Week 5 SEC Score Predictions straight-up and spread; Vols open week, 5 league games

Week 5 SEC Score Predictions straight-up and spread; Vols open week, 5 league games

By Vince Ferrara / @VinceSports

Here’s a look at my Week 5 SEC football game predictions.

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2022 Week 4 Straight-Up Record: 9-1 (90%)
2022 Week 4 Spread Record: 5-5 (50%)
2022 Season Straight-Up Record: 41-8 (84%)
2022 Season Spread Record: 28-21 (57%)
2021 Season Straight-Up Record: 92-34 (73%)
2021 Season Spread Record: 63-63 (50%)

FIVE LEAGUE GAMES OPEN OCTOBER IN THE SEC

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
South Carolina State (1-2) at South Carolina (2-2, 0-2 SEC)
Series: SC leads, 2-0
Noon ET • SEC Network
Columbia, S.C. • Williams-Brice Stadium (77,559)
SiriusXM: 106/192
Line: South Carolina -39.5
Pick vs. Spread: South Carolina -39.5
Score Prediction: South Carolina 49 South Carolina State 7

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1
7 Kentucky (4-0, 1-0 SEC) at #14 Ole Miss (4-0, 0-0 SEC)
Series: UM leads, 28-14-1
Noon CT • ESPN
Last: UM, 42-41 OT (2020 at Lexington)
Oxford, Miss. • Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (64,038)
SiriusXM: 81/81 – 137/190
Line: Ole Miss -7
Pick vs. Spread: Kentucky +7
Score Prediction: Ole Miss 28 Kentucky 24

2 Alabama (4-0, 0-0 SEC) at #20 Arkansas (3-1, 0-1 SEC)
Series: ALA leads, 22-8
3:30 p.m. ET • CBS
Last: ALA, 42-35 (2021 at Tuscaloosa)
Fayetteville, Ark. • Reynolds Razorback Stadium (76,000)
SiriusXM: 81/81 – 137/190
Line: Alabama -17.5
Pick vs. Spread: Alabama -17.5
Score Prediction: Alabama 42 Arkansas 21

17 Texas A&M (3-1, 1-0 SEC) at Mississippi State (3-1, 0-1 SEC)
Series: MSU leads, 8-7
4 p.m. ET • SEC Network
Last: MSU, 26-22 (2021 at College Station)
Starkville, Miss. • Davis-Wade Stadium at Scott Field (60,311)
SiriusXM: 106/192 – 136/191
Line: Miss State -4
Pick vs. Spread: Miss State -4
Score Prediction: Miss State 20 Texas A&M 13

LSU (3-1, 1-0 SEC) at Auburn (3-1, 1-0 SEC)
Series: LSU leads, 31-21-1
7 p.m. ET • ESPN
Last: AU, 24-19 (2021 at Baton Rouge)
Auburn, Ala. • Jordan-Hare Stadium (87,451)
SiriusXM: 108/201 – 137/190
Line: LSU -8
Pick vs. Spread: LSU -8
Score Prediction: LSU 31 Auburn 13

1 Georgia (4-0, 1-0) at Missouri (2-2, 0-1 SEC)
Series: UGA leads, 10-1
7:30 p.m. ET • SEC Network
Last: UGA, 43-6 (2021 at Athens)
Columbia, Mo. • Faurot Field (62,621)
SiriusXM: 106/192 – 138/191
Line: Georgia -28
Pick vs. Spread: Georgia -28
Vince’s Score Prediction: Georgia 52 Missouri 6

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2
Eastern Washington (1-2) at Florida (2-2, 0-2 SEC)
Series: First Meeting
Noon ET • SECN+, ESPN+
Gainesville, Fla. • Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (88,548)
SiriusXM: 138/191
Line: Florida -30
Pick vs. Spread: Florida -30
Score Prediction: Florida 38 Eastern Washington 0

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Sep 24, 2022; Auburn, Al, USA; Keionte Scott (6) forces fumble to win the game in overtime during the game between Auburn and Missouri at Jordan Hare Stadium. Todd Van Emst/AU Athletics

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