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Week 7 College Football Betting Recap

October 19, 2015

Week 7 in of the college football regular season is in the books. Week 8 begins on Thursday, but here is a quick recap of Week 7 that could influence picks for Week 8.

Favorites were 41-16 straight up and 27-30 against the spread. Home teams were 35-22 SU and 23-34 ATS. The Over/Under ended the week 38-18-1, as points were scored in droves across the nation.

The week’s largest dog to win outright was Georgia State +14 at Ball State. GS won 31-19.

The largest chalk to cover was Toledo -28.6 over Eastern Michigan by the score of 63-20.

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The Michigan – Michigan State finish was one of the most stunning in many years as the Spartans ran a fumble from an attempted punt 38 yards for a touchdown on the game’s last play to win 27-23.

Memphis will move upward in the rankings at they beat Ole Miss 37-24 making the American Athletic Conference proud by beating the SEC. The Tigers were 10.5-point dogs at home and cashed on a +310 to +350 moneyline.

Iowa remained unbeaten with its rout of 40-10 over Northwestern. The Hawkeyes are now 7-0 SU and 5-2 ATS, with an impressive run of 3-0 ATS away from home.

Alabama was an early season loser to Ole Miss, but beat Texas A&M handily 41-23 and have now won four straight to put them back into the College Football Playoff mix.

Florida lost its freshman quarterback Will Grier last week and lost its game against LSU 35-28. The Gators fought hard but Leonard Fournette the odds on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy were just too much for the Gators defense. The 7-point win by LSU was a winner at some shops and a push at others. The OVER for LSU has cashed in five straight games.

The Ohio State Buckeyes looked horrible in their uniforms and not much better playing as they beat Penn State and picked up a cover for the first time since opening the season at Virginia Tech.

Boise State forgot to attend their game on Friday night against Utah State trailing at half 45-10 and losing 52-26 giving Utah State a +250 moneyline payout.