The oddsmakers have spoken, and the early lines for Week 6 of the College Football season have been released. After scouring over the lines, we’ve found a couple of games that we’re pretty sure of. Let’s take a look at those games, and we’ll give you our sure losers for the upcoming week so you can bet against their NCAA Football Lines.
Who Will Be the Big Losers In Week 6 of the 2022 College Football Season?
Texas A&M Aggies @ Alabama Crimson Tide (-22.5)
We all remember the big celebration in College Station last season when Texas A&M beat Alabama. It was the first time that Nick Saban had ever lost to one of his former assistant coaches. At that time, Alabama losing was a huge deal, but it didn’t go much further than that.
Fast forward a few months, and there seems to be a lot more on the line now. After a war of words this past summer between Saban and Aggies head coach Jimbo Fisher, this game will have a lot of storylines surrounding it. Saban accused Fisher of taking advantage of the NIL rules. Fisher fired back at Saban, and then it became a huge deal. While both Saban and Fisher will downplay the situation this week, it will be a huge topic of conversation.
This was supposed to be the year that Fisher broke through and contended for the SEC title. Well, that hasn’t worked out this season, as the Aggies already have two losses, including one to Appalachian State. Seemingly out of the SEC race after last weekend’s loss to Mississippi State, the Aggies will be looking to play spoiler.
Alabama nearly blew a large lead to Arkansas, but some big plays late in the game led to a lopsided Crimson Tide victory. Another topic of conversation this week will be about Bryce Young’s shoulder injury. Young left the Arkansas game, but backup quarterback Jalen Milroe made some huge plays, and the Tide didn’t seem to miss a beat. It sounds like Young will play this week, but if not, Alabama will still be in good hands.
The oddsmakers think that this will be a blowout, and so do we. We’re going to make Texas A&M one of this week’s sure losers. Alabama is 17-5 against the spread in their last 22 home games. Saban will want to stick it to Fisher, despite downplaying the whole situation. Alabama will be out to prove a point, and they’ll do it. The Tide win this one by at least 28 points.
Washington State Cougars @ USC Trojans (-14)
At the time, Washington State’s win at Wisconsin was a huge upset, but now it doesn’t look so big. The Cougars nearly beat Oregon as well, so this team is for real. Coming off of an impressive win over Cal last weekend, the Cougars seem ready to take on one of the top teams in the nation.
USC is coming off of a nice win over Stanford. Caleb Williams is making a case for an invite to New York for the Heisman Trophy ceremony, and wide receiver Jordan Addison is cementing his status as one of the top picks in next year’s NFL Draft. Lincoln Riley has things rolling in Southern California, and we’re not sure if anyone can slow them down.
USC has been made a 14-point favorite. We really like USC, and that’s why we’re going to make Washington State one of our sure losers of the week. Washington State has a very good passing attack, but USC has one of the better pass defenses in the country. While Washington State will put up a good fight, the Trojans will win this one by at least 20.