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DK Nation picks for College Football Week 2’s biggest games

Our crack staff takes a look at the biggest games of Week 2 and what really matters: Who’s going to cover?

Head Coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide takes a pre-grame stroll around Bryant Denny Stadium prior to the Alabama Crimson Tides matchup with the Utah State Aggies on September 3, 2022 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Photo by Brandon Sumrall/Getty Images

Week 2 of the 2022 college football season might not have the best schedule you’ll see this season, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of intrigue for the wagering community.

The Alabama Crimson Tide visit their former offensive coordinator in Steve Sarkisian and several former Tuscaloosa players as they take on the Texas Longhorns in the opener on Saturday. ‘Bama is the consensus most-talented team in college football this year, and are expected to roll their future SEC opponent. But will they do so by more than three touchdowns on the road is the question.

Also the Kentucky Wildcats were the chic underdog choice in the SEC preseason, but the Florida Gators big win over Utah last Saturday night has them in the hype machine. UF quarterback Anthony Richardson launched himself into the Heisman conversation, but was that just a blip against an overrated defending Pac-12 champion, or a sign that Gainesville might be closer to where they want to be under Billy Napier already.

Every week, we assemble a handful of our dedicated writers from DK Nation to make picks against the spread based on odds provided by DraftKings Sportsbook. Here’s what they’re seeing for Week 2.

2022 College football DK Nation picks: Week 2

Louisville vs. UCF -6.5
Alabama -20 vs. Texas
Tennessee -7 vs. Pittsburgh
Iowa State vs. Iowa -3.5
Kentucky vs. Florida -4.5
USC -9 vs. Stanford

Your pickers

Collin Sherwin: Deputy College Sports Editor, DK Nation
Nick Simon: Staff Writer, DK Nation
Grace McDermott: Staff Writer, DK Nation
Chinmay Vaidya: Deputy Sport Editor, DK Nation
Teddy Ricketson: Staff Writer, DK Nation

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