Week 8 college football expert picks: Auburn easily covers at Arkansas

Before you make any bets or picks for Week 8 of the college football season, you need to hear what Barrett Sallee has to say.

A CBS Sports college football expert, ESPNU SiriusXM Radio host, and Heisman Trophy voter, Sallee is absolutely crushing the books this year.

He continues to lead all CBS experts on his against-the-spread picks with an insane 29-14 mark over the past two weeks.

When he shared his favorite selections at SportsLine last week, he nailed road underdog South Carolina's outright win over Tennessee. Anybody who took his advice saw an enormous payday.

Now, Sallee has studied the college football matchups for Week 8 and he's again sharing his favorite picks over at SportsLine.

We'll give one away: Sallee says Auburn easily covers a 15.5-point spread on the road at Arkansas.

Sallee isn't deterred by Auburn's unexpected loss at LSU last week. Instead, he sees an Arkansas defense that is completely unequipped to slow down a balanced Auburn attack paced by breakout running back Kerryon Johnson and quarterback Jarrett Stidham.

Before its loss, Auburn had beaten three straight opponents by at least 21 points: Ole Miss (21), Mississippi State (39), and Missouri (37).

Johnson is second in the SEC in rushing yards at 660 and leads all FBS running backs with 13 touchdowns, including a five-TD outburst against Missouri last month. Stidham is third in the SEC with 1,510 passing yards, and his 9.2 YPA ranks 11th nationally.

Even in Fayetteville, the Razorbacks will be overmatched after coming off a physical beatdown at the hands of Alabama. This one will get out of hand and the Tigers will roll to a comfortable cover. SportsLine's projection model agrees, calling for a 36-14 win for Auburn.

Sallee has also identified a underdog that Vegas is grossly underestimating. This team is playing with a lot of confidence against a favorite that is thin on offense due to a key injury. Find out who it is at SportsLine and get your weekend off to a profitable start.

So which picks are Sallee extremely confident in for Week 8 of the college football season? Visit SportsLine now to see which underdog is going to give a top-10 favorite a huge scare and which team isn't getting enough respect from the public, all from CBS's most accurate college football expert who nailed South Carolina's upset last week and has an astonishing 29-14 record against the spread over the past two weeks.

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