2016 College Football Openers
The 2016-17 College Football season is still months away but 5Dimes has released lines for some key opening week games including Clemson/Auburn and USC/Alabama. Keep in mind that limits are lower than normal and the juice is -120 on both sides.
|Matchup||Odds on May 6, 2016||Odds on Jan 16, 2016|
|Clemson at Auburn||Clemson -9.5||Clemson -7|
|Notre Dame at Texas||Notre Dame -6||Notre Dame -4.5|
|UNC vs. UGA (in Atlanta)||UGA -4.5||UGA -5|
|Oklahoma at Houston||Oklahoma -7.5||Oklahoma -6|
|Missouri at West Virginia||West Virginia -7||West Virginia -5.5|
|LSU vs. Wisconsin (in Green Bay)||LSU -8.5||LSU -3.5|
|UCLA at Texas A&M||Texas A&M -3||Texas A&M -3|
|USC vs. Alabama (in Arlington)||Alabama -13||Alabama -14|
|Ole Miss vs. FSU (in Orlando)||FSU -8.5||FSU -5.5|
|Cal vs. Hawaii (in Sydney, Australia)||Cal -22.5||N/A|
|South Carolina at Vanderbilt||So Carolina -3||N/A|
|Oregon St at Minnesota||Minnesota -6||N/A|
|Kansas St at Stanford||Stanford -18.5||N/A|
|Colorado at Colorado St||Colorado -5||N/A|
|Georgia Tech vs. BC (in Ireland)||GT -2.5||N/A|
|BYU vs. Arizona (in Glendale, AZ)||BYU -1.5||N/A|
|Rutgers at Washington||Washington -20.5||N/A|
Despite Alabama losing RB Derrick Henry to the NFL Draft, they’re once again expected to be a juggernaut, and opened as double-digit favorites against USC at a neutral venue.
Are there any games or lines that catch your attention? Are you willing to place a bet on a game now even if it won’t potentially cash until September?