Welcome to the first installment of Betting on College Football – Quick Hitters. This segment is meant to shed some light on significant trends, stats, and situations for the weeks upcoming games. It is important to remember that these trends and stats are only one piece of the puzzle when trying to figure out which team to place a wager on.
Hopefully, these tidbits of information will help solidify, discourage, or at least have you take a closer look at any potential bets you are looking at placing. They shouldn’t be followed blindly, but instead they should be considered and factored into the broader context and reasoning for selecting a side. So now that the obligatory disclaimer is out of the way, let’s kick it off for week 8.
(All point spreads and totals are as of noon CST on Thursday)
If you have any questions regarding matchups (covered or not covered in this article), feel free to post your inquiries in the comment section. I will be periodically checking and responding to all questions. You can also contact me on twitter (@OpeningLine), and I should respond relatively soon.