Week 5 college football odds: The bets you should make for Saturday
The No. 1 Florida State Seminoles are 0-4 ATS over their last four games and 2-11 ATS in their last 13 games against the North Carolina State Wolfpack. The Wolfpack host the defending national champions this Saturday afternoon at Carter-Finley Stadium.
The Seminoles are going off at -18.5, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Florida State's recent struggles and North Carolina State's history against the Seminoles points to a potential play on NC State at home as a dog, but the UNDER could be another play in this game; the UNDER is 5-1 in Florida State's last six games, 5-2 in NC State's last seven games as a home dog and 3-1 in the last four meetings between these two teams.
Clemson hosts North Carolina this Saturday and will turn to true freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson to start. Watson has played well this season with four touchdown passes and no interceptions. Clemson is 3-0 SU and ATS in its last three games as a home favorite while North Carolina is 0-4 SU and ATS in its last four games as a road underdog. The Tigers are a 14-point favorite at home.
Consider the UNDER when the Stanford Cardinal visit the Washington Huskies this week. The UNDER is 9-1 in Stanford's last 10 road games against Pac-12 opponents and 9-2 in Washington's last 11 games against Pac-12 opponents. Saturday's total is set at 47.5 at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Stanford is an eight-point road favorite and is 12-3-1 ATS in its last 16 conference road games, but something has to give against a Washington team that is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 conference home games.
Trends point to LSU and the OVER this Saturday when the Tigers host the New Mexico State Aggies. New Mexico State is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games as a road underdog and 0-4 ATS in its last four games against SEC opponents. The OVER is a perfect 9-0 in New Mexico State's last nine games as a road underdog, according to the OddsShark College Football Database. LSU is a 43-point favorite at home.