Five Gambling Picks For The Second Weekend Of College Football

David Hookstead | Contributor

Saturday is only a couple days away, and that means it’s time to discuss some gambling picks for the second week of college football.

Last week we went 3-2. Not the start I was hoping for, but still very respectable. If you bet all my picks you still came out on top. Hopefully you’re saving that money to reinvest in some games this weekend.

Here are my five picks for the second week of college football.

1) Wisconsin (-32) vs. Florida Atlantic:

This is Lane Kiffin’s first major college football game since his exodus from Alabama. Unfortunately for him and the Owls, the Badgers are going to stomp them. I’d take the spread on this game if it was -40 for the Badgers. Wisconsin rattled off 59 unanswered against Utah State. FAU is going to get smoked. Take Wisconsin and bet big.

2) Penn State (-22) vs. Pittsburgh:

Pittsburgh has a reputation of getting the occasional upset when least expected, but that’s not happening Saturday. PSU quarterback Trace McSorley is going to light up the scoreboard. Go big with the Nittany Lions.

3) TCU (-3.5) vs. Arkansas:

Fans of the Razorbacks got really excited last week when Arkansas rolled an FCS team. I expect some of that excitement to die this weekend when the Horned Frogs of TCU roll in. I’m all in on TCU.

4) Clemson (-3) vs. Auburn:

I don’t know if I’m sold on Clemson being as great as the hype, but I am sold on the Tigers being three points better than Auburn. The game is in Clemson, which means it’s going to be an incredibly hostile atmosphere. Take Clemson.

5) Ohio State (-7) vs. Oklahoma:

The Buckeyes looked slow to start against Indiana. However, they looked like a national title team in the final two quarters. Oklahoma is a very good team, but playing on OSU’s home turf is a nightmare for even the best of teams. Expect quarterback J.T. Barrett and the Buckeyes to win by at least a touchdown. Throw your money down on OSU.

Those are my five picks. We’re 60 percent on the year, and I only intend to keep winning more and more money. Anyways, I’m about to catch my flight to Wisconsin so I can be there in person as Lane Kiffin gets beat up and down the field. Have a wonderful weekend and get rich with my picks.

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