College Football Odds

College Football

NCAAF

Thu, October 22 2020, 11:30 PM

Appalachian State Mountaineers

Spread

-13

Moneyline

-475

Total

O 68

Arkansas State Red Wolves

Spread

+13

Moneyline

+350

Total

U 68

Fri, October 23 2020, 11:30 PM

South Florida Bulls

Spread

+10.5

Moneyline

+305

Total

O 50.5

Tulsa Golden Hurricane

Spread

-10.5

Moneyline

-400

Total

U 50.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 12:00 AM

Wisconsin Badgers

Spread

-19.5

Moneyline

-980

Total

O 51

Illinois Fighting Illini

Spread

+19.5

Moneyline

+600

Total

U 51

Sat, October 24 2020, 12:00 AM

UAB Blazers

Spread

-1

Moneyline

-120

Total

O 49.5

Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns

Spread

+1

Moneyline

-105

Total

U 49.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

Memphis Tigers

Spread

-13.5

Moneyline

-470

Total

O 72

Temple Owls

Spread

+13.5

Moneyline

+350

Total

U 72

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

Kansas State Wildcats

Spread

-20

Moneyline

-995

Total

O 48

Kansas Jayhawks

Spread

+20

Moneyline

+600

Total

U 48

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

Ohio State Buckeyes

Spread

-26

Moneyline

-2100

Total

O 67.5

Nebraska Cornhuskers

Spread

+26

Moneyline

+975

Total

U 67.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

TCU Horned Frogs

Spread

+6.5

Moneyline

+190

Total

O 59

Oklahoma Sooners

Spread

-6.5

Moneyline

-235

Total

U 59

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

Charlotte 49ers

Spread

-14.5

Moneyline

-625

Total

O 50

UTEP Miners

Spread

+14.5

Moneyline

+440

Total

U 50

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

Mississippi Rebels

Spread

+3.5

Moneyline

+130

Total

O 70.5

Auburn Tigers

Spread

-3.5

Moneyline

-155

Total

U 70.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

Louisville Cardinals

Spread

-5

Moneyline

-195

Total

O 60.5

Florida State Seminoles

Spread

+5

Moneyline

+160

Total

U 60.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

North Carolina Tar Heels

Spread

-14.5

Moneyline

-625

Total

O 61

North Carolina St Wolfpack

Spread

+14.5

Moneyline

+440

Total

U 61

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

Spread

-5

Moneyline

-215

Total

O 51

Georgia Southern Eagles

Spread

+5

Moneyline

+175

Total

U 51

Sat, October 24 2020, 4:00 PM

Clemson Tigers

Spread

-46.5

Total

O 62

Syracuse Orange

Spread

+46.5

Total

U 62

Sat, October 24 2020, 5:00 PM

Liberty Flames

Spread

-11

Moneyline

-400

Total

O 63

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles

Spread

+11

Moneyline

+305

Total

U 63

Sat, October 24 2020, 6:00 PM

Central Florida Knights

Spread

-19.5

Moneyline

-860

Total

O 72

Tulane Green Wave

Spread

+19.5

Moneyline

+560

Total

U 72

Sat, October 24 2020, 6:30 PM

Marshall Thundering Herd

Spread

-17

Moneyline

-755

Total

O 51.5

Florida Atlantic Owls

Spread

+17

Moneyline

+510

Total

U 51.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 7:30 PM

Purdue Boilermakers

Spread

+3

Moneyline

+130

Total

O 53.5

Iowa Hawkeyes

Spread

-3

Moneyline

-155

Total

U 53.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 7:30 PM

Pittsburgh Panthers

Spread

+10.5

Moneyline

+330

Total

O 43

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Spread

-10.5

Moneyline

-440

Total

U 43

Sat, October 24 2020, 7:30 PM

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Spread

-3.5

Moneyline

-165

Total

O 51.5

Iowa State Cyclones

Spread

+3.5

Moneyline

+135

Total

U 51.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 7:30 PM

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Spread

+8

Moneyline

+255

Total

O 68

Virginia Tech Hokies

Spread

-8

Moneyline

-325

Total

U 68

Sat, October 24 2020, 7:30 PM

Navy Midshipmen

Spread

+14

Moneyline

+390

Total

O 54.5

Houston Cougars

Spread

-14

Moneyline

-535

Total

U 54.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 7:30 PM

Texas Longhorns

Spread

-8.5

Moneyline

-340

Total

O 60.5

Baylor Bears

Spread

+8.5

Moneyline

+265

Total

U 60.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 7:30 PM

Rice Owls

Spread

-3.5

Moneyline

-180

Total

O 50.5

Middle Tenn State Blue Raiders

Spread

+3.5

Moneyline

+150

Total

U 50.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 7:30 PM

Indiana Hoosiers

Spread

+6.5

Moneyline

+190

Total

O 59.5

Penn State Nittany Lions

Spread

-6.5

Moneyline

-235

Total

U 59.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 7:30 PM

Tennessee Volunteers

Spread

+21.5

Moneyline

+700

Total

O 66

Alabama Crimson Tide

Spread

-21.5

Moneyline

-1250

Total

U 66

Sat, October 24 2020, 8:00 PM

