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We aren't condoning gambling here at Tide 100.9, but if we were, here's the advice we would give to interested bettors for this weekend's slate of SEC games, with two bonus Power Five games and the only in-state game thrown in (point spreads courtesy of OddsShark):

Arkansas (+17) at Florida (6 p.m. CT on ESPN)

The resurgent Razorbacks are 6-0 against the spread in coach Sam Pittman's first year. Barry Odom has garnered Broyles Award consideration for his job calling the Hogs' defensive plays, but they haven't played an offense even close to the caliber of Florida's. The Gators have scored at least 38 points in every game, and even though their defense is suspect, they'll be able to keep the pedal down against Arkansas and outscore their former quarterback, Feleipe Franks. PICK: Florida

Vanderbilt (+18) at Kentucky (11 a.m. on SEC Network)

Due to Vanderbilt's lingering COVID-19 issues, it's almost surprising that this game wasn't postponed like four other SEC games were this week. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said the Wildcats have dealt with some virus-related problems, too, but they're also coming off a bye and they've allowed just 22 points in their last four games. This will be their first game since offensive line coach John Schlarman died from cancer on Thursday; perhaps they'll be especially motivated to win this one for him. PICK: Kentucky

South Carolina (+12.5) at Ole Miss (6:30 p.m. CT on SEC Network)

Things are coming undone quickly for Will Muschamp's Gamecocks. Breakout running back Kevin Harris was bottled up against Texas A&M last week, but maybe he'll return to form against a Rebels defense that allows the most yards per carry in the SEC at 5.48. Even if he does, Ole Miss' offense has scored 33 points in every game, and the Gamecocks just allowed 48 to Texas A&M. PICK: Ole Miss

Notre Dame (-11.5) at Boston College (2:30 p.m. CT on ABC)

Coach Jeff Hafley has made Boston College look competent, but the Golden Eagles squeaked past lowly Syracuse last week after giving a scare to then-No. 1 Clemson two weeks ago. Notre Dame could be in line for a letdown after knocking off the Tigers, but they should be able to dominate the line of scrimmage enough to cover the 11.5-point spread. PICK: Notre Dame

Miami (+2.5) at Virginia Tech (11 a.m. CT on ESPN)

The Hokies, who fell at home to Liberty last week, are 12-5 straight-up following non-bowl losses under coach Justin Fuente, with three of the five losses coming in one stretch in 2018. Miami needs a win to remain alive in the chase for an ACC title game berth, but it narrowly pulled out a win against N.C. State last week after its suspect defense allowed more than 400 yards. Hokies running back Khalil Herbert averages more than 8 yards per carry, and quarterback Hendon Hooker has been efficient enough to prevent them from being one-dimensional. PICK: Virginia Tech

South Alabama (+16) at Louisiana-Lafayette (1 p.m. CT on ESPN+)

The only one of the five Alabama teams in the FBS to not have its game postponed this weekend, South Alabama draws a tough road matchup against one of the best teams in the Group of Five conferences. The Jaguars did just hold No. 15 Coastal Carolina to its lowest point total of the season, though. The Ragin' Cajuns, on the other hand, are 1-5 against the spread since their season-opening upset win at Iowa State, and that one win required them to rally from a two-score deficit to UAB. PICK: South Alabama

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