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NCAA College Football Week 4 Sports Betting Match Up Previews

Monday, September 16th, 2019


The college football season moves into Week 4 that features several outstanding games over national television to the satisfaction of sports bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway at 8PM Eastern Time on Thursday September 19th on ESPN TV as the Tulane Green Wave host the Houston Cougars. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Tulane Green Wave favored by -3 points. Tulane is an improved team entering play at 2-1. Green Wave defends well holding opponents to 276 yards per game. They were competitive in a loss at Auburn giving up only 24 points. Houston is 1-2 after their home loss to Washington St. Houston defense has struggled for several seasons now and this year is no different as the team is surrendering 498 yards per game.

Friday September 20th features a PAC 12 showdown at 9PM Eastern Time on FOX Sports 1 TV as the USC Trojans are home to the Utah Utes. Utah is favored on the road by -3 ½ points. USC suffered their first loss of the season with the 30-27 defeat at BYU. Trojans freshman quarterback Kedon Slovis threw three interceptions in the loss. Their pass defense was poor allowing 299 yards to BYU in defeat. Utah is 3-0 with notable home win to Northern Illinois and a 30-12 road win at BYU. Utes defense has been strong allowing 239 yards per game eying a freshman quarterback to compete against on Friday night.

The featured game on Saturday September 21st has the Georgia Bulldogs at home to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Georgia is favored by -13 ½ points. Notre Dame moves to 3-0 with the 66-14 home victory to New Mexico. Fighting Irish came off their bye week after opening the year with a 35-17 win at an improved Louisville team. Notre Dame is moving the football for 507 yards behind quarterback Ian Book who is throwing for 313 yards per contest. Georgia is 3-0 and faces their toughest test this season. After opening the year with a 30-6 win at Vanderbilt they returned home with blowout wins to Murray St 63-17 and Arkansas St 55-0. They have lost two straight against teams with NFL prospects at quarterback in Alabama and Texas to close last season.

NCAA College Football Sports Betting Match Ups Saturday September 14, 2019

Friday, September 13th, 2019

The college football action for Saturday September 14th features several outstanding games over national television to the satisfaction of sports bettors worldwide.

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At 3:30PM Eastern Time on CBS TV the South Carolina Gamecocks are home to the Alabama Crimson Tide. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road side Alabama Crimson Tide favored by -25 ½ points with the over under line set at 62 points. This will be the first meeting between these teams since way bac in the 2010 season. Alabama is 2-0 after blowout wins at home to Duke and New Mexico St. Defensively the Crimson Tide is holding opponents to 233 yards and 6.5 points per game. South Carolina starting quarterback Jake Bentley is out with a foot injury so it will be freshman Ryan Hillinski making his second start after facing Charleston Southern last week throwing for 282 yards with two touchdowns and a pick.

On ABC TV at 7:30PM Eastern Time the Syracuse Orange host the Clemson Tigers. Clemson is favored by -28 points with the total set at 65 points. Syracuse has given Clemson trouble the past two seasons with a win in 2017 and a four point loss last year. But that was with Eric Dungy at quarterback for the Orange. Syracuse is 1-1 coming off a 63-20 road defeat at Maryland last week. Syracuse is completing only 59% of their passes with Tommy DeVito at quarterback. Clemson is 2-0 with wins at home to Georgia Tech and a good defensive effort in a 24-10 win to Texas A&M. Tigers are moving the football for 510 yards with 266 rushing for 6.5 yards per run.

The late night game features Arizona Wildcats hosting the Texas Tech Red Raiders at 10:30PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV. Texas Tech is favored by -2 points with the over under line of 77 points. Arizona is 1-1. After a bad road loss at Hawaii to start the season the team defeated FCS Northern Arizona 65-41. Wildcats defense is struggling again this season giving up 518 yards and 43 points per game. Texas Tech is 2-0 with home wins to Montana St and UTEP. Defense has performed well holding their opponents to 210 yards and 6.5 points per game.

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NCAA College Football Sports Betting Match Ups Friday September 13, 2019

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

The College Football card for Friday September 13th features three games on the schedule to the delight of sports bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway at 6PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Wake Forest Demon Deacons host the North Carolina Tar Heels. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Wake Forest Demon Deacons favored by -3 points with the over under line set at 66 points. North Carolina under head coach Mac Brown is off to a 2-0 start winning both games as underdog. They opened the season with a four point win to South Carolina then a week ago got past Miami 28-25. Freshman quarterback Sam Howell is completing 64.6% of his passes with 519 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. Wake Forest is also 2-0. After a three point win at home to Utah St the Demon Deacons traveled to Rice and came away with the 41-21 win. Wake Forest is moving the football for 546 yards with 356 in the passing game and 74.3% completions. This has been a high scoring offense the past few seasons. Demon Deacons are giving up 458 yards defensively per game with 335 passing.

