September 1 NCAA College Football Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s college football games between:

  • UNLV @ USC
  • Old Dominion @ Liberty
  • Bowling Green @ Oregon
  • Texas-San Antonio @ Arizona State
  • BYU @ Arizona

for Winners and Whiners.

Confidence rating is in parentheses. Also note, given the volume of college football games, a “5” rating does not imply the best pick of the day’s games, simply the best pick within that individual game.

Game 1: UNLV @ USC:

Side Prediction/Full Game: UNLV +25.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 62.5 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: N/A
Side Prediction/Half Time: UNLV +16 -115 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 34 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 2: ODU @ Liberty:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Liberty +6.5 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 58 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: N/A
Side Prediction/Half Time: Liberty +3.5 -115 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 30 points -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 3: Bowling Green @ Oregon:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Oregon -31.5 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 73.5 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: N/A
Side Prediction/Half Time: Oregon -20.5 points -110 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 37.5 points -110 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 4: Texas-San Antonio vs. Arizona State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Arizona State -18.5 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 54 points -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Texas-San Antonio under 18.5 points -125 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Arizona State -10.5 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 28.5 points -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Texas-San Antonio under 9.5 points -130 (3/5)

Game 5: BYU @ Arizona:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Arizona -11.5 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 60.5 points -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 55.5 yards for longest touchdown of game -115 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Arizona -6.5 -110 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 31 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to a score in first 5:30 of the game -125 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 5-7
Season Record: 5-7

1-star play record: 0-0
2-star play record: 0-0
3-star play record: 3-4
4-star play record: 1-2
5-star play record: 1-1

Author: Chris Altruda

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