Duke vs. Florida State – ACC Title Game
Duke in the ACC title game? The Blue Devils have won 8 straight games and in that span they have beaten 2 ranked teams. Florida State is the top ranked team in the nation that has the Heisman front runner in QB Jameis Winston and a defense that is ranks 1st in the nation only giving up an average of 11 ppg.
Duke has a balanced offense and a decent defense, but they are still big 29-point underdogs with a total of 61.5. The Blue Devils are 10-2 ATS this season and they have covered the spread in their last 7 games.
Ohio State vs. Michigan State – Big 10 Title Game
This game is all about Michigan State and their top-ranked run defense facing Ohio State and their 2nd ranked rushing offense. Ohio State QB Braxton Miller is the team’s leading rusher and lead RB Carlos Hyde has rushed for over 200 yards in 2 of his last 3 games and has rushed for over 100 yards in 7 straight games.
Ohio State is the 5.5-point favorite in this game with a total of 51.5.
The MSU offense is led by the rushing attack and RB Jeremy Langford has rushed for over 100 yards in 7 straight games. Last season in a defensive battle Ohio State beat Michigan 17-16. Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Missouri vs. Auburn – SEC Title Game
Auburn is coming off their thrilling win over top-ranked Alabama and the winner of this game will secure a BCS bowl berth. Last week Tre Mason had a big rushing game for Auburn facing Alabama’s solid run defense and this week faces Missouri and their 14th ranked run D. Auburn is the 2-point favorite in this game with a total of 58.
Missouri has beaten 2 ranked teams in a row and they had over 200 yards in the air and on the ground last week in their 28-21 win over Texas A&M. Henry Josey may be the player the Auburn defense has to worry about, as the Mizzou RB has played well in the last couple of games. Auburn has the nation’s 5th ranked rushing offense and they may need to run the ball well and score, as their defense only ranks 56th in the nation against the run and 100th against the pass.
Stanford vs. Arizona State – Pac 12 Title Game
Arizona State is hosting the Pac 12 title game and they are 3-point favorites over Stanford with a total of 56. ASU’s only loss this season was on the road facing Stanford. Arizona State will be without leading rusher Marion Grice in this game and that is a big blow.
Arizona State has a solid defense and their passing offense is legit and without Grice the Sun Devils may air it out more. That may not be a bad idea facing a Stanford pass defense that only ranks 96th in the nation.
Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State
It is pretty easy for Oklahoma State, as if they win this game they will win the Big 12 and secure an automatic BCS bowl berth. OSU is a 9.5-home betting favorite with a total of 58.
OSU has a solid offense and a great defense ranking 12th in the nation only allowing an average of 18.8 ppg. The Cowboys have beaten 3 ranked teams in their last 4 games. Oklahoma will not be playing in a BCS bowl game, but they can play spoiler in this one. They will have to ride their 15th ranked rushing offense in this game.