The late night game begins at 9:15PM Eastern Time on ESPN as the Houston Cougars have a home date with the Washington St Cougars. Washington St is favored by -9 points with the over under line of 73 ½ points. Washington St has not faced strong competition to start the season as they picked up wins against New Mexico St and Northern Colorado. Despite against weak opponents the team has posted 606 yards and 58.5 points per game. They have held their opponents to 12 points per contest. Houston Cougars enter play at 1-1. They come off a 20 point win to FCS Prairie View. In their opener they battled Oklahoma on the road and fell 49-31. Quarterback D’Eriq King did hit on 14 of 27 for 167 yards and two touchdowns. He did rush for 103 yards and a touchdown. But the Cougars defense did surrender 686 yards to the Sooners offense with 354 rushing for 9.6 yards per carry.

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Week 3 NCAA College Football Sports Betting Match Ups & Previews

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

The college football season moves into Week 3 with several outstanding games scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of sports bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway on Friday September 13th at 6PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Wake Forest Demon Deacons hosting the North Carolina Tar Heels. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Wake Forest Demon Deacons favored by -3 points with the total lined at 66 points. Mac Brown returned to coaching and has his Tar Heels at 2-0 with wins to South Carolina and Miami. Last week the Tar Heels avoided overtime as the Hurricanes missed a short range field goal in the closing seconds. Wake Forest was a high scoring team last year. They opened with a 38-35 home win to Utah St then traveled to Rice last week and win 41-21. Demon Deacons are giving up 458 yards on defense this season.

On ABC TV at 7:30PM Eastern Time the Syracuse Orange are home to the Clemson Tigers. Clemson is favored on the road by -27 ½ points with the total lined at 58 ½ points. Syracuse has given the Clemson Tigers fits the past two seasons. But this year there is no Eric Dungy at quarterback. Orange are licking their wounds as they were pounded at Maryland last week 63-20. Clemson in what may be their biggest test of the regular season got past Texas A&M at home last week 24-10. Tigers held a good Aggies program to 289 yards of offense.

The late night game gets going at 10:30PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Arizona Wildcats have a home date with the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Texas Tech is favored on the road by -2 ½ points with the total lined at 73 ½ points. Red Raiders are 2-0 facing a weak schedule with blowout wins at home to Middle Tennessee St and UTEP. Arizona defense has struggled the past two seasons. They gave up 45 in a loss at Hawaii to start the season then, 41 at home to FCS Northern Arizona last week. Wildcats have given up 41 points or greater the past four games dating back to last season.

NCAA College Football Sports Betting Match Ups Saturday September 7, 2019

Friday, September 6th, 2019

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It all gets underway at 12PM Eastern Time on ABC TV as the Ohio St Buckeyes host the Cincinnati Bearcats. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Ohio St Buckeyes favored by -15 ½ points with the over under line of 52 points. Cincinnati has experience on offense with a returning starter at quarterback and in the passing game. Bearcats faced an experienced UCLA team in the opener and came away with a 24-14 home win. It was a dominating defensive effort by the Bearcats holding UCLA to 31% completions and 1.7 yards per carry on the ground. Buckeyes come off the 45-21 home win to FAU as they built the 28-0 halftime lead. Buckeyes posted 469 yards of offense with 237 rushing for 4.9 yards a carry.

On ABC TV at 3:30PM Eastern Time the Clemson Tigers have a home date with the Texas A&M Aggies. Clemson is favored by -17 points with the total coming in at 63 ½ points. Teams met last season with the Tigers posting the 28-26 road win. Clemson blew out an inexperienced Georgia Tech team last week 52-14 behind 632 yards of offense. Texas A&M faced a Texas St team that has been down the past three seasons and came away with the 41-7 home win. Quarterback Kellen Mond threw three touchdowns in the win.

An SEC vs. Big 12 showdown highlights the day at 7:30PM Eastern Time on ABC TV as the Texas Longhorns are home to the LSU Tigers. LSU is favored on the road by -7 points with the total set at 57 ½ points. LSU was impressive out of the gate facing a good program in Georgia Southern winning 55-3. Tigers return all four to their defensive line and six of seven to the back seven. Longhorns faced Louisiana Tech and win 45-14 behind 301 yards passing. Longhorns are inexperienced on the offensive line and that could be an issue against a very good LSU defense.

NCAA College Football Sports Betting Match Ups Friday September 6, 2019

Friday, September 6th, 2019

The College Football card for Friday September 6th features two games on the schedule to the delight of sports bettors worldwide.

