Mike Riley likely is coaching his final game for the Cornhuskers. His main failing has been on defense, as Nebraska has allowed over 50 in its last two contests. The opener against Arkansas State, who tallied 36, turned out to be an omen. The line has jumped from 2.5 to 4.5 with Iowa favored, which lessens the value ATS for Iowa backers, but a perplexing plunge on the total from 54 makes up for it.
29-20-1 in last 50 CFB picks | +717
John Tavares gets my vote as MVP so far this season and his OT assist Wednesday night against these same Flyers deserves early consideration in the ?top 10? plays of the year. Seemingly unstoppable, Tavares is elevating the play of a supporting cast of teammates who can win at any time but are lacking only consistency. The Flyers put up a valiant effort last games but still came up short - their reaction to that Tavares play will be noteworthy, my prediction is that they will have no answer for his magic. Take the Islanders to win on the road today.
35-27-3 in last 65 NHL OU picks | +626
For the first time all season South Florida is getting points and it's double-digits. They haven't covered their last four games -- all double-digits, but a home loss to Houston as their only blemish shouldn't be reason enough to be giving USF this many points and that's part of the reason it's so high, that and not covering lately. UCF has had problems covering as well, going 1-4 ATS in their last five. The biggest thing here for me is USF defense allowing just 323 yards and 19 ppg keeping seven of their 10 games Under, including their last three. USF getting points, and possibly winning, is the top play. This is a good spot for an undefeated team to lose against someone that is almost equal.
6-3-0 in last 9 CFB ATS picks | +274
The Redskins are a tier above the Giants in talent, and they get the home field advantage in a quick turnaround game. Kirk Cousins has been getting hot over the past few weeks, so look for him to carry the Redskins to a quick lead and blow this game out. Lay the points.
12-8-0 in last 20 NFL picks | +368
The Giants are coming off a home win that featured improved discipline defensively. The win was against a Chiefs team that ripped apart the Redskins' defense in a Monday Night Football showcase spot. Furthermore, the Redskins have been abysmal ATS at home with a 1-5 record. Still, the Redskins are receiving better play from their depth that?s had to step up due to injuries at running back and wide receiver. That?ll be the difference in a quick turnaround game from Sunday. Grab Washington.
15-5-0 in last 20 NFL ATS picks | +953
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