Fithian’s Fab Five: Looking Good For Lions/Spartans; Looking Bad For Wolverines

By: Dennis Fithian
@dennisfithian

Michigan State -7 @ Northwestern: Cats had a hard time scoring against Michigan’s defense last week.
Prediction: Michigan State 28 Northwestern 9 Michigan +6 @ Iowa: This game won’t build much confidence about hanging with Ohio State.
Prediction: Iowa 24 Michigan 13

College Best Bets

Oklahoma State +10 vs. Baylor: Upset Special #1
Prediction: Oklahoma State 35 Baylor 31
Mississippi +3 vs. Missouri: Upset Special #2
Prediction: Mississippi 24 Missouri 21
Texas A&M +4.5 @ LSU: Upset Special #3
Prediction: Texas A&M 30 LSU 27
Oklahoma +4.5 @ Kansas State: Upset Special #4
Prediction: Oklahoma 28 Kansas State 21 Arkansas +1 vs. Mississippi State: Upset Special #5
Prediction: Arkansas 30 Mississippi State 20

NFL
Detroit -9 vs. Tampa Bay: Bucs lost some close games early on and played well in a loss to Seattle. Lions are 100% healthy and at home coming off ugly loss at Pittsburgh. Detroit will play like they did in the second quarter against Pitt for two quarters Sunday.
Prediction: Detroit 38 Tampa Bay 20

Other NFL Games:
Minnesota +5 @ Green Bay: Upset Special #1
Prediction: Minnesota 17 Green Bay 13
Miami +4 vs. Carolina: Upset Special #2
Prediction: Miami 20 Carolina 17
Chi +1 @ St Louis: Upset Special #3
Prediction: Chicago 24 St Louis 21
Dallas+2.5 @ NY Giants: Upset Special #4
Prediction: Dallas 35 NY Giants 31

Season totals against the spread: Picking Michigan 4-6, Michigan State 4-5, Lions 4-6 College football best bets 12-14-2, NFL best bets 16- 13-1

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