This article is part of our College Capper series.
It's comical at this point. Maybe I can convince Greg to make 10 picks and I just sit out the rest of the season? Let's see where I can apply the kiss of death this week.
Navy -27 at Connecticut (Friday)
This is a big number to cover for an option offense. But UConn got its FBS win last week over UMass, and Navy is rolling, having scored 40-plus points in four games and 34 or more two other times, posting a 5-2 ATS mark in the process. Navy also has held three opponents to 10 or fewer points, and a fourth to 17. The Huskies average 21.6 points per game, while allowing 48 or more three times, giving up 284.7 yards per game on the ground in those three. Navy has been held under that number once all year. The Midshipmen should rush for 350-plus and a plethora of scores, while grinding clock and limiting the Huskies' chances.
Florida International -17.5 vs. Old Dominion
Most weeks, we can pick on UConn, Akron and UMass, but the Monarchs haven't gotten that love as a bottom feeder. Yes, they battled UVA and Virginia Tech in September, but I'm not sure how impressive that actually is. Their only win to date is over Norfolk State, by three points, a game where they scored a season-high 24 points. They've topped 20 just once since, have given up 31 or more in three straight and been held to just three points in