College Football Week 6 Betting Odds Preview
A top-five matchup highlights the Week 6 college football schedule as the No. 4 Penn State Nittany Lions visit the No. 3 Iowa Hawkeyes in a Big Ten battle.
At Bovada Sportsbook, Iowa is a 2-point favorite. The Hawkeyes remain undefeated on the season at 5-0 with a 4-1 record against the spread after blowing out the Maryland Terrapins 51-14 as a 3-point favorite last week. Overall, Iowa has won 11 straight at 9-2 ATS and when favored has won nine in a row at 7-2 ATS.
Penn State is also 5-0 straight up and 4-1 ATS this season following a 24-0 shutout of the Indiana Hoosiers as a 12.5-point favorite last week. The Nittany Lions have won nine straight at 8-1 ATS, but as an underdog they’re 2-7 SU and 6-3 ATS in their last nine.
Last season, Iowa defeated Penn State 41-21 as a 1-point favorite. Before that loss, Penn State had won its last six against Iowa while going 5-1 ATS.
Sooners, Longhorns renew rivalry in Dallas
Also on tap this weekend, the Red River Rivalry will be renewed when the No. 6 Oklahoma Sooners face the No. 21 Texas Longhorns as a 3.5-point favorite. This is a neutral-site game being played at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas.
Oklahoma is 5-0 SU but only 1-4 ATS this season following last week’s 37-31 win over the Kansas State Wildcats as a 12.5-point favorite. When favored, the Sooners have won 13 straight with an 8-5 ATS record.
Texas is 4-1 SU and ATS this season after defeating the TCU Horned Frogs 32-27 as a 4-point favorite last week. The Longhorns are 6-1 ATS in their last seven, but as an underdog they’re 2-7 SU and 4-5 ATS in their last nine.
Last season, Oklahoma defeated Texas 53-45 as a 3-point favorite. Oklahoma is 5-1 SU and 2-4 ATS in its last six vs Texas and 2-7 ATS in their last nine.
No. 1 Tide big road favorite at Texas A&M
In the SEC this weekend, the No. 1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide visit the Texas A&M Aggies as an 18-point road favorite.
Alabama improved to 5-0 SU and 3-2 ATS last week with a 42-21 win over the Ole Miss Rebels as a 15-point favorite. Alabama has won 19 straight at 13-6 ATS, and on the road the Tide are 13-1 SU and 8-6 ATS in their last 14.
Texas A&M has dropped two straight, both as the favorite, following last week’s 26-22 loss to the Mississippi State Bulldogs as a 7-point favorite. As a home underdog, the Bulldogs are 1-10 SU and 4-6-1 ATS in their last 11.
Last season, Alabama defeated Texas A&M 52-24 as an 18-point favorite. Overall, the Crimson Tide have won eight straight vs the Bulldogs at 5-3 ATS.