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Each week we will provide trends for the top ten teams in college football. Some trends will be team specific and others situational. Our database goes back to 2005, the trends include all games in that time frame unless otherwise mentioned.
No. 1 Alabama vs. Western Kentucky
Alabama is 28.5 point favorites in home opener over Western Kentucky.
No. 2 Clemson vs. Troy
After a close game against Auburn, Clemson (-36 points) should have an easier go of it against Troy.
No. 3 Florida State vs. Charleston Southern
The Noles had to rally to beat Ole Miss but likely won’t need the same effort against Charleston Southern. No line currently for this game.
No. 4 Ohio State vs. Tulsa
After scoring 77 points in its season opener, Ohio State is favored by 29 points against Tulsa.
No. 5 Michigan vs. UCF
No. 6 Houston vs. Lamar
After a playoff-worthy showing against Oklahoma, Houston gets a step-down in competition when the Cougars host Lamar. No line currently for this game.
No. 7 Stanford
The Cardinal are on a bye this week before hosting USC on September 17th.
No. 8 Washington vs. Idaho
The Huskies (-36.5 points) get another tune-up game when Idaho comes to Seattle.
No. 9 Georgia vs. Nicholls
There is currently no line for this game. Georgia gets a home game against Nicholls State before the start of SEC play.
No. 10 Wisconsin vs. Akron
Will the Badgers have a hangover after defeating No. 5 LSU? Wisconsin is 25 point favorites over Akron.