College Football Week 7 Betting Preview
Week 7 in college football boasts four Top 25 matchups, including a clash between the No. 7 Florida Gators and the No. 5 LSU Tigers.
At Bovada Sportsbook, the Tigers are a 12.5-point home favorite. LSU rolled over the Utah State Aggies 42-6 as a 27.5-point favorite last week to improve to 8-1 SU and 6-3 ATS in its last nine games. At home LSU is a dominant 12-1 SU and 8-5 ATS in the last 13.
Florida is 6-0 straight up and 3-2-1 ATS on the season after getting past the Auburn Tigers 24-13 as a 2.5-point underdog last week. Florida has won five straight on the road but as a road underdog is only 2-6 SU and 3-5 ATS in the last eight.
Last season Florida upset LSU 27-19 as a 1-point home underdog. The Gators are also 6-3-1 ATS in their last 10 road games vs the Tigers.
Longhorns 6-1 ATS in last 7 Red River Showdowns
In the Big 12 this weekend, the Red River Rivalry is reignited when the No. 6 Oklahoma Sooners take on the No. 11 Texas Longhorns as a 10.5-point favorite. This is a neutral-site game being played at the Cotton Bowl.
Oklahoma is 12-1 SU and 7-5-1 ATS in its last 13 games. Against opponents from the Big 12, the Sooners have won nine straight while going 4-4-1 ATS.
Texas is 8-2 SU and 6-4 ATS in its last 10 games. In the month of October, the Longhorns are 7-2 ATS in their last nine.
Last season Oklahoma defeated Texas 39-27 as a 9.5-point favorite. The Longhorns have been the right pick for bettors lately in this matchup at 6-1 ATS in their last seven vs Oklahoma.
Iowa has lost 7 of last 9 as home underdog
Moving on to the Big Ten, the No. 10 Penn State Nittany Lions visit the No. 17 Iowa Hawkeyes as a 3.5-point road favorite.
As a road favorite, Penn State has won six straight at 4-2 ATS. Overall the Nittany Lions are 8-1 SU and 5-4 ATS in their last nine.
Iowa is coming off a 10-3 loss to the Michigan Wolverines as a 4-point underdog. That snapped a seven-game winning streak during which the Hawkeyes were 4-3 ATS. As a home underdog, Iowa is 2-7 SU and 5-4 ATS in its last nine.
Penn State got past Iowa 30-24 as a 5.5-point favorite last season. The Nittany Lions have won five straight against Iowa at 4-1 ATS.
Crimson Tide favored by 17 points on road
Finally, in the SEC, the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide are a 17-point road favorite vs the No. 24 Texas A&M Aggies.
Alabama is 5-0 SU but only 2-3 ATS, which includes a 1-3 ATS mark in its last four. On the road, Alabama is 3-5 ATS in the last eight, all as a favorite.
Texas A&M is 7-2 SU and 6-3 ATS in its last nine. As a home underdog, the Aggies have lost nine straight at 3-5-1 ATS.
Last season Alabama beat Texas A&M 45-23 as a 24.5-point favorite. Overall the Crimson Tide have won six straight over the Aggies while going 3-3 ATS.