
Vegas Line: Florida by 24; 56
Dunkel Pick: Toledo (+24); Over

Game 193-194: UL-Lafayette at Arkansas (4:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: UL-Lafayette 85.803; Arkansas 89.504
Dunkel Line: Arkansas by 3 1/2; 62
Vegas Line: Arkansas by 11; 58 1/2
Dunkel Pick: UL-Lafayette (+11); Over

Game 195-196: Washington State at Auburn (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Washington State 77.054; Auburn 94.109
Dunkel Line: Auburn by 17; 54
Vegas Line: Auburn by 14; 59 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Auburn (-14); Under

Game 197-198: Idaho at North Texas (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Idaho 56.179; North Texas 74.687
Dunkel Line: North Texas by 18 1/2; 52
Vegas Line: North Texas by 14 1/2; 56 1/2
Dunkel Pick: North Texas (-14 1/2); Under

Game 199-200: Penn State vs. Syracuse (3:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Penn State 98.095; Syracuse 89.033
Dunkel Line: Penn State by 9; 54
Vegas Line: Penn State by 7; 51
Dunkel Pick: Penn State (-7); Over

Game 201-202: Wyoming at Nebraska (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Wyoming 75.015; Nebraska 106.012
Dunkel Line: Nebraska by 31; 61
Vegas Line: Nebraska by 28; 66
Dunkel Pick: Nebraska (-28); Under

Game 203-204: TX-San Antonio at New Mexico (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: TX-San Antonio 68.040; New Mexico 68.133
Dunkel Line: Even; 58
Vegas Line: New Mexico by 3; 54 1/2
Dunkel Pick: TX-San Antonio (+3); Over

Game 205-206: Georgia at Clemson (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Georgia 104.800; Clemson 105.763
Dunkel Line: Clemson by 1; 76
Vegas Line: Georgia by 2; 72
Dunkel Pick: Clemson (+2); Over

Game 207-208: LSU vs. TCU (9:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: LSU 106.932; TCU 99.914
Dunkel Line: LSU by 7; 47
Vegas Line: LSU by 4; 50 1/2
Dunkel Pick: LSU (-4); Under

Game 209-210: Boise State at Washington (10:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Boise State 97.295; Washington 96.349
Dunkel Line: Boise State by 1; 57
Vegas Line: Washington by 4; 52 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Boise State (+4); Over

Game 211-212: Nevada at UCLA (10:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Nevada 79.826; UCLA 109.534
Dunkel Line: UCLA by 29 1/2; 62
Vegas Line: UCLA by 19 1/2; 66 1/2
Dunkel Pick: UCLA (-19 1/2); Under

Game 213.214: Northwestern at California (10:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Northwestern 94.781; California 90.947
Dunkel Line: Northwestern by 4; 64
Vegas Line: Northwestern by 6; 58 1/2
Dunkel Pick: California (+6); Over


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Game 215-215: Ohio at Louisville (3:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Ohio 73.274; Louisville 96.430
Dunkel Line: Louisville by 23; 54
Vegas Line: Louisville by 20 1/2; 58
Dunkel Pick: Louisville (-20 1/2); Under

Game 216-217: Colorado vs. Colorado State (6:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Colorado 74.504; Colorado State 74.376
Dunkel Line: Even; 53
Vegas Line: Colorado State by 2 1/2; 48 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Colorado (+2 1/2); Over


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Game 219-220: Florida State at Pittsburgh (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Florida State 107.822; Pittsburgh 94.703
Dunkel Line: Florida State by 13; 46
Vegas Line: Florida State by 10; 49
Dunkel Pick: Florida State (-10); Under
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08/29/2013 12:26 PM

NCAAF
Long Sheet

Week 1

Thursday, August 29

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N CAROLINA (8 - 4) at S CAROLINA (11 - 2) - 8/29/2013, 6:00 PM
There are no Top Trends with records of significance that apply to this game.

Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

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UNLV (2 - 11) at MINNESOTA (6 - 7) - 8/29/2013, 7:00 PM
Top Trends for this game.
UNLV is 34-55 ATS (-26.5 Units) in road games since 1992.
UNLV is 34-55 ATS (-26.5 Units) in road lined games since 1992.
UNLV is 0-9 ATS (-9.9 Units) in a road game where the total is between 49.5 and 52 since 1992.
UNLV is 8-22 ATS (-16.2 Units) in a road game where the total is between 49.5 and 56 since 1992.
UNLV is 6-19 ATS (-14.9 Units) in road games in games played on turf since 1992.
UNLV is 7-0 ATS (+7.0 Units) when playing on a Thursday since 1992.

Head-to-Head Series History
UNLV is 1-0 against the spread versus MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
MINNESOTA is 1-0 straight up against UNLV over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

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TULSA (11 - 3) at BOWLING GREEN (8 - 5) - 8/29/2013, 7:00 PM
There are no Top Trends with records of significance that apply to this game.

Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

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AKRON (1 - 11) at UCF (10 - 4) - 8/29/2013, 7:00 PM
There are no Top Trends with records of significance that apply to this game.

Head-to-Head Series History
UCF is 1-0 against the spread versus AKRON over the last 3 seasons
UCF is 1-0 straight up against AKRON over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

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UTAH ST (11 - 2) at UTAH (5 - 7) - 8/29/2013, 8:00 PM
Top Trends for this game.
UTAH ST is 11-1 ATS (+9.9 Units) in all games over the last 2 seasons.
UTAH ST is 11-1 ATS (+9.9 Units) in all lined games over the last 2 seasons.
UTAH ST is 8-1 ATS (+6.9 Units) as an underdog over the last 3 seasons.
UTAH ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) in road games over the last 2 seasons.
UTAH ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) in road lined games over the last 2 seasons.
UTAH ST is 10-1 ATS (+8.9 Units) in games played on turf over the last 2 seasons.
UTAH ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) in non-conference games over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
UTAH ST is 1-0 against the spread versus UTAH over the last 3 seasons
UTAH ST is 1-0 straight up against UTAH over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

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OLE MISS (7 - 6) at VANDERBILT (9 - 4) - 8/29/2013, 9:15 PM
Top Trends for this game.
VANDERBILT is 18-8 ATS (+9.2 Units) in all games over the last 3 seasons.
VANDERBILT is 18-8 ATS (+9.2 Units) in all lined games over the last 3 seasons.
VANDERBILT is 11-2 ATS (+8.8 Units) in home games over the last 3 seasons.
VANDERBILT is 11-2 ATS (+8.8 Units) in home lined games over the last 3 seasons.
OLE MISS is 15-5 ATS (+9.5 Units) in games played on turf since 1992.

Head-to-Head Series History
VANDERBILT is 2-0 against the spread versus OLE MISS over the last 3 seasons
VANDERBILT is 2-0 straight up against OLE MISS over the last 3 seasons
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

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RUTGERS (9 - 4) at FRESNO ST (9 - 4) - 8/29/2013, 10:30 PM
Top Trends for this game.
FRESNO ST is 11-2 ATS (+8.8 Units) in all games over the last 2 seasons.
FRESNO ST is 11-2 ATS (+8.8 Units) in all lined games over the last 2 seasons.
FRESNO ST is 9-1 ATS (+7.9 Units) as a favorite over the last 2 seasons.
FRESNO ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) in home games over the last 2 seasons.
FRESNO ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) in home lined games over the last 2 seasons.
FRESNO ST is 10-2 ATS (+7.8 Units) in games played on turf over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

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USC (7 - 6) at HAWAII (3 - 9) - 8/29/2013, 11:00 PM
There are no Top Trends with records of significance that apply to this game.

Head-to-Head Series History
HAWAII is 1-0 against the spread versus USC over the last 3 seasons
USC is 1-0 straight up against HAWAII over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

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08/29/2013 12:27 PM

NCAAF
Armadillo's Write-Up

Week 1

Thursday's games
South Carolina is 22-15-1 as a home favorite under Spurrier, 9-5-1 last two years; they’re 11-7-1 vs spread in last 19 non-SEC games. Gamecocks have two quality QBs, one a thrower, one a better runner- they play conference rival Georgia next, likely will hold some tactics back for that bigger game. Tar Heels have a quality senior QB but lost three starters on OL; they’re 15-9 vs spread in last 24 non-ACC games, but are 2-4-1 in last seven games as an underdog.

