2015 College Football: Week 4 Opening Line Report

2015 College Football: Week 4 Opening Line Report

Below we’ll take a look at some of the more intriguing opening lines for Week 4 of the 2015 College Football season.

Cincinnati at Memphis: Memphis opened -4.5 at BetOnline but quickly moved to -7 for the Thursday night game vs. Cincinnati behind nearly 70% of spread bets. As of Monday morning Memphis had moved to -9. Cincy QB Gunner Kiel is questionable with a head injury but line movement suggest he’s doubtful. This is a key game for the AAC title as Cincy was the preseason conference favorite at +225 but have already lost a conference game to Temple. Memphis was just behind them at +275 and a win would put them in the driver’s seat.

UCLA at Arizona: UCLA opened -4.5 at BetOnline but moved to -3. Spread wagers are currently 55/45 in favor of Arizona and we expect this to be one of the most bet games of the weekend. Arizona could be getting a big boost with the return of linebacker Scooby Wright.

Tennessee at Florida: The preseason lookahead lines had this one at Tennessee -4 (via 5Dimes) but the Gators’ impressive start makes them 2-point favorites. Over 70% of early bets are coming in on the visiting Volunteers so this line could easily move to a pick ’em during the week.

Utah at Oregon: Starting QBs for both Utah (Travis Wilson) and Oregon (Vernon Adams) have been upgraded to probable but there’s currently still no line available. However, the lookahead line listed Oregon -14 back in June so it will be interesting to see how far off that is. If both QBs do in fact play, then Oregon will be at least double-digit favorites. If Wilson can’t go for Utah, then this line could open above -14.

Keep up with all the latest line moves and betting percentages at our Free Live Odds page.

Dan McGuire

Dan McGuire is the Operations Manager and soccer specialist at Sports Insights. You can find him on Twitter (@ArsenalDMC) and he can be reached directly at dan.mcguire@actionnetwork.com.

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  • Rick
    09/22/2015 at 6:56 pm

    Nice site.

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