The college football numbers have been out and we have the latest line moves covered for you. Take a minute to review all the betting trends and our free picks (15-8 run) to see what we are thinking. See you back here tomorrow for NFL
CFB – Thursday – (103) TOLEDO at (104) BALL STATE 7:00 ET ESPN3
With Toledo on the rise at 6-1 and Ball State fading into the sunset without their regular starting quarterback and at 2-5, the Rockets have soared from -23 to -26. This is a large number to back on Toledo as a road team, nevertheless, the Cardinals have 15 total points in past three games. Given where the teams are, its either Toledo or Pass.
Betting Trend – 85% backing Toledo
CFB – (129) MIAMI-FL at (130) NORTH CAROLINA 12:00 ET ESPN2
With North Carolina averaging 11 PPG in their past five contests and Miami failing to top 30 points in a trio of outings, the total in this ACC affair has dipped from 53 to 50. What is stalling the Hurricanes is their run defense and not getting the ball back to offense. The Tar Heels figure to be less an issue and the OVER works with Miami a 38-17 winner.
Betting Trend – 70% backing Under
CFB – (155) MINNESOTA at (156) IOWA 6:30 ET FS1
Big Ten trophy rivalry contest, with Floyd of Rosedale at stake. These are two plodding clubs, both lacking in speed and relying more on power and physicality. Iowa is down two points to -7 and that could add value if you like the Hawkeyes, who are 10-1 SU and 8-3 ATS at Kinnick Stadium versus Minnesota.
Betting Trend – 61% backing Iowa
CFB – (157) NEW MEXICO at (158) WYOMING 7:30 ET ESPNU
Wyoming’s Josh Allen was supposed to be the best quarterback you did not know about. His performance this season has made him forgettable, though it is not all on him. Bettors realize it and have taken the Cowboys from a Pick to +2 at home against New Mexico. The Lobos running game will be the difference and they are 9-2 ATS off a conference home loss.
Betting Trend – 52% backing New Mexico
CFB – (185) MICHIGAN STATE at (186) NORTHWESTERN 3:30 ET ESPN
Both these Big Ten partners had ugly wins last week and this could be more of the same atheistically. Michigan State has gone from a Pick to -2 in Evanston. The visitor is 8-0 ATS (7-1 SU) in this series and the Spartans are better squad, yet hard to overlook Michigan State is 0-7 ATS as road favorite since 2015.
Betting Trend – 85% backing Michigan State
CFB – (197) FLOR. ATLANTIC at (198) WEST. KENTUCKY 7:00 ET
Florida Atlantic’s demolition of North Texas has caused them to have bandwagon jumpers and the Owls have flown from -4 to -7 at Western Kentucky. This is not the same Hilltoppers’ clubs of the past several years, though this does appear to be a lot of points. With the away team 6-2 ATS, see if FAU falls below seven points before backing.
Betting Trend – 84% backing Florida Atlantic
CFB – (211) UNLV at (212) FRESNO STATE 10:00 ET ATTRM Networks
With UNLV QB Armani Rogers uncertain and Fresno State on fire, the Bulldogs have been pounded by those betting football from -15 to -20.5 in raisin country. Fresno State’s only losses were at Alabama and at Washington. With the Bulldogs the superior team and able to generate turnovers and UNLV coughing up the pigskin, a blowout is likely.
Betting Trend – 75% backing Fresno State
Public Consensus Record (2017) – 51% to 79% – 235-239-10 ATS
Public Consensus Record (2017) – 80% or Higher – 148-116-4 ATS
Line Movement Direction Record (2017) – 373-320 -14 ATS