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Sunday, November 10, 2019

SportPundit College Football Prediction Results for Week 11 of the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS Season

College Football Prediction Results for Week 11 of the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS Season

We thus finished Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season as follows:
32-16 in calling the winner
27-21 against the spread, and
23-23-2 against the over/under.


Our cumulative FBS prognostication record for 2019 after Week 11 is:
493-159 in calling the winner (76%)
320-319-13 against the spread, and
313-319-9 against the over/under ("total").


If possible, we compete against the quoted opening odds ("the line", "the spread") as available online (e.g. Vegas Insider, OddsShark, Sportsline, CFPT), and which can vary, so we have no fixed system of which portals we use. We do our predictions for fun and we are not affiliated with any service or institution.

Caveat Emptor! Please do not use our predictions for wagering. We disclaim any and all liability for anyone's use of our materials and prognostications, nor do we make any warranties as to accuracy. Our prognostication hobby helps us to keep track of news and sports all over America. We are not in this for the money. May the best team win.


This 11th week, our prognostications are once again based on our own rankings of all FBS football teams, as made after the 10th week of play.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
We compete against the opening line, if possible, not the updated line....

Kent State at Toledo
The Rockets were favored over the Golden Flashes by 4 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 61.5 points.
Our Call: 34-27 for Toledo.
Result: Toledo edged Kent State 35-33.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
1-0 in calling the winner
0-1 against the spread, and
0-1 against the over/under.


Ball State at Western Michigan
The Broncos were favored over the Cardinals by 8 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 63 points.
Our Call: 34-31 for Western Michigan.
Result: Western Michigan topped Ball State 35-31.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
2-0 in calling the winner
1-1 against the spread, and
1-1 against the over/under.


Wednesday, November 6, 2019
We compete against the opening line, if possible, not the updated line....

Miami of Ohio at Ohio
The Bobcats were favored over the RedHawks by 9 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 52 points.
Our Call: 31-24 for Ohio.
Result: Sam Sloman kicked a late 4th-quarter 53-yard field goal for Miami of Ohio for the Redhawks win 24-21. The Ohio Bobcats outgained Miami of Ohio 374 to 278 yards but turned the ball over twice on fumbles and gave up a deflected TD pass.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
2-1 in calling the winner
2-1 against the spread, and
1-2 against the over/under.


Thursday, November 7, 2019
We compete against the opening line, if possible, not the updated line....

Louisiana (UL Lafayette) at Coastal Carolina
The Ragin' Cajuns were favored over the Chanticleers by 12.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 57.5 points.
Our Call: 34-23 for Louisiana.
Result: Louisiana coasted past Coastal Carolina 48-7, as Levi Lewis completed 26 of 30 passes for 296 yards and 3 TDs, and added another TD rushing.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
3-1 in calling the winner
2-2 against the spread, and
2-2 against the over/under.


Temple at South Florida
The Owls were favored over the Bulls by 1.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 53 points.
Our Call: 27-24 for Temple.
Result: Temple topped South Florida 17-7, as the Owls' defense held the Bulls to 61 yards rushing.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
4-1 in calling the winner
3-2 against the spread, and
3-2 against the over/under.


Friday, November 8, 2019
We compete against the opening line, if possible, not the updated line....

UCF Central Florida at Tulsa
The Knights were favored over the Golden Hurricane by 12.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 69.5 points.
Our Call: 45-24 for UCF.
Result: UCF outgained Tulsa 457 to 353 yards but had three turnovers and lost 34-31, being outscored 17-3 in the second half. A question of coaching and game adjustments?
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
4-2 in calling the winner
3-3 against the spread, and
4-2 against the over/under.


Washington at Oregon State
The Huskies were favored over the Beavers by 11 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 63.5 points.
Our Call: 34-27 for Washington.
Result: Washington topped Oregon State 19-7, as the Huskies held the Beavers to 119 yards total offense.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
5-2 in calling the winner
3-4 against the spread, and
5-2 against the over/under.


Saturday, November 10, 2019
We compete against the opening line, if possible, not the updated line....

Massachusetts at Army
The Black Knights were favored over the Minutemen by 33.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 61.5 points.
Our Call: 49-7 for Army.
Result: Army beat UMass 63-7.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
6-2 in calling the winner
4-4 against the spread, and
5-3 against the over/under.


