Thursday’s are a tradition for Scott Van Pelt. He watches Thursday Night Football, then SportsCenter starts at around midnight eastern time. Each Thursday, he starts his ever-popular “Winners” segment by listing his favorite betting picks for the given week in college football. Then, he goes over a betting pick or two with Stanford Steve. The “Winners” segment has become a popular one for sports bettors, as everyone wants to know who SVP is betting on.
Most importantly, let’s take a look at Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks for this week in college football. Below, you will find his betting picks from his “Winners” segment, a look at his betting history so far in 2021, his overall record since starting the winners segment, and more. Finally, we take a look at the best betting odds for Week 4 in college football.
SVP Picks for College Football Week 4
On Thursday night’s SportsCenter, Scott Van Pelt provides his winners for Week 4. Below is a look at SVP’s full betting card for Week 4 in college football.
Miami (OH) +8.5 vs. Army
SVP starts his “Winners” off with a pick against one of the worst teams in CFB. He likes Miami +8.5.
Florida State +1.5 vs. Louisville
Van Pelt is 4-4 all time when picking Florida State, and he goes back to the well here against Louisville.
Baylor +7 vs. Iowa State
SVP loves the home underdogs, as the Baylor Bears are getting a touchdown at home. In addition, he is 4-1 all time picking Baylor.
Nebraska +5 vs. Michigan State
The spartans are off to a good start, and they are ranked. But, Scott takes Nebraska at just +5 this week because…why not?
Kent State +14.5 vs. Maryland
This game could be a look-ahead spot for Maryland, so Van Pelt takes Kent State getting over two scores.
South Carolina +5 vs. Kentucky
Despite being 1-5 all time picking the Gamecocks, SVP is going with the home dog this week against Kentucky.
Oklahoma -17 vs. West Virginia
Is Van Pelt picking a favorite?! Yes, he is here. He is 21-18 all time picking favorites, will this be 22-18? Time will tell.
Stanford Steve Week 4 Picks
For Week 4, Stanford Steve is taking Minnesota to cover by 31 points against Bowling Green.
Are SVP’s Picks A Good Follow or Fade?
ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt has never expressed his proficiency as a sports bettor, and quite often makes fun of himself. With that said, he has hit on his winners more often than not over the years. Given that he picks a majority of underdogs, that is impressive. In Week 3, he went 4-4 and is now 12-9 on the season. Here is a look at his record each week.
Last week, SVP’s CFB picks went 4-4. Here is who he liked:
- Illinois +7.5 (Win)
- Indiana (+3.5 (Loss)
- Florida +14.5 (Win)
- Memphis +3 (Win)
- Purdue +7 (Loss)
- Colorado State +14.5 (Win)
- Vanderbilt +12 (Loss)
- Tulane +14 (Loss)
Looking for SVP’s picks for this week?
Here are his eight selections, which parlay a $100 wager into $17,545 with his “SVParlay”. pic.twitter.com/Zsfz9WmXT1
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In Week 2, SVP’s betting picks were 4-4. His selections are below.
- Colorado +17 (Win)
- Rice +9 (Loss)
- Arkansas State +5.5 (Win)
- Arkansas +7 (Win)
- Missouri +5.5 (Loss)
- Appalachian State +9 (Win)
- Washington +7 (Loss)
- East Carolina +2 (Loss)
For Week 1, SVP went 4-1. Here is who he picked:
- VT +5.5 (Win)
- Penn State +5.5 (Win)
- Louisiana Lafayette +9 (Loss)
- UTSA +5 (Win)
- Florida State +7 (Win)
SVP Winners betting history
CFB betting record in 2021: 12-9
NFL betting record in 2020: 15-12
CFB betting record in 2020: 27-27-1
All time, SVP is 320-307-10 after last week.
What are the best Week 4 college football odds?
Below, you can find a chart of the best college football odds for Week 4. In addition, you get a look at each sportsbook’s price on the given games so you can see which sportsbook to wager on for that best price.
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