College Football Opening Line Report – Week 2
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.
|Stanford||88%||-21||-18||After Duke lost to FCS Richmond last week, it’s no surprise to see public taking Stanford and Heisman hopeful Andrew Luck.|
|Oregon State||11%||21||17.5||Almost 9 of 10 spread bets have taken Wisconsin after Badgers blow out of UNLV and Oregon State’s loss to FCS Sacramento State.|
|Nevada||18%||26.5||24.5||Colin Kaepernick is gone and so is confidence in Nevada from the betting public.|
|Notre Dame||22%||-3.5||-3.5||After an ugly loss to South Florida, public has no interest in laying points with Notre Dame on the road.|
|Alabama||81%||-9.5||-10||Early Steam Move pushed line from 10 to 9.5, causing the reverse-line movement.|
|South Carolina||82%||-3 (-105)||-2.5||Public is buying South Carolina’s strong second half against ECU and wary about Georgia after nationally televised loss to Boise State.|
|Mississippi State||73%||-7 (-105)||-6||Auburn needed a furious rally to top Utah State, causing public to jump on Mississippi State and push line from 6 to 7.|
|Toledo||18%||19||20||Early betting has dropped the line one point despite the lopsided betting percentages.|
|TCU||84%||-2||-2.5||Despite losing to Baylor, TCU is currently getting over 80% of spread bets.|
|No Illinois||72%||-6.5||-5.5||No Illinois lit up Army last week and public betting has pushed them from -5.5 to -6.5.|
|Iowa||81%||-7 (+100)||-7||The point spread hasn’t moved, but the vig has been adjusted in opposite direction of the current betting trends.|
|Iowa State||19%||7 (-120)||7|
|Rutgers||33%||10.5||9.5||No College Football Betting System plays triggered yet, so line movement is strictly due to influx of public money taking North Carolina.|
|Tulsa||73%||-13.5||-14.5||Tulsa got pounded by Oklahoma and is now getting pounded by betting public. However, line has dropped one point despite the betting trends data.|
|New Mexico||32%||36||35||Arkansas opened as a 5 touchdown favorite and has gotten enough action to move to -36.|
|BYU||29%||7||7 (-120)||Public not buying BYU after comeback road-win against Mississippi last week.|
* Betting Percentages reflect Sports Insights’ Spread Betting Trends Data
** Opening and Current Lines from 5Dimes
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