Boston College Eagles

Spread

-3

Moneyline

-165

Total

O 54.5

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Spread

+3

Moneyline

+135

Total

U 54.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 8:00 PM

Troy Trojans

Spread

-2.5

Moneyline

-130

Total

O 68.5

Georgia State Panthers

Spread

+2.5

Moneyline

+110

Total

U 68.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 8:00 PM

Missouri Tigers

Spread

+5.5

Moneyline

+170

Total

O 47.5

Kentucky Wildcats

Spread

-5.5

Moneyline

-210

Total

U 47.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 9:30 PM

Texas Tech Red Raiders

Spread

+3.5

Moneyline

+135

Total

O 54

West Virginia Mountaineers

Spread

-3.5

Moneyline

-160

Total

U 54

Sat, October 24 2020, 11:00 PM

Boise State Broncos

Spread

-16.5

Moneyline

-665

Total

O 53.5

Utah State Aggies

Spread

+16.5

Moneyline

+460

Total

U 53.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 11:00 PM

South Alabama Jaguars

Spread

-14.5

Moneyline

-610

Total

O 56

Louisiana Monroe Warhawks

Spread

+14.5

Moneyline

+430

Total

U 56

Sat, October 24 2020, 11:00 PM

Nevada Wolf Pack

Spread

+4.5

Moneyline

+165

Total

O 50

Wyoming Cowboys

Spread

-4.5

Moneyline

-200

Total

U 50

Sat, October 24 2020, 11:00 PM

LSU Tigers

Spread

-6.5

Moneyline

-220

Total

O 55.5

South Carolina Gamecocks

Spread

+6.5

Moneyline

+175

Total

U 55.5

Sat, October 24 2020, 11:30 PM

Fresno State Bulldogs

Spread

-3.5

Moneyline

-180

Total

O 67

Hawaii Warriors

Spread

+3.5

Moneyline

+150

Total

U 67

Sat, October 24 2020, 11:30 PM

Minnesota Golden Gophers

Spread

+3

Moneyline

+125

Total

O 55

Michigan Wolverines

Spread

-3

Moneyline

-150

Total

U 55

Sat, October 24 2020, 11:30 PM

Northwestern Wildcats

Spread

-11

Moneyline

-420

Total

O 55

Maryland Terrapins

Spread

+11

Moneyline

+315

Total

U 55

Sun, October 25 2020, 12:00 AM

Texas San Antonio Roadrunners

Spread

+2.5

Moneyline

+105

Total

O 53.5

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

Spread

-2.5

Moneyline

-130

Total

U 53.5

Sun, October 25 2020, 12:00 AM

Miami Florida Hurricanes

Spread

-12.5

Moneyline

-440

Total

O 58

Virginia Cavaliers

Spread

+12.5

Moneyline

+330

Total

U 58

Sun, October 25 2020, 1:00 AM

Southern Methodist Mustangs

Spread

-2.5

Moneyline

-130

Total

O 57

Cincinnati Bearcats

Spread

+2.5

Moneyline

+110

Total

U 57

Sun, October 25 2020, 2:15 AM

Brigham Young Cougars

Spread

-28.5

Total

O 61

Texas State Bobcats

Spread

+28.5

Total

U 61

Sun, October 25 2020, 2:30 AM

San Diego State Aztecs

Spread

-15

Moneyline

-625

Total

O 48.5

UNLV Rebels

Spread

+15

Moneyline

+440

Total

U 48.5

Sun, October 25 2020, 2:30 AM

San Jose State Spartans

Spread

+7

Moneyline

+215

Total

O 62

Air Force Falcons

Spread

-7

Moneyline

-270

Total

U 62

NCAAF Odds & Betting Lines

College football is one of the most popular sports in the U.S., behind the NFL. With the legalization of sports betting, many Americans wager on NCAAF throughout the season at trusted sportsbooks, like BetAmerica.

College football betting lines are available on most of the 130 Division I FBS football programs. Starting in late August, and ending in mid-January, the college football season provides countless opportunities to earn extra cash, with so many matchups each week.

Bowl season — when college football’s postseason exhibition games are played — is an especially popular time for betting on football. The Rose Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, and Orange Bowl are some of the most high-profile bowl games played at the end of the season.

The college football champion is decided in the College Football Playoff, a four-team tournament featuring the highest-ranking teams in the country. It’s estimated more than 25.5 million people watched the CFP national championship game between LSU and Clemson in 2020.

Ready to get started on NCAAF betting? Read below to learn more about college football odds, how NCAAF odds work, and the best betting tips for winning throughout the year.

How do college football odds work?

From moneyline odds to the point spread and over/under, you can wager on almost every aspect of a college football game, from kickoff to conclusion.

How to read NCAAF odds​

To understand college football odds, let’s dissect an example from a regular-season conference game in the Big Ten, one of the Power Five conferences in college football.

TeamSpreadMoneylineTotal
Michigan Wolverines
+3.5
+150
O 67.5
Ohio State Buckeyes
-3.5
-180
U 67.5

The first column features the two teams playing in a particular conference matchup. The Michigan Wolverines, listed first, are the away team, while the second team listed, the Ohio State Buckeyes, are the home team.

