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Week 8 College Football Picks Against the Spread

Braden Gall offers his top picks against the spread for Week 8.
Week 8 College Football Picks Against the Spread

Last week was both unpredictable and bizarre.

 

Entering last weekend, there were the seven teams left in college football without a win against the spread all year. Five covered and UTEP didn't play, leaving the Miners and Old Dominion as the only teams in college football without a win against the spread.

 

Meanwhile, Central Michigan remained the lone unbeaten against the number (6-0-1) after drubbing Buffalo 51-14.

 

College Football's Top 10 Breakout Players at Midseason

The top 10 breakout players from the first half of 2015.
College Football's Top 10 Midseason Breakout Players for 2015

With the first half of the 2015 college football season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the first seven weeks and examine some of the new stars across the nation.

Big 12 Week 8 Predictions: Oklahoma-Texas Tech Shootout, Texas Hosts Kansas State

Predictions for every Big 12 Week 8 game.
Big 12 Week 8 Predictions: Oklahoma-Texas Tech Shootout, Texas Hosts Kansas State

The Big 12’s Week 8 slate is relatively quiet, but the intrigue level in this conference will increase once November arrives with a handful of huge league matchups.

ACC Week 8 Predictions: Clemson and Florida State Face Road Tests, Duke Travels to Virginia Tech

Predictions for every ACC game in Week 8.
ACC Week 8 Predictions: Clemson and Florida State Face Road Tests, Duke Travels to Virginia Tech

Florida State and Clemson are inching closer to a huge showdown on Nov. 7 in Death Valley, but both teams have road tests coming up on Saturday in Week 8 action. The Seminoles pulled away from Louisville in the second half of last week’s game and have a tough assignment in preparing for Georgia Tech’s option attack this weekend.

Pac-12 Week 8 Predictions: USC Hopes to Spoil Utah's Season, Stanford Rides Momentum Against Washington

Predictions for every Pac-12 game in Week 8.
Pac-12 Week 8 Predictions: USC Hopes to Spoil Utah's Season, Stanford Rides Momentum Against Washington

Stanford and Utah appear to be on a collision course for a matchup in the Pac-12 Championship, but both teams still have plenty of obstacles to overcome, starting this Saturday in Week 8 action. The Cardinal have a few extra days to prepare for Washington after defeating UCLA on Thursday night last week.

SEC Week 8 Predictions: Alabama Hosts Tennessee, Ole Miss and Texas A&M Look for Rebound Win

Predictions for every SEC game in Week 8.
SEC Week 8 Predictions: Alabama Hosts Tennessee, Ole Miss and Texas A&M Look for Rebound Win

The Week 8 slate of SEC action isn’t nearly as appealing as last Saturday, but Tennessee-Alabama and Ole Miss-Texas A&M are still two must-see matchups this weekend. The Volunteers have lost the last eight matchups against the Crimson Tide and none of the last four contests in this series were decided by less than 14 points.

Michigan State Spartans 2015-16 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

Spartans seeking another trip to the Final Four behind Denzel Valentine
Michigan State Spartans 2015-16 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

One year after proving yet again that a Tom Izzo team should never be counted out in March, Michigan State will be back in the hunt to cut down more nets this season.

 

Purdue Boilermakers 2015-16 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

Matt Painter poised to build on last year's return to the NCAA Tournament
Purdue Boilermakers 2015-16 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

The quality of the food wasn’t the main reason for Purdue coach Matt Painter’s tweet on the afternoon of May 19: “Had one of the best lunches I’ve ever had today on campus.”

 

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