Week 8, College Football Picks 2017: Spread & Predictions

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In fact, they were pegged to win 4. Vanderbilt defeated Middle Tennessee and Nevada by an average margin of Credit their multi-facet running attack which has already produced 3 80 plus yards rushers this early in the season and an opportunistic top rated defense which has already forced six turnovers in two games. Entering week 3, the Fighting Irish only rank th in the nation in rushing yards, are 95th in total yards and are 92nd in scoring.

Against Ball State last week, there were two running plays where Notre Dame gained a total of 73 yards. If you take both plays out of the equation, the Irish have so far ran for a total of 44 yards on 39 plays.

That is going to be disaster against 18th best rush defense in college football. The trends also point to the Commodores covering the spread. Vanderbilt is ATS in their last four non-conference games, ATS in their last 12 games after a straight up victory of more than 20 points. They are also ATS in their last 18 after yielding less than yards in their previous game. Giving a two touchdown edge to one of the best defensive teams in NCAA Football may be one of the best bets to make in this early season.

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We all know about the rich tradition of college football. The history, the rivalries and the pageantry are as rich and as diverse as the country itself. With that, the face of college football is changing.

Over the last couple of years, conferences are re-aligning; rich, storied rivalries have been dissolved and a seismic shift in college football is underway. With the recent announcement that college football is moving towards a playoffs system, it is clear that the old way of handicapping college football games is gone.

Sure, you still have to know Xs and Os and understand and factor-in things like personnel, injuries, and momentum. But now you have to factor in new matchups and how these different alignments will affect how you make your college football picks. As things change, I will work my hardest to continue to be your No. Speaking of track record, I have weathered changes to the college football landscape before. Several years ago, college football went through another huge change with the advent of the Bowl Championship Series BCS.

All of a sudden, winning was no longer enough for a school to be considered tops in the nation. More and more variables were introduced to determine a "true" National Champion.

More emphasis was placed on factors like a team's strength of schedule made betting on college football even harder. Along with the advent of the BCS, coaches' challenges, and updated overtime rules forced me to adapt.

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