College Football Opening Line Report- Week 4
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.
|NC State||26%||7.5||7.0||Heavy spotlight on this matchup of 2-1 teams as it is the lone Thursday night (9/22) game. The public continues to heavily favor the Bearcats at home, moving the line slightly in favor of Cincy winning by at least one TD.|
|LSU||87%||-5.5||-5.0||Most heavily bet game of the week so far, with the public hammering undefeated LSU (3-0), especially after their convincing 19-6 win over then #25 Miss. St. last weekend.|
|Notre Dame||79%||-6.5||-6.0||After blowout of then #15 MSU last weekend, the Irish bandwagon appears healthy once again, with nearly 8 out of 10 bets taking Notre Dame on the road.|
|Florida State||62%||Pick||-3.0||Great value here as reverse-line movement has resulted in a pick-em scenario for the public.|
|Oklahoma State||65%||4.0||3.0||Epic Big-12 matchup between two top-10, undefeated teams, with public favoring the Aggies slightly at home.|
|USC||62%||2.5||3.0||Another case of reverse line movement, with the public showing less and less confidence in the Sun Devils at home.|
|Rice||16%||20.0||18.0||In one of the most lopsided games of the week, the public is hammering Baylor at home, making visiting Rice even more of a longshot to upset the heavily favored Bears.|
|Oregon||87%||-15.0||-13.5||The 2-1 Ducks head to Wildcat country intent on exploiting the porous Arizona D. Could be a long day for ‘Zona and the public seems to agree.|
|Missouri||34%||22.0||21.0||Despite owning a 2-1 record, visiting Missouri is a massive underdog against the streaking Soooners, with the line remaining steadily in favor of top-ranked Oklahoma.|
|Nebraska||64%||-23.5||-22.5||After crushing Washington last weekend, the Cornhuskers head to Wyoming as massive favorites, with the line expecting #9 Nebraska to blow out the undefeated Cowboys (3-0) by at least three TDs.|
|Nevada||31%||19.5||21.0||Another case of revere-line movement here, with the adjusted line reflecting slightly less confidence in the Red Raiders at home.|
|UCLA||47%||4.5||3.0||Great value here with the public evenly split in spread bets, even with the favored Beavers giving up another 1.5 points to the visiting Bruins.|
|Vanderbilt||59%||16.0||15.0||Despite narrowly defeating Army last week, Steve Spurrier’s Gamecocks remain heavy favorites to defeat visiting Vanderbilt by at least two TDs.|
|Georgia||78%||-9.5||-10.0||The line has remained relatively steady for this matchup, despite the visiting Bulldogs being hammered by the public.|
|Kansas State||27%||12.0||13.0||Another case of reverse-line movement, with the line adjusting to favor the Hurricanes slightly less as a result of the public hammering Miami.|
* Betting Percentages reflect Sports Insights’ Spread Betting Trends Data
** Opening and Current Lines from 5Dimes
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