Picks Against the Spread: LSU Needs a Big Win Today over Kentucky to Stay at Number 1
LSU will win today versus Kentucky. It’s not rocket science to figure out that LSU is one of the best football teams this year. They have one of the best defenses in the NCAA, they have a surprisingly good offense this year, and a special teams that most programs would love to have.
They’re a complete team much like the teams right behind them for the Number 1 ranking in both the USA Today Coaches Poll and the Associated Press Poll.
Today’s spread against the Kentucky Wildcats has LSU laying 30.5 points. That’s a four and a half touchdown spread against a conference opponent. It’s hard enough to cover that when they’re playing a team like Arkansas State.
However, this LSU team needs a blow out victory where they are up by 30 at Half Time and continue to build their lead in the following quarters.
It’s sad that LSU has to run the score up on a less talented team like Kentucky, but, it’s the College Football world we live in. Teams have to beat teams by 40 points just so they can impress a computer program.
If they win this game by 10-20 points it has a chance at hurting their ranking once the computer factors in their Bowl Championship Series Ranking. They need that high BCS ranking as a backup if they happen to lose to Alabama later this year.
Take LSU to cover big. They may win 35-0, but it’s still a cover and a win for you.
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