This article is part of our College Capper series.
The book giveth, the book taketh away. After a solid start through two weeks, I came crashing back to earth last weekend, with my only win being a Pittsburgh side that did everything possible to not cover. I really liked the picks last week too. That sounds obvious, but there's always a different confidence level weekly. And with that in mind, I loathe this week's slate/spreads. Just don't have a great feel for anything. So hopefully that yields a different result than last week.
(All lines courtesy of DraftKings as of Wednesday night, shopping around is highly encouraged.)
Coastal Carolina (-14) at Buffalo
There's reason for concern here, so maybe I'm foolish for taking the bait. Coastal haven't played a road game in front of fans in ages, but how many do we expect at Buffalo? The Chanticleers are also woeful against the run, allowing 4.3 ypc and five TDs through two games, and we know that's the Bulls' bread and butter (5.0 ypc, seven TDs). Buffalo is going to be feisty and keep this close for two, maybe 2.5 quarters. But I just think Coastal's offense is too much for the Bulls to keep up with. They'll score and score some more and stretch this out by the final whistle.
Iowa (-23.5) vs. Kent State
Under 56.5 points
I'm going to double-dip here. A theme in this week's picks evolved, that being teams in obvious letdown spots. I guess I'm banking on at least a few overcoming