College Football Picks: Week 7 Betting Odds Report

Jeff Grant

Monday, October 7, 2013 3:51 PM GMT

The college football season quickly moves into Week 7, as handicappers continue to adjust their numbers to beat the oddsmaker. Which games are we taking a close look at with our College Football picks this weekend?


Let’s take a closer look at six games in the next round of action, while also examining the other college football odds that are being offered in the marketplace.  

Opening number at Bookmaker sportsbook is represented in parentheses (Road team vs. Home Team, Neutral Field*)

Missouri Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs -9 (-11)

Missouri has opened a season 5-0 for the fifth time in 13 years under head coach Gary Pinkel, as it comes off a 51-28 victory over the Vanderbilt Commodores as 2.5-point road favorites.

Georgia has rattled off four wins in a row since suffering a season-opening loss to the Clemson Tigers, while Aaron Murray has thrown for more yards than any SEC quarterback in history.

College football handicappers will find that the Bulldogs are 5-0 ATS as favorites of 3.5 to 10 points since 2011. 

[gameodds]6/246676/?r3=43-19-349/dec&r-1=43-19-349/us[/gameodds]

Oklahoma Sooners -14 (-11.5) vs. Texas Longhorns 

Oklahoma has either been tied or led at halftime in its last 10 regular season games, as it has gotten off to a 5-0 start to a season for the ninth time under longtime head coach Bob Stoops. 

Texas has won two games in a row, including a 31-30 victory over the Iowa State Cyclones as seven-point road favorites last time out—improving to 19-2 in its last 21 games decided by three points or less.

Those placing their sports picks will find that the favorite is 3-0-1 ATS in the last four meetings of this rivalry.

[gameodds]6/246685/?r3=43-19-349/dec&r-1=43-19-349/us[/gameodds]

Baylor Bears -18 (-10.5) vs. Kansas State Wildcats 

Baylor is the only team nationally that has not had a three-and-out this season, as it has scored 69 or more points in winning its first three games. 

Kansas State has dropped back-to-back games, including a 33-29 setback to the Oklahoma State Cowboys as 12.5-point road underdogs last Saturday. 

The underdog is 5-1 ATS in the last six meetings.

[gameodds]6/246695/?r3=43-19-349/dec&r-1=43-19-349/us[/gameodds]

South Carolina Gamecocks -5.5 (-7) vs. Arkansas Razorbacks 

South Carolina has won three games in a row, as it looks to snap a three-game losing streak to Arkansas in Fayetteville. 

Arkansas continues a murderous schedule of playing four top 10 opponents consecutively, as it has lost to Florida and Texas A&M, and has Alabama on deck.

College football handicappers will find that the favorite is 6-1 ATS in the last seven meetings in this series.

[gameodds]6/246672/?r3=43-19-349/dec&r-1=43-19-349/us[/gameodds]

Florida Gators vs. LSU Tigers -7 (-6.5)

Florida continues to be led by the second-best defense in the country, as it has won three games in a row, including a 30-10 victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks as 12.5-point home favorites in Week 6. 

LSU has gained 400-plus yards in all six of its games, as it bounced back from its first loss of the season in a big way—picking up a 59-26 victory over Mississippi State as seven-point road favorites last Saturday.

The Gators have covered the number in six of their last eight games in this series.

[gameodds]6/246678/?r3=43-19-349/dec&r-1=43-19-349/us[/gameodds]

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Wisconsin Badgers -10.5 (-9.5)

Northwestern suffered a heartbreaking 40-30 loss to Ohio State in primetime last Saturday, which is important to consider when making your college football picks in Week 7. 

Wisconsin has compiled a 25-14 SUATS record off a bye week since 1992, while each of these teams have won 11 games in the last 22 meetings in this series.

[gameodds]6/239069/?r3=43-19-349/dec&r-1=43-19-349/us[/gameodds]

Other Games

Rutgers vs. Louisville -17

San Diego State -4 (-5) vs. Air Force

Arizona vs. USC -6

Temple -21 (-19) vs. Cincinnati 

Indiana vs. Michigan State -9.5 (-6)

Pittsburgh vs. Virginia Tech -9.5 (-7)

Miami OH vs. Massachusetts -3.5 (-2.5) 

Boston College vs. Clemson -24 (-21)

Buffalo -10 (-7.5) vs. Western Michigan 

Central Michigan vs. Ohio -17 (-10.5)

South Florida vs. Connecticut -5 (-6)

Navy vs. Duke -3 (-3.5)

Troy -18 (-16) vs. Georgia State

Texas A&M -7 (-5) vs. Mississippi

Kent State vs. Ball State -16 (-11)

Bowling Green vs. Mississippi State -10.5 (-8.5)

Akron vs. Northern Illinois -22 (-21.5)

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech -15.5 (-17)

Rice -2.5 (-3.5) vs. UTSA

New Mexico vs. Wyoming -14.5 (-10)

Stanford -9 (-10) vs. Utah

Georgia Tech vs. BYU -7 (-4)

Nebraska -14.5 vs. Purdue

Colorado vs. Arizona State -25 (-24)

Oregon -13.5 (-10.5) vs. Washington

California vs. UCLA -24.5 (-23)

East Carolina -10 (-11) vs. Tulane

Alabama -27.5 (-27) vs. Kentucky 

San Jose State vs. Colorado State -4 (PK)

Idaho vs. Arkansas State -24.5 (-24)

Michigan -3 (-1) vs. Penn State

Syracuse vs. NC State -5 (-4.5)

Memphis vs. Houston -10 (-10.5)

Marshall vs. Florida Atlantic -12.5 (-13)

Kansas vs. TCU -24.5 (-24)

MTSU vs. North Texas -5.5 (-4.5)

UL Monroe vs. Texas State -7

Boise State -7 (-7.5) vs. Utah State

Oregon State vs. Washington State -1 (PK)

Tulsa -10.5 (-10) vs. UTEP

Hawaii vs. UNLV -10 (-6.5)