Nick Stinchcombe |  Wed 13/09/2017 - 14:23 EDT

College Football Parlay Week 3

College Football Parlay Week 3
The top two college football teams in the nation have cupcakes for opponents this week. Alabama is a four-touchdown favorite over Colorado State, while Oklahoma is picked to win by almost five scores over Tulane. Both powerhouses have three ranked opponents remaining on their 2017 schedules.

Beabetterbettor’s parlay best bets scored last weekend when Oklahoma (+7.5) crushed heavily favored Ohio State 31-16 and Mississippi State (-8.5) trounced Louisiana Tech 57-21. The winning $25 bet paid $66.13. Let’s try and score another touchdown with a parlay for Week 3.


BABB’s College Football Week 3 parlay pick — Take USC (-15.5) over Texas and South Carolina (-7) over Kentucky for a $25 parlay. If both teams cover the spread, the payoff is $70.45. If either team loses, the ticket is void (odds provided by bovada.lv).

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Rematch of 2006 Championship Game

Texas at USC (-15.5) — Vince Young had the game of his life as Texas knocked off top-ranked USC 41-38 in the Rose Bowl to win the national championship. The year was 2006. This time, though, a victory for unranked Texas would be an enormous upset, considering they’re 1-1 and a 15.5-point underdog. It’s a game the Trojans will never forget, and one they will use to motivate their players when they square off against the Longhorns at L.A.’s Memorial Coliseum on Saturday.

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Heisman candidate Sam Darnold leads the No. 6 Trojans into this Week 3 contest riding an 11-game win streak. He’s racked up a lot of passing yards in the first two victories of the season for USC, but there’s certainly room for improvement.

Darnold and the Trojans pulled away late against Western Michigan in the season opener with their QB passing for 289 yards and two interceptions. Darnold was much better against No. 12 Stanford last week, completing 21-of-26 passes for 316 yards with four TDs. But, again, he threw two interceptions. The talented QB must clean up this part of his game if the Trojans hope to make a run at the national title. Ronald Jones leads the team in rushing with 275 yards and five TDs.

The Longhorns got off to a slow start this season. Texas lost to Maryland in the opener 51-41, despite being favored by 19 points. They rebounded by gaining 623 yards in total offense in a 56-0 win over San Jose State. Now, they enter one of the toughest schedules in the country as the Longhorns meet five ranked opponents over the next seven weeks.

Both teams are 1-1 against the spread.

Undefeated Teams Square Off

Kentucky at South Carolina (-7) — Both the Wildcats and Gamecocks come into this contest undefeated at 2-0, but that’s where the similarities end.

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Kentucky got all they could handle in their season opener against Southern Miss and they had to rally from a double-digit deficit to beat Eastern Kentucky last weekend. QB Stephen Johnson has put up some decent numbers in two games, completing 26-of-42 passes for 400 yards and two TDs. Running back Benny Snell carries the bulk of the load. He’s gained 170 yards and one TD on 39 carries for the season. Now they head to Columbia for one of their biggest tests of the year.

This is the first home game of the season for the Gamecocks. They topped North Carolina State at a neutral site in their season opener and crushed Missouri on the road in Week 2. They were also the underdogs in both games. Now it’s time to earn a little respect.

For the second straight week, the Gamecocks won a game in which they were outgained from the line of scrimmage. But they were plus-three in turnovers and their defense was superb in the red zone. Kentucky has struggled against two weak opponents. This one could turn into a blowout with another subpar performance. The Wildcats are 0-2 ATS, while the Gamecocks are 2-0.

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College Football Games This Week

Take No. 3 Clemson (-3.5) to edge No. 14 Louisville. This is a great test for the Tigers defense, and one that will count a lot for playoff votes. Clemson has just two more games against ranked teams after this one. Also, keep an eye on games involving Florida teams. Hurricane Irma has disrupted most of the schedules involving those schools.

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Away Score Home Money Line
Thursday 21 September
Temple Owls 19:30 South Florida Bulls +800 -1111 Odds
Friday 22 September
Virginia Cavaliers 20:00 Boise State Broncos Odds
Utah Utes 22:30 Arizona Wildcats Odds
Saturday 23 September
West Virginia 12:00 Kansas Jayhawks -1250 +825 Odds
Massachusetts 12:00 Tennessee Odds
Texas Tech 12:00 Houston Cougars +200 -238 Odds
Army Black Knights 12:00 Tulane Green Wave Odds
Texas A&M Aggies 12:00 Arkansas Razorbacks Odds
NC State 12:00 Florida State +355 -417 Odds
Kent 12:00 Louisville Odds
UNLV Rebels 12:00 Ohio State Buckeyes Odds
Pittsburgh Panthers 12:20 Georgia Tech +245 -294 Odds
New Mexico Lobos 13:30 Tulsa Odds
Old Dominion Monar. 14:00 Virginia Tech Odds
Idaho Vandals 14:00 South Alabama +155 -175 Odds
Ohio Bobcats 14:00 Eastern Michigan Odds
UCF Knights 15:00 Maryland Terrapins +145 -164 Odds
Alabama 15:30 Vanderbilt -909 +700 Odds
Louisiana Tech 15:30 South Carolina +280 -333 Odds
Texas Christian 15:30 Oklahoma State +375 -455 Odds
Toledo Rockets 15:30 Miami Hurricanes +405 -500 Odds
Wake Forest 15:30 Appalachian State. -189 +165 Odds
Duke Blue Devils 15:30 North Carolina Odds
Boston College 15:30 Clemson Tigers Odds
Georgia Southern E. 15:30 Indiana Hoosiers Odds
Rutgers 15:30 Nebraska +445 -556 Odds
USC Trojans 15:30 California -769 +575 Odds
Miami Red Hawks 15:30 Central Michigan Odds
Cincinnati Bearcats 15:30 Navy Midshipmen +370 -435 Odds
Michigan Wolverines 16:00 Purdue Boilermakers -370 +310 Odds
Louisiana-Monroe 17:00 UL Lafayette Odds
Georgia State Pant. 18:00 Charlotte 49ers Odds
Akron Zips 18:00 Troy State Trojans +500 -667 Odds
Nevada Wolf Pack 18:00 Washington State Odds
Oklahoma Sooners 18:30 Baylor Bears Odds
UAB Blazers 18:30 North Texas Odds
Western Illinois L. 18:30 Coastal Carolina C.
Auburn Tigers 19:00 Missouri Tigers -909 +700 Odds
Arkansas State 19:00 Southern Methodist +175 -204 Odds
Mississippi State 19:00 Georgia Bulldogs +225 -263 Odds
Florida Gators 19:00 Kentucky Wildcats Odds
Syracuse Orange 19:00 LSU Tigers Odds
Ball State 19:00 Western Kentucky Odds
Florida Atlantic 19:00 Buffalo Bulls Odds
Bowling Green 19:00 Middle Tennessee Odds
Wagner Seahawks 19:00 Western Michigan
San Diego State 19:00 Air Force Falcons -164 +145 Odds
UTSA 19:30 Texas State Bobcats -500 +405 Odds
FIU 19:30 Rice Owls Odds
Penn State 19:30 Iowa Hawkeyes -455 +375 Odds
Utah State Aggies 19:30 San Jose State Odds
Southern Illinois. 20:00 Memphis Tigers Odds
Notre Dame 20:00 Michigan State -204 +175 Odds
UTEP Miners 20:00 New Mexico State +675 -909 Odds
Oregan Ducks 22:00 Arizona State -588 +475 Odds
Washington Huskies 22:00 Colorado Buffaloes -417 +340 Odds
Hawaii Warriors 22:15 Wyoming Cowboys +245 -294 Odds
UCLA Bruins 22:30 Stanford Cardinal +250 -303 Odds
Sunday 24 September
East Carolina 12:00 Connecticut Huskies Odds

 

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