Coaching changes affect situational spots

By Adam Burke  (VSiN.com) 

November 2, 2021 07:27 PM
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We’ve reached that time in the season when you really have to pay attention to the college football coaching world. We saw Matt Wells get dismissed at Texas Tech last week, and the Red Raiders responded by getting blown out by Oklahoma. This week started with the news that TCU and Gary Patterson would part ways effective immediately.

Coaching questions may wind up with answers, but the unanswered questions that leave a coach’s seat extremely hot are also going to be prevalent the rest of the way. Those can create some good situational betting angles. We also still have rivalry games, lookahead spots and huge games with division and conference implications.

Let’s highlight the ones that stand out the most for Week 10.

THURSDAY

Georgia State at No. 24 Louisiana (-12, 54)

Louisiana is used to the national spotlight from having played several high-profile games on ESPN or other major media networks over the last few seasons. Georgia State is less accustomed to the bright lights, but that isn’t why I think this is a bad spot for the Panthers.

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