This article is part of our College Capper series.
When you're as cold as I am, you take any break you can get. Those breaks include posting Iowa at -22.5, it closing at -23.5 and the Hawkeyes winning by 23. Good times! I even hit a total last week, which our loyal readers know is not my strong suit. Just some bad beats last week. Coastal was driving for a covering touchdown, tossed a pick and let down, allowing Buffalo to keep it close. Marshall was coasting before being outscored 21-0 in the fourth quarter. Time for a hot streak.
Missouri (-2) at Boston College
Breaking down this game statistically, Boston College checked a lot of boxes. They are stout defensively, they want to run the ball which is Misouri's weakness, and the Tigers don't have a go-to when they have the ball. But the absence of Eagles QB Phil Jurkovec is too much for me to get over. They somehow managed 28 points against Temple last week despite Dennis Grosel averaging 3.9 yards per pass attempt, finishing with 238 yards of total offense, seven less than the Owls. I just don't see how the Eagles score, let alone score enough, against a Power 5 opponent.
Louisville (-2) at Florida State
Last week, there were some games I felt were traps and stayed away from with varying success. This one screams that, but the number is slow low we really only need a win, and it hasn't moved much since opening, so FSU is clearly getting some