Free Picks College Football Week 6
Bryan Albin’s College Football Games of the Week
Time constraints have really been limiting my ability to write up my usual articles on these games, but after going 5-0 with my picks in week 4, it is at least time I put out a new set of picks for week 6. Therefore, here are my top 5 games for the week.
5. USC (+10) @ Stanford (-10) Stanford is coming off a tough road loss at Oregon, but USC is coming off of an even more disappointing loss against Washington at home last week. Stanford has had USC’s number recently, and USC has shown me nothing so far this year that makes me believe it is improving.
Pick: USC 24 Stanford 38 Stanford covers
4. Florida State (+6) @ Miami (-6) Both teams are ranked right now, and seem to be on the rebound after a disappointing few seasons. Turnovers will be the key to this game, as Miami is a much better team in my opinion as long as Jacory Harris does not throw interceptions. Miami has been more impressive this season, as Florida State was blown out by Oklahoma in its biggest game this year.
Pick: Florida State 21 Miami 31 Miami covers
3. Michigan State (+4.5) @ Michigan (-4.5) These two teams are in the top 20 coming into this rivalry game. Michigan is hoping to win against Michigan State for the first time under Rich Rodriguez. Expect this game to be a shootout as Michigan has a stellar offense, but porous defense. This game could come down to whoever has the ball last, but at the end of the day Michigan has Denard Robinson and the Spartans don’t, so I’ll take Michigan.
Pick: Michigan State 38 Michigan 45 Michigan covers
2. LSU (+6.5) @ Florida (-6.5) There may not be a more flawed undefeated team than LSU. With an amazing defense, but a horrible offense, LSU is barely squeaking by. Florida, however, is realizing replacing Tim Tebow is a little more difficult than it anticipated. This game could end up being a race to 10 points, as offense will be rare.
Pick: LSU 13 Florida 10 LSU covers
1. Alabama (-7.5) @ South Carolina (+7.5) This game has the potential to be a close game if South Carolina can establish its running attack behind Marcus Lattimore. However, Alabama has a run game of its own that cannot be stopped and Nick Saban is a heck of a lot more stable head coach these days than Steve Spurrier. Alabama is number one for a reason, just accept it.
Pick: Alabama 28 South Carolina 16 Alabama covers
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