The fourth week of the 2022 college football season features a number of intriguing matches as intra-conference play takes center stage. This week we have a ranking matchup in the ACC between #5 Clemson and #20 Wake Forest, as well as two ranking matches in the SEC: #20 Florida to #11 Tennessee and #10 Arkansas to #23 Texas. AM. Other top ranked teams have home dates against unranked teams.

But what games should gamers be on the lookout for this weekend?

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We have everything you need to make your betting decisions up to week 4.

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Check out all the betting and trending notes courtesy of Sportzshala Stats & Information.


Saturday

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Kent State No. 1 in Georgia (-44, 59)
12:00 pm ET on Sportzshala+/SEC, Sanford Stadium, Athens.

  • The 44-point spread is the largest for Kent State as an underdog since the FBS/FCS split in 1978.

  • Kent State is 0-5 against top 5 AP teams since the FBS/FCS split in 1978.

  • Georgia 0-7 ATS as favorite with 40 or more points in Kirby Smart.

  • The 44-point spread is the 6th largest for Georgia as the favorite in Kirby Smart.

  • SEC teams have a 20-15 ATS this season against non-conference opponents.

Maryland 4th in Michigan (-16.5, 65.5)
12:00 pm ET, Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  • Michigan has covered 6 straight games against Maryland and an 8-2 ATS against Maryland since the FBS/FCS split in 1978.

  • Michigan is 11-3 ATS as the favorite since the start of last season, the best coverage percentage in the Big Ten so far.

  • Maryland has gone 0-6 ATS against AP-rated opponents since the start of the 2020 season.

  • Maryland is 0-4 ATS as a double-digit underdog since the start of last season.

Clemson No. 5 (-7, 55.5) at Wake Forest No. 21
12:00 pm ET on ABC, Truist Field, Winston-Salem

  • Wake Forest has lost 62 straight games to AP top 10 teams, the longest streak in the poll era (since 1936).

  • Wake Forest 3-0 ATS as a home underdog since the start of the 2019 season.

  • Clemson is 15-8 ATS as a road favorite since the start of the 2017 season.

  • Clemson gets 1-8 ATS in September from the start of the 2020 season.

Central Michigan at no. 14 Penn State (-28, 63)
12:00 pm ET, Beaver Stadium, University Park

  • Central Michigan is 9-3 ATS as a double-digit underdog since the start of the 2018 season.

  • Central Michigan is 5-1 ATS as an underdog since the start of last season.

  • Penn State 3-0 ATS this season (all favorites).

  • Over 21-11 in non-Penn State games led by James Franklin.

No. 17 Baylor (-3, 46) at Iowa State
12:00 pm ET, Jack Trice Stadium, Ames

  • Iowa State has been 0-0-4 ATS against ranked opponents since the start of last season.

  • Iowa State has a 33-22 ATS in the Big 12 game under Matt Campbell, the best coverage percentage in a Big 12 game in that period (since the start of the 2016 season).

  • Baylor covered 4 games in a row against Iowa State.

  • Baylor is 30-15 ATS underdog since the start of the 2012 season, the best coverage percentage in a Big 12 game in that period.

  • The Big 12 teams have a 15-6 ATS at home this season.

No. 20 in Florida and No. 11 in Tennessee (10.5, 62.5)
3:30 pm ET, Neiland Stadium, Knoxville.

  • Florida has been 0-5 ATS in road games since the start of last season.

  • This is the first time Tennessee has won against Florida since 2016 (losing the previous 5 years).

  • Florida has lost 5-3 to Tennessee since the FBS/FCS split in 1978.

  • Tennessee has never won by more than five points against Florida since 1978 when the FBS/FCS split.

  • AP-rated SEC teams have a 4-1 ATS on the road this season.

No. 22 Texas (-6.5, 60) at Texas Tech
3:30 pm ET on Sportzshala, Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock

  • Texas has covered nine of their last 12 games against Texas Tech.

  • Texas has failed to cover six of the last seven Big 12 games.

  • Texas Tech has been 1-4 ATS against AP-rated opponents since the start of last season.

  • Texas Tech 5-1 ATS after losing since the start of last season.

  • The Big 12 teams have a 15-6 ATS at home this season.

Middle Tennessee, 25th in Miami (-26.5, 52.5)
3:30 pm ET on ACC Network, Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens

  • Miami has gone four games in a row since losing outright.

  • Miami has conceded two goals in a row and three of their last four games.

  • Over 5-1 in Middle Tennessee’s last six games against AP-rated opponents.

  • Middle Tennessee has failed to cover in any of their last three games against AP-rated opponents.

  • The ACC teams this season are 13-20-1 ATS against non-conference opponents.

No. 15 Oregon (-6.5, 57.5) in Washington State
4:00 pm ET, Martin Stadium, Pullman.

  • Washington State is 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games against Oregon.

  • All three of Washington State’s games this season have been below the overall standings.

  • Washington State is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games against AP-rated opponents.

  • Oregon has been the favorite in five games in a row.

Tulsa at No. 16 Ole Miss (-21.5, 66)
7:00 pm ET, SEC Network, Vought Hemingway Stadium, Oxford.

  • SEC teams have a 20-15 ATS this season against non-conference opponents.

  • Tulsa has been 10-0 ATS against AP-rated opponents since the start of the 2018 season.

