College football betting is big business. With so many games being played, punters have an opportunity to make money every week by getting the right prediction on their favorite team. But what are some of the biggest mistakes people tend to make when they bet?

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Friday

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9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, Memphis Tigers vs. No. 17 Houston Cougars (-9.5, 60.5).

  • Since 2020, Memphis has failed to cover eight consecutive road games under Ryan Silverfield, tying Duke for the longest current run in FBS.

  • Memphis has won six consecutive matchups going back to 2015.

  • Memphis is 2-7-1 versus ranked opponents in its previous ten games (1-1 ATS under Silverfield).

  • Under Silverfield, Memphis is 4-10 ATS versus conference opponents.

  • Since 2014, Houston is 12-4-1 ATS in games played on less than six days’ rest, including 4-2 ATS under Dana Holgorsen (since 2019).

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11:30 ET, No. 23 San Diego State Aztecs (-10.5, 41) at UNLV Rebels

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  • Since 2018, San Diego State has gone 5-12 ATS as a double-digit favorite, but has gone 4-2 ATS while laying 10 or more points under Brady Hoke (since 2020).

  • In games featuring San Diego State in November or later, the under is 7-1.

  • After going 3-1 in the Aztecs’ first four games of the season, the total has gone under in five of their past six games.


Saturday

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On ABC at Noon ET, the No. Michigan St., #7ate Spartans face the No. Ohio State is ranked fifth. Buckeyes (-19, 67).

  • Since the FBS/FCS split in 1978, this would be the second-largest margin between AP top-7 teams. On Nov. 2, 2013, No. Florida Street No. 3ate will face No. 7 Miami as a 21.5-point favorite (FSU won 41-14).

  • This season, Michigan State is 7-3 ATS, including 3-0 ATS as an underdog.

  • Since 2017, Ohio State has won four consecutive games.

  • Since Ryan Day’s first full season in 2019, Ohio State has failed to cover five of its past six games against ranked opponents (going 5-8 ATS).

  • In their previous five games against AP top-10 opponents, both clubs are 1-4 ATS.

  • In games featuring Michigan State in November or later under Melvin Tucker (since 2020), the over is 6-1.

  • Since 2018, Michigan State has gone 5-12 ATS in games played in November or later, including 2-5 ATS under Tucker.

    Spread Opponent Result
2013 3 Florida St -21.5 7 Miami W, 41-14
2021 5 Ohio St. is located in Columbus, Ohio. -19 7 Michigan St ?
2021 1 Alabama -18.5 Notre Dame (No. 4) W, 31-14
2016 1 Alabama -18 6 Texas A&M University W, 33-14
1996 Nebraska has four counties. -18 Colorado has five counties. W, 17-12

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Noon ET, No. 12 Iowa State Cyclones vs. No. 12 Oklahoma Sooners (-4, 60).

  • Under Matt Campbell, Iowa State is 20-8 ATS after a defeat (since 2016), the best record in the FBS (min. 20 games). There are five straight covers in all.

  • When the Sooners are coming off a defeat, the over is 4-1 in games featuring them under Lincoln Riley (since 2017).

  • When playing Iowa State, Oklahoma is 1-4 ATS under Riley.

  • Under Campbell, Iowa State is 22-10 ATS as an underdog.

  • In games featuring Iowa State under Campbell in November or later, the under is 19-8-1.

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Wake Forest Demon Deacons (-13, 56.5) vs. Clemson Tigers (-4, 56.5), Noon ET on ESPN

  • Clemson is 2-8 ATS this season, tied for third worst in the FBS in terms of cover %. Only New Mexico (1-9) and Indiana (1-8) have had a worse ATS record.

  • Clemson has lost four games in a row against opponents with winning records (all this season).

  • Since the start of 2020, Clemson has gone 7-14 ATS as a favorite, the third-worst cover percentage in the FBS among teams that have been favored at least 15 times. Only Florida (5-11-1 ATS) and UCF (5-11 ATS) have had a worse record against the spread.

  • Since 1990, Wake Forest has a 20-10-1 ATS record versus Clemson, including a 5-2 ATS record under Dave Clawson (since 2014).

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3:30 p.m. ET, No. 21 Arkansas Razorbacks vs. No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (-20.5, 58).

  • Since the start of last season, Alabama has gone 9-1 ATS as a home favorite, the greatest cover percentage in FBS.

  • Since the start of last season, Alabama is 15-7 ATS when favored, tied with UTSA for the fourth-best cover percentage in FBS. Only Georgia State (14-5-1 against the spread), Liberty (15-6 against the spread), and Nevada (13-6 against the spread) have done better.

  • Arkansas is 11-4 ATS as an underdog in their past 15 games, including 9-4 ATS under Sam Pittman (since 2020).

  • In its previous 15 games versus conference opponents, Alabama has covered 11 of them.

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3:30 ET on ESPN, SMU Mustangs vs. No. 3 Cincinnati Bearcats (-11.5, 65).

  • After opening the season 5-1 ATS, Cincinnati has failed to cover four consecutive games (all as double-digit favorites).

  • This season, Cincinnati is 3-0 ATS against teams with winning records.

  • Since Sonny Dykes took over as head coach, the Mustangs have gone 9-15 ATS on the road. This season, they’ve gone 1-4 ATS.

  • Five meetings in a row have gone under the total.

  • In its previous five games against ranked opponents, SMU is 4-1 ATS (5-3 ATS overall under Dykes).

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3:30 ET, No. 8 Michigan Wolverines (-15, 56.5) vs. Maryland Terrapins

  • In Mike Locksley’s second tenure with the program (since 2019), Maryland is 1-9 ATS against ranked opponents, including nine consecutive ATS defeats, the longest current run in FBS.

