Week 4: Point spread, odds and totals
The Week 4 of college football
has started with the games on Thursday and Friday, we will take
a look at the betting odds, trends and point spreads on some of
the Saturday college football games.
football Week 4 has started and today we will take a look at the
spread and odds on the Saturday games. We will start with the
game between Penn State (3-0) and Michigan (2-1),
the game begins on Saturday at 3:30pm at Michigan Stadium. Very
important game for both the Michigan Wolverines, who had an
awful start this season and the Penn State Nittany Lions, who
are already 3-0 and tend to keep the good record. The betting
Bookmaker (new window) has
listed Penn State as favorite to win the match-up on Saturday
with odds -145 and Michigan is underdog with odds +125. The
spread on the Penn State vs. Michigan is currently favoring
the Nittany Lions -2.5 points and the total for this college
football game is sitting at 46 points.
Earlier on Saturday, the Clemson
Tigers (3-0) will visit the North Carolina State Wolfpack
(1-2). Considering the current records of these two college
football teams, it comes as no surprise that Clemson are listed
as the favorite with odds -300 and NC State have +250 betting
odds. Clemson are -7.5 points chalk on the spread and the total
of the Clemson - NC State game is currently set at 52.5 points.
At 12:00pm will be the battle of the
2-1's between Georgia Tech (2-1) and Virginia
(2-1). The Yellow Jackets are favorite at
Bookmaker to win the game
with betting odds -175, compared to the Cavaliers at +155. The
point spread also favors Georgia Tech -4 points and the total
for the Georgia Tech vs. Virginia is posted at 40.5 points. It
interesting to know that Georgia Tech is 1-5 against the spread
in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Virginia
and 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against
Virginia. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia's last 5
games when playing the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Wake Forest is finally catching a break
by the odds makers. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons (1-2)
are welcoming the Maryland Terrapins (2-1) on Saturday
and the Deacons are favorite to win with odds -165 and the
Terrapins are listed at +145. The spread on the Maryland vs.
Wake Forest college football game is -3.5 points chalk Wake
Forest and the latest total published is sitting at 42 points.
Past betting and scores show that Maryland is 4-1 against the
spread in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Wake
Forest and the total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wake Forest's last 5
games at home.
And a final closer look goes to the game
between the Washington State Cougars (2-1) and the USC
Trojans (2-0). Of course, the No. 1 USC are favorite to win the
football game on Saturday with odds -450, compared to +225 on
the visiting Washington State. The spread on this game, however,
currently favors USC -25 points with total set at 63.5 points.
Plenty of room for a surprise and a big payout here.
Here is the point spread on other
college football games on Saturday, point spread favorite in
East Carolina at West Virginia: the
spread favors West Virginia -24.5 points, total at 58.5 points;
Syracuse at Louisville: the Cardinals are -36.5 chalk
against the spread, total is listed at 62;
North Carolina at South Florida: the Bulls are -13 ATS
with total of 50 points;
Ball State at Nebraska: the Cornhuskers are favorite 23
points against the spread, 62 points as total for this college
football game on Saturday;
Florida at Mississippi: the Gators are -23 chalk on the
spread, total sitting at 58.5 points;
Northwestern at Ohio State: the Buckeyes are -23.5
against the spread, total at 47 points.
All odds, totals and point spread
numbers courtesy of
Published on 09/21/2007