Florida State at Boston College
The Seminoles were favored over the Eagles by 2 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 63 points.
Our Call: 35-21 for Florida State.
Result: Florida State under interim head coach Odell Haggins
beat Boston College 38-31.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
7-2 in calling the winner
5-4 against the spread, and
5-4 against the over/under.


Baylor at TCU
The Bears were favored over the Horned Frogs by 1 point.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 51.5 points.
Our Call: 31-27 for Baylor.
Result: Baylor stayed unbeaten with a 3-overtime win over TCU 29-23.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
8-2 in calling the winner
6-4 against the spread, and
6-4 against the over/under.


Maryland at Ohio State
The Buckeyes were favored over the Terrapins by 44 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 65.5 points.
Our Call: 63-0 for Ohio State.
Result: Ohio State routed Maryland 73-14.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
9-2 in calling the winner
7-4 against the spread, and
6-5 against the over/under.


East Carolina at SMU
The Mustangs were favored over the Pirates by 24.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 67.5 points.
Our Call: 47-14 for SMU.
Result: SMU outscored East Carolina 59-51.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
10-2 in calling the winner
7-5 against the spread, and
6-6 against the over/under.


Purdue at Northwestern
The Boilermakers were favored over the Wildcats by 1.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 45 points.
Our Call: 24-20 for Purdue.
Result: Purdue edged Northwestern 24-22.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
11-2 in calling the winner
8-5 against the spread, and
6-7 against the over/under.


Vanderbilt at Florida
The Gators were favored over the Commodores by 28 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 49 points.
Our Call: 40-10 for Florida.
Result: Florida shut out Vanderbilt 56-0.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
12-2 in calling the winner
9-5 against the spread, and
7-7 against the over/under.


Texas Tech at West Virginia
The Red Raiders were favored over the Mountaineers by 2 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 60 points.
Our Call: 30-27 for West Virginia.
Result: Texas Tech beat West Virginia 38-17.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
12-3 in calling the winner
9-6 against the spread, and
8-7 against the over/under.


Penn State at Minnesota
The Nittany Lions were favored over the Golden Gophers by 6.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 48.5 points.
Our Call: 31-20 for Penn State.
Result: Minnesota upset Penn State 31-26 to stay unbeaten at 9-0.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
12-4 in calling the winner
9-7 against the spread, and
9-7 against the over/under.


Western Kentucky at Arkansas
The Razorbacks were favored over the Hilltoppers by 2.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 50 points.
Our Call: 34-24 for Arkansas.
Result: Western Kentucky beat Arkansas 45-19.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
12-5 in calling the winner
9-8 against the spread, and
10-7 against the over/under.


Georgia Tech at Virginia
The Cavaliers were favored over the Yellow Jackets by 16.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 43.5 points.
Our Call: 31-17 for Virginia.
Result: Virginia topped Georgia Tech 33-28.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
13-5 in calling the winner
10-8 against the spread, and
11-7 against the over/under.


UTSA Texas San Antonio at Old Dominion
The Monarchs were favored over the Roadrunners by 3.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 43.5 points.
Our Call: 27-24 for UTSA.
Result: UTSA edged Old Dominion 24-23.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
14-5 in calling the winner
11-8 against the spread, and
12-7 against the over/under.


Air Force at New Mexico
The Falcons were favored over the Lobos by 23 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 58.5 points.
Our Call: 41-13 for Air Force.
Result: Game postponed.

Charlotte at UTEP
The 49ers were favored over the Miners by 12 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 54 points.
Our Call: 41-14 for Charlotte.
Result: Charlotte trailed 21-7 at the half but rallied in the second half for a 28-21 win.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
15-5 in calling the winner
11-9 against the spread, and
12-8 against the over/under.


South Alabama at Texas State
The Bobcats were favored over the Jaguars by 7.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 44.5 points.
Our Call: 24-20 for Texas State.
Result: Texas State edged South Alabama 30-28.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
16-5 in calling the winner
12-9 against the spread, and
12-9 against the over/under.


Stanford at Colorado
The Cardinal were favored over the Buffaloes by 3.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 53.5 points.
Our Call: 31-27 for Stanford.
Result: Colorado beat Stanford
16-13 on a game-ending field goal by Evan Price, dropping the Cardinal to a 4-5 won-lost record. Stanford has games left against Washington State, Cal and Notre Dame and is thus unlikely to go to a bowl game this season. Colorado is 4-6 with games remaining against Washington and Utah and is similarly not likely to be bowl-bound this year.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
16-6 in calling the winner
12-10 against the spread, and
12-10 against the over/under.


