Colin Cowherd presents his three best college football bets for Week 15 (December 5th) (Full Video at Bottom of Page)
In this week’s installment of Colin Cowherd's MARQUEE THREE, Colin is setting his sights on #5 Utah vs. #13 Oregon (Pac-12 Championship), #2 LSU vs. #4 Georgia (SEC Championship), and #1 Ohio State vs. #8 Wisconsin (Big Ten Championship).
(5) Utah vs. (13) Oregon – (Spread: UTAH -6.5)
"I'm taking the 6.5 with Oregon. Their defense is better than everyone thinks. Oregon's defense is really good and leads the Pac-12 in sacks and interceptions. Justin Herbert has faced this Utah defense twice and has been very good against them -- six touchdowns, no picks, and averaged over 300 passing yards. Oregon's offensive line is the strength of the team and they have three NFL players on the line. Oregon's line has 213 career starts combined; the most in the nation. Utah's defense is loaded but they've only faced one ranked team this year and that was Arizona State at home. I think it's going to be low scoring and very close. I'm taking the number here in a highly competitive football game."
COLIN'S PICK: Utah 24, Oregon 23. Oregon +6.5.
(2) LSU vs. (4) Georgia – (Spread: LSU -7.0)
"I like LSU and I like them BIG; I don't mind swallowing the points here. Georgia's top 2 receivers won't be healthy and this receiving corps doesn't have a lot of over the top components for quarterback Jake Fromm. He's really struggled the last month and the last 4 games he's only completing about 50% of his throws. Their best running back Deandre Swift just got hurt last week against Georgia Tech too. I think this is a banged up Georgia offense who has struggled hitting on big plays all year. Joe Burrow is on fire and is number one in the nation in virtually everything. He's got a great offensive line, , he's got a great running back I like, and they've won 13 straight games. They're 4-0 against Top 10 teams this year and Coach O has won 8 of his last 9 against Top 10 teams as well. Their offense is frightening and they remind me a lot of Clemson where you just can't stop them. Their defense has issues but I'm taking LSU to win and cover here."
COLIN'S PICK: LSU 36, Georgia 27. LSU -7.0.
(1) Ohio State vs. (8) Wisconsin – (Spread: OSU -16)
"Ohio State is better but I am going to take the 16 points. Wisconsin is a REAL TEAM. The first 9 games of the year the Buckeyes defense was incredible but the last 3 games they're giving up 22 a game, only 2 sacks a game, and over 300 yards allowed on average. Wisconsin is on a three-game winning streak and their offense has been ROLLING the last few games. Ohio State may be the better team, but they're just off the Michigan game and may be looking ahead to the playoff. Wisconsin has the best interior lineman in the country, the best running back in the country, and is just too well-coached. They will keep is close for while and Wisconsin will push back."
COLIN'S PICK: Ohio State 33, Wisconsin 20. Wisconsin +16.
*All spreads are provided by Fox Bet.