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The best game and sleeper game to watch in Week 11 of the college football schedule

Week 11 of the college football season has seen a decent number of games postponed or canceled, but for those that are still on, here’s a look at what to watch.

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Week 11 of the college football season has been rocked by the coronavirus, with the highest number of canceled and postponed games so far this season. It’s difficult to keep track with games being shut down because of outbreaks but as of the middle of the day on Friday, there were 15 games rescheduled or postponed that were on the slate as of six days ago.

But let’s get to some of the games college football fans should be watching on Saturday and one to avoid. It’s not the greatest slate you’ll see this season, but there are some fun matchups to see.

Best game

The best game of the day will be the Notre Dame Fighting Irish heading on the road to take on the Boston College Eagles as 13.5-point favorites. This is the ultimate letdown spot for the Fighting Irish coming off the best win of the college football season, knocking off No. 1 Clemson at home. The Eagles are a scrappy bunch with former Notre Dame quarterback Phil Jurkovec lining up for Boston College. And keep in mind BC led Clemson by 18 points a couple weeks ago before the Tigers came back to win by six.

For a quick history lesson, Notre Dame took down No. 1 Florida State in 1993 and lost its very next game. The opponent? Boston College.

Sleeper game

Is America ready for an undefeated matchup between the Northwestern Wildcats and Purdue Boilermakers? Northwestern comes in with a 3-0 record ranked No. 23 in the country, already matching its season win total from 2019, while Purdue is 2-0 with one of its games canceled due to a coronavirus outbreak within the Wisconsin football program. The winner of this game will control its own destiny to represent the Big Ten West in the conference title game.

Worst game

Yes, we’re doing this. Move over, Illinois vs. Rutgers. The worst game of the weekend in college football will take place when the Penn State Nittany Lions head on the road to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday afternoon. Two of college football’s historic programs have yet to see a victory so far this season in five combined tries. Penn State is 0-3, coming off a blowout loss to Maryland, while Nebraska is 0-2 and likely would be an 0-3 team if not for Wisconsin canceling its matchup. Neither Penn State or Nebraska are relevant the rest of the season. Neither are going to fire their head coach, and neither has a whole lot of interesting aspects to the program. Take the season off watching these two teams and check them out in 2021.

Here are all the games with odds, bet splits, TV times, and network for Week 11 of 2020 college football:

