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The college football betting strategy for week 8 features an interesting angle that are very obvious, but even the most seasoned handicappers forget to use it. The tool that we are talking about is the schedule. The schedule is often overlooked because handicappers tend to focus on the week that is currently in action and not past or future weeks.
Here at bang the book.com we reveal a different strategy every week so you don’t have to do the leg work and this week, we focus on the road weary teams.
The college football season heads to Week 8 and there are plenty of reasons to check out the big board early. All of the sharp bettors get the odds as early as possible so they can find value in the big schedule of college football games that are on tap for the upcoming week.
Here are some of the games that stand out that have plenty of value heading into week 8.
The first edition of the always odd Tuesday night college football betting action in the Sun Belt starts this week, and the first two teams up are the North Texas Mean Green and the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns.
The Cajuns are 4-1 right now, and they are looking to get back to a bowl game for the second straight season.
Hurricane Isaac wiped out the first game of the season for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the Texas A&M Aggies. College football betting action will take place on Saturday for these two though, as they played their postponed game at Independence Stadium in a de facto road game for the Aggies.
Texas A&M has averaged right at 74 snaps per game this year, and that’s exactly what Head Coach Kevin Sumlin promised to bring to this team.
SEC rivals clash in Starkville on the NCAA football odds on Saturday night, as the Mississippi State Bulldogs hope to move to 6-0 when they take on the Tennessee Volunteers.
The pressure is starting to mount once again on Head Coach Derek Dooley. After starting 2-0, the Vols have been beaten in two of their last three games with both losses coming in the SEC East, and losing this one would likely be the continuation of a four-game losing streak when push comes to shove.
South Carolina vaulted all the way to No.3 in the latest AP poll with its impressive 35-7 thrashing of then-No.5 Georgia as a one-point home favorite. The Gamecocks are now a perfect 6-0 straight-up and a very profitable 5-1 against the spread. The total stayed UNDER against the Bulldogs with a closing line of 54.5 and has now stayed UNDER in two of their last three games.
The old ball coach has his team playing rock-solid on both sides of the ball behind quarterback Conner Shaw and running back Marcus Lattimore on offense and a shutdown defense
Teams that are evolving into arch rivals in the Pac-12 are going to meet for some NCAA football betting action on Saturday night on FOX, when the Washington Huskies welcome to town the USC Trojans.
Oh, the ironies in this game for the Men of Troy. They are on the road against their former coordinator, Steve Sarkisian, and they are playing in the very same building that their old coach, Pete Carroll is now coaching in on a regular basis for the Seattle Seahawks.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are really starting to believe that they have a real chance of going to the BCS this year. In order to do that though, they are going to have to start by knocking off the Stanford Cardinal in a crucial tilt on the college football odds on Saturday afternoon.
As bad as the Cardinal have looked at times this year, the bottom line is that they are a 4-1 team ranked in the Top 20 in America,
The Utah Utes entered the PAC 12 Conference last year, and they had a solid 8-5 season in 2011. The Utes expected to accomplish bigger things this year, but injuries have slowed them down. UCLA had another disappointing season last year, and they hired Jim Mora Jr. to take the team in a different direction this year. The Bruins are off to a solid 4-2 start to the season. Still, they are just 1-2 in the PAC 12. Can they level their conference record with a home win here?
Every year the Kansas State Wildcats are overlooked, and every year they make some serious noise. Bill Snyder may be the best coach in the nation. It’s hard to argue against him, since he gets so much out of his talent at Kansas State. The Wildcats are all the way up to number five in the rankings, but they’ll face a very dangerous Iowa State team in Ames this weekend. This game isn’t getting the same publicity as some others this weekend, but it has major national implications.