Best college football bets for Week 10

With Michigan in the thick of the College Football Playoff race, the Wolverines face the first of two major challenges remaining on their schedule as they host Penn State on Saturday. Adam Ruff/Icon Sportswire

As we enter a crucial stage in the college football season, each team reveals more about itself by the week, and each game offers a chance for the most observant bettors to take advantage of what they learn. Every Thursday, Phil Steele, Chris Fallica and "Stanford Steve" Coughlin pick their top plays across the college football landscape.

Here are the best bets for Week 10 of the college football season:

Lines from Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, as of Wednesday night. As always, shop for the best price.

No. 14 Penn State Nittany Lions at No. 5 Michigan Wolverines (-10.5; O/U 52.5)

3:45 p.m. ET, Saturday (ESPN)

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