College Football Week 11

Time/TV Teams Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
Time/TV Teams Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
12 p.m. #9 Miami Florida +2.5 69% 74% Over 68.5 76% 67% +107 78% 80%
ESPN Virginia Tech -2.5 31% 26% Under 68.5 24% 33% -129 22% 20%
12 p.m. #10 Indiana -7 73% 78% Over 52.0 90% 92% -278 95% 78%
ABC Michigan State +7 27% 22% Under 52.0 10% 8% +215 5% 22%
12 p.m. Western Carolina +33.5 13% 42% Over 61.5 65% 73% OTB
ESPNU #22 Liberty -33.5 87% 58% Under 61.5 35% 27%
12 p.m. Army +2.5 77% 57% Over 45.5 58% 79% +112 51% 63%
ESPN2 Tulane -2.5 23% 43% Under 45.5 42% 21% -137 49% 37%
12 p.m. Penn State -3 55% 55% Over 56.5 79% 57% -143 79% 67%
FS1 Nebraska +3 45% 45% Under 56.5 21% 43% +118 21% 33%
12 p.m. TCU +3 40% 20% Over 45.5 94% 91% +125 23% 33%
FOX West Virginia -3 60% 80% Under 45.5 6% 9% -155 77% 67%
12 p.m. Vanderbilt +17.5 39% 35% Over 41.0 56% 80% +650 8% 12%
SEC Network Kentucky -17.5 61% 65% Under 41.0 44% 20% -1115 92% 88%
12 p.m. Wake Forest +13 27% 31% Over 68.5 91% 68% +340 11% 9%
ACC Network North Carolina -13 73% 69% Under 68.5 9% 32% -480 89% 91%
1 p.m. Illinois +6.5 26% 25% Over 51.0 50% 77% +195 25% 27%
BTN Rutgers -6.5 74% 75% Under 51.0 50% 23% -250 75% 73%
1:30 p.m. Middle Tennessee +24 6% 16% Over 55.5 89% 78% +1200 19% 12%
CBSSN #16 Marshall -24 94% 84% Under 55.5 11% 22% -3335 81% 88%
2 p.m. South Alabama +15.5 25% 44% Over 53.5 33% 54% +475 14% 9%
ESPN+ #25 Louisiana-Lafayette -15.5 75% 56% Under 53.5 67% 46% -670 86% 91%
2:30 p.m. Fresno State -10 77% 87% Over 53.5 17% 76% -360 95% 87%
FS2 Utah State +10 23% 13% Under 53.5 83% 24% +275 5% 13%
2:30 p.m. Georgia State +17.5 6% 22% Over 62.5 76% 74% +525 3% 6%
ESPN+ Appalachian State -17.5 94% 78% Under 62.5 24% 26% -770 97% 94%
3 p.m. UTEP +6.5 3% 80% Over 45.0 34% 83% +200 28% 52%
ESPN+ UTSA -6.5 97% 20% Under 45.0 66% 17% -250 72% 48%
3:30 p.m. #2 Notre Dame -11.5 59% 58% Over 50.5 91% 91% -480 79% 89%
ABC Boston College +11.5 41% 42% Under 50.5 9% 9% +350 21% 11%
3:30 p.m. #20 USC -15 65% 67% Over 68.5 64% 52% -625 89% 93%
Fox Arizona +15 35% 33% Under 68.5 36% 48% +390 11% 7%
3:30 p.m. Colorado +9 46% 50% Over 54.5 52% 73% +235 36% 37%
ESPN2 Stanford -9 54% 50% Under 54.5 48% 27% -315 64% 63%
3:30 p.m. Louisville +3.5 73% 67% Over 66.0 31% 59% +135 13% 69%
ACC Network Virginia -3.5 27% 33% Under 66.0 69% 41% -165 87% 31%
3:30 p.m. South Florida +14 23% 37% Over 57.5 89% 90% +400 7% 9%
ESPN2 Houston -14 77% 63% Under 57.5 11% 10% -560 93% 91%
3:30 p.m. Texas State +11 31% 12% Over 49.5 83% 86% +320 2% 8%
ESPN3 Georgia Southern -11 69% 88% Under 49.5 17% 14% -420 98% 92%
4:00 p.m. Baylor -2 74% 61% Over 56.5 49% 83% -124 82% 69%
FS1 Texas Tech +2 26% 39% Under 56.5 51% 17% +102 18% 31%
4:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky +8.5 1% 15% Over 59.5 100% 100% +230 10% 47%
ESPN3 Central Arkansas -8.5 99% 85% Under 59.5 0% 0% -295 90% 53%
4:00 p.m. Hawaii +10 35% 30% Over 52.5 47% 58% +275 8% 22%
N/A San Diego State -10 65% 70% Under 52.5 53% 42% -360 92% 78%
5:00 p.m. #23 Northwestern -3 46% 50% Over 49.5 52% 81% -143 53% 38%
Big Ten Network Purdue +3 54% 50% Under 49.5 48% 19% +118 47% 62%
7 p.m. #11 Oregon -10.5 91% 84% Over 57.5 45% 87% -385 94% 87%
Fox Washington State +10.5 9% 16% Under 57.5 55% 13% +290 6% 13%
7 p.m. #19 SMU -0.5 64% 61% Over 65.0 92% 91% -112 82% 88%
ESPN2 Tulsa +0.5 36% 39% Under 65.0 8% 9% -109 18% 12%
7 p.m. Arkansas +17 64% 60% Over 60.5 58% 78% +525 6% 6%
ESPN #6 Florida -17 36% 40% Under 60.5 42% 22% -770 94% 94%
7:30 p.m. #13 Wisconsin -6 77% 69% Over 52.5 60% 61% -235 63% 60%
ABC Michigan +6 23% 31% Under 52.5 40% 39% +180 37% 40%
7:30 p.m. Florida State +10.5 19% 35% Over 60.0 49% 85% +275 16% 23%
ACC Network NC State -10.5 81% 65% Under 60.0 51% 15% -360 84% 77%
7:30 p.m. South Carolina +13 34% 43% Over 70.5 27% 54% +310 5% 25%
SEC Network Ole Miss -13 66% 57% Under 70.5 73% 46% -420 95% 75%
7:30 p.m. Temple +26 20% 43% Over 76.5 52% 29% +1050 22% 9%
ESPNU UCF -26 80% 57% Under 76.5 48% 71% -2500 78% 91%
10:30 p.m. UNLV +15.5 39% 27% Over 58.5 83% 45% +460 6% 7%
FS2 San José State -15.5 61% 73% Under 58.5 17% 55% -670 94% 93%
11 p.m. Oregon State +14 27% 17% Over 52.0 13% 68% +430 28% 10%
FS1 Washington -14 73% 83% Under 52.0 87% 32% -625 72% 90%