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  • Michigan is 8-2 ATS this season, tied for the highest cover percentage in FBS with four other teams.

  • Since 2019, Maryland has gone 5-12 ATS as an underdog, including 1-5 ATS this season.

  • Since 2015, Michigan has won five consecutive games.

  • Michigan has covered 14 of its previous 20 games as a favorite, including four of its five games this season as a double-digit favorite.

  • Maryland has lost nine consecutive games against conference opponents, the longest current run in the FBS.

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3:30 p.m. ET on ABC, Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. No. 19 Wisconsin Badgers (-9.5, 42).

  • Following a 1-3 ATS start to the season, Wisconsin has covered five of its past six games, including four straight (all as a favorite).

  • Under Scott Frost, Nebraska is 0-4 ATS after a bye (since 2018).

  • Following a defeat, Nebraska has covered eight of its past ten games.

  • As an underdog, Nebraska has covered five of its previous six games.

  • Wisconsin has won five consecutive games against conference opponents, tying Georgia State for the third-longest run in FBS.

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3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2, Virginia Cavaliers vs. No. 20 Pittsburgh Panthers (-14.5, 66).

  • This season, Virginia is 0-3 ATS versus ranked opponents, with a -14.5 cover margin per game, the second worst in the FBS among teams that have played at least three rated opponents. Only Maryland (-19.0) has had a worse performance.

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  • This season, Pittsburgh is 8-2 ATS, tied for the greatest cover percentage in the FBS with four other teams.

  • Six of the past seven matches, including three consecutive since 2017, have gone under the total.

  • As a double-digit underdog, Virginia has covered three straight, while Pittsburgh is 6-13-1 ATS in its past 20 games as a double-digit favorite (6-11-1 ATS under Pat Narduzzi).

  • Over the previous five seasons (all under Narduzzi), Pittsburgh is 10-4 ATS in games with more than six days off, including five consecutive covers.

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3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+, UAB Blazers vs. UTSA Roadrunners (-4.5, 53.5).

  • UTSA is 8-2 ATS this season, tied for the highest cover % in FBS with four other teams.

  • This season, the under is 5-0 in UTSA home games (1-4 on the road).

  • UAB has won four consecutive away games.

  • UAB has won four consecutive games by a combined score of 20.3 points.

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The Liberty Flames (-4.5, 53) host the No. 22 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns at 4 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

  • Hugh Freeze has a 15-6-1 ATS record as a favorite (since 2019), including an 11-2-1 ATS record as a home favorite. Over that time period, both have the greatest cover percentages in FBS (min. 10 games). As a home favorite, Liberty has covered eight consecutive games, the longest current stretch in FBS.

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  • In games played in November or later, Liberty is 9-2 ATS under Freeze.

  • Since Billy Napier’s second season as head coach, Louisiana has gone 15-2 on the road.

  • This season, the under is 8-2 in games featuring Louisiana.

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South Carolina Gamecocks (-7.5, 44.5) versus Auburn Tigers, 7 p.m. ET on ESPN

  • Since the start of last season, the under has gone 8-1 in Auburn away games, including 3-1 this season under Bryan Harsin.

  • This season, South Carolina has failed to cover five of its previous six games against ACC opponents.

  • This season, the under is 4-1 in South Carolina home games (1-4 on the road).

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7:30 ET on ABC, No. 4 Oregon Ducks vs. No. 24 Utah Utes (-3, 59).

  • This would be the fourth time an AP top-5 team has faced a club outside the top 20 since the FBS/FCS split in 1978. The last three times the top-5 team faced unranked opponents, the top-5 squad lost all three times.

  • Since 2018, when Mario Cristobal’s Ducks were in their first full season, they are 6-1 ATS when the line is between -3 and +3.

  • This season, the over has gone 8-2 in Utah games.

  • Since the start of last season, Oregon has covered three consecutive games as a road underdog and five of its past six games as a road underdog, regardless of location.

  • Seven of the past eight meetings, going back to 2009, have gone over the total.

  • As a home favorite, Utah has covered 14 of its previous 21 games.

  • Utah is 5-24 all-time versus top-10 opponents in the AP Poll Era (since 1936), including 3-10 under Kyle Whittingham.

    Spread Opponent Result
2015 3 Utah +6 USC L, 42-24
2021 4 Oregon +3 24 Utah ?
2007 Wisconsin has five counties. +2.5 Illinois L, 31-26
1993 5 Ohio State +1 Michigan L, 28-0

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7:30 p.m. ET, Vanderbilt Commodores vs. No. 10 Ole Miss Rebels (-36.5, 64.5).

  • Since the FBS/FCS split in 1978, this would be the most points Ole Miss has been favored by against a Power 5 opponent. Previously, in 2015, the Rebels were a 26.5-point favorite over Vanderbilt (W, 27-16).

  • When laying 35 or more points, Lane Kiffin is 1-3-1 ATS in his career (0-0-1 with Ole Miss).

  • This season, Ole Miss is 4-1-1 ATS at home, including three consecutive covers.

  • In the last five games featuring Ole Miss, the total has gone under.

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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State Cowboys (-10.5, 56.5), 8 ET

  • Since 2019, Oklahoma State has 16-8-1 ATS versus conference opponents, including eight consecutive covers, which is tied for the longest current run in FBS with East Carolina.

  • Oklahoma State has won five consecutive road games, which is tied for the longest current run in college football.

  • Oklahoma State is 8-2 against the spread this season, tied for the greatest cover % in the FBS with four other teams.

  • Since 2016, Texas Tech has won five consecutive games.

  • Since 2018, the over has gone 10-2 when Texas Tech has faced a rated opponent.

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