The top college football teams in the country are covering at an 81 percent rate halfway into the season. There are many theories being tossed around as to why they’re having so much ATS success, but the idea that these teams are all trying to “run up the score” is one that I’m failing to understand.
By the way, that Wisconsin score in the photo above is from 2010, not 2011. The Badgers haven’t scored more than 60 so far this season and have routinely let off the gas late in games, just like every other team.
Sportsbook.com released its updated odds for Games of the Year on Tuesday, and there have been plenty of line moves, including a handful in big-time, marquee games.
Some of the biggest moves can be found within the Pac-12, including Oregon, who has gone from a 14-point favorite to a 28.5-point favorite in its matchup against Oregon State. Also, Stanford is now a 9.5-point favorite at USC after being listed at -1 back in late August.