Dec 1, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; A general view of the SEC logo prior to the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs during the SEC championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama vs Georgia: college football opening lines

There is only one ranked matchup in college football opening lines this week, but it is a Top 10 matchup between No 3 Georgia and No. 2 Alabama.

(Check out updated Alabama Georgia odds all week long in our college football section and see live lines courtesy of BetRivers Sportsbook for placing wagers on spreads, props and more).

The opening odds on this matchup, which could be a preview of the SEC Championship game, has Alabama listed as a 7.5-point favorite. Alabama dropped to 2-2 against the spread on the season last week after failing to cover in their win over Mississippi. In their last 11 games as an underdog Georgia 3-8 straight up and 6-4-1 ATS.

The line has already moved as of Tuesday morning to -6.

The largest opening spread on the board this week is in the Massachusetts at Georgia Southern matchup. Georgia Southern opened as a 27.5-point favorite. When favored by 27 points or more Georgia Southern is 6-0 SU and 2-4 ATS in their last six games. This line is also inching upwards.

Along with Georgia Southern, there are three other teams favored by 20-plus points this week. Leading the way is No. 1 Clemson, a 26-point road favorite versus Georgia Tech. Clemson has won their last 30 games when favored by 26 points or more, but they’re only 16-14 ATS. Clemson is also 5-0 SU and 4-0-1 ATS in their last five versus Georgia Tech.

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Troy begins the week as a 26.5-point home favorite against Eastern Kentucky. The other 20-plus point favorite is West Virginia, a 23-point home favorite versus Kansas.  West Virginia has won six straight against Kansas, but they’re only 2-4 ATS in those six wins, all as the favorite.

Along with Clemson, there are 12 road teams listed as favorites this week on the opening odds. Obviously no one is as big a road favorite as Clemson at -26. The largest spread after them is in the Marshall at Louisiana Tech matchup. Marshall opened as a 13.5-point favorite. Marshall is a lousy 1-4 ATS in their last five games as a road favorite.

Other Top 25 teams listed as road favorites this week include No. 5 North Carolina, No. 8 Cincinnati, and No. 11 Texas A&M

North Carolina is an 8.5-point road favorite versus Florida State. In their last 11 games against Florida State, North Carolina is 3-8 SU and 6-5 ATS, but they were the underdog in all 11 games.

Cincinnati is a 3.5-point favorite against Tulsa. Cincinnati has won 23 straight when favored, with a 12-11 record ATS.

Texas A&M is a 4-point road favorite against Mississippi State. Despite their upset win over Florida last week, Texas A&M is a disappointing 6-8 ATS in their last 14 games. That includes a 4-5 ATS mark when favored.

Upcoming Games

Aug 28th, 1:00 PM

Nebraska -7.5 -110

Illinois +7.5 -110

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Aug 28th, 2:00 PM

UCONN +27.5 -110

Fresno State -27.5 -110

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Aug 28th, 3:30 PM

Hawaii +17 -110

UCLA -17 -110

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Aug 28th, 9:30 PM

UTEP -7 -110

New Mexico State +7 -110

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Aug 28th, 10:00 PM

Southern Utah

San Jose State (24)

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Sep 1st, 7:30 PM

UAB

Jacksonville State

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Sep 2nd, 6:30 PM

Temple +13.5 -110

Rutgers -13.5 -110

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Sep 2nd, 7:00 PM

LIU

Florida International (FIU)

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Sep 2nd, 7:00 PM

Western Illinois

Ball State (23)

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Sep 2nd, 7:00 PM

The Citadel

Coastal Carolina (14)

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Sep 2nd, 7:00 PM

Wagner

Buffalo (25)

