Week 5 college football lines are out: Early look at the best bets (presented by Betfred Sportsbook)
Week 5 game is already here in College Football and it’s time to look at the early lines for the notable games this week.
No. 10 NC State at No. 5 Clemson (-7): NC State visits Clemson after beating the Tigers at home last year. This matchup might decide who wins the ACC Atlantic this year. NC State’s offense hasn’t been super impressive, and they go up against one of the best defenses in the entire country this week. That’s the matchup to keep an eye on in this game.
No. 7 Kentucky at No. 14 Ole Miss (-4): Kentucky visits Ole Miss in one of the more surprising games against ranked teams for this week. This game will be decided the strength of Ole Miss’ offense and Kentucky’s defense. The Wildcats are giving up an average of 13 points a game, while Ole Miss has been averaging 41 points a game. Something’s got to give in this battle of surprising SEC teams.
No. 2 Alabama (-16.5) at No. 20 Arkansas: This will be Alabama’s first road test in the SEC this season. The Razorbacks are built around the run, something that Alabama has been very good against this year, and they have only allowed two rushing touchdowns so far this year. K.J. Jefferson will have a lot of pressure on him, while Bryce Young might put on a clinic against the Razorback defense.
No. 9 Oklahoma State at No. 16 Baylor (-1.5): Baylor escaped against Iowa State last week, while Oklahoma State had a bye. This figures to be a very close game and might come down to who has the ball last. Baylor’s defense has been better than advertised and is going up against Spencer Sanders and the Cowboy passing attack, which will be a battle of strength vs. strength, and could very well decide the game.
No. 22 Wake Forest at No. 23 Florida State (-4): Florida State is finally ranked again and get the Demon Deacons after they pushed Clemson nearly to the brink. This game figures to be a shootout with Wake Forest averaging 43 points a game and Florida State averaging 37 points a game. Look for Sam Hartman and Jordan Travis to put on a show in this one.
Other game lines to look at:
No.15 Washington (-2.5) at UCLA
No. 4 Michigan (-9.5) at Iowa
No. 17 Texas A&M at Mississippi State (-1)
No. 18 Oklahoma (-5) at TCU
Purdue at No. 21 Minnesota (-10)
No. 1 Georgia (-28) at Missouri
Arizona State at No. 6 USC (-24)
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