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College football odds, lines, bets, predictions for Week 7, 2021: Proven model backing Ole Miss, Iowa

College football odds, lines, bets, predictions for Week 7, 2021: Proven model backing Ole Miss, Iowa

The Week 7 college football schedule is headlined by a new No. 1 overall team. The Georgia Bulldogs moved into that position after Alabama fell to Texas A&M last weekend, and now they face No. 11 Kentucky in the 3:30 p.m. ET SEC on CBS matchup on Saturday. Georgia is a substantial 22.5-point favorite heading into the weekend in the latest Week 7 college football odds, per Caesars Sportsbook, illustrating the dominance of the Dawgs’ defense.

Other notable Week 7 college football lines at Caesars include No. 5 Alabama as a 17-point favorite over Mississippi State, No. 4 Oklahoma as a 12-point favorite over TCU, No. 2 Iowa as an 11.5-point favorite over Purdue and No. 3 Cincinnati as a 20-point favorite over UCF. Which of those Week 7 college football bets should you be jumping on? Before making any Week 7 college football picks on those games or others, be sure to see the latest college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,800 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It also enters Week 7 of the 2021 season on a 19-7 run on all top-rated college football side picks. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, it has turned its attention to the latest Week 7 college football odds from Caesars and locked in picks for every FBS matchup. Head here to see every pick.

Top Week 7 college football predictions

One of the top college football picks the model is recommending for Week 7: No. 13 Ole Miss covers (-2.5) at Tennessee in a 7:30 p.m. ET matchup on Saturday. Ole Miss just played one of the craziest games of the year, a 52-51 win over Arkansas, and has one of the nation’s best offenses. Against Tennessee, the Rebels might see a version of themselves.

As Lane Kiffin visits the school where he spent one year before leaving for the USC job, SportsLine projects his Ole Miss team to win and cover behind another big game from Kiffin’s offense. The model projects that Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral throws for over 300 yards, while Ole Miss runners combine for close to 200 yards on the ground. SportsLine’s model projects a 41-32 Ole Miss victory, and shows the Rebels covering the spread in more than 60 percent of simulations. The under, meanwhile, hits in well over 60 percent of simulations on this sky-high 82.5-point total.

Another one of the college football predictions from the model: No. 2 Iowa keeps rolling and covers the 11.5-point spread at home against Purdue in a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff. The Hawkeyes are 6-0 after outlasting Penn State, and have covered the spread in all but one of their matchups this season. Purdue is 3-2, but those three wins have come against Connecticut, Oregon State and Illinois.

The Hawkeyes have a punishing defense, and SportsLine’s model projects them to swallow up Purdue’s offense, which has slid a long way since Rondale Moore was dicing up Ohio State in prime time. Iowa heads to 7-0 into its bye week, with similarly defense-inclined Wisconsin on the horizon. SportsLine’s simulations have Iowa winning and covering over 60 percent of the time, making it a great value pick for Week 7 college football bets. 

How to make Week 7 college football picks 

The model has also made the call on who wins and covers in every other game on the Week 7 college football schedule, and it’s calling for a top-10 team to get a huge scare. You can only get every pick for every game at SportsLine.

So what college football picks can you make with confidence? And which top-10 squad gets a huge scare? Check out the latest college football odds below, then visit SportsLine to see which teams win and cover the spread, all from a proven computer model that has returned almost $3,800 in profit over the past five-plus seasons, and find out.

Week 7 college football odds (via Caesars)

Here are the college football lines for some of Week 7’s most notable matchups:

Thursday, Oct. 14

Georgia Southern vs. South Alabama (-3, 49.5)

Featured Game | South Alabama Jaguars vs. Georgia Southern Eagles

Navy vs. Memphis (-8.5, 52.5)

Featured Game | Memphis Tigers vs. Navy Midshipmen

Friday, Oct. 15

Marshall vs. North Texas (+10.5, 65.5)

Featured Game | North Texas Mean Green vs. Marshall Thundering Herd

Clemson vs. Syracuse (+13.5, 45.5)

Featured Game | Syracuse Orange vs. Clemson Tigers

Oregon vs. California (+14, 55.5)

Featured Game | Oregon Ducks vs. California Golden Bears

San Diego State vs. San Jose State (+8, 42.5)

Featured Game | San Jose State Spartans vs. San Diego State Aztecs

Saturday, Oct. 16

UCF vs. Cincinnati (-20, 56)

Featured Game | Cincinnati Bearcats vs. UCF Knights

Michigan State vs. Indiana (+3, 51.5)

Featured Game | Indiana Hoosiers vs. Michigan State Spartans

Auburn vs. Arkansas (-3.5, 53)

Featured Game | Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Auburn Tigers

Florida vs. LSU (+10, 58.5)

Featured Game | LSU Tigers vs. Florida Gators

Texas A&M vs. Missouri (+8, 61)

Featured Game | Missouri Tigers vs. Texas A&M Aggies

Oklahoma State vs. Texas (-5, 60.5)

Featured Game | Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

Georgia vs. Kentucky (+22.5, 44.5)

Featured Game | Georgia Bulldogs vs. Kentucky Wildcats

BYU vs. Baylor (-4.5, 48)

Featured Game | Baylor Bears vs. BYU Cougars

Purdue vs. Iowa (-12.5, 43)

Featured Game | Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Purdue Boilermakers

Alabama vs. Mississippi State (+17.5, 59)

Featured Game | Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide

NC State vs. Boston College (+2, 51)

Featured Game | Boston College Eagles vs. NC State Wolfpack

TCU vs. Oklahoma (-12, 66)

Featured Game | Oklahoma Sooners vs. TCU Horned Frogs

Arizona State vs. Utah (+1, 51)

Featured Game | Utah Utes vs. Arizona State Sun Devils