Wake Forest at Virginia Tech
The Demon Deacons were favored over the Hokies by 1 point.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 64 points.
Our Call: 30-27 for Wake Forest.
Result: Virginia Tech upset 22nd-ranked Wake Forest 36-17.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
16-7 in calling the winner
12-11 against the spread, and
13-10 against the over/under.


USC at Arizona State
The Trojans were favored over the Sun Devils by 1.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 58 points.
Our Call: 27-24 for Arizona State.
Result: USC edged Arizona State 31-26.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
16-8 in calling the winner
12-12 against the spread, and
14-10 against the over/under.


Illinois at Michigan State
The Spartans were favored over the Fighting Illini by 13.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 45.5 points.
Our Call: 24-23 for Michigan State.
Result: Illinois became bowl-eligible by coming back incredibly from a 28-3 deficit and upsetting Michigan State 37-34.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
16-9 in calling the winner
13-12 against the spread, and
15-10 against the over/under.


Georgia Southern at Troy
The Trojans were favored over the Eagles by 1 point.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 53 points.
Our Call: 27-24 for Georgia Southern.
Result: Troy beat Georgia Southern 49-28.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
16-10 in calling the winner
13-13 against the spread, and
15-11 against the over/under.


Kansas State at Texas
The Longhorns were favored over the Wildcats by 6 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 58.5 points.
Our Call: 34-31 for Texas.
Result: Texas edged K-State 27-24 on a 26-yard field goal by Cameron Dicker as time expired.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
17-10 in calling the winner
14-13 against the spread, and
15-12 against the over/under.


LSU at Alabama
The Crimson Tide were favored over the Tigers by 7 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 63 points.
Our Call: 31-30 for LSU.
Result: LSU led 33-13 at halftime and survived a Crimson Tide comeback as the Tigers edged Alabama 46-41 in a thriller. LSU's Joe Burrow cemented his front-running Heisman Trophy candidate status by completing 31 of 39 passes for 393 yards and 3 TDs, adding 64 yards rushing on 14 carries. Bama's QB Tua Tagovailoa was 21 of 40 passes for 418 yards, 4 TDs, one interception, and one fumble. The Alabama defense produced 5 sacks, but it was not enough.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
18-10 in calling the winner
15-13 against the spread, and
15-13 against the over/under.


Connecticut at Cincinnati
The Bearcats were favored over the Huskies by 34.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 52.5 points.
Our Call: 49-14 for Cincinnati.
Result: Cincinnati upended UConn 48-3.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
19-10 in calling the winner
16-13 against the spread, and
15-14 against the over/under.


UAB at Southern Mississippi
The Golden Eagles were favored over the Blazers by 8.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 49 points.
Our Call: 27-24 for UAB.
Result: Southern Miss routed UAB 37-2.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
19-11 in calling the winner
16-14 against the spread, and
15-15 against the over/under.


Louisville at Miami of Florida
The Hurricanes were favored over the Cardinals by 7 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 51 points.
Our Call: 31-23 for Miami.
Result: Miami outscored Louisville 52-27.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
20-11 in calling the winner
17-14 against the spread, and
16-15 against the over/under.


New Mexico State at Mississippi
The Rebels were favored over the Aggies by 31 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 63 points.
Our Call: 45-13 for Mississippi.
Result: Ole Miss shut down New Mexico State 41-3.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
21-11 in calling the winner
18-14 against the spread, and
17-15 against the over/under.


North Texas at Louisiana Tech
The Bulldogs were favored over the Mean Green by 6 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 67.5 points.
Our Call: 34-33 for Louisiana Tech.
Result: Louisiana Tech routed North Texas 52-17.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
22-11 in calling the winner
18-15 against the spread, and
17-16 against the over/under.


Iowa at Wisconsin
The Badgers were favored over the Hawkeyes by 8 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 38 points.
Our Call: 24-20 for Wisconsin.
Result: Wisconsin edged Iowa 24-22.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
23-11 in calling the winner
19-15 against the spread, and
18-16 against the over/under.


