Opening Line Report: Big Moves on Utah State, Temple and UCF

Monday, October 8, 2018 12:57 PM UTC

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 12:57 PM UTC

Sharps moved the Utah State and Temple lines at least 3 points after odds were released Sunday, and UCF went from opening 2- to now 5-point chalks for their massive Saturday showdown at Memphis.

<h2 dir="ltr" style="text-align:center;">Tuesday</h2><p dir="ltr">Appalachian State -7½ -105 ARKANSAS ST (up to -8 -115 after release, <a href=";book=BetOnline" rel="nofollow" title="Top Rated Sportsbook">BetOnline</a>)</p><p dir="ltr"> </p><h2 dir="ltr" style="text-align:center;">Thursday</h2><p dir="ltr">TCU -10½ Texas Tech (down to -8½ -105)<br />Georgia Southern -16 TEXAS STATE (up to -17 -115)</p><p dir="ltr"> </p><h2 dir="ltr" style="text-align:center;">Friday</h2><p dir="ltr">South Florida -14 TULSA<br />UTAH -14 Arizona<br />SAN DIEGO STATE -9 Air Force (down to 8½ -105)</p><p dir="ltr"> </p><h2 dir="ltr" style="text-align:center;">Saturday</h2><p dir="ltr">BOSTON COLLEGE No Line Louisville &gt;BC RB Dillon—?<br />#15 Miami Florida -9 VIRGINIA (down to -7½ -105)<br />Toledo No Line EASTERN MICHIGAN &gt;TOL QB Guadagni—?<br />#22 Texas A&amp;M No Line SOUTH CAROLINA &gt;SC QB Bentley—?<br />COASTAL CAROLINA No Line UL Monroe &gt;CC QB Anderson—?<br />Purdue -10½ ILLINOIS (up from -10)<br />Ball State -1½ -115 CENTRAL MICHIGAN (Favorite-flip after CM -1 open)<br />GEORGIA TECH -2½ Duke<br />MARYLAND -21½ Rutgers<br />Virginia Tech -8 NORTH CAROLINA<br />Western Kentucky -7 CHARLOTTE (down from -7½)<br />Houston -16 EAST CAROLINA<br />BUFFALO -10½ Akron<br />Marshall No Line OLD DOMINION &gt;MARSH QB Green—?<br />FIU -2½ Middle Tennessee (up from -2)<br />MIAMI OHIO -11 Kent State<br />UTAH STATE -21½ -115 -120 Unlv (up from -17)<br />New Mexico -1 -115 COLORADO STATE<br />Troy No Line LIBERTY &gt;TROY QB Barker—?<br />#5 NOTRE DAME -20½ -105 Pitt (down from -21)<br />USC -6 -105 #20 Colorado (down from -6½ -115)<br />Army -16½ -115 SAN JOSE STATE<br />#7 WASHINGTON -3½ -105 #17 Oregon (down from -5½)<br />NORTHERN ILLINOIS -3½ -115 Ohio (up from -2½)<br />LOUISIANA TECH -13½ Utsa<br />Western Michigan -14½ -115 BOWLING GREEN (up from -11½)<br />Ole Miss -7½ +105 ARKANSAS (down from -8½ -105)<br /># 13 MICHIGAN -7 -105 #10 Wisconsin (down from -8 -115)<br />#3 OHIO STATE -32 Minnesota<br />Temple -5 -115 NAVY (up from -1)<br />#6 West Virginia No Line IOWA STATE &gt;ISU RB Montgomery—?<br />NORTH TEXAS -8 Southern Miss<br />NORTHWESTERN -8½ -105 Nebraska (down from -9 -105)<br />Iowa -5 INDIANA (up from -4½)<br />#9 Central Florida -5 -125 MEMPHIS (up from -2)<br />#21 AUBURN -18½ +100 Tennessee (down from -20 -105)<br />#14 TEXAS -16 Baylor<br />#1 ALABAMA -29½3 Missouri<br />#16 Florida -10 -105 VANDERBILT (up from -8)<br />Oklahoma State -7 KANSAS STATE<br />Uab -16½ -105 RICE (down from -17½)<br />#2 Georgia -7½ -105 #12 LSU (up from -6½ -115)<br />UL LAFAYETTE -7 -115 New Mexico State<br />#9 PENN STATE -15 -115 Michigan State (up from -14½ -115)<br />BYU No Line Hawai’i &gt;HAW QB McDonald—?<br />CAL -6½ -105 Ucla (down from -8)<br />FRESNO STATE -20 -115 Wyoming (up from -18)<br />Boise State No Line NEVADA &gt;NEV QB Gangi—?</p><p dir="ltr">BetOnline open, Don Best rotation order; vigorish -110 unless noted; HOME TEAM in CAPS</p><p dir="ltr">Coaches Top 25 Poll rankings from Sunday, October 7, 2018</p><p dir="ltr"> </p><h2 dir="ltr">Lots of Early Action From Bettors</h2><p dir="ltr">The earliest (3:33-4 p.m. ET Sunday) possible money on <a href="" title="Live NCAAF Odds">the NCAAF Week 7 betting board</a> saw much more action and movement than last week with several games moving 2 or more points one way or another. The biggest jump came in the <a href="">UNLV-Utah State game</a> on Saturday with the earliest of the early birds betting the Aggies up from opening 17-point favorites all the way up to 21½ (-115, <a href=";book=BetOnline" rel="nofollow" title="Top Rated Sportsbook">BetOnline</a>) at press time with the sharps knowing the Rebels are playing with a 2nd-string QB, with starter <a href="">Armani Rogers</a> sidelined 6 weeks with a foot injury and the game at Maverick Stadium (GameDay Grass) in Ogden, Utah. USU is 5-2-1 the last 8 MWC series meetings and will playing its homecoming game.</p><p dir="ltr">In a huge Pac-12 showdown between ranked <a href="">Oregon and Washington</a> in Seattle on Saturday, Jake Browning and the Huskies were bet down 2 points from 5½- to 3½-point chalks (-105) against Justin Herbert and the Ducks, while visiting Western Michigan saw enough money to go up 3 points from 11½- to 14½-point favorites (-115) for their MAC meeting in Ohio this weekend.</p><p dir="ltr"><img height="248" src="" width="401" /></p><p dir="ltr">Some other sides the wiseguys and early bettors backed: <a href="">Western Michigan</a>, who went from opening 11½-point up to 14½-point favorites at Bowling Green on Saturday; and <a href="">Temple over independent Navy</a> with the Owls going up 4 points from opening 1-point to now -5-point (-115) chalks for their Saturday game, with the wiseguys obviously liking the way Temple played in Week 6, pounding EC and likely down on the run-heavy Middies some.</p><p dir="ltr">QB McKenzie Milton and unbeaten and <a href="">No. 9 Central Florida</a> went from opening 2- to 5-point (-125) favorites for their huge AAC showdown with Memphis at the Liberty Bowl (AstroTurf) in Memphis on Saturday (MEM 3-0 ATS L3 at home).</p><p dir="ltr">And also seeing early action was No. 22 Florida, who went from opening 8- quickly up to 10-point (-105) chalks for their SEC game against Vanderbilt at Vanderbilt Stadium (Shaw Sports Turf) on Saturday (FLA 4-1 ATS L4 on road).</p><p dir="ltr"><img height="585" src="" width="545" /></p><p dir="ltr"><strong>NCAAF WEEK 7 EARLY PICKS:</strong> Utah State -21½ -115, Colorado State -1, Wisconsin +7 -115 (<a href=";book=BetOnline" rel="nofollow" title="Top Rated Sportsbook">BetOnline</a>)</p>
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