Weekend Hot Takes: Iowa State will shock Notre Dame in Camping World Bowl

Is it getting hot in here or is it just our takes? BetAmerica columnists Jeremy Balan, Ryan Murphy and Thomas Tassone share their sizzling picks for this weekend’s sports action. Handle with caution!

Camping World Bowl: Iowa State vs. Notre Dame preview and pick

On paper, the Camping World Bowl on Saturday, December 28 between Notre Dame and Iowa State looks to be a bit of a one-sided affair. The Irish rank 13th in the nation in scoring offense and 14th in scoring defense, giving up the third-fewest passing yards in the nation. However, numbers can be deceiving at times.

5 must-see college football bowl games

This year’s College Football Playoff is undoubtedly one of the best ever, but there are plenty of other fantastic bowl games during the holiday season that should have you glued to your seat from start to finish. Let’s take a look at the top five bowl games that don’t involve the New Year’s Six.

The closest races in Heisman Trophy history

As national television, the internet, and social media increases the visibility of college football’s greatest players, it seems likely that Heisman races moving forward will continue to be won by a consensus selection among voters. But it wasn't always that way. Join as we examine the five closest Heisman Trophy races in college football history.

ACC football picks: Pittsburgh vs. Virginia Tech & 3 more

At one point this year, some followers of the ACC jokingly predicted the Coastal Division would ultimately end up in a seven-way tie, with all teams at 4-4 in conference play. Through 12 weeks there has been some stratification, and we have three teams that have risen up for an opportunity to play against Clemson in the ACC Championship Game. Two of those teams, Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech, will face off Saturday.

Scully’s NCAAF Week 12 picks: Showdown in Waco

A pair of Big 12 teams with playoff aspirations, Baylor and Oklahoma, will square off in Waco, while Minnesota will hope to keep its perfect season alive in Week 12.

ACC football picks: Clemson vs. NC State & 4 more

In Week 11, Clemson takes on North Carolina State as 32 point favorites. It’s been a theme throughout the season that Clemson lines are almost obscenely high, but they’ve proven fully capable of covering them on the strength of their offense. In order to cover high lines an outstanding ability to score points is necessary. Clemson is third in the country in yards per game and sixth in points per game, and this is with the throttle coming off well before the full four quarters are complete.

NCAAF Week 11 Betting Guide

Week 11 of the college football season is just days away and we have you covered with hard-hitting insight and analysis on some of this week's most eagerly anticipated games as well as the latest trends and storylines from across the U.S.

NCAAF upset watch: Virginia Tech poised to shock Notre Dame

If college football has taught us anything it's to expect the unexpected. We've examined the Week 10 schedule and have identified three huge upsets that could make bettors a bundle.

NCAAF Week 10 Betting Guide

Week 10 of the college football season is just days away and we have you covered with hard-hitting insight and analysis on some of this week's most eagerly anticipated games as well as the latest trends and storylines from across the U.S.