Oklahoma State (+1) vs Miami (o/u62)
This line moved from OSU -3 all the way to Miami -1. Part of this has to do with the Cowboys’ star running back Chubba Hubbard opting out of this game. It should not matter as much as people are projecting. Backup runningbacks Dezmon Jackson and LD Brown both average a yard more per carry anyway. Leading WR Tylan Wallace opting in to the game is a bigger deal than if Hubbard would have.
OSU also comes into this game giving up their least amount of yards per game since 2009.
Miami QB D’Eriq King has not only opted into this game, but also opted into the 2021 season. Unfortunately for the Hurricanes both of their starting DEs have opted out of this game. Other than those two, the whole Miami defense as a whole has been very shaky.
Who to Watch:
Oklahoma State: Tylan Wallace (WR) Amen Ogbongbemiga (LB) Malcolm Rodriguez (LB) Kolby Harvell-Peel (S) Rodarius Williams (S)
Miami: D’Eriq King (QB) Mike Harley (WR) Brevin Jordan (TE)
Prediction: OSU +1, Under 62
Texas (-7.5) vs. Colorado (64 o/u)
This will be Sam Ehlinger’s swan song. The quarterback finished the season with 25 TDs and 5 INT through the air and 8 on the ground in just 9 games. While Ehlinger will play, 5 starters on defense will not which will be a huge problem.
Colorado only played 5 games but that was enough to earn running back Jarek Broussard Pac 12 Offensive Player Of The Year. Colorado likes to run the ball with their QB Sam Noyer as well who played safety last season.
Who To Watch:
Texas: Sam Ehlinger (QB) Joshua Moore (WR) Bijan Robinson (RB)
Colorado: Jarek Brousard (RB) Mustafa Johnson (DL) Carson Wells (LB)
Prediction: Colorado +7.5 Over 64