Minnesota (-8) won 30-27 at UNLV LY, outgaining Rebels 478-275; Gophers are 1-4 vs spread in last five tries as double digit favorites with two SU losses. UNLV is 4-15 in last 19 tries as a road dog; they finally have good QB in soph Sherry who had rough debut vs Gophers LY (16-35/116). Minnesota has all five starters back on OL but have soph QB with only seven starts- they’re 7-11 in last 18 games as a home favorite.

Tulsa-Bowling Green both have senior QB’s, but Falcons’ QB has 35 career starts, Tulsa’s only 18; Hurricane won last meeting 33-20 (-17) in 2010, after waxing Falcons 63-7 in a bowl three years before that. Tulsa covered seven of last nine as a road dog; they’re 20-15 in last 35 non-league games. BG is 6-5 as a home favorite under Clawson; they’re 9-9 in last 18 non-MAC tilts and have four starters back on OL (Tulsa has two).

Central Florida (-24) waxed Akron 56-14 LY; teams split six games in series, with four of six decided by 14 or less points. UCF is 21-12-1 as a home favorite since '05; they've got their QB back with three starters on OL, while Zips have new QB this year in Bowden's second year. Since 2004, Akron is 15-18-1 as road underdogs. UCF covered 13 of its last 21 non-conference games.

Utah State (+7) beat Utah 27-20 LY, its first win in last 13 series games, but Anderson is HC at Wisconsin now; Aggies have four senior starters on OL and prolific junior QB Keeton (21 starts) back- they've lost their last six visits here, but covered four of last five-- they're 14-2 vs spread in last 16 games as road dog. Utah is 17-14-2 as home favorite since '06; since '08, they're 11-9-1 in non-league games. Utes have soph QB and three new starters on OL. State ia 15-5 vs spread out of conference.

Underdogs are 20-10 vs spread in Ole Miss' last 30 road games; over the last decade, Rebels are just 4-12 vs spread as road favorites. Vanderbilt won four of last five games with Ole Miss; road teams won four of the five games; teams split last two meetings here. Both teams have veteran OLs and their QB back. Vandy is 4-1 as home dog under Franklin, after being 8-18 from '04-'10. Commodores are 11-2 vs spread at home under Franklin. Underdogs covered four of last five series games.

Fresno State was 6-0 as home favorite LY, after being 3-18-1 in that role before DeRuyter got to town ('06-'11); Bulldogs have senior QB with 26 starts, three starters back on OL. Rutgers is 15-7 in last 22 tries as road dog but is just 11-17 in last 28 non-league games. Knights have QB with 18 starts and veteran OL. Fresno is 11-9 vs spread in last 20 non-league games. Fresno (+3.5) won 24-7 at Rutgers in '08, only previous meeting.

USC hasn't named starting QB, which shouldn't matter here, but they're inexperienced under center, and have Pac-12 opener vs Washington State next. Trojans are thin because of probation, but have four starters back on OL- they're 7-17 in last 24 tries as road favorite after being 0-5 LY-- they're 2-9 vs spread in non-league games under Kiffin. Hawai'i fired its new OC during summer, a red flag, especially with an inexperienced QB; they covered once in last five tries as home dog. USC won last five series meetings by average score of 56-21.

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08/29/2013 12:28 PM

NCAAF

Week 1

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Thursday, August 29

6:00 PM
LIBERTY vs. KENT STATE
Liberty is 1-15 SU in its last 16 games
Liberty is 1-15 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Kent State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Kent State is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games

6:00 PM
NORTH CAROLINA vs. SOUTH CAROLINA
North Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
North Carolina is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
South Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
South Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

6:30 PM
PRESBYTERIAN vs. WAKE FOREST
Presbyterian is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Presbyterian is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Wake Forest's last 7 games

7:00 PM
TULSA vs. BOWLING GREEN
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Tulsa's last 18 games on the road
Bowling Green is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 8 games

