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Hawaii vs. BYU Picks

Teams that have the ability to score points in bunches are going to be duking it out on Friday night in NCAA football betting action, as the BYU Cougars take on the Hawaii Warriors at Lavell Edwards Stadium.

The Warriors have had a frustrating season, and matters just don’t seem to be getting any better any time in the near future. They aren’t nearly the offense juggernauts that they once were, and they are still struggling defensively.

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Consensus Report For College Football: Top 3 Games in Week 5

If you have not yet applied the football consensus report as a handicapping tool you are missing out on an opportunity to improve your handicapping arsenal with weapons to bang the book and fatten your bankroll.

The college football schedule for week 5 has provided another opportunity to apply the consensus report to select a few winners. Here are three games that jump off the schedule.

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Cleveland Browns vs Baltimore Ravens Pick

Two teams that used to take up residence in the Dawg Pound are going to meet on the NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football betting festivities in Week 4, as the Cleveland Browns take on the Baltimore Ravens.



This is going to be a tough draw for the Browns, knowing that they are already facing an 0-3 start to the season and now have to get ready for the Baltimore no-huddle attack with just three days of preparation.

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Stanford vs Washington Pick

The Stanford Cardinal will be back on the field for the first time since upsetting the USC Trojans on Thursday night in NCAA football betting action when they take on the Washington Huskies at CenturyLink Field.

The Cardinal are ranked in the Top 10 in the country, but there aren’t many that really believe that they are amongst one of the best 10 teams in the land. The truth of the matter is that the Pac-12 is pretty solid this year, but outside of the Oregon Ducks, there might not be any truly superior teams, and that includes USC.

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SEC Football Week 5 Handicapping Guide

The college football season heads into Week 5 with a couple of interesting conference matchups on the slate. The SEC has six teams ranked in the latest AP Top 25 poll with Alabama still holding the top spot in the nation. LSU fell to third while Georgia held steady at No.5 and South Carolina climbed to No.6. Rounding out the six ranked teams are Florida at No.11 and Mississippi State at No.2. The following is a look at a couple of the top matchups for Week 5 in the SEC along with betting lines as provided by Bookmaker.

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Big 12 Football – Week 5 Handicapping Guide

The Big 12 continues to be one of the more successful major conferences this season along with the SEC with six of its10 teams currently ranked in the AP’s latest Top-25 poll. Kansas State vaulted to No.7 after beating Oklahoma, which is now No. 16. West Virginia is next at No.9 with Texas still holding down the No.12 spot. TCU jumped up two spots to No.15 and Baylor worked its way into the polls at No.25. 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 5Dimes.

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Opening Odds College Football Week 5

It is never too early to take a look at the college football odds, and here at Bang the Book we like to get a look at the odds the moment they are released. The reason for the early look is to get the numbers when they are fresh before they are bet up by the pros and lose their value.

Here is a look at several games on the college football schedule for week 5 that have value.

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Houston Texans vs. Denver Broncos Pick

The Houston Texans and the Denver Broncos are going to fight it out in a battle on the NFL betting lines in Week 3 against one another in the national game of the week on CBS.

Every now and again, a team has to learn how to lose a big game before it can learn to win one. The Texans figured out how to lose that close game against a great team last year on the road when they were beaten by the Baltimore Ravens.

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Arizona Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles Pick

Two teams with a heck of a lot of ties to one another will meet on the Week 3 NFL odds on Sunday afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium, where the Arizona Cardinals will host the Philadelphia Eagles in one of the two battles of the weekend between 2-0 teams.

It’s not often that you say that you see something you’ve never seen before in the history of the NFL, but the Eagles are doing something that has never been done. They are the first team in league history to win their first two games by a single point.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Dallas Cowboys Pick

The 2012 home schedule for the Dallas Cowboys begins on Sunday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as they try to beat the NFL betting lines in this Week 3 clash.

The Buccaneers have really set the tone for what should be a great tenure for Head Coach Greg Schiano. Tampa Bay made it known last week against the New York Giants that it isn’t going to be a gigantic pushover as it was last year.

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