Thursday, November 17
VIRGINIA TECH (-13) by 13.84 over North Carolina - The Tar Heels have lost three of their last four games, including 13-0 at N.C. State in their last outing. Virginia Tech QB Logan Thomas has 17 total TD's in his last 5 games (10 passing, 7 rushing). The computer is 7-2 ATS with North Carolina and 5-4 with the Hokies.
Virginia Tech won 24-21. The computer won SU, lost ATS.
Saturday, November 19
BUFFALO (-10) by 10.63 over Akron - The Zips have lost 3-of-4 on the road, and 6-of-9 overall, by more than 10 points. The Bulls are only 2-8, but Akron is still that bad.
Buffalo won 51-10. The computer won SU, won ATS.
Oklahoma (-14) by 21.21 over BAYLOR - The Sooners were only a 17.04-point pick in the preseason and the computer's margin has now increased to 21+. The computer is 6-2 ATS with Baylor and 6-3 with Oklahoma.
Baylor won 45-38. The computer lost SU, lost ATS.
Ucf (-8) by 9.97 over EAST CAROLINA - The computer is 7-2 ATS with the Knights and 6-4 with the Pirates ATS. ECU gets 74.8% of its offensive yardage through the air. UCF tops Conference USA in pass defense and ranks 18th nationally.
East Carolina won 38-31. The computer lost SU, lost ATS.
FLORIDA STATE (-17.75) by 19.43 over Virginia - The computer is 8-1 ATS on Virginia games. These teams have met 8 times in Tallahassee and FSU has exceeded this spread in all but one of those games (1996).
Virginia won 14-13. The computer lost SU, lost ATS.
Hawaii (-4) by 6.63 over Fresno State - The computer is 6-3 ATS with Hawaii and 5-4 with Fresno State. The Warriors are getting home field advantage and nothing more while the Bulldogs have played themselves out of bowl contention (3-7). Hawaii is 5-5 but needs 2 more wins to become bowl eligible because of its 13-game schedule.
Fresno State won 24-21. The computer lost SU, lost ATS.
Lsu (-30.5) by 31.74 over MISSISSIPPI - The Rebels have suspended both its starting QB and leading rusher for this game. The computer is 8-1 ATS with the Bayou Bengals and 6-3 with Ole Miss.
LSU won 52-3. The computer won SU, won ATS.
NORTHWESTERN (-15.5) by 19.69 over Minnesota - The computer's forecasted margin of victory for Northwestern has only moved fractionally since the preseason. The computer is 5-4 ATS with the Wildcats and 6-3 with the Gophers.
Northwestern won 28-13. The computer won SU, lost ATS.
Washington (-3) by 5.80 over OREGON STATE - The Beavers are assured of posting their worst back-to-back seasons since 1997 (3-8) and 1998 (5-6). Oregon State was 5-7 last year and can do no better than 4-8 this season. Washington can get to 8 wins with victories this week and next week against Washington State in the Apple Cup rivalry game at Qwest Field in Seattle.
Oregon State won 38-21. The computer lost SU, lost ATS
RICE (-12.5) by 13.10 over Tulane - Tulane has lost each of its last four away games by at least 21 points and, in fact, has lost its last 3 away games by exactly 21 points.
Rice won 19-7. The computer won SU, lost ATS.
Tulsa (-13.5) by 16.43 over UTEP - The Golden Hurricane are on a 6-game winning streak in which only the game at UCF was won by less than 17 points. The computer is 7-3 ATS with Tulsa and 6-3 with UTEP.
Tulsa won 57-28. The computer won SU, won ATS.