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Top 5 College Football Picks Heading into Week 8

Sports Picks Forum's list of Top 5 College Football Picks in week 8 action.

Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers - Saturday October 18th, 12pm EST

Baylor Bears (6-0) vs West Virginia Mountaineers (4-2)

Odds: Baylor (-9)

Baylor is 5-1 ATS following an ATS loss
Baylor is 10-3 ATS vs teams with a winning record
Over is 12-4-2 the past 18 games in October

WVU is 4-9 ATS the past 13 games
WVU is 1-4 ATS vs a team with a winning record
Over is 5-0 vs a team with a winning record

Baylor Bears news and injury report

West Virginia news and notes

Texas A&M Aggies vs Alabama Crimson Tide - Saturday October 18th, 3:30pm EST

Texas A&M Aggies (5-2) vs Alabama Crimson Tide (5-1)

Odds: Alabama (-11.5)

Aggies are 3-1-1 ATS following a double digit loss at home
Aggies are 2-5 ATS last 7 road games
Over is 5-1 last 6 games in October

Bama is 11-3 last 14 games in October
Bama is 3-8 ATS last 11 games after scoring less than 20 points
Over is 9-4 last 13 SEC games

Texas A&M football news and injury report

Alabama Crimson Tide

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs TCU Horned Frogs - Saturday October 18th, 4:00pm EST

Oklahoma State Cowboys (5-1) vs TCU Horned Frogs (4-1)

Odds: TCU (-8.5)

OSU is 14-3 ATS following an ATS loss
OSU is 4-9 ATS last 13 road games
Over is 5-2-1 last 8 games overall

TCU is 4-0 ATS last 4 conference games
TCU is 5-0 ATS last 5 vs a team with a winning record
TCU is 7-0 ATS last 7 games overall
Over is 6-1 last 7 games overall

Oklahoma State news and injury updates

TCU football news and injury report

Utah Running Utes vs Oregon State Beavers - Thursday October 16th, 10pm EST

Utah Runnin' Utes (4-1) vs Oregon State Beavers (4-1)

Odds: Utah (-2.5)

Utes are 4-0 ATS last 4 vs a team with a winning record
Utes are 11-4 ATS last 15 following a bye week
Under is 10-4 last 14 games overall

Beavers are 3-8 ATS last 11 games following an ATS win
Beavers are 3-7 ATS last 10 home games
Under is 4-1 ATS last 5 following an ATS win

Utah football news and injury report

Oregon State Beavers football news and injury report

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Florida State Seminoles - Saturday October 18th, 8pm EST

Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-0) vs Florida State Seminoles (6-0)

Odds: Florida State (-11.5)

This is the premier matchup of week 8 in college football. The #2 Florida State Seminoles host the #5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Both teams escaped a trap game last weekend looking ahead to this weekends top 10 college football matchup. The Seminoles are favored by -11.5 points at home vs a very good Notre Dame team that continues to win, lead by QB Everett Golson. Can Jameis Winston and Florida State escape the never ending controversy surrounding the former Heisman winner and pull off a big victory at home?

Irish are 5-0 ATS vs a team with a winning record
Irish are 1-6 ATS after allowing more than 40 points in the previous game
Irish are 5-1 ATS last 6 games in October
Under is 17-5 the past 22 games vs the ACC

Florida State is 9-3 ATS last 12 home games
Florida State is 1-6 ATS last 7 games overall
Florida State is 5-0 ATS last 5 games vs a team with a winning road record
Under is 15-6 last 21 non-conference games