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College Football Week 1 Picks: SMU Mustangs vs. Baylor Bears

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SMU Mustangs vs. Baylor Bears Sunday, 8/31/14, 7:30 p.m. ET Opening Point Spread:  Baylor -30 Current Betting Line:  Baylor -30 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes SMU has dropped 16 of its last 17 road openers, with the only victory in that span coming back in 2009, which can’t be ignored […]

NCAA Football Week 1 Picks: North Texas Mean Green vs. Texas Longhorns

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North Texas Mean Green vs. Texas Longhorns Saturday, 8/30/14, 8:00 p.m. ET Opening Point Spread:  Texas -26.5 Current Betting Line:  Texas -26.5 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes North Texas has dropped all nine all-time meetings in this series, with each of those affairs taking place in Austin, which is important […]

College Football Week 1 Predictions: Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Saturday, 8/30/14, 7:30 p.m. ET Opening Point Spread:  Mississippi St -25.5 Current Betting Line:  Mississippi St -25.5 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes Southern Miss nearly dropped all 12 of its games last season, but it managed to pick up a road victory […]

Ohio Bobcats vs. Kent State Golden Flashes: NCAA Football Week 1 Odds and Picks

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Ohio Bobcats vs. Kent State Golden Flashes Saturday, 8/30/14, 6:00 p.m. ET Opening Point Spread:  Kent State -1.5 Current Betting Line:  Kent State -1.5 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes Ohio’s 62 wins since 2006 are the second most victories of any school in the Mid-American Conference during that period, which […]

College Football Week 1 Picks: UTEP Miners vs. New Mexico Lobos

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UTEP Miners vs. New Mexico Lobos Saturday, 8/30/14, 8:00 p.m. ET Opening Point Spread:  New Mexico -6.5 Current Betting Line:  New Mexico -6.5 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes UTEP welcomes back 15 starters this season, as it looks to improve upon its 3-15 SU mark in its last 18 games […]

College Football Week 1 Predictions: California Golden Bears vs. Northwestern Wildcats

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California Golden Bears vs. Northwestern Wildcats Saturday, 8/30/14, N/A Opening Point Spread:  Northwestern -14 Current Betting Line:  Northwestern -14 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes California has won six of its last 10 road openers, but it has dropped both all-time meetings against Northwestern, with this being the first played in […]

College Football Week 1 Picks: UCLA Bruins vs. Virginia Cavaliers

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UCLA Bruins vs. Virginia Cavaliers Saturday, 8/30/14, 12:00 PM EST Opening Point Spread:  UCLA -24 Current Betting Line:  UCLA -24 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes UCLA is a legitimate contender to land one of four spots in the upcoming playoff format, which is important to consider when making your Week […]

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Washington State Cougars: College Football Week 1 Odds and Predictions

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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Washington State Cougars Thursday, 8/28/14, 10:00 PM EST Opening Point Spread:  Washington State -8 Current Betting Line:  Washington State -8 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes Rutgers is set to join the Big Ten Conference this season, while it has compiled a 5-4 SU record in its […]

College Football Week 1 Predictions: Utah State Aggies vs. Tennessee Volunteers

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Utah State Aggies vs. Tennessee Volunteers Sunday, 8/31/14, 7:00 PM EST Opening Point Spread:  Tennessee -6 Current Betting Line:  Tennessee -6 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes Utah State has dropped 16 consecutive road openers, but the last four have each been decided by seven or fewer points, which can’t be […]

College Football Week 1 Picks: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Oklahoma Sooners

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Oklahoma Sooners Saturday, 8/30/14, 7:00 PM EST Opening Point Spread:  Oklahoma -39.5 Current Betting Line:  Oklahoma -39.5 Opening Total:  N/A Current Total:  N/A Odds Courtesy of 5Dimes Louisiana Tech will open up a season away from Ruston for the sixth consecutive season, as it looks to improve upon its miserable 2-14 […]

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