American Football

College Football Odds Week 8: Opening lines and sharp money – Covers

College football odds for Week 8 are on the betting board and already getting action, with the Big Ten finally joining the 2020 party. No. 5 Ohio State kicks off with a home game against Nebraska, while in the SEC, Alabama is a hefty favorite at Tennessee.

FanDuel Sportsbook provided insights on college football Week 8 opening lines, early line movement, sharp money and public betting for this week’s matchups. Covers will update this action report with college football sharp picks vs. public bets and line movement throughout the week.

These are the current College football Week 8 odds for the premier games on the schedule, as of October 19. Click on each matchup in the table below to get updated in-depth information on the opening lines, sharp money, public betting and odds movement as we get closer to kickoff.

Matchup Time Spread Over/Under
Illinois at (14) Wisconsin 8 p.m. ET Friday Wisconsin -20.5 51.5
(3) Notre Dame at Pittsburgh 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday Pittsburgh +9.5 42.5
(2) Alabama at Tennessee 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday Tennessee +22 66
(22) North Carolina State at (13) North Carolina Noon ET Saturday North Carolina -14.5 60
Syracuse at (1) Clemson Noon ET Saturday Clemson -46 61.5
(7) Penn State at Indiana 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday Indiana +6.5 62
Nebraska at (5) Ohio State Noon ET Saturday Ohio State -26 67.5
(10) Cincinnati at (16) Southern Methodist 9 p.m. ET Saturday SMU -2.5 56
(18) Iowa State at (6) Oklahoma State 3:30 p.m. Saturday Oklahoma State -2.5 51.5
(17) Michigan