  • Tulsa is 8-0 ATS as an underdog since the start of the 2020 season.

  • Tulsa has been 15-3 ATS in road games since the start of the 2019 season.

  • Tulsa this season 3-0 ATS (all games also exceed the total).

Northern Illinois 8th in Kentucky (-25.5, 53.5)
7:00 pm ET on Sportzshala2, Kroger Field, Lexington, KY.

  • SEC teams have a 20-15 ATS this season against non-conference opponents.

  • Kentucky is 6-1 ATS as the home favorite since the start of last season.

  • Northern Illinois has gone through all three games this season.

  • Northern Illinois is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as a double-digit underdog.

No. 10 in Arkansas and No. 23 in Texas A&M (-1.5, 48.5)
7:00 pm ET on Sportzshala, AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

  • Arkansas has covered each of their last four games against Texas A&M.

  • Arkansas has been 5-1 ATS against AP-rated teams since the start of last season.

  • AP-rated SEC teams have a 4-1 ATS on the road this season.

  • Texas A&M 15-9 ATS at home led by Jimbo Fisher.

Vanderbilt at No. 2 in Alabama (-40.5, 58.5)
7:30 pm ET on SEC Network, Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

  • Vanderbilt has failed to cover every one of the last six games against teams in the AP top 5.

  • Vanderbilt is 9-2 ATS in 11 road games since the start of the 2020 season.

  • Alabama is 11-2 ATS as the home favorite since the start of the 2020 season.

  • This is the fifth time since the FBS-FCS split in 1978 that an SEC team has been a 40-point favorite against an SEC rival; underdog 4-0 on four previous occasions.

Wisconsin 3rd in Ohio (-18.5, 57)
7:30 pm ET on ABC, Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio.

  • Ohio State is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games against Wisconsin.

  • The 18.5-point spread is Ohio State’s biggest favorite against Wisconsin since 1996 (-26.5).

  • Wisconsin has been on the road with a 22-10 ATS record since the start of the 2015 season, which is the best such coverage in the Big Ten and the 4th best record in the FBS for that period.

  • Ohio State has been 15-7-1 by the ATS in Big Ten games since the start of the 2019 season.

UConn ranked 12th in NC (-39, 49.5)
7:30 pm ET on Sportzshala3, Carter-Finlay Stadium, Raleigh.

  • The ACC teams this season are 13-20-1 ATS against non-conference opponents.

  • The 39-point spread is the largest for NC as a favorite since the FBS/FCS split in 1978.

  • North Carolina State is 9-3 ATS as the home favorite since the start of the 2020 season.

  • UConn has been 14-30-1 ATS in non-conference games since the start of the 2013 season.

Kansas State 6th in Oklahoma
8:00 pm ET, Memorial Stadium, Norman.

  • Kansas State is 3-0 ATS against top 10 AP teams since the start of the 2019 season.

  • Kansas State is 5-1 ATS as a double-digit underdog since the start of the 2019 season.

  • The Big 12 teams have a 15-6 ATS at home this season.

  • Oklahoma is 7-9 as a double-digit favorite since the start of the 2020 season, which is the worst Big 12 coverage percentage in that period.

No. 7 USC (-6.5, 71) in Oregon
9:30 pm ET, Reser Stadium, Corvallis

  • Both USC and Oregon State are 3-0 ATS this season (Washington is the only other 3-0 ATS Pac-12 team).

  • The home underdogs in Pac-2 are 1-3 ATS this season.

  • Oregon State has been on a 15-7 loss to the ATS since the start of the 2019 season; 15 covers as an outsider tied for 2nd place in FBS for this period.

  • USC has been a 4-1 away favorite since the start of the 2020 season.

Wyoming at number 19 BYU (-22.5, 50)
10:15 pm ET on Sportzshala2, LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo.

  • Wyoming has covered its last three games against AP-rated opponents with two straight wins.

  • BYU has failed to cover six of the last seven games since the loss.

  • Wyoming has lost eight in a row against BYU (2-6 ATS).

No. 13 Utah (-14.5, 54) in Arizona
10:00 pm ET on Sportzshala, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona.

  • Utah are 13-5 ATS as a double-figure road favorite under Kyle Whittingham (since 2005) with no clear losses; The .722 percentage covered is second in the FBS for that period behind Central Michigan (8-2 ATS).

  • Arizona State is 11-3 ATS as a double-digit underdog since 2012, the best coverage percentage (.786) in the FBS.

  • Utah has had OVER 6 road games in a row, the longest active streak in FBS since UTSA.

  • Arizona State was 12-7 as an underdog under Herm Edwards, who was fired as coach this week, the 3rd best coverage percentage in the Pac-12.

Stanford 18th in Washington
10:30 pm ET, Husky Stadium, Seattle.

  • Washington covered all three games this season as favorites; one of five FBS teams to do so (Minnesota, Penn St., USC, Tennessee).

  • Stanford hasn’t been able to cover its last nine games, and it’s the longest streak in the country with Colorado State.

  • Washington is 3-6 ATS at home against Stanford over the last 20 years, including 0-4 as a touchdown favorite or more (2-2 SU).

  • Stanford failed to cover its last seven conference games, the longest streak for the Pac-12 team since Cal failed to cover nine games in a row in 2012-13.