College Football Week 3 High/Low Scoring Games

College Football Week 3 High/Low Scoring Games

College football is getting bigger and better each week. In Week 3 we will see 11 favored teams in action! Keep reading for this week’s high and low scoring games for your over-under college football week 3 bets.

College Football Week 3 High/Low Scoring Games

Syracuse at Pittsburgh

North Carolina is one of the better teams in the ACC. But, the Orange scored just 6 points in the 6-31 Week 2 loss. They amassed 202 total yards. Pittsburgh beat Austin Peay 55-0. Syracuse’s defense should contain Pittsburgh’s offense, think 28 points instead of 31. The Orange offense could end up with less than double-digits again. This one projects to be a low-scoring battle. 

Louisiana at Georgia State

The Ragin’ Cajuns’ 31-14 domination of Iowa State shows how far some of the mid-level FCS teams have come. The Ragin Cajuns don’t figure to let up against a Georgia State squad that managed 17 points against Wyoming. That doesn’t mean this isn’t a high-scoring game. Louisiana’s offense could post 50 or more against the Panthers. 

Appalachian State at Marshall

Appalachian State beat Charlotte 35-20. Marshall beat Eastern Kentucky 59-0. The Thundering Herd won’t keep the Mountaineers off the scoreboard. On the flip side, Marshall score as well. We’re looking at a game that could break 70 unless one or both of the defenses step it up. 

Florida Atlantic at Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern barely escaped Campbell 27-26. Florida Atlantic has yet to play this season. So far, Lane Kiffin has developed a decent program. FAU put 52 points onto SMU in their 52-28 bowl game victory. Florida Atlantic could get the over by themselves. 

Troy at Middle Tennessee

On Sep. 12, Army dominated Middle Tennessee State 40-0. Troy won’t punish Middle Tennessee by that score. But the game should still be high-scoring. The Trojans averaged 33.8 last season while allowing 34.8. Middle Tennessee averaged over 400 yards in 2019. They’ll put points on the board on Sep. 18. Expect the Blue Raiders offense to look nothing like the one against the Black Knights, which points to a high scoring game.

SMU at North Texas

North Texas racked up 721 yards against Houston Baptist in their 57-31 win. Southern Methodist beat Texas State 31-24. When it comes to these types of battles, a team from a well-regarded conference like the AAC against a squad like North Texas, the distance between the two programs have closed. North Texas should beat SMU, so consider the Mean Green a viable ATS pick. They should also do it in a high-scoring contest.  

LA Tech at Southern Miss

Southern Miss scored just 21 points in a 21-32 loss versus South Alabama on Sep. 3. Louisiana Tech beat Miami 14-0 in their bowl game on Feb. 26. The Bulldogs averaged 34 points last season. In 2020, both these teams have strong defenses, though. This should be a low-scoring affair. 

MLB Must Bet Games Sept 14-20

MLB Must Bet Games Sept 14-20

The Covid shortened 2020 MLB season is approximately three-quarters of the way finished. The top playoff teams will start separating themselves from the pack. Keep reading for the must bet games of the week.

MLB Must Bet Games Sept 14-20

Monday, Sep 14

Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

The Twins and White Sox are within a game of each other for the AL Central lead. Minnesota sends Jose Berrios to the mound. Berrios has discovered his best stuff. His ERA is now 4.40. The last time he faced the White Sox he held Chicago to 1 earned run off 3 hits in 6 innings. 

Oakland A’s at Seattle Mariners

A’s starter Mike Minor is 0-5 with a 6.35 ERA. Minor’s away ERA is 8.10. Seattle ran Mike off the mound after 6 innings in the last matchup. The Mariners scored 4 earned runs off 5 hits.

Tuesday, Sep 15

St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers

Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty is one of the better starters in the NL. He’s 3-1 with a 3.08 ERA. Flaherty hasn’t faced the Brewers yet this season, but his 1.03 WHIP means he’ll keep Milwaukee batters off the bases.  

Arizona Cardinals at L.A. Angels

It’s Madison Bumgarner versus Julio Teheran. If this were 2015, we could expect a pitchers’ duel. Not in 2020. MadBum’s ERA is 7.52. Julio has an 8.23 ERA. No matter who you like to win the game, lean towards the over. 

Wednesday, Sep 16

L.A. Dodgers at San Diego Padres

The Dodgers are the best squad in the National League. San Diego might be the second best team. LAD dominated Friars starter Chris Paddock on August 13. But on August 3, Paddock held the Dodgers to 3 runs off 5 hits in 6 innings. Don’t blindly back the Dodgers in this one. Who knows? Maybe, Paddock rediscovers his best stuff.

Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees

Tanner Roark is up against it on Wednesday. The Yankees are powerful at the plate. But although Roark and the Jays are dogs, NYY starter Gerrit Cole has lost control in more than one game this season. Here’s another that requires a closer look to find the winner. 

Thursday, Sep 17

New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

If they decided on the NL Cy Young winner in mid-September, everyone might vote for Mets’ starter Jacob deGrom. He’s 4-1 with a 1.67 ERA. When Jacob faced the Phillies on Sep. 6, he dominated, throwing 7 innings, allowing a single run off 3 hits, walking 2, and striking out 12. 

Cleveland at Detroit Tigers

Cleveland ace Shane Bieber is 7-1 with a 1.53 ERA. Last time he faced Detroit, Shane shut out the Tigers and allowed just 3 hits in a 3-0 Cleveland win.

Friday, Sep 18

Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins

The Marlins start one of their top pitchers in the first game of a double-header against the Nationals on Friday. Sixto Sanchez is 2-1 with a 1.80 ERA and a .92 WHIP. Even in games where the Marlins lose, Sixto dominates. Washington isn’t a good enough team to beat Sanchez on Friday. So, it comes down to backing the Marlins SU or on the run line. 

Minnesota Twins at Chicago Cubs

This is a huge game. Twins and Cubs are in division fights. So, they both will want to win this. Minnesota listed starter Rich Hill has a 3.81 ERA. Chicago’s Kyle Hendricks’ is much better at home than on the road, though. Keep that in mind when you decide the winner.

Saturday, Sep 19

Minnesota Twins at Chicago Cubs

In a couple of games, Saturday Twins starter Michael Pineda has dominated. Pineda’s 2.77 ERA and .92 WHIP makes Minnesota the favorite over the Cubs on Sep. 19.

Texas Rangers at L.A. Angels

The Rangers won’t make the playoffs. It won’t be Lance Lynn’s fault. Texas’ starter versus the Angels in this has a 2.52 ERA. He held the Angels to 1 earned run off 4 hits in 7 innings on Sep. 8.

Sunday, Sep 20

Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles

Tampa Bay pitcher Ryan Yarborough has had his ups and downs. His ERA in the past 7 days is at 13.50. The O’s may not capitalize, though, because their starter, Keegan Akin, has a 54.0 ERA in the past 7 days. Expect the bullpens to determine which team wins this matchup on Sunday. 

New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox

Yankees versus Red Sox this season has lost its allure. New York is 5 games behind the Tampa Bay Rays. The Red Sox are 14.5 games behind the Rays. But this game could be intriguing because the Yankees start 21-year-old Deivi Garcia. The Dominican Republic born pitcher is 1-1 with a 3.06 ERA and .91 WHIP. He could be the Yankees next great young ace. 

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