7:00 PM
AKRON vs. CENTRAL FLORIDA
Akron is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Akron's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Central Florida's last 15 games at home
Central Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

7:00 PM
INDIANA STATE vs. INDIANA
Indiana State is 1-15 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Indiana State is 1-15 SU in its last 16 games
Indiana is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Indiana is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

7:00 PM
UNLV vs. MINNESOTA
UNLV is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UNLV's last 6 games
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games

7:00 PM
ILLINOIS STATE vs. BALL STATE
Illinois State is 1-18 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Illinois State is 1-18 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Ball State's last 18 games
Ball State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games

7:30 PM
S. UTAH vs. SOUTH ALABAMA
S. Utah is 1-16 SU in its last 17 games on the road
S. Utah is 1-15 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Alabama's last 5 games
South Alabama is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games

7:30 PM
WESTERN CAROLINA vs. MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Western Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Western Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Middle Tennessee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games

7:30 PM
TOWSON vs. CONNECTICUT
Towson is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Towson is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Connecticut is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games at home

8:00 PM
UTAH STATE vs. UTAH
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah State's last 5 games when playing Utah
Utah State is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games when playing Utah
Utah is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
Utah is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games

8:00 PM
JACKSON ST vs. TULANE
Jackson St is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Jackson St is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulane's last 5 games at home
Tulane is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games at home

9:15 PM
MISSISSIPPI vs. VANDERBILT
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Mississippi's last 7 games when playing Vanderbilt
Mississippi is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vanderbilt's last 6 games

10:00 PM
SACRAMENTO STATE vs. SAN JOSE STATE
Sacramento State is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games
Sacramento State is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose State's last 5 games
San Jose State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games

10:30 PM
RUTGERS vs. FRESNO STATE
Rutgers is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Rutgers's last 13 games on the road
Fresno State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Fresno State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

11:00 PM
SOUTHERN CAL vs. HAWAII
Southern Cal is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Hawaii
Southern Cal is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Hawaii is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Hawaii's last 5 games at home

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08/29/2013 12:29 PM

NCAA line watch: Jump on Boise State now

Each week we'll look at the odds and tell you which one to bet now, bet later, and which totals to watch as the week plays out.

SPREAD TO BET NOW

BOISE STATE +4 at Washington

This number has been moving in U Dub’s direction ever since it was first posted in early June. Lots of hype for the Huskies, with an overreaction to their returning starter count, the re-christening of Husky Stadium, and the revenge angle versus Boise from the Las Vegas Bowl last December. Not to mention being a chic pick to emerge in the Pac-12 from many preseason publications. All very superficial arguments ignoring the fact that U Dub might have hit a plateau for head coach Steve Sarkisian, who is feeling a bit of heat to get his team above the 6 or 7-win level. Shrewd investors are taking a more cautious wait-and-see attitude with the Huskies. Now that the number has crashed through an expected resistance point at 3, however, grab the Broncos before the “sharps” jump in and trigger an expected buy-back on Boise to drop the price before kickoff. The wagering public will soon remember that Boise is 84-8 SU for HC Chris Petersen!

SPREAD TO WAIT ON

WASHINGTON STATE Plus at Auburn

This price has moved in Auburn’s direction with no resistance shown at 14, as the Tigers have been bet up to 15 and 15 ½ at many Las Vegas outlets. New Auburn HC Gus Malzahn is being given plenty of respect in the marketplace as he returns to the Plains, and some sharp SEC observers are on record as saying the Tigers could make a big jump from last year’s 3-9 disaster, which is contributing to the “buy” pressure and growing sentiment in the marketplace that Auburn is a team to watch. Meanwhile, Wazzu is flying well beneath the radar and is certainly no team du jour in the mind of the pundits after a disappointing effort a year ago for then-new HC Mike Leach, but the public is forgetting that the Cougs weren’t too much worse than Auburn a year ago. There is more run left in this Tiger price move; expect this number to climb some more and reach another key number at 17 later in the week, which is when some Cougar money will finally be tempted to jump into the fray.

