October is an awesome sports month and this weekend is a prime example. There’s a smorgasbord of NFL, NCAAF, NBA, MLB and NHL games this week for bettors to have action on and Vegas Whispers will help point you in the right direction. In the meantime, here are seven premier games to look forward to this weekend.
Florida vs. Georgia
The battle of top 10 teams under the afternoon sun is a great place to start. Georgia had a bye week to recover from its 20-point loss to LSU. Florida comes in on a five-game winning streak. Which SEC team is leaving with a second loss:
Trend to know: Gators are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings in Georgia; Under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings
Iowa vs. Penn State
As the above game is happening, there is another battle of ranked teams going on. Iowa has won each of its last three games, including a shutout over Maryland last week. Penn State is coming in after a close call against Indiana.
Trend to know: The home team is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings; Under is 7-3-1 in the last 11 meetings
Washington State vs. Stanford
The third of three ranked vs. ranked Saturday matchups is an evening Pac-12 affair. Washington State is still riding high after beating Oregon at home last week, while Stanford finally got back in the win column last Thursday against Arizona State after two straight losses.
Trend to know: Under is 11-4-1 in the last 16 meetings
Jets vs. Maple Leafs
This matchup of high-powered offenses meet for the second time in four days. The Maple Leafs took home a 4-2 victory in Winnipeg on Wednesday. The Jets are playing the second game of a back-to-back after facing Detroit on Friday.
Trend to know: The total has gone over in 11 of Toronto’s last 13 games vs Winnipeg
Lakers vs. Spurs
The Lakers finally got that elusive first win on Wednesday against the Suns and now travel to San Antonio seeking revenge after losing to the Spurs 143-142 in overtime on Monday. The Spurs are 1-1 at home this season and are coming off a 20-point loss to the Pacers on Wednesday.
Trend to know: The Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs the Spurs; The over has hit in 10 of the last 12 meetings
Packers vs. Rams
The Packers haven’t been anything special this season, but they have the ability to put up points because Aaron Rodgers is awesome in spite of the quality of teammates around him. The Rams look like the best team in football and look primed to finish the first half of the season without a loss.
Trend to know: The favorite is 10-1 ATS in their last 11 meetings; Over is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles
Saints vs. Vikings
This is the premier matchup of the NFL slate. The Saints are riding a five-game winning streak and sit atop the NFC South. The Vikings don’t look like world beaters, but have a three-game winning streak of their own coming into Sunday Night Football.
Trend to know: Saints are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings; Over is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings