Oct 16, 2021; Austin, Texas, USA; Texas Longhorns running back Bijan Robinson (5) runs for yardage in the red zone in the first half of the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports

College Week 8 betting preview

Old rivals renew acquaintances this weekend when the Notre Dame Fighting Irish play host to the USC Trojans.

USC Trojans at Notre Dame Fighting Irish (-7/58) – Matchup Report

Both sides in this matchup are coming off their bye week. Last time out Notre Dame edged Virginia Tech 32-29 as a 1-point underdog. At home Notre Dame is 26-1 straight up and 15-12 against the spread in their last 27 games.

USC’s last game was a 42-26 loss to Utah as a 3-point favorite. As an underdog the Trojans are 1-9 SU and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.

Notre Dame has won three straight in this matchup while going 2-1 ATS. In their last eight versus USC, Notre Dame is 6-2 SU and 4-4 ATS.

Oklahoma State Cowboys at Iowa State Cyclones (-7/47) – Matchup Report

The Cowboys are undefeated this season at 6-0 and they’re 4-2 ATS following last week’s 32-24 win over Texas as a 3.5-point underdog. Oklahoma State has won eight in a row overall at 6-2 ATS, and as an underdog they’re 11-2 ATS in their last 13.

Iowa State is 4-2 SU and 3-3 ATS this season and are coming off a 33-20 win over Kansas State as a 6.5-point favorite. The Cyclones are 8-4 ATS in their last 12, and when favored they’re 12-2 SU and 9-5 ATS in their last 14 games.

Tennessee Volunteers at Alabama Crimson Tide (-24.5/57.5) – Matchup Report

Alabama returned to their winning ways last week by crushing Mississippi State 49-9 as a 17.5-point favorite. When favored at the Crimson Tide are 12-0 SU and a solid 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games.

Tennessee is 4-3 SU and 3-4 ATS this season following last week’s 31-26 loss to Ole Miss as a 1-point underdog. As an underdog the Volunteers are 1-8 SU and 2-7 ATS in their last nine.

This matchup has been all Alabama for more than a decade as the Crimson Tide has won 14 straight against the Volunteers while going 10-4 ATS.

Week 7 Bets

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Upcoming Games

Dec 11th, 3:00 PM

Army -8 -110

Navy +8 -110

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Dec 17th, 12:00 PM

Toledo -7 -107

Middle Tennessee +7 -107

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Dec 17th, 6:00 PM

Coastal Carolina -7.5 -115

NIU +7.5 -115

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Dec 18th, 11:00 AM

Appalachian State -3 -107

WKU +3 -107

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Dec 18th, 2:15 PM

Fresno State -15 -120

UTEP +15 -120

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Dec 18th, 3:30 PM

BYU (12) -8.5 -107

UAB +8.5 -107

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Dec 18th, 5:45 PM

Eastern Michigan +7 -107

Liberty -7 -107

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Dec 18th, 7:30 PM

Oregon State -6.5 -107

Utah State +6.5 -107

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Dec 18th, 9:15 PM

Marshall +6 -107

Louisiana-Lafayette (20) -6 -107

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