College Football Odds and Spreads for Week 9 Games
By David Hayes
It's hard to believe that we're already heading into Week 9 of the 2019 college football season, but No. 16 SMU and Houston kicks off this week's slate in 24 hours.
As we take a look at betting lines on the Week 9 docket, there are plenty of games with large points spreads and over/under totals, as well as game lines that are less than a field goal, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
College Football Week 9 Odds & Spreads
This weekend's biggest games include three top-20 showdowns taking place across the country. No. 13 Wisconsin and No. 3 Ohio State kick off Saturday's marquee matchups at 12 p.m. EST with the Badgers hitting the road as 14-point underdogs against the Buckeyes.
Heading south for the 3:30 p.m. EST slot, No. 11 Auburn faces No. 2 LSU in Baton Rouge's Death Valley with the the home team favored by 10.5 points. This Saturday's 7:30 p.m. EST primetime matchup features one of college football's most classic rivalries, as the No. 19 Michigan looks to rebound from last week's loss to No. 7 Penn State and fend off No. 8 Notre Dame as 1-point home underdogs in Ann Arbor.
Biggest Spread in College Football Week 9
This week's largest spread comes to us from Clemson, South Carolina, as the No. 4 Clemson Tigers host a 33.5-point underdog Boston College team in Memorial Stadium at 7:30 p.m. EST this Saturday evening. As for the closest projected bouts of the weekend, the aforementioned Notre Dame vs. Michigan game has a single-point spread.
Week 9's highest over/under total comes at a whopping 70.5 points in Saturday's showdown between Hawaii and New Mexico. On the opposite end of the scoring spectrum, the lowest over/under of the week is 37.5 points, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, with No. 20 Iowa taking on Northwestern and California battling No. 12 Utah.
With a good few days left before the majority of these contests kick off, these lines are bound to move in one direction or the other before Saturday.
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