Nick Bromberg is your betting guide today as he looks at the biggest games ahead on the college football slate on Yahoo Sportsbook Daily. #12 Notre Dame heads to Chicago to take on #18 Wisconsin. Can the Badgers cover the six points? Meanwhile, down in SEC country, #7 Texas A&M faces rival #16 Arkansas. Will the Hogs pull off the upset? Nick also picks a couple of favorites in Serie A action today.
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde discuss the expanded college football playoff and the politics at play ahead of the management committee's meeting this week to discuss the future. What is the hold-up and when could we see a change? We have dubbed this a 'prove it' week for a few teams around the country. Arkansas has a huge test in Arlington, Texas, against the Fighting Aggies of Texas A&M. In Big Ten Country, 3-0 Rutgers battles 3-0 Michigan in a rematch of last season's triple-overtime thriller. In Chicago, Notre Dame will take on a dangerous Wisconsin team for the first time in over 50 years. Which squad will step up to the challenge this weekend? The guys also play a game of panic or patience with a few programs that need to show us more. Will Ohio State's defense ever turn it around? What about Oklahoma's offense?
Scott Pianowski and Frank Schwab look at how poorly favorites have fared so far in 2021 and take a stab at all the betting lines from Week 3.