NCAA Football Opening Line Report – Week 13

Every Tuesday, we take a look at the early line movement and college football betting trends for the 15 most heavily bet games, in terms of the number of total bets.

Team Betting % Current Open Notes
Miami Ohio 37% 9.0 7.0 Lone Tuesday night matchup is currently the most heavily bet game in the country. Despite the sportsbooks adjusting their lines to give road dog Miami an additional two points, more than six out of ten spread bets are sticking with home favorite Ohio to secure a double-digit victory.
Ohio 63% -9.0 -7.0
Texas 31% 7.5 8.0 With the sportsbooks taking a valuable half-point away from road dog Texas, nearly seven out of ten spread bets are going with the Aggies to cover in front of their home crowd.
Texas A&M 69% -7.5 -8.0
Arkansas 57% 12.0 13.5 Hands down the game of the week right here. Despite the sportsbooks taking a big 1.5 points away from road dog Arkansas, nearly six out of ten spread bets are taking the points and banking on the #3 Razorbacks keeping it relatively close against #1 LSU.
LSU 43% -12.0 -13.5
Houston 84% -3.0 -3.0 In one of the most lopsided bet games of the week, more than eight out of ten spread wagers are going with #8 Houston to keep their undefeated record intact and win by at least four points on the road against the 8-3 Golden Hurricane.
Tulsa 16% 3.0 3.0
Iowa 62% 9.5 9.5 In this Big Ten showdown, more than six out of ten spread bets are taking the points and banking on home dog Iowa keeping it within single-digits against the #21 Cornhuskers.
Nebraska 38% -9.5 -9.5
Notre Dame 14% 6.5 6.5 Despite Notre Dame boasting an 8-3 overall record and #22 overall ranking, the betting public is overwhelmingly in favor of Andrew Luck and the #6 Cardinal covering at home and keeping their slim national championship hopes alive.
Stanford 86% -6.5 -6.5
Alabama 41% -21.0 -21.5 In one of the largest point spreads of the week, nearly six out of ten spread wagers are taking the points are going with #24 Auburn to keep it relatively close at home against the #2 Crimson Tide.
Auburn 59% 21.0 21.5
Florida State 87% -2.0 -2.0 In yet another hugely lopsided bet game, the public remains overwhelmingly in favor of the 7-4 Seminoles winning by at least three points in the Swamp against the unranked Gators.
Florida 13% 2.0 2.0
Ohio State 33% 7.5 7.5 In the latest installment of college football’s greatest rivalry, nearly seven out of ten spread bets are going with #15 Michigan to win by at least eight points at home against the 6-5 Buckeyes.
Michigan 67% -7.5 -7.5
Michigan State 80% -6.5 -6.5 With the sportsbooks keeping their lines static, eight out of ten spread wagers remain confident in the 14th ranked Spartans escaping Ryan Field with at least a seven point victory.
Northwestern 20% 6.5 6.5
Georgia 73% -6.5 -5.5 Despite the sportsbooks adjusting their lines to give #23 Georgia Tech an additional point, nearly three out of four spread bets are sticking with the 13th ranked Bulldogs to win by at least seven points on the road.
Georgia Tech 27% 6.5 5.5
Penn State 54% 14.5 16.0 Even with the sportsbooks taking an additional 1.5 points away from road dog Penn State, the public remains slightly in favor of the #19 Nittany Lions keeping it within 14 points on the road against #16 Wisconsin.
Wisconsin 46% -14.5 -16.0
Texas Tech 42% 12.5 11.5 Despite the sportsbooks adjusting their lines to give road dog Texas Tech an additional point, nearly six out of ten spread bets are going with #18 Baylor to cover at home, especially after their thrilling upset over then-5th ranked Oklahoma last week.
Baylor 58% -12.5 -11.5
UCLA 25% 14.5 14.5 With the sportsbooks failing to adjust their lines in either direction, the vast majority of the betting public remains committed to Matt Barkley and the Trojans winning by at least 15 points at home against the 6-5 Bruins.
USC 75% -14.5 -14.5
Wyoming 57% 32.5 31.5 Boise State is no stranger to massive spreads, however after their crushing defeat against TCU last week, their once crowded bandwagon is dwindling fast. With the sportsbooks adjusting their lines to give the road dog Cowboys an additional point, nearly six out of ten spread wagers are taking the points and banking on 7-3 Wyoming to lose by less than 32 points on the road.
Boise State 43% -32.5 -31.5

* Betting Percentages reflect Sports Insights’ Spread Betting Trends Data
** Opening and Current Lines from Pinnacle

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