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It all begins at 8PM Eastern Time on CBS Sports Network as the Rice Owls host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team Wake Forest Demon Deacons favored by -19 ½ points with the over under line of 58 ½ points. Teams met last season with the Demon Deacons posting the 56-24 win at home as a four touchdown favorite. Wake Forest moved the football for 414 yards throwing for 243 in the win. Demon Deacons were good offensive team and it carried into Week 1 with their 38-35 home win to Utah St. Wake Forest moved the football for 579 yards. Quarterback Jamie Newman hit on 34 of 47 for 401 yards with three touchdowns. Demon Deacons picked off three passes in the win but needs improvement defensively giving up 596 yards to the Aggies offense with 416 passing yards. Rice opened their season last year dropping a 14-7 decision at Army. Owls had only 243 yards offensively with the team rushing for 181 yards and six yards per carry. Quarterback Wiley Green completed only 7 of 14 passes for 62 yards.

On ESPN2 at 9PM Eastern Time the Boise St Broncos are home to the Marshall Thundering Herd. Boise St is favored by -12 points with the over under line of 57 points. Boise St suffered some distraction last week as there was a stadium change due to weather. Broncos had to deal with the Florida heat and humidity but behind a strong second half comeback defeated Florida St 36-31. Broncos overcame a 31-19 halftime deficit. First year starting quarterback Hank Bachmeier hit on 30 of 51 passes for 407 yards with a touchdown and pick. Robert Mahone had a good rushing game with 142 yards and two touchdowns. Marshall has been a good defensive team the past two seasons. They held opponents to 20 points per game last year. They opened with VMI at home last week winning 56-17. Thundering Herd held the Keydets to 257 yards with 56 on the ground for 2.1 per attempt. Marshall offensively posted 620 yards with 280 on the ground for 6.1 per attempt.

Week 2 NCAA College Football Sports Betting Match Up Previews

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

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The action gets underway on Friday September 6th at 9PM Eastern Time as the Boise St Broncos are home to the Marshal Thundering Herd. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Boise St Broncos favored by-10 ½ points with the total lined at 56 ½ points. Boise St with a first year starting quarterback traveled to face Florida St in their opener and came away with the 36-31 win. Broncos overcame at 31-13 halftime deficit. Broncos freshman quarterback Hank Bachmeier threw for 407 yards and a touchdown. Marshall defeated VMI at home in their opener 56-17 behind 620 yards of offense.

Saturday September 7th at 12PM Eastern Time on ABC TV the Ohio St Buckeyes host the Cincinnati Bearcats. Ohio St is favored by -16 ½ points with the total lined at 56 points. Bearcats defense looks strong again this year coming off a 24-14 home win to UCLA. Bearcats held the Bruins to just 218 offensive yards with 62 yards on the ground for 1.7 yards per rush. Desmond Ridder hit on 18 of 26 passes for 242 yards with two touchdowns and a pick. Cincinnati forced four UCLA turnovers. Ohio St opened their season with the 45-21 home win to Florida Atlantic. Buckeyes built up a 28-0 lead after one quarter. Georgia transfer Justin Field completed 18 of 25 passes in the win for 234 yards and four touchdowns. Buckeyes held the Owls to 228 yards of offense.

On ABC TV at 7:30PM Eastern Time the Texas Longhorns have a home date with the LSU Tigers. LSU is favored on the road by -6 points with the total lined at 55 points. LSU is an experienced team returning all four starters to their front four and six to the front seven. Tigers faced Georgia Southern at home in their opener and won 55-3. It was a dominating performance by LSU as they gained 472 offensive yards and held Georgia Southern to 98 yards with 1 of 12 on third down. Texas is 1-0 with the 45-14 home win to Louisiana Tech. Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger threw for 276 yards and four touchdowns.

NCAA College Football Sports Betting Match Ups Monday September 2, 2019

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

The College Football Week 1 action comes to an end on Monday September 2nd with a single game scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of sports bettors worldwide.

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The action begins at 8PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Louisville Cardinals host the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business, has the Notre Dame Fighting Irish favored by -18 points with the over under line set at 54 ½ points.

Notre Dame comes off a successful 2018 campaign as the team finished their regular season with a perfect 12-0 record. They won four of their final five regular season games by double digits with the lone exception coming in a 24-17 win at USC in the finale prior to their playoff appearance. Fighting Irish couldn’t handle the speed and strength of the Clemson Tigers in their semifinal playoff dropping a 30-3 decision in the Cotton Bowl. Notre Dame returns seven starters to their offense and six to the defense. Returning at quarterback is junior Ian Book who won the job in 2018 behind solid play. He led a Fighting Irish offense that averaged 31 points and 257 yards passing with a 64.1% completion percentage. The run game generated 4.4 yards per rush which was down from the 2017 numbers of 6.3 yards per attempt. They are inexperienced in the front seven breaking in two first year starters on the defensive line and linebacker positions.

