10/30/2013 01:27 AM
Tech Trends - Week 10
October 29, 2013
Thursday, Oct. 31
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
SOUTH FLORIDA at HOUSTON...UH has covered first seven TY and last 9 since late 2012! Willie Taggart 14-3 last 17 as dog at WKU & USF, but lost in role last week. UH, based on team trends.
RICE at NORTH TEXAS...Both go-with teams, Rice 6-2 vs. line TY and 12-3 since mid 2012, while UNT 6-2 vs. points TY. Note Owls 9-3-1 last 13 in dog role. Rice, based on Owls' underdog numbers.
ULM at TROY...ULM only 3-6 vs. line since late 2012. But Troy just 3-12 last 15 as home chalk. Warhawks have won and covered last 2 and 3 of last 4 meetings. ULM, based on Troy negatives.
ARIZONA STATE at WASHINGTON STATE...Leach 7-2 last 9 on board, and host has covered last four meetings. ASU 2-4 last six vs. line away from Tempe. WSU, based on team and series home trends.
Friday, Nov. 1
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
SOUTHERN CAL at OREGON STATE...Beavs have won SU last three hosting SC (OSU a dog each time) and have covered last covered last five in Corvallis vs. Trojans. SC no covers last ten away from Coliseum! OSU, based on team and series trends.
Saturday, Nov. 2
Matchup Skinny Tech Trend
CLEMSON at VIRGINIA...Mike London 5-14-3 last 22 on board. Clemson 7-2 vs. line last 8 away from Death Valley. Clemson, based on team trends.
VIRGINIA TECH at BOSTON COLLEGE...Beamer just 1-8 vs. line last nine away from Blacksburg. Eagles have covered last three outings in Chestnut Hill. Slight to BC, based on team trends.
EASTERN MICHIGAN at TOLEDO...Toledo had covered five straight in series prior to last season. Rockets have still won last 6 SU vs. Eagles. EMU no covers last five TY and 1-7 vs. line in 2013, now 5-15 vs. number since 2012. Eagles also 2-8 last 9 as DD dog since mid 2012. Rockets 11-5 as DD chalk since 2009 (2-0 TY). Toledo, based on team and series trends.
NORTHERN ILLINOIS at UMASS...UMass 4-2 vs. line last six TY. But NIU won 63-0 over Minutemen LY at DeKalb. NIU only 2-3 as DD chalk TY after 6-1 mark in role LY, but Huskies have covered 8 of last 9 as visitor since early 2012. NIU, based on team trends.
KENT STATE at AKRON...Akron 2-9 vs. line last 11 as host since late 2011. Road team has covered last three in neighborhood series. Golden Flashes have covered last six as visiting favorite dating to mid 2010, and 9-3 last 12 vs. line as visitor. Kent State, based on team and series trends.
TEMPLE at RUTGERS...Owls have covered last four in 2013. 'Gers only 2-6 as home chalk for Flood since LY. Slight to Temple, based on team trends.
ILLINOIS at PENN STATE...O'Brien 8-2 vs. line last 10 at Happy Valley. Illini 0-6 as visiting dog since LY. Penn State, based on team trends.
PITTSBURGH at GEORGIA TECH...Pitt no covers last four away since late 2012. Paul Johnson 4-1 vs. line last five as host (3-1 TY), and Jackets 9-4 vs. line since mid 2012. GT, based on team trends.
WAKE FOREST at SYRACUSE...Shafer 2-0 as chalk with Cuse. Grobe has covered last 3 TY for Wake, but Deacs 7-14 last 21 as road dog, 11-19 vs. line as visitor since 2007. Slight to Cuse, based on team trends.
WESTERN KENTUCKY at GEORGIA STATE...GSU 5-1 vs. line last 6 TY, WKU no covers last 2 in 2013. Slight to GSU, based on recent trends.
TENNESSEE at MISSOURI...Mizzou 5-1 vs. line last 6 TY. Butch Jones teams are 7-3 as dog since 2011. Slight to UT, based on Butch Jones trends.
IOWA STATE at KANSAS STATE...Road team has covered last two in series. Snyder 9-3 vs. line at home since LY. ISU 2-1 as road dog TY, 8-5 in role since 2011. KSU, based on Snyder home mark.
