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College football betting trends — Week 9

Fresno State (-11) at UNLV: Fresno State was on a 2-9-1 spread skid before beating Colorado State. The Bulldogs are 8-4-2 ATS in their last nine conference road games. The Rebels are on a 7-13 spread skid at home. Edge: Fresno State.

Utah State at UNR (-17½): The Aggies are 4-8 against the spread in their last 12 games. The Wolf Pack are on a 6-2 spread run in their last eight conference home games. Edge: UNR.

Boston College (-14) at Syracuse: The road team has covered the last four games in the series. Syracuse is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 home games. The Eagles are 13-5 ATS in their past 18 road games and 4-2 in their last six games as road favorites. Edge: Boston College.

Rutgers at Ohio State (-38): The Buckeyes have covered six of their last seven home games. Ohio State has scored 49 or more points in its last six games against Rutgers, covering five of the six. Edge: Ohio State.

Maryland at Penn State (-25): Penn State has won and covered against Maryland the last four seasons and outscored the Terrapins 163-6 the last three meetings. Penn State is on an 0-6 spread skid at home. Edge: Penn State.

Michigan State at Iowa (-6½): The Hawkeyes are 8-5 in their last 13 games as home favorites. Edge: Iowa.

Arizona at Utah (-14): The Utes have won and covered the last four meetings. Arizona is 4-7 ATS in its past 11 road games and was 3-9 ATS last season. Utah covered all five conference home games last season. Edge: Utah.

Arizona State at Southern California (-10½): USC covered four of five conference home games last season and has covered four of the past five games against Arizona State. The Sun Devils are 5-10 ATS in their past 15 games, but went 4-2 ATS as underdogs last season. Edge: Southern California.

Washington at California (-1½): Cal has straight-up upsets the past two seasons against Washington. Edge: California

Texas Tech at Texas Christian (-9): The Horned Frogs are on a 5-16-1 spread skid as home favorites. The Red Raiders have covered four of the last five games in the series. Edge: Texas Tech.

Nebraska at Northwestern (-3½): Before beating Maryland, the Wildcats were 2-5 ATS in their previous seven conference home games. The road team has covered seven consecutive games in the series. Edge: Nebraska.

Clemson (-5½) at Notre Dame: Notre Dame is 10-6 as an underdog since 2016 and 1-1 ATS against Clemson in that span. The Tigers are 13-3-1 ATS on the road in their last 17 games. Edge: Clemson.

Tennessee (-2) at Arkansas: The Razorbacks are 5-0 ATS this season. The Volunteers have lost and failed to cover three in a row after an eight-game straight-up win streak. Edge: Arkansas.

Las Vegas handicapper Bruce Marshall is editor of The Gold Sheet. He provides the Review-Journal with college football tech notes and trends. Follow @BruceAMarshall on Twitter.

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