Georgia State at Louisiana Monroe
The Panthers were favored over the Warhawks by 1.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 74 points.
Our Call: 38-34 for Georgia State.
Result: UL Monroe topped Georgia State 45-31.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
23-12 in calling the winner
19-16 against the spread, and
18-17 against the over/under.


Florida International FIU at Florida Atlantic FAU
The Owls were favored over the Golden Panthers by 10.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 61.5 points.
Our Call: 37-23 for Florida Atlantic.
Result: Florida Atlantic beat Florida International 37-7.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
24-12 in calling the winner
20-16 against the spread, and
19-17 against the over/under.


Appalachian State at South Carolina
The Gamecocks were favored over the Mountaineers by 4 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 51 points.
Our Call: 30-24 for South Carolina.
Result: Appalachian State upset South Carolina 20-15, its second win over a Power 5 opponent this season, the first having been North Carolina.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
24-13 in calling the winner
20-17 against the spread, and
19-18 against the over/under.


Missouri at Georgia
The Dawgs were favored over the Tigers by 14.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 48.5 points.
Our Call: 34-17 for Georgia.
Result: Georgia shut out Missouri 27-0.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
25-13 in calling the winner
21-17 against the spread, and
19-19 against the over/under.


Utah State at Fresno State
The Bulldogs were favored over the Aggies by 2 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 58.5 points.
Our Call: 34-27 for Fresno State.
Result: Utah State edged Fresno State 37-35 on a last-second 30-yard field goal by Dominik Eberle.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
25-14 in calling the winner
21-18 against the spread, and
20-19 against the over/under.


Washington State at California
The Cougars were favored over the Golden Bears by 8.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 53 points.
Our Call: 31-23 for Washington State.
Result: Cal upset Washington State 33-20.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
25-15 in calling the winner
22-18 against the spread, and
20-19-1 against the over/under.


Clemson at North Carolina State
The Tigers were favored over the Wolfpack by 32 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 54 points.
Our Call: 42-7 for Clemson.
Result: Clemson routed NC State 55-10.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
26-15 in calling the winner
23-18 against the spread, and
20-20-1 against the over/under.


Liberty at BYU
The Cougars were favored over the Flames by 20.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 55 points.
Our Call: 34-23 for BYU.
Result: BYU topped Liberty 31-24.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
27-15 in calling the winner
24-18 against the spread, and
20-20-2 against the over/under.


Tennessee at Kentucky
The Wildcats were favored over the Volunteers by 4 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 43.5 points.
Our Call: 27-24 for Tennessee.
Result: Tennessee edged Kentucky 17-13.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
28-15 in calling the winner
25-18 against the spread, and
20-21-2 against the over/under.


Notre Dame at Duke
The Fighting Irish were favored over the Blue Devils by 7 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 52 points.
Our Call: 31-17 for Notre Dame.
Result: Notre Dame shut down the Blue Devils 38-7.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
29-15 in calling the winner
26-18 against the spread, and
21-21-2 against the over/under.


Iowa State at Oklahoma
The Sooners were favored over the Cyclones by 12.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 63.5 points.
Our Call: 49-31 for Oklahoma.
Result: Iowa State failed on a 2-point conversion try with 24 seconds remaing as Oklahoma topped the Cyclones 42-41.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
30-15 in calling the winner
26-19 against the spread, and
22-21-2 against the over/under.


Wyoming at Boise State
The Broncos were favored over the Cowboys by 11 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 47.5 points.
Our Call: 30-23 for Boise State.
Result: Boise State topped Wyoming in overtime 20-17.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
31-15 in calling the winner
27-19 against the spread, and
22-22-2 against the over/under.


Nevada at San Diego State
The Aztecs were favored over the Wolf Pack by 15 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 40 points.
Our Call: 27-10 for San Diego State.
Result: Nevada upset San Diego State 17-13.
For Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season we are thus far:
31-16 in calling the winner
27-20 against the spread, and
23-22-2 against the over/under.


San Jose State at Hawaii
The Warriors were favored over the Spartans by 7.5 points.
The over/under (predicted total score) was 76.5 points.
Our Call: 41-31 for Hawai'i.
Result: Hawai'i edged San Jose State 42-40.
We thus finished Week 11 of the 2019 FBS college football season as follows:
32-16 in calling the winner
27-21 against the spread, and
23-23-2 against the over/under.