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Sep 2nd, 7:00 PM

Boise State +4 -110

UCF -4 -110

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Sep 2nd, 7:30 PM

Weber State

Utah

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Sep 2nd, 7:30 PM

USF +18 -110

NC State -18 -110

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Sep 2nd, 7:30 PM

UC Davis

Tulsa

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Sep 2nd, 7:30 PM

East Carolina +12 -110

Appalachian State -12 -110

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Sep 2nd, 8:00 PM

Ohio State (2) -13.5 -110

Minnesota +13.5 -110

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Sep 2nd, 8:00 PM

Houston Baptist

New Mexico

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Sep 2nd, 8:00 PM

Bowling Green +33 -110

Tennessee -33 -110

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Sep 2nd, 8:00 PM

Tennessee-Martin

WKU

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Sep 2nd, 10:00 PM

Eastern Washington

UNLV

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Sep 2nd, 10:30 PM

Southern Utah

Arizona State

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Sep 3rd, 6:00 PM

North Carolina (18) -5.5 -110

Virginia Tech +5.5 -110

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Sep 3rd, 7:00 PM

St. Francis-PA

Eastern Michigan

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Sep 3rd, 7:00 PM

Old Dominion +32.5 -110

Wake Forest -32.5 -110

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Sep 3rd, 7:00 PM

Duke -7 -110

Charlotte +7 -110

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Sep 3rd, 8:00 PM

South Dakota

Kansas

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Sep 3rd, 9:00 PM

Northern Colorado

Colorado

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Sep 3rd, 9:00 PM

Michigan State +6 -110

Northwestern (10) -6 -110

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Sep 3rd, 9:00 PM

South Dakota State

Colorado State

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Sep 4th, 12:00 PM

Colgate

Boston College

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Sep 4th, 12:00 PM

Louisiana-Monroe +29.5 -110

Kentucky -29.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 12:00 PM

Army +3 -105

Georgia State -3 -105

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Sep 4th, 12:00 PM

Stanford -1.5 -110

Kansas State +1.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 12:00 PM

Holy Cross

UCONN

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Sep 4th, 12:00 PM

Oklahoma (6) -23 -110

Tulane +23 -110

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Sep 4th, 12:00 PM

Western Michigan +17.5 -110

Michigan -17.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 12:00 PM

Penn State +4.5 -110

Wisconsin -4.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 12:00 PM

Fordham

Nebraska

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Sep 4th, 2:00 PM

Fresno State +22 -110

Oregon -22 -110

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Sep 4th, 2:00 PM

Rice +20 -110

Arkansas -20 -110

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Sep 4th, 2:00 PM

Lafayette

Air Force

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Sep 4th, 3:30 PM

Alabama (1) -18 -110

Miami-FL (22) +18 -110

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Sep 4th, 3:30 PM

Miami-OH +23 -110

Cincinnati (8) -23 -110

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Sep 4th, 3:30 PM

Marshall -2.5 -110

Navy +2.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 3:30 PM

Indiana (12) +4.5 -110

Iowa (16) -4.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 3:30 PM

West Virginia -3.5 -110

Maryland +3.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 4:00 PM

Central Michigan +13 -110

Missouri -13 -110

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Sep 4th, 4:00 PM

LA Tech +26.5 -110

Mississippi State -26.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 4:00 PM

Massachusetts +37.5 -110

Pittsburgh -37.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 4:00 PM

Montana State

Wyoming

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Sep 4th, 4:30 PM

Northern Iowa

Iowa State (9)

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Sep 4th, 4:30 PM

Louisiana-Lafayette (15) +9.5 -110

Texas (19) -9.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 5:00 PM

San Jose State (24) +16 -110

USC (21) -16 -110

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Sep 4th, 6:00 PM

Campbell

Liberty (17)

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Sep 4th, 6:00 PM

Gardner-Webb

Georgia Southern

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Eastern Illinois

South Carolina

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Akron +36.5 -110

Auburn -36.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Southern University

Troy

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Missouri State

Oklahoma State (20)

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Monmouth-New Jersey

Middle Tennessee

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Baylor -13.5 -110

Texas State +13.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Syracuse -1 -110

Ohio +1 -110

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Central Arkansas

Arkansas State

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Norfolk State

Toledo

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Texas Tech -2.5 -110

Houston +2.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Nicholls State

Memphis

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Abilene Christian

SMU

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Sep 4th, 7:00 PM

Oregon State +7 -110

Purdue -7 -110

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Sep 4th, 7:30 PM

Georgia (7) +4 -110

Clemson (3) -4 -110

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Sep 4th, 7:30 PM

Florida Atlantic +25 -110

Florida (13) -25 -110

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Sep 4th, 7:30 PM

NIU +16.5 -110

Georgia Tech -16.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 7:30 PM

Northwestern State

North Texas

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Sep 4th, 7:30 PM

William & Mary

Virginia

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Sep 4th, 7:30 PM

UTSA +7 -105

Illinois -7 -105

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Sep 4th, 8:00 PM

Montana

Washington

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Sep 4th, 8:00 PM

East Tennessee State

Vanderbilt

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Sep 4th, 8:00 PM

Kent State +30 -110

Texas A&M (4) -30 -110

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Sep 4th, 8:00 PM

Southern Miss -1.5 -110

South Alabama +1.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 8:00 PM

Duquesne

TCU

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Sep 4th, 8:30 PM

LSU -4.5 -110

UCLA +4.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 9:00 PM

Bethune-Cookman

UTEP

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Sep 4th, 10:30 PM

Nevada +3.5 -110

California -3.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 10:30 PM

BYU (11) -11.5 -110

Arizona +11.5 -110

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Sep 4th, 10:30 PM

New Mexico State +30 -110

San Diego State -30 -110

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Sep 4th, 11:00 PM

Utah State +16.5 -110

Washington State -16.5 -110

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