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NCAA Football Week 13 Report


Updated November 23, 2013

NCAA Football Week 13 Report

College football fans have several decent games to watch on Saturday, including the SEC showdown between Texas A&M and LSU, while Baylor and Oklahoma State could also be an entertaining game.

The college football power ratings have been updated for the week and were a dismal 1-3 for the week, while we were 1-1 in those games, disagreeing with Syracuse, but siding with Nebraska.

Power Rating Plays

Last week:1-3
Season to date:40-47
Florida International+32
Boise State-6

The Games

Not going to go over the three power rating plays, as I really don't have any opinion on the three.

Texas A&M at LSU:

One of the most entertaining games on the schedule, Texas A&M visits LSU in an SEC showdown. The Tigers are coming off a disappointing loss to Alabama, while the Aggies had a week off since outlasting Mississippi State 51-41.

Texas A&M has scored at least 41 points in every game this season and see no reason they can't put up at least that many against LSU. While it's tempting to take the Aggies as an underdog in this spot, I'm in no hurry to buck the system that sees home teams cover the spread a high percentage of the time when the total is at least 70 points.

Instead of playing a side, I'll lean to the over.

Baylor at Oklahoma State: Baylor faces its toughest test of the season here, visiting Oklahoma State and enters the game as an 8-point favorite. The Bears struggled a bit when visiting Kansas State and the Wildcats aren't nearly as well-rounded as Oklahoma State. Have to take the home underdog in this case.

Missouri at Mississippi: Another game that could see plenty of points and I'll side with the over once again.

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