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While there are 29 remaining undefeated FBS college football teams across the country through the first four weeks of the season, the number of surviving Power Five teams undefeated against the spread has been knocked down to a mere four. Here's are the squads hoping to extendied their perfect ATS records through Week 5.
4. Virginia Cavaliers (+5.5) @ NC State Wolfpack
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NC State ATS Record: 2-1
The Cavaliers have quietly motored to a 3-1 record overall on the season with a Week 4, 27-3, beatdown over Louisville for their first ACC win of the year. The Wolfpack are always tougher than most expect, but that's more so the case for NC State when playing against superior Power Five competition. The Wolfpack have yet to face one Power Five opponent this season thanks to Hurricane Florence canceling their Week 3 matchup with West Virginia, so it's just hard to gauge how they'll fair against the Cavaliers.
3. No. 12 West Virginia Mountaineers (-3.5) @ No. 25 Texas Tech Red Raiders
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Texas Tech ATS Record: 3-1
West Virginia has been one of the most impressive teams that's remained under the radar this season, largely in part to the performance by star quarterback and Heisman-hopeful Will Grier. However, the Red Raiders have proven a total wild card through their first three games after opening the season with a 20-point loss to mediocre Ole Miss but housing then.-No. 15 Oklahoma State 41-17 in Week 4.
2. Utah Utes @ Washington State (+1.5)
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Utah ATS Record: 1-2
If not for a wild field-goal block on the final play of regulation against USC in Week 4, Washington State could have very well been the only 4-0 team ATS and actual record this season. Both of Utah's wins against the spread have come at home, but the Utes struggled against NIU in their lone road game.
1. Arkansas Razorbacks @ Texas A&M Aggies (-21)
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Arkansas ATS Record: 0-3-1
While Texas A&M has proven a tough opponent to handle against the spread, the Razorbacks have simply been so terrible this year that the greatest vote of confidence in the Aggies covering this spread has to come more from Arkansas' lack of talent than A&M's level of talent. Arkansas, an SEC Power Five opponent, opened as +30-point underdogs on the road against Auburn in Week 4 and still failed to cover.
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