SOUTHERN MISS at MARSHALL...USM now 0-19 SU since LY, 4-15 vs. line, only 1-7 vs. spread in 2013. Golden Eagles 2-8 vs. line last 10 as visitor. Herd won and covered last two in series and has covered after both previous SU losses TY. Herd 3-0 vs. line as host and laying DD TY. Marshall, based on team trends.
UTEP at TEXAS A&M...UTEP no covers last five TY and 1-6 vs. line in 2013. Miners 5-18-1 last 23 on board, and 0-3 as DD dog for Kugler in 2013 after 4-1 mark in role for Price LY. A&M, based on extended UTEP woes.
MTSU at UAB...UAB 4-10 vs. line last 13 on board since mid 2012. Surprisingly, MTSU 5-0 as visiting chalk since 2011. MTSU, based on team trends.
UTSA at TULSA...Not-so-Golden Hurricane 1-5 vs. line TY, 0-3 vs. spread as host. But Coker no covers last 3 or 4 of 5 in 2013. Coker 4-2 last six as road dog. Slight to UTSA, based on team trends.
ARMY at AIR FORCE...Army has covered two straight vs. Falcs. Ellerson has covered last four Commander-in-Chief games. Force 2-6 vs. line TY and 5-16 since 2012, also no covers last four Commander-in-Chief games. Falcs 4-15 last 19 as home chalk, too. Army, based on recent trends.
WEST VIRGINIA at TCU...Frogs 2-6 vs. line TY, 6-15-1 last 20 on board. Also 4-9 vs. spread in last 13 Big 12 games, and no covers in six tries as Big 12 host. WVU 1-7 vs. line last 8 away from Morgantown and Holgorsen could be in some trouble. Slight to WVU, based on recent TCU negatives.
GEORGIA vs. FLORIDA (at Jacksonville)...Muschamp 0-2 SU and vs. line against Dawgs as he slips deeper into trouble, even Ron Zook was 2-1 SU and vs. line against Georgia. UGa no covers last five TY and 1-6 vs. line in 2013, but Muschamp only 3-10 last 13 on board. Slight to Georgia, based on recent series trends.
ARIZONA at CAL...Not-so Golden Bears 1-7 vs. line TY, now 4-17 last 21 on board since late 2011. Sonny Dykes on personal 1-12 spread run since mid 2012 with La Tech & Cal. Cats 4-8-1 as visiting chalk since 2008 (but 2-0 in role TY at UNLV and CU). Arizona, based on Cal negatives.
MIAMI-FLA. at FLORIDA STATE...Al Golden 18-8-1 vs. line with Canes since mid 2011 and his Miami teams are 9-3-1 as dog that span. Golden teams 18-7-1 as dog at Temple & Miami since 2008. FSU has won SU last three meetings but Miami has covered both since Golden arrived. FSU 6-1-1 last 8 on board since late LY. Miami, based on Al Golden numbers.
WISCONSIN at IOWA...Gary Andersen 6-1 vs. line TY at Wiscy, 17-3 since LY at Utah State & Badgers. Kirk Ferentz Iowa teams 8-3-1 as home dog since 2003. Wisconsin, based on Andersen trends.
MICHIGAN at MICHIGAN STATE...MSU has covered last five in series, and 5-0-1 vs. line last six against Wolverines. MSU also 4-1 SU last five meetings. Though Spartans 2-9 vs. line at East Lansing since 2012 (2-3 TY). Wolverines only 2-5 vs. line last seven as visitor. MSU, based on series trends.
OHIO STATE at PURDUE...Buckeyes no covers last two years vs. Boilermakers and have lost SU last two trips to Ross-Ade. But Purdue only 2-5 vs. line TY for Hazell and 5-12 last 17 on board since early 2012. Urban Meyer 10-2 vs. line since mid 2012. OSU, based on recent team trends.
MINNESOTA at INDIANA...Minn 1-4 as visiting dog since LY (though 1-1 in role TY), and Gophers 6-3 last 9 on board since late LY. Hoosiers only 3-7 vs. line since late 2012. Slight to Minnesota, based on team trends.
COLORADO at UCLA...Mike MacIntyre 3-4 vs. line at CU but 17-6 last 23 on board at SJSU & CU and 14-6 last 20 as dog. Bruins 6-1 laying DD for Jim Mora since LY. Slight to CU, based on MacIntyre trends.
