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Vegas Releases Betting Lines For Week 1's Biggest Games

Here are the initial betting lines for college football's top Week 1 games.

ESPN released today the kickoff times and TV channels for some of college football's biggest Week 1 games.

You can view them here.

We now have initial point spreads for these games.

South Point sports book released their initial betting lines for Week 1's games on Brent Musburger's VSiN show, My Guys in the Desert.

Here are the betting lines, from VSiN:

The South Point’s opening lines (home team in CAPS):
Saturday, Aug. 26
COLORADO STATE -2 Oregon State
Hawaii -1 MASSACHUSETTS
South Florida -25 SAN JOSE STATE
Stanford -38 Rice @Sydney, Australia

Thursday, Aug. 31
Ohio State -21 INDIANA
MINNESOTA -31 Buffalo
MEMPHIS -23 Louisiana-Monroe
ARIZONA STATE -26 New Mexico State

Friday, Sept. 1
EASTERN MICHIGAN -12.5 Charlotte
Washington -33 RUTGERS
Navy -21 FLORIDA ATLANTIC
WISCONSIN -37 Utah State
NORTHERN ILLINOIS -2 Boston College
Colorado Off Colorado State @Denver

Saturday, Sept. 2
MICHIGAN STATE -18 Bowling Green
IOWA -11.5 Wyoming
Miami (Ohio) -8.5 MARSHALL
CLEMSON -40 Kent State
Massachusetts Off COASTAL CAROLINA
PENN STATE -39 Akron
Louisville -27 Purdue @Indianapolis
NEBRASKA -19 Arkansas State
CENTRAL FLORIDA -21 Florida International
NORTHWESTERN -28 Nevada
ILLINOIS -11 Ball State
OKLAHOMA -48 Texas-El Paso
NORTH CAROLINA -14 California
MISSISSIPPI -22.5 South Alabama
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA -19 Western Michigan
Louisiana State -8 Brigham Young @Houston
TEXAS -23 Maryland
NOTRE DAME -11 Temple
AUBURN -36 