College Capper: Week 4 Best Bets

College Capper: Week 4 Best Bets

This article is part of our College Capper series.

Chris' Picks

When you're as cold as I am, you take any break you can get. Those breaks include posting Iowa at -22.5, it closing at -23.5 and the Hawkeyes winning by 23. Good times! I even hit a total last week, which our loyal readers know is not my strong suit. Just some bad beats last week. Coastal was driving for a covering touchdown, tossed a pick and let down, allowing Buffalo to keep it close. Marshall was coasting before being outscored 21-0 in the fourth quarter. Time for a hot streak.

Missouri (-2) at Boston College

Breaking down this game statistically, Boston College checked a lot of boxes. They are stout defensively, they want to run the ball which is Misouri's weakness, and the Tigers don't have a go-to when they have the ball. But the absence of Eagles QB Phil Jurkovec is too much for me to get over. They somehow managed 28 points against Temple last week despite Dennis Grosel averaging 3.9 yards per pass attempt, finishing with 238 yards of total offense, seven less than the Owls. I just don't see how the Eagles score, let alone score enough, against a Power 5 opponent. 

Louisville (-2) at Florida State

Last week, there were some games I felt were traps and stayed away from with varying success. This one screams that, but the number is slow low we really only need a win, and it hasn't moved much since opening, so FSU is clearly getting some

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Chris Bennett
Bennett covers baseball, college football and college basketball for RotoWire. Before turning to fantasy writing, he worked in scouting/player development for the Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos. He's also a fan of the ACC.
Greg Vara
Vara is the lead golf writer at RotoWire. He was named the FSWA Golf Writer of the Year in 2005 and 2013. He also picks college football games against the spread in his "College Capper" article.
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