NAVY at NOTRE DAME...Irish have won and covered last two years vs. Mids, but Navy had covered nine previous games at South Bend between 1993-2009. Mids 20-8 as visiting dog since 2006. Irish 3-6 vs. line last 9 on board since late 2012. Navy, based on extended trends.
AUBURN at ARKANSAS...Razorbacks have won and covered last 2 and 4 of last 5 in series. But Hogs 1-6 vs. line last 7 for Bielema TY. Malzhan has covered last five in 2013, and he's 14-6 vs. line since LY at Ark St & TY with Tigers. Auburn, based on current trends.
NORTHWESTERN at NEBRASKA...Cats no covers last six TY after 14-1 spread mark previous 15. NU was 5-2 as visiting dog in 2011-12. Cats have covered last two years vs. Huskers. Bo Pelini 10-3 last 13 as Lincoln chalk. Slight to Northwestern, based on extended trends.
ARKANSAS STATE at SOUTH ALABAMA...Jags 5-1 vs. line last 6 TY. Ark State no covers last six TY for new HC Harsin. USA, based on team trends.
HAWAII at UTAH STATE...Norm Chow winless SU but 7-3 vs. line last 10 since late 2012. Also 3-1 last four away. USU 5-3 vs. line TY and 16-5 since 2012. Slight to Hawaii, based on recent trends.
SAN JOSE STATE at UNLV...Old rivals from PCAA! SJSU 6-0 as road chalk since LY (1-0 for Caragher) and 19-4 vs. line since late in 2011 (4-2 for Caragher). Bobby Hauck 10-4-1 as home dog since 2010. SJSU, based on team trends.
NEW MEXICO STATE at LOUISIANA...NMSU 1-7 vs. line TY, 1-11 last 12 on board. ULL 21-11-2 vs. line under Hudspeth since 2011. ULL 4-0-1 as DD chalk since LY. Louisiana, based on team trends.
TEXAS STATE at IDAHO...Franchione 1-3 vs. line last 4 TY but 2-1 vs. line as visitor in 2013. Idaho 2-1 vs. line at home for Petrino TY but 2-6 last 8 at Kibbie Dome. Slight to Texas State, based on team trends.
NORTH CAROLINA at NC STATE...NCS had won and covered five straight in Tobacco Road series prior to LY. Heels 0-3 vs. line away TY and 1-8 last 9 away from Chapel Hill. NCS, based on extended series trends.
KANSAS at TEXAS...Charlie Weis 27-45-1 last 72 vs. line at ND & KU since mid 2005 (3-5 TY). Weis did cover vs. Mack LY. Mack 7-11 as home chalk since 2010. Slight to Texas, based on extended Weis trends.
TULANE at FAU...Owls 6-2 vs. line TY, and 14-4 last 18 on board since early 2012, but 0-2 as chalk that span. Wave 6-2 vs. line TY and 11-4 last 15 on board. FAU, based on team trends.
OKLAHOMA STATE at TEXAS TECH...Ok State has won and covered last four meetings, blowout results (66-6 & 59-21) last two. But Cowboys 2-7 vs. line last 9 as visitor. Slight to TT, based on current trends.
EAST CAROLINA at FIU...ECU only 5-12 vs. line last 17 away from Greenville under Ruffin McNeill. FIU, based on recent trends.
NEVADA at FRESNO STATE...FSU 1-7 vs. line last 8 on board, but has covered last three in series. DeRuyter still 6-3 as home chalk since LY. Pack 1-7 vs. line last 8 as visitor. Slight to FSU, based on team and series trends.
MISSISSIPPI STATE at SOUTH CAROLINA...MSU 1-5 as visiting dog since 2011, 4-9 last 13 on board overall since late 2012. Spurrier just 2-5 vs. line last seven TY, but SC 11-7 last 18 as home chalk. Slight to SC, based on team trends.
BOISE STATE at COLORADO STATE...CSU on 9-2 spread run since late LY. Rams 5-0 last 5 as dog. Boise 12-17 last 29 as chalk. Slight to CSU, based on recent trends.
NEW MEXICO at SAN DIEGO STATE...Lobos have covered last four meetings. Slight to UNM, based on recent series trends.
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