Louisville comes off a disappointing 2-10 campaign. Head coach Scott Satterfield makes his coaching debut with the Cardinals with six starters returning on offense and ten to the defense. The offense saw a huge decline in 2018 scoring only 19.8 points and 353 yards per game. That was 19 points and 190 yards fewer than the previous season. Defense also went south for Louisville giving up 44 points and 484 yards per game last season. Junior quarterback Jawon Pass returns for his junior season. He does return many playmakers in the passing and running game but three first year starters on the offensive line. Pass struggled in his freshman campaign completing only 54% of his throws with eight touchdowns and twelve interceptions.

NCAA College Football Sports Betting Match Ups Sunday September 1, 2019

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

The college football action for Sunday September 1st features a single game scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of sports bettors worldwide.

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It begins at 7:30PM Easter Time on ABC TV as the Oklahoma Sooners are home to the Houston Cougars. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Oklahoma Sooners favored by -23 points with the over under line set at 80 points.

Oklahoma is coming off a 12-2 season mark. They did earn a trip to the playoffs following their win against Texas 39-27 in the Big 12 Championship Game. Sooners were able to extract revenge following their 48-45 defeat earlier in the season. Oklahoma battled Alabama in a semifinal playoff game and was defeated 45-34. Sooners were blessed with NFL first round talent the past two seasons with Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray at quarterback. They turn to Alabama transfer Jalen Hurts at quarterback. He is not as accurate with the deep ball in comparison to Murray and Mayfield. Oklahoma has only four starters returning on offense and will line up with four first year starters on the offensive line. This offense in 2018 posted 48.4 points and 570 yards per game. Defense will need to improve after surrendering 33 points and 454 yards per game. Alex Grinch the former defensive coordinator at Ohio St takes over as the DC for the Sooners.

Houston comes off an 8-5 record in 2018. Former West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen takes over as head coach. Some speculate he was brought over to move the Houston Cougars into the Big 12. Cougars in 2019 posted 43.9 points and 513 yards per game. They do return their starting quarterback D’Eriq King and his playmakers in the passing and running game. Cougars lack experience on defense with only four starters returning. Houston last year saw the defense worsen in 2018 by allowing 37.2 points and 496 yards per game. Team has only one starter back in the front seven. Cougars faced a Big 12 team last year and dropped a 63-49 decision at Texas Tech.

NCAA College Football Sports Betting Match Ups Saturday August 31, 2019

Friday, August 30th, 2019

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On ABC TV at 3:30PM Eastern Time from Atlanta Georgia the Alabama Crimson Tide will meet the Duke Blue Devils. Current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the Alabama Crimson Tide favored by -32 ½ points with the total lined at 56 points. Alabama is a reloading program with six starters back on offense and to the defense. Tua Tagovailoa returns for his junior season at the program. Should the Crimson Tide build a big lead all eyes will be on the backup Mac Jones who is a sophomore and could take over as starter next season should Tua leaves early for the NFL. Duke is inexperienced on offense returning only four to their offense. Quarterback Daniel Jones is now a New York Giant so Quentin Harris a senior will start at quarterback with all first year starting wide receivers.

At 7:30PM Eastern Time from Arlington Texas the Oregon Ducks will battle the Auburn Tigers. Auburn is favored by -4 points with the total lined at 55 points. Oregon is an experienced team returning ten starters to the offense and seven to the defense. Justin Herbert returns for his senior season at quarterback who completed 59% of his passes last season. Ducks return all starters to the offensive line. Auburn has seven starters return on offense and defense. Head coach Gus Malzahn returns for his seventh season under a hot seat. Tigers break in a first year starting quarterback, but all starters return to the offensive line. Auburn is a team experienced in the secondary.

The late night game kicks off at 10:30PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the USC Trojans are home to the Fresno St Bulldogs. USC is favored by -13 ½ points with the total lined at 52 ½ points. USC looks to rebound following a 5-7 season. JT Daniels returns for his sophomore season under a first year offensive coordinator in Graham Harrell. He spent three seasons at North Texas as an offensive coordinator and developed the Mean Green to a strong offensive team in his tenure. Harrell brings his Air Raid up tempo style to the Trojans offense. Fresno St a 12-2 team last year but is rebuilding with only three starters returning on offense and six to the defense. Senior quarterback Jorge Reyna starts at quarterback after serving as a backup last season. Three first time starters at wide receiver.