Line moves can tell bettors where the smart money is going and, in this Covid-19 madness, it can also mean players are testing positive and won’t be available.
See all this week’s college football betting lines here and see our new matchup reports as well.
Week 4 college football line moves were led by the Kentucky Auburn game, where oddsmakers have moved the line six points. When the odds for the opening weekend for the SEC were first set Auburn was a 13.5-point favorite.
That line has shrunk considerably throughout the week and Auburn currently stands as a 7.5-point favorite. In their last five games against Kentucky Auburn is 4-1 straight up but only 2-2-1 ATS. (Kentucky Auburn Matchup Report)
Georgia State at Charlotte also swung 4.5 points before the game was cancelled due to the aforementioned Covid-19. When the line was first set, Charlotte was listed as a 1.5-point favorite. The current odds have Georgia State listed as a 3-point road favorite, a 4.5-point swing. In their last two games as a road favorite Georgia State is 0-2 ATS.
More SEC action, line moves
Two SEC matchups on the weekend schedule have seen the spread move by just a field goal.
In the Florida at Ole Miss matchup, Florida opened as a 10-point road favorite. Florida is currently listed as a 13-point favorite. You’ll find the same line move in Georgia at Arkansas. There Georgia began the week at -24.5. If you want to take Georgia now they’re at -27.5.
You can also find a 3.5-point line move in a pair of Big 12 matchups this weekend.
Texas will face Texas Tech this weekend and they opened as a 15.5-point road favorite. That spread has since climbed to -18. In their last 10 games against Texas Tech, Texas is 8-2 ATS and they’ve covered in four straight against them as a road favorite.
Oklahoma State hosts West Virginia this week in a game that opened with Oklahoma State listed as a 10-point favorite. The most recent line now has Oklahoma State listed at -6.5. Bettors may want to know Oklahoma State has won five straight both SU and ATS against West Virginia.