College Football Week 13 Odds Preview
It’s rivalry weekend in college football, which means the Ohio State Buckeyes and Michigan Wolverines face off in The Game.
At Bovada Sportsbook, the Buckeyes are 8.5-point road favorites. Last week, Ohio State crushed the Michigan State Spartans 56-7 as a 19.5-point favorite. That was the Buckeyes’ ninth straight win during which they’re 6-3 against the spread. On the road, Ohio State has won 13 straight with a 9-3-1 ATS record, all as the favorite.
Michigan rolled over the Maryland Terrapins 59-18 as a 16-point favorite last week to improve to 6-1 ATS in its last seven and 9-2 ATS this season. At home, the Wolverines have won six straight at 5-1 ATS, but as a home underdog they’ve lost nine of their last 10 while going 3-7 ATS.
Last season, Ohio State defeated Michigan 56-27 as a 9-point favorite. In this matchup, Ohio State has won eight straight while going 4-4 ATS, and the Buckeyes are 15-1 SU and 11-5 ATS in the last 16.
Alabama big road favorite over Auburn in Iron Bowl
In this year’s Iron Bowl, the Alabama Crimson Tide visit the Auburn Tigers as 19.5-point road favorites.
Alabama has won five straight at 3-2 ATS following last week’s 42-35 win over the Arkansas Razorbacks as a 20.5-point favorite. On the road, the Crimson Tide are 7-1 SU and 4-4 ATS in their last eight, all as the favorite.
Auburn is coming off a 21-17 loss to the South Carolina Gamecocks as a 7-point favorite. That was the Tigers’ third straight loss both straight up and ATS. As a home underdog, the Tigers are 4-7 SU and 5-5-1 ATS in their last 11 games.
Last season, Alabama defeated Auburn 42-13 as a 24.5-point home favorite. At home to the Crimson Tide, the Tigers are 3-1 SU and ATS in their last four, and 6-2 ATS in their last eight.
Cowboys have covered spread in 9 straight games
In the Big 12, bettors could get a championship game preview this week when the Oklahoma State Cowboys host the Oklahoma Sooners as 4-point favorites. The Cowboys have already booked their spot in the conference title game and the Sooners would join them with a win this weekend.
The Cowboys are 10-1 SU and 9-2 ATS after blanking the Texas Tech Red Raiders 23-0 as 10-point favorites last week. That was the Cowboys’ ninth straight win ATS. At home, they’re 10-1 SU but only 6-5 ATS in their last 11.
The Sooners are 10-1 SU and 5-6 ATS and are coming off a 28-21 win over the Iowa State Cyclones as 3-point favorites. On the road, the Sooners have lost three straight ATS, but as an underdog they’re 7-3 ATS in their last 10.
Last season, Oklahoma defeated Oklahoma State 41-13 as a 7-point favorite. In this matchup, the Sooners have won six straight with a 5-1 ATS record.