Last Updated on September 24, 2021




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)

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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Who is the public betting on this week in college football? Find out here.

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