The second column is the point spread, the third column is the moneyline, and the fourth column is the total. We’ll examine each of these types of betting lines in detail below.

College football point spread

Spread betting is the most common way people bet on football.

A spread, or point spread, is a number set by oddsmakers to even the playing field in a matchup. Oddsmakers will choose one team as the favorite and one team as the underdog, then assign a point value based on how many points the favorite must win by, in order to cover the spread.

In the example above, Ohio State is favored to win by 3.5 points against Michigan. The minus sign indicates the Buckeyes are the favorite (-3.5), while the plus sign indicates the Wolverines are the underdog (+3.5).

Betting Michigan to cover: If you bet on Michigan, you win your bet if the Wolverines either win the game outright or lose by fewer than 3.5 points.

A 30-27 Buckeyes victory would win you your bet, because Michigan lost the game by less than the 3.5-point margin.

Betting Ohio State to cover: If you bet on Ohio State, you win your bet if the Buckeyes win by four points or more.

College football moneyline odds​

When you bet the moneyline, you simply pick which team you think will win the game.

For example, the Buckeyes are the favorite above, at -180 odds, to defeat Michigan.

The minus sign in front of the Buckeyes’ moneyline odds indicates Ohio State is the favorite to win. The larger the number next to the minus sign, the more likely the favorite is to win.

The plus sign in front of the Wolverines’ moneyline odds (+150) indicates Michigan is the underdog. The larger the number next to the plus sign, the less likely the underdog is to win.

Betting the underdog: The number next to the plus sign specifies how much money you would win if you bet $100. Based on a wager of $100, if the Wolverines — the +150 underdog — win outright, you will earn an extra $150, which would net you $250 in return.

Betting the favorite: The number next to the minus sign specifies how much money you need to risk in order to win $100. You must bet $180 in order to earn $100 if the Buckeyes — the -180 favorite — win outright. You would then net $280 in return.

Total or Over/Under​

In a matchup, oddsmakers set a predicted total, or the combined final score of a game. Based on the projected total, you can bet whether you believe the combined score will be more or less than the amount set by the sportsbook.

The total for the Michigan-Ohio State game is set at 67.5 points.

Over 67.5: If you believe Michigan and Ohio State will combine to score 68 or more points, you would bet the Over. Let’s say the final score is 41-31. The two scores added together equal 72, which is higher than 67.5, so you would win your bet.

Under 67.5: If you believe Michigan and Ohio State will combine to score less than 67.5 points (any total 67 or lower), you would bet the Under. Let’s say the final score is 34-30. The two scores added together equal 64, which is lower than 67.5, so you would win your bet.

You can also find first-half or second-half NCAAF betting lines, where you predict the total score by the end of the first or second half.

College football future odds

With a futures bet, you can wager on the outcome of an event in the future, such as which team will win the Big Ten Championship Game or the College Football Playoff.

A futures bet can be made well before the beginning of the season. Once the college football season is underway, you’ll find the odds on each team change week-to-week, based on performance and record.

Betting on a team with longer odds ahead of the NCAAF season can provide excellent value if they turn out to perform better than expected.

You can also bet on the winner of an individual award, like the Heisman Trophy, with college football futures.

Tips on how to win NCAAF odds

You don’t have to watch all 130 FBS teams in order to win big on college football. With these tips and strategies, you can boost your bankroll, even if you prefer to follow just one team throughout the season.

Start by looking over the NCAAF odds this week, then search for information, like team records, past performances, recent stats (such as passing yards allowed, or rushing yards per game) to decide which team has the best chance of winning a matchup.

Check the spread

The point spread is set by oddsmakers to create a balance between bettors who want to wager on the favorite vs. the underdog. In college football, you may see some very large point spreads — sometimes around 40 points — when a team like Clemson is playing an easy out-of-conference opponent on the schedule.

As the week goes on, sportsbooks gain a better idea of how large or small a point spread should be. Keep an eye on the line movement, so you can capitalize on better value, often early in the week, before the majority of the public has influenced the spread.

Study the starting lineup

It’s more common in college football to see a team rotate through a few quarterbacks at the start of the season, before it decides on a full-time starter. Make sure you're aware of who is starting under center, whether a star player at another position might be sidelined because of injury, or if inclement weather is in the forecast for game day.

These are college athletes, not professionals, so unsuspecting changes, unfamiliar elements, and playing under the spotlight of a high-profile game on network television, can impact these players’ performances much more so than it does pro athletes in the NFL.  

Compare team stats

There are a ton of stats available for college football. Some teams traditionally rely more on the run, while others pass the ball more often. When analyzing a matchup, find out what type of offense each team runs, then compare defensive stats for each team based on that scheme. 

For example, last year, Navy ran the ball 86.4% of the time. In the American Athletic Conference, UCONN was the worst team statistically against the run, so they presented a huge mismatch against Navy on the schedule. 

Not surprisingly, Navy won that contest 56-10 while putting up 408 yards on the ground.

Bet on college football now

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