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MISMATCHES

No. 1 Alabama (minus 25 1/2) at Mississippi State … ALABAMA 35-14.

Syracuse (plus 39) at No. 2 Florida State … FLORIDA STATE 55-10.

No. 3 Ohio State (minus 33) at Illinois … OHIO STATE 48-13.

No. 15 UCF (minus 16 1/2) at Temple … UCF 42-17.

Iowa State (plus 24 1/2) at No. 22 Oklahoma … OKLAHOMA 48-14.

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Last week: Record straight: 13-4; vs. points 9-8.

Season: 174-34; 94-89-3.

Best bet: 7-3-1.

Upset special: 4-6.

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