CFB Week 8 buy or sell: FIU finally putting it together
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Every week, we're diving into which teams are too low or high in the betting markets ahead of the weekend.

Here's what we're seeing leading up to Week 8.

Buy - Florida International

Week 8: -23.5 vs. UTEP

Florida International was expected to compete for a C-USA title before the season. Some early struggles - largely due to injuries - saw the Golden Panthers open the season with a 1-3 record. Now the program is on the upswing after outscoring its last two opponents 92-23 combined to get back to .500. If FIU had some stiff competition in Week 8, it potentially could have been a good sell spot. But with 1-4 UTEP coming to town, expect the Golden Panthers to continue steamrolling their competition.

Buy - Oklahoma

Week 8: -33.5 vs. West Virginia

I really like this spot for Oklahoma in Week 8. If the Sooners had lost to Texas in the Red River Rivalry and were laying nearly five touchdowns, there'd be some reconsidering, but they've got loads of momentum. Oklahoma's defense might be the biggest storyline of the season. A year after allowing 6 yards per play, the Sooners are in the top 35 nationally at 4.9. Against a West Virginia offense that's had trouble putting points on the board, Oklahoma should coast Saturday.

Buy - Wyoming

Week 8: -19.5 vs. New Mexico

Wyoming's been mostly fade material considering the Cowboys have been lucky in some wins this season. But after losing to San Diego State last week, I'd buy them here at home in Week 8, largely due to their opponent.

New Mexico's offense has regressed mightily since hanging 55 on archrival New Mexico State in Week 4. The Lobos have combined to score 52 points over their last three as they’ve flip-flopped between starting quarterbacks. A run-first offense that can't throw the ball? Good luck against Wyoming.

Sell - USC

Week 8: -9 vs. Arizona

USC came up just short last week in a 30-27 loss to Notre Dame. With the Trojans flying back home after that narrow defeat, laying nine points to a dangerous Arizona team feels like too much in this spot.

The Wildcats have some issues in the secondary and were burned by turnovers last weekend in a loss to Washington, but a high-powered offense matches up well in this one.

Sell - San Jose State

Week 8: +7.5 vs. San Diego State

San Jose State's streaking a bit heading into the weekend. Despite splitting their last four, the Spartans haven't lost against the spread since Week 2 against Tulsa. They've had some good matchups against poor secondaries to keep them in games, but Week 8 against San Diego State is a terrible one. The Aztecs have covered four of their last five and are Top 10 in the nation in yards allowed per game.

Sell - South Florida

Week 8: +14 at Navy

Don't look now, but South Florida has won consecutive games outright and four of the last five against the spread. After walloping UConn on the road, the Bulls came back home to beat BYU as 4.5-point underdogs behind backup quarterback Jordan McCloud. Week 8 is a tough test, however. South Florida goes back on the road in cold weather to face a Navy defense that's allowing just 4.8 yards per play.

Alex Kolodziej is a betting writer for theScore. He's a graduate of Eastern Illinois who has been involved in the sports betting industry for 12 years. He can quote every line from "Rounders" and appreciates franchises that regularly wear alternate jerseys. Find him on Twitter @AJKolodziej.

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