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College Football Betting By the Numbers: Week 9

When you bet on NCAA Football, you should know all about the numbers. Numbers for stats, numbers for trends, numbers for betting lines, numbers for ‘totals’ – You should know it all. Here at Bang the Book, we are set to talk about the NCAA football betting lines for Week 9. Here are the most important numbers that you need to remember for the week!

-19: The number of rushing yards that the Florida Gators had last year in the World’s Largest Cocktail Party versus the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Ten Betting Tips: College Football Betting Bits To Watch For Week 9

After another great week of the college football betting season, we are back for Week 9, as we look at the top teams, players, and trends of note for the this week on NCAA football schedule.

It was only two weeks ago that QB Collin Klein was considered a bit of an afterthought in the Heisman Trophy race. However, he and his Kansas State Wildcats knocked off the West Virginia Mountaineers in a big time way, and that not only helped Klein out, but it hurt the heck out of QB Geno Smith, too. Klein is the favorite on the Heisman Trophy odds,

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College Football Consensus: Big Public Plays Week 9

The college football consensus report is a great way to start scouring the schedule for winners in week 9. The report will give you a first-look at all of the big public ways and where the money is moving. This week there is a few under the radar teams getting plenty of action as well as some Top 25 teams.

BetOnlineThe public will bet against teams they have no understanding about just to get on big favorites and week 9 is a perfect example of this.

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Cincinnati vs. Louisville Picks

There are just three teams that are left standing in the Big East as undefeated clubs in conference play, but one of the two will get their first blemish on Friday night in NCAA football betting action, as the Cincinnati Bearcats face off with the Louisville Cardinals.

The Bearcats are coming off of their first loss of the season, a defeat at the hands of the Toledo Rockets.

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Clemson vs. Wake Forest Picks

The chase for the ACC title continues on Thursday night with college football betting action at BB&T Field, where the Wake Forest Demon Deacons hope to pull off the shocking upset of the Clemson Tigers.

Clemson is the team with nothing really to gain and everything to lose in this one. The Tigers know that a win over a 4-3 Wake Forest team that was smacked 52-0 by the Florida State Seminoles a month ago won’t do anything for their national ranking, and they aren’t going to sway any voters even if they win 100-0.

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College Football Trends To Watch in Week 9

The college football schedule and odds are out and the investigation has begun to find the best tips and tools to correctly pick a winner. When looking over the information it is important to take a quick look at the college football trends for week 9.

Here is a look at a few of the trends that are important to know heading into a big week of college football games.

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College Football Betting Strategies Week 9: Extra Rest Helps

The college football season is a long and grueling season. The players have plenty to worry about as college students to include football, school, and the social scene. With all of this to deal with it always helps a college student/athlete when they get some rest. This is also something that is critical to college football betting strategies.

Extra rest gives a team extra time to rest injuries and extra time to prepare for their upcoming opponent.

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Big 12 Football-Week 9 Handicapping Guide

Kansas State remained at the top of the Big 12 and moved to No.3 in the latest BCS rankings after blasting West Virginia, which plummeted to No.19. Oklahoma is the next highest-ranked team in the conference at No.8 followed by Texas Tech at No.14. Texas is the only other ranked Big 12 team at No.23 after both TCU and Iowa State fell out of the Top 25 with losses.

The following is a look at a couple of the top matchups this week in the Big 12 along with the opening spreads as provided by UcaBet.

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SEC Football Week 9 Handicapping Guide

Alabama continued its march to the SEC title game and possible berth in the BCS championship with another blow-out win to remain the top-ranked team in the nation. Florida is right behind the Tide at No.2 after an impressive rout of South Carolina. The Gamecocks fell all the way to No.13 in the latest BCS poll, while LSU remained at No.6 and Georgia climbed back into the top 10 at No.10. The surprising Mississippi State Bulldogs are hanging tough at No.11 and Texas A&M fell to No.20 after losing to LSU.

The following is a look at a couple of the top matchups for Week 9 in the SEC along with betting lines as provided by 5Dimes.

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Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Lafayette Picks

The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns are going to be playing in their second straight game on a Tuesday night, but this week, they are going to be at home when they battle it out with the Arkansas State Red Wolves in college football betting action.

The Red Wolves have just four wins in seven games this year, but when you really take a closer look at it, the only loss of any note was against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. That might very well be the loss that takes away the Sun Belt crown this year from Head Coach Gus Malzahn’s team, though there is still plenty of time to make up for it.

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