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Clemson -5.5 CLEM -5.5

Georgia 49 vs Clemson 64
11/20
UGA 49 vs CLEM 64
11/20
WIN
YESTERDAY 4:58 PM

Although Clemson is 4-0 this season, it has failed to cover every game. This is more than just the Tigers missing the cover by a basket or two, these are blowout spreads that Clemson is failing to come close to. Georgia, on the other hand, is coming off a statement victory and is primed for a letdown. The last time these two played, Clemson beat Georgia by double digits. Look for a similar result Tuesday afternoon.

UNDER 167.5 UNDER 167.5

Gonzaga 84 vs Illinois 78
11/20
GONZAG 84 vs ILL 78
11/20
WIN
YESTERDAY 12:04 AM

This total keeps climbing and climbing. Recency bias plays a crucial part in why this number has jumped over five points since the opening release. It?s simple, two teams are facing off that have shattered their Overs time and time again this early season. Gonzaga right now ranks third in the country with a margin of Over by 22 points per game. In their last six matchups head-to-head with Illinois, this total averages out to be just above the 150 mark, making it just on the surface a 16.5 point-per-game edge. This total is going Under the 167.5 mark with ease.

OVER 144.5 OVER 144.5

Boise St. 82 vs Creighton 94
11/20
BOISE 82 vs CREIGH 94
11/20
WIN
Mon 11/19

We have two-fast paced offenses that have failed to show it so far this young season. Creighton averaged 83.5 points per game last season, finishing 12th in the country. Boise State finished not far behind with 78.2 per contest. But facing high totals lately, these teams have failed to cash an Over in 13 of their last 16 combined games. This total has shrunk due to that trend. Take the Over.

Cincinnati -17.5 CINCY -17.5

W. Michigan 52 @ Cincinnati 78
11/20
WMICH 52 @ CINCY 78
11/20
WIN
Mon 11/19

One of the very few lines I like that the public is strongly backing. The Bearcats are facing off against a Western Michigan team that simply struggles on the road and especially against powerhouse schools. On Nov. 10, Western Michigan lost to Ole Miss by 26. Last year out of conference, the Broncos faced South Carolina twice and failed to cover each time by a healthy margin. Cincinnati is due for its first cover this season against a MAC team that isn?t ready for a rowdy Fifth Third Arena. Cincinnati by 20 plus.

UT-San Antonio +10.5 TXSA +10.5

UT-San Antonio 56 vs UC Irvine 65
11/19
TXSA 56 vs UCIRV 65
11/19
WIN
Mon 11/19

A battle of the winless versus the unbeaten. UC Irvine enters this contest with a perfect 4-0 record complementing its 3-0 ATS rating. The Anteaters are still receiving too much credit in the eyes of Vegas coming off their Texas A&M victory, however. Other than that, UC Irvine hasn?t been tested. UTSA is coming off two games facing the toughest teams in the Big 12. The Roadrunners are primed for UC Irvine and should keep this contest well within the double-digit mark. The underdog is the clear play.

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