Week 7 in college football was set to be our most exciting yet. Most eyes were on the SEC, as two heavyweight battles between LSU and Florida and No. 3 Georgia and No. 2 Alabama dominated the national picture. However, as is becoming all too often this year, these two games are the two seemingly most affected by the pandemic. The LSU-Florida game has already been postponed, while bettors are left to wonder what Alabama coach Nick Saban’s positive COVID-19 test will mean for their Saturday night tilt. In all, there are three games that are postponed this week, and let’s keep our fingers crossed that it will stay that way.
Here are my top four plays for Week 7 in college football.
Best Bets for Week 7: College Football
(Odds courtesy of FanDuel)
Last Week: 2-2
BYU (-5.5) vs. Houston
Two of the top six highest-scoring teams in the country meet in this matchup of Cougars. However, take that statistic with a grain of salt because Houston has played just one game so far this season. Houston overcame a 24-7 second-quarter deficit to beat Tulane 49-31 despite turning the ball over five times. If they are that careless with the football again, No. 14 BYU will have their way with them.
There is an argument to be made that Houston has an advantage because BYU has just one game of film to scout them — in contrast, Houston