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Is Wisconsin the only contender with a Week 12 challenge? Lots of 2-score opening lines

It’s a pit-stop week for most, but an improving Michigan heads to Wisconsin for an important Big Ten battle.

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All four undefeated FBS teams are in action this week, as AP No. 1 Alabama hosts FCS Mercer, No. 2 Miami (19.5-point home favorite at sportsbooks monitored by visits Virginia, No. 5 Wisconsin (-7.5) hosts Michigan, and No. 14 UCF (-14) faces Temple on the road.

Michigan is 6-4 SU in its last 10 games against Wisconsin but just 1-8-1 ATS over that stretch, per the OddsShark College Football Database.

College football Week 12 odds

Louisiana Monroe at Auburn (-35.5)

Oklahoma (-35) at Kansas

Kentucky at Georgia (-21.5)

Virginia at Miami (-19.5)

Navy at Notre Dame (-17.5)

UCLA at USC (-16)

UCF (-14) at Temple

Michigan at Wisconsin (-7.5)

See the complete list at OddsShark.

The Hurricanes improved to 14-0 straight up and 10-4 against the spread over their last 14 games with last Saturday's 41-8 blowout win over Notre Dame. After a few close calls against lesser opponents in October, the Hurricanes have found their groove over the last two weeks with back-to-back, double-digit wins over Virginia Tech and Notre Dame.

The Clemson Tigers await the Hurricanes in the ACC title game in three weeks, but first Miami will need to avoid looking ahead this week against the Cavaliers and next week at Pittsburgh. The visiting team is 5-1 ATS in the last six games between these two teams.

With the ugly loss to Miami, No. 9 Notre Dame has likely fallen out of playoff contention. The Fighting Irish will try to bounce back this Saturday as 17.5-point home favorites against the Navy Midshipmen. Navy is 7-2 ATS in its last nine games against Notre Dame.

Despite having two losses on their resume, the No. 6 Auburn Tigers may have played their way into College Football Playoff contention with a 40-17 win over previous No. 1 Georgia on Saturday. Auburn is a 35.5-point favorite Saturday hosting Louisiana Monroe in a tune-up game ahead of the Iron Bowl against Alabama next week.

Other important games on the card this Saturday include No. 3 Oklahoma (-35) at Kansas, Kentucky at No. 7 Georgia (-21.5), and UCLA at No. 12 USC (-16). USC has won each of its last 15 games at home.

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