TOTAL WATCH

WYOMING at NEBRASKA

College “totals” often make dramatic late-week moves and this matchup at Lincoln is an early candidate to adjust sharply. A handful of LV wagering outlets have posted a 65 on this game early in the week, but we expect the “total” to soar several points higher as the realization that both teams (especially Wyo) have defensive questions and each returns a prolific QB, Brett Smith for the Cowboys and Taylor Martinez for the Huskers. There’s nobody we know in Las Vegas who is thinking about an “under” in any game involving these two until further notice, so we advise a quick “over” purchase before the “total” climbs near (or above) 70.

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08/29/2013 12:30 PM

NCAAF
Armadillo's Write-Up

Week 1

Friday's games
Michigan State won its last four games (3-1 vs spread) with Western Michigan, with three of four wins by 24+ points; last meeting was in 2010. Spartans were 0-6 as home favorites LY, are 20-30-1 in that role over last decade- they do have senior QB (13 starts) and four starters back on OL. Broncos are 8-13-1 as road dogs since ’08, 9-13-1 out of conference since ’07; they lost four starters on OL and have senior QB who has only eight career starts.

This will be Florida Atlantic’s Super Bowl, getting to play Miami week before ‘canes play Florida; teams haven’t met. Owls were 8-2 as dogs LY, after being 13-28-2 as road dogs from ’05-’11. Its certainly a road game but not a road trip for FAU, which has a new QB and three new starters on OL. Miami has senior QB (17 starts) and all five starters back on OL, so they’re looking for big things this year. ‘canes 5-5 as home favorites under Golden, 20-34 if you go back to ’03- they’re 5-8 vs spread in last 13 non-league games.

Texas Tech won last seven games with SMU, with six wins by 14+ points, but teams haven’t met since ’07; first game as Tech coach for former NFL QB Kingsbury, whose Red Raiders are 11-3-1 as road favorites since ’07, 8-4 out of conference since ’10. Mustangs have senior (25 starts) QB but three new starters on OL; they’ve covered six of last seven tries as home dog, with home side covering 12 times in last 16 games where SMU was an underdog. SMU is 11-8 in last 19 non-league games. Tech has new coach, new QB, three new starters on OL; road opener has to be at least a little dicey.

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08/29/2013 12:30 PM

NCAAF Opening Line Report: Manziel worth at least 10 points

Calling this an “Opening Line Report” is a bit misleading in Week 1 of the college football schedule. Many of these spreads have been taking action for some time now.

But, for the sake of argument and for those who haven’t looked at a NCAAF spread since the BCS title game, we break down a few of the “opening lines” for the kickoff to the college season and get the low down on the odds from Las Vegas linesmaker Peter Korner.

Week 1 is the toughest set of odds to cook up, according to Korner, due to the fact oddsmakers have very little to go on for the 2013 season. Spreads and totals are based more on last year’s success, returning starters and coaches’ game plans.

“We really have no idea,” Korner, founder of the Nevada-based odds service The Sports Club, tell Covers. “We put out our numbers, everyone else puts out theirs and we go from there. Week 1 and 2 are the toughest because we don’t have much to go on to gauge these teams.”

Rice Owls at Texas A&M Aggies (-27, N/A)

As of this writing, I imagine Johnny Manziel in a musty interrogation room with a searing light in his face, getting grilled by the NCAA fuzz. Oddsmakers - at least the ones hanging lines on this Week 1 opener - expect the Heisman winner to be on the field Saturday.

Korner sent out Texas A&M at -28 and most books followed suit with similar numbers. The Aggies are acting like Manziel will be taking snaps but if for some reason Autograph Gate turns “Johnny Football” into “Johnny Sideline”, Korner predicts this spread could swing as many as 10 points in the other direction.

“I expect him to be penalized in some way,” he says. “If he is out, I think he’s worth at least 10 points. He’s the team’s leading passer and rusher. That’s huge. It’s a big drop off and we’ve never really seen the guys in behind him. Texas A&M would still be a big favorite, though.”

USC Trojans at Hawaii Warriors (+21.5, 53.5)

Opening the season in Hawaii is more an extension of summer vacation than Week 1 of the schedule. The Trojans, for the first time in a long time, aren’t among the BCS favorites and some people may be selling Southern Cal short.

Korner sent out a suggested line of USC -23 for this Thursday night “Degenerate Special” (11 p.m. ET kickoff) and books trimmed that spread as low as -21.5. The Trojans will be without RB Silas Redd, who won’t make the trip due to a bum knee, but Korner thinks there is plenty of firepower on the USC depth chart.

“They should win big with their bench on the field,” Korner says of Southern Cal. “There will be plenty of scoring. We had the total much higher at 58.”

Southern Cal and Hawaii have played four times since 2003, topping the number in the first three meetings before staying under the 62-point total with a 49-10 USC win last season.

Georgia Bulldogs at Clemson Tigers (+2, 72)

This SEC-versus-ACC showdown is the crown jewel of the Saturday slate, pitting the No. 5 Bulldogs against the No. 8 Tigers.

Korner and his stable of oddsmakers submitted spreads of either Clemson -1 or Pick’em, eventually sending out the home side as a slight fave. The betting public is buying up the SEC representative, moving this spread to UGA -2.

“The spread isn’t going to matter in this game,” says Korner. “Whether it’s Clemson -1 or Georgia, I don’t think it will come into play. Whoever wins will cover. Georgia is the better team and would be a favorite on a neutral field but I’m not going to make them the favorite just because they’re from the SEC. 'SEC Bias', I don’t know what that means.

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08/29/2013 12:34 PM

Beyond the BCS: Capping college football's small conferences

Some of the best betting value in college football is hiding beyond the BCS, in the small conferences. Each week, Covers Experts’ Doc’s Sports will look at the little programs that could help you make big cash this college season.

Team to watch: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Week 1 odds: +4.5 vs. Kentucky

An intriguing matchup not only pits instate competitors against each other but also head coaches with new jobs: Western Kentucky’s Bobby Petrino vs. Kentucky’s Mark Stoops. Western Kentucky went to a bowl game for the first time last year and Willie Taggart promptly bolted for South Florida.

Enter Petrino, who will implement his pass-happy offense under a new starting quarterback Brandon Doughty. The Hilltoppers’ feature running back, though, is the same. Senior Antonio Andrews rushed 304 times for 1,684 yards and 11 touchdowns last season.

Western Kentucky, which beat host Kentucky 32-31 in overtime last September, is 4-0 ATS in its last four games against the SEC and 5-1 ATS in its last six non-conference dates. Petrino is 8-0 in season openers as a college head coach.

Team to beware: Bowling Green Falcons

Week 1 odds: -3.5 vs. Tulsa

Bowling Green returns 17 starters from a 2012 squad that compiled a respectable 8-5. Some of the personnel losses, however, are key. Defensive tackle Chris Jones (12.5 sacks) and linebacker Dwayne Woods graduated. On the other side of the ball, running back Anthon Samuel transferred to Florida International and offensive lineman Fahn Cooper also left in unexpected fashion.

Tulsa is a team that could capitalize on the absences of Jones and Woods in the middle of the Falcons’ defense. The Golden Hurricane finished ninth in the nation with 245.7 rushing yards per game last season while averaging 34.7 points per contest. Tulsa was 5-1 ATS in its last six games of 2012. Bowling Green, meanwhile, is 2-5 in its last seven contests out of conference.

Total team: Troy Trojans

Week 1 odds: 63 vs. UAB

The over was 4-0 in Troy’s last four home games of 2012 and 6-1 in the team’s last seven contests overall. Looking back long term, the Trojans have gone over the total 21 times in their last 28 non-conference games. They host UAB Saturday and it looks like another non-conference date that should go over the total of 63.

Corey Robinson, already the most accomplished quarterback in Troy history with at 3,000 passing yards in each of his first three seasons, is back for his senior campaign. On the other side of the ball, Troy allowed 30.5 points and 443.6 yards per game last year. Its defensive unit returns only four starters, which may be a good thing in the long run, but not for Week 1 of the season. The Trojans beat the Blazers 39-29 in 2012 and another shootout can be expected.

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