Last Updated on October 7, 2021




College football bettors have enjoyed quite the start to the 2021-2022 season, but it is already Week 6. On Thursday Nights, Scott Van Pelt hosts SportsCenter and has a popular segment called “Winners” where he goes through his favorite betting picks each week in college football.

In this article, you will find Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks for Week 6 in college football. Below, you will find his six picks against the spread with brief analysis. In addition, we take a look at SVP’s betting record and history on a week-to-week basis. Finally, we take a look at the best odds for this week.



SVP Picks for College Football Week 6

As is tradition after Thursday Night Football and college football during the week, Scott Van Pelt provides his favorite betting picks in the “Winners” segment on SportsCenter. After a big win from Houston and Coastal Carolina, SVP is looking ahead to this weekend’s college football slate. Most importantly, let’s take a look at his betting card for Week 6.


Rutgers +5.5 vs. Michigan State

Let’s get weird, says Scott Van Pelt. He is riding with Rutgers again against undefeated Michigan State. Will the Scarlet Knights prevail? We’ll see.


Boise State +6 vs. BYU

SVP is 1-1 all time picking Boise State, and he looks to go 2-1 this week against a BYU team that may struggle.


Utah +3 vs. USC

Utah at three points against USC is something SVP wants, as he loves to go against USC.


Syracuse +6 vs. Wake Forest

Wake Forest is on the road, and we know that SVP loves the home dogs and takes ‘Cuse here.


Nebraska +3.5 vs. Michigan

The Wolverines are only 3.5-point favorites? SVP is taking the other side here.


Auburn +15.5 vs. Georgia

SVP is going against Georgia? SVP likes Bo Nix and is backing 15.5 points for the Tigers against the Bulldogs.


Stanford Steve Week 6 Picks

Each week, Stanford Steve gives at least one pick on SVP’s SportsCenter. For this week, he likes Nebraska at +3.5 against Michigan…teaming up with SVP.



Do Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks win or lose?

One thing Scott Van Pelt has never said about himself seriously is that he is a professional bettor or handicapper. He is an entertainer first, as is evidenced by his ratings on the midnight SportsCenter. With that in mind, in the last few seasons SVP has produced more winners than losers in college football. That is impressive given that he takes underdogs, which is quite noteworthy. Last week he went 3-4-1, putting him at 5-9-1 in his last 15 picks. Let’s take a look at how he has performed on a week-to-week basis this year.

Last week, SVP’s winners picks went 3-4-1.

  • Utah State +8.5 (Loss)
  • Indiana +12.5 (Loss)
  • Colorado +7.5 (Loss)
  • Stanford +8 (Win)
  • Georgia -18 (Win)
  • Florida State -4.5 (Loss)
  • Kentucky +7.5 (Win)
  • TCU +5 (Push)

For Week 4, SVP’s winners record was 2-5 as he struggled.

  • Miami (OH) +8.5 (Loss)
  • Florida State +1.5 (Loss)
  • Baylor +7 (Win)
  • Nebraska +5 (Win)
  • Kent State +14.5 (Loss)
  • South Carolina +5 (Loss)
  • Oklahoma -17 (Loss)

In Week 3, SVP’s CFB picks went 4-4.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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: 17-18-1

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 6 college football odds?

Finally, we take a look at the best betting odds in college football for Week 6 in college football. Below, you will see a list of the odds from various legal sportsbooks in your state. Get prices for spreads, totals, and moneylines, with the best prices to help increase your ROI. Here is a look at the best odds for this week.

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