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NCAA Football Betting: College Football Matchups for Week 11

Here at Bang the Book, we have all of the top matchups of the 2012 NCAA football betting campaign covered! Today, we’re taking a look at the best matchups for Week 11!

The Crimson Tide have played a lot of great teams this year, including Mississippi State, LSU, and Michigan. However, of all of those battles – and yes, that includes the meeting with the Bayou Bengals – this is the one which is considered the toughest game. Had you factored out home field advantage, the oddsmakers estimated LSU to be approximately 12 points worse than Alabama. This week? The difference is just 10.5 points.

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Florida State vs. Virginia Tech Picks

The clubs that could be in the ACC Championship Game for the second time in the last three years will meet in Blacksburg on ESPN’s Thursday Night Football betting festivities, when the Florida State Seminoles travel to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies.

About the only solace the fans of the Seminoles can take right now is that they probably weren’t going to be in the National Championship Game regardless of whether they beat the NC State Wolfpack or not.

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Bowling Green vs. Ohio Picks

Wednesday night’s college football betting affair in the MAC is going to be an interesting tussle for sure, as the Ohio Bobcats host the Bowling Green Falcons in a battle in the MAC East.

Bowling Green has an opportunity to get to the MAC Championship Game if it can win out, but it is going to be tough as could be in spite of its five-game winning streak.

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Ball State vs. Toledo Picks

Two of the top teams in the MAC are going to be involved in a great Tuesday night college football betting battle this week when the Ball State Cardinals take on the Toledo Rockets.

The MAC has a history of just not getting all that many teams in bowl games. This year is going to be an exception to that thanks to the fact that North Carolina, Ohio State, and Penn State are all ineligible for bowl games, but there will still be at least one,

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Arizona State vs. Oregon State Pick

Reser Stadium will be backing its Oregon State Beavers on Saturday night in college football betting action against the Arizona State Sun Devils.

The Sun Devils may turn into the beneficiaries of the USC Trojans’ bad fortune. They are one of the three teams in the Pac-12 South that probably essentially control their own destiny for getting into the Pac-12 Championship Game, though there is clearly still a lot of football to be played. Win this game, and even a loss to the Men of Troy might not prove to be damning when the two teams meet in LA in a few weeks.

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Oklahoma State vs. Kansas State Picks

The Kansas State Wildcats look to take one more step towards the BCS National Championship Game on Saturday night in college football betting action at home against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

The Cowboys were in the spot of the Wildcats last year, as they were ranked No. 2 in the nation for a good chunk of the time in the BCS Rankings before getting bounced in a game not all that much different from this one.

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Alabama vs. LSU Picks

Last year, it was the “Game of the Century” the first time around when the LSU Tigers beat the Alabama Crimson Tide. The second time around, the game had all of the pomp and circumstance surrounding one of the biggest showdowns ever, but the 21-0 blowout was never really all that close. Now, it’s Round 3 over the course of the last 12 months for these two teams, and the action for college football betting fans is as good as it will ever be on Saturday.

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Oregon vs. USC Picks

The Oregon Ducks and the USC Trojans are going to battle it out for supremacy in the Pac-12 on Saturday night in a game with local and national implications to it.

We’ll start with the Ducks, who have to wonder what they have done to deserve this. Every week for the last three weeks, they have fallen behind another BCS contender, and now, they are fourth in the BCS and know that they need at least two teams to lose in front of them in all likelihood to have a shot of traveling to Miami to play for the BCS National Championship in January.

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Texas vs Texas Tech Pick

It’s a battle of the state of Texas Saturday afternoon in Lubbock as the Longhorns take on the Red Raiders. Both teams have improved quite a bit in the past couple years, and they come in with an identical 6-2 record. Texas snuck out of Kansas with a win last week, while the Red Raiders were blasted by Kansas State in Manhattan. The Red Raiders are favored by more than a touchdown here.

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Mississippi vs Georgia Pick

The Mississippi Rebels are well on their way to turning the program around after a dismal 2-10 season last year. Hugh Freeze was a great hire by the program, and he has this team playing much better football already. Georgia picked up a huge win last week over the Florida Gators in Jacksonville. Will the Bulldogs be able to use that game to give them momentum for the rest of the season? Let’s take a look at this SEC matchup.

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