With simply two weeks till the primary Faculty Soccer Playoff rankings are unveiled, it is secure to say we’re getting into the pivotal stretch of the 2020 season.
The Week 11 schedule, nevertheless, may use a do-over. There are not any matchups between groups ranked within the WR Prime 25; which might be a hangover after the loaded week that simply occurred.
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There are nonetheless some attention-grabbing spots on the schedule. No. 13 Wisconsin faces Michigan on the street. In the meantime, No. 2 Notre Dame will look to keep away from an upset in opposition to Boston Faculty.
We have been 15-Three document in opposition to the unfold final week, however we missed the ranked matchups involving Notre Dame, Indiana and Florida. Here’s a have a look at our full-season outcomes.
Final week: 14-Four S/U, 15-Three ATS
Total: 104-33 S/U, 73-57 ATS
Prime 25: 94-28 S/U, 68-53 ATS
Now, a have a look at our picks in opposition to the unfold for Week 10.
Week 11 picks in opposition to the unfold
Friday, Nov. 13
- East Carolina at No. 7 Cincinnati (-27)
The Bearcats have lined every of the previous three weeks, however they’re 0-2 ATS this season when favored by 20-plus factors. The Pirates misplaced a 46-43 shootout to the Bearcats final season, however in addition they misplaced by 50 factors of their final go to to Nippert Stadium in 2018.
Choose: Cincinnati wins 41-16 however FAILS TO COVER the unfold.
Saturday, Nov. 14
- No. 10 Indiana (-7.5) at Michigan State
It is not possible to know which Michigan State workforce will present up, even at dwelling. The Spartans have gained three of the previous 4 conferences within the sequence, and three of the previous 4 have been determined by 10 factors or fewer. Will Indiana be waiting for Ohio State?
Choose: Indiana wins 28-24 however FAILS TO COVER the unfold.
- No. 9 Miami at Virginia Tech (-2.5)
The Hurricanes are the underdogs on this sport, which is a head-scratching unfold figuring out the Hokies simply misplaced 38-35 at dwelling to Liberty. D’Eriq King led Miami previous N.C. State in a thriller final week. He is the most effective participant on the sector in yet one more large victory for the Hurricanes right here.
Choose: Miami wins 31-27 in an UPSET.
- Center Tennessee State at No. 16 Marshall (-23)
Marshall is not getting talked about as a lot as the opposite unbeaten Group of 5 groups, they usually catch a Center Tennessee State protection that permits 37.1 factors per sport. The Blue Raiders, nevertheless, have managed to rating 34.Three factors per sport of their previous three video games.
Choose: Marshall wins 45-24 however FAILS TO COVER the unfold.
- South Alabama at No. 25 Louisiana (-15.5)
The Ragin’ Cajuns are again within the WR Prime 25, however none of these previous three victories are by greater than 10 factors. The Jaguars have protected the soccer nicely sufficient this season to hold round on this Solar Belt matchup.
Choose: Louisiana wins 28-16 however FAILS TO COVER the unfold.
- No. 20 USC (-14) at Arizona
The Wildcats haven’t performed but, they usually face a USC workforce that gained this matchup 41-14 final season. Kedon Slovis handed for 381 yards within the Trojans’ opener and retains that rolling in Tucson.
Choose: USC wins 34-17 and COVERS the unfold.
- No. 2 Notre Dame (-13.5) at Boston Faculty
There will probably be comparisons to Boston Faculty’s legendary upset of Notre Dame in 1993, however the Irish have gained the previous two conferences on this sequence by a median of 31 factors. That stated, the Eagles performed North Carolina and Clemson powerful. They dangle round once more at dwelling.
Choose: Notre Dame wins 31-21 however FAILS TO COVER the unfold.
- No. Three Ohio State (-27) at Maryland
The Buckeyes are 2-1 ATS and would have lined in opposition to Rutgers final week if not for a second-half letdown. Maryland has averaged 40 factors per sport the previous two weeks, however it’s the identical workforce that misplaced to Northwestern by 40 factors in its opener. Stick to the juggernaut.
Choose: Ohio State wins 49-20 and COVERS the unfold.
- No. 13 Wisconsin (-2.5) at Michigan
Wisconsin returns after a three-week layoff, and it is price noting that Paul Chryst is 0-2 at Michigan Stadium. The Wolverines, nevertheless, have points on each side of the ball that the Badgers can expose. If Michigan can not run the ball, then it may be an extended night time within the Massive Home.
Choose: Wisconsin wins 28-20 and COVERS the unfold.
- No. 19 SMU (-2.5) at Tulsa
The highest two groups within the AAC West meet, and the Golden Hurricane have an opportunity to make a press release at dwelling. The road will go up, nevertheless, and the Mustangs will take one other step towards a convention championship berth.
Choose: SMU wins 34-28 and COVERS the unfold.
- Arkansas at No. 6 Florida (-17.5)
The Gators face a possible letdown spot in opposition to a plucky Arkansas workforce that’s 6-Zero ATS this season. Kyle Trask will give the Hogs’ secondary suits, however Arkansas will proceed that streak with one other hard-fought cowl.
Choose: Florida wins 38-22 however FAILS TO COVER the unfold.
- Washington State at No. 11 Oregon (-8.5)
The Geese have a quarterback in Tyler Shough, and the protection ought to be capable of power a couple of turnovers in opposition to Washington State. The Cougars have been spectacular of their opener, however the Geese are enjoying for a bigger prize.
Choose: Oregon wins 37-20 and COVERS the unfold.
- No. 23 Northwestern (-2.5) at Purdue
This can be a battle of shock Massive Ten West sleepers, and it is an attention-grabbing quarterback battle between Aidan O’Connell and Peyton Ramsey. Purdue had an additional week to organize, and that can spring a lightweight upset.
Choose: Purdue wins 24-23 in an UPSET.