Steamroller NCAAF Pick: Georgia Southern vs. Texas St.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 7:38 PM UTC

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 7:38 PM UTC

This College football handicapper takes a moment to review the basis of a highly successful play known as "Steamrollers" which he has used in the last 25 years of NCAAF betting.

<p style="text-align:center"> <style type="text/css"><!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> </style> <span style="font-size:13px;font-family:arial,sans,sans-serif;font-weight:bold;color:#000000;text-align:left"><iframe width="560" height="330" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></span></p> <p><strong>Steamroller Game of the Year Weekend In College Football Betting   </strong><br /> To consider a College Football match as a 'Steamroller', we look for either balanced explosive offensive teams, who are <a href="" target="_blank" title="College Football Statistical Handicapping Tips: The 200 Club">members of our 200 Club</a>, knowing that any team that runs and passes for 200 or more yards, against an opponent who does not, has a 76% chance to beat the spread.  Likewise, as is the case today, any team who double rushes their opponent by a greater than 2 to 1 margin has a 75% chance to beat the spread in College Football odds.  Outlining the statistical differences in each of these programs will make it clear why Georgia Southern is a prime candidate for the 6% STEAMROLLER GAME OF THE YEAR. </p> <p>Is there any question who we like for our <a href="" target="_blank" title="College Football picks">College Football pick</a> in this game, especially noting that it is STEAMROLLER WEEKEND?!  </p> <p><iframe allowtransparency="true" border="0" frameborder="no" height="140px" id="iframe-odds-widget-2036869707517426" name="iframe-odds-widget-2036869707517426" scrolling="no" src=";timezone=16&amp;theme=article&amp;line-type=spreadntotals.type=whole-game&amp;odds-type=US&amp;books=19,43,227,1096,999996,93,238,123,139&amp;trackers=1409845611531.xml&amp;event-id=294366" style="width:642px;border:medium none;overflow:hidden"></iframe></p> <p>Yes, the Eagles, the No. 1 rushing team in the land, at 403/7.3 are a prime candidate.  Major concern is that the price in <a href="" target="_blank" title="College Football odds">College Football odds</a> is creeping upward every week and that when Georgia Southern made their last trip this far west, they saw the only blemish on their 4-1 ATS road log in a 36-28 win, no cover, at New Mexico St.  But, there have also been narrow losses by a combined 5 points AT NC State and GA Tech and road wins of 22 AT USA and 38 AT GA State in Sun Belt play.  </p> <p>The Texas St. defense is yet another sieve that should allow the Eagles to soar.  In last week’s 37-29 Texas St. win at New Mexico St., the Bobcats were outgained 639-430.  Yes, the Aggies of New Mexico St. gained 639 yards.  Now, the Bobcats return home as <a href="" target="_blank" title="Defensive Duds for College Football bettors">DEFENSIVE DUD</a>, allowing 218/4.6 overland and 243/7.1 through the air.  There is <a href="" target="_blank" title="2014 College Football (SS) Super Surgers vs. (TT) Towel Tossers ">the Super Surge motivation</a> of the 5-win Bobcats to qualify for a Bowl.  But, the last time they suited up on this field against a quality Sun Belt foe, it was a 34-10 loss to LA Lafayette.  We have made a lot of money backing Georgia Southern this year, including last Thursday night, when they outrushed Troy 421-141 in a 42-10 victory that was never in doubt.  Only complacency prevents the Sun Belt’s No. 1 team at 6-0 SU from coverage in this one.</p> <p> </p>
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