College Football Week 2 Betting Trends

College Football Week 2 Betting Trends

Week two of college football betting is a time for redemption, regrouping, refocusing and restating by you the bettor and for the teams that fell short of their expectations last week.

Though a single week of CFB betting doesn’t dictate how the entire year will go, we are able to make some early assessments of the top teams. Oddsmakers are already making adjustments and so should you. Read my college football week 2 betting trends to get back into the winning column. Click here for more CFB betting odds.

College Football Week 2 Betting Trends

Kansas State -12 | ML -450
Iowa State +12 | +360
Game Total: 56.5
When: Saturday, September 6, 12 PM ET
Stadium: Jack Trice Stadium

  • Kansas State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Iowa State.

  • Iowa State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas State.

Florida Atlantic +40 | ML +22500
Alabama -40 | ML -67500
Game Total: 50.5
When: Saturday, September 6, 12 PM ET
Stadium: Bryant Denny Stadium

  • Florida Atlantic lost 40-7 at Tuscaloosa in 2012 in these schools’ only previous meeting.
  • Alabama allowed 365 passing yards to West Virginia in week on, its third-most passing yards allowed in the Nick Saban era.

USC +3 | ML: +125
Stanford -3 | ML: -145
Game total: 54
When: Saturday, September 6, 3:30 PM ET
Stadium: Stanford Stadium

  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Southern Cal’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Stanford.
  • Since head coach David Shaw is at Stanford, the Cardinal leads the series 2-1 against USC.

Michigan State +12 | ML: +350
Oregon -12 | ML: -440
Game total: 56
When: Saturday, September 6, 6:30 PM ET
Stadium: Autzen Stadium

  • These schools haven’t met since Michigan State beat visiting Oregon 27-20 on Sept. 2, 1999, in East Lansing. The Ducks won 48-14 in Eugene the previous year.
  • Michigan State is the largest they have been underdog since 11/22/2008.

Michigan +3.5 | ML: +155
Notre Dame -3.5 | ML: -175
Game total: 56
When: Saturday, September 6, 6:30 PM ET
Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium

  • The series dates to 1899 and the Wolverines lead 19-15 after 36 games with one draw.
  • Michigan is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Notre Dame

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East Carolina +16.5 | ML +575
South Carolina -16.5 | ML -850
Game Total: 64.5
When: Saturday, September 6, 7 PM ET
Stadium: Williams-Brice Stadium

  • East Carolina is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games.
  • South Carolina is 21-1 SU in its last 22 games at home.

Virginia Tech +11 | +325
Ohio State -11 | -400
Game Total: 47
When: Saturday, September 6, 8 PM ET
Stadium: Ohio Stadium

  • Virginia Tech is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games on the road.
  • Ohio State is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home.

Several high-profile opening-week games left us with a losing feeling in week 1, I hope my college football betting trends for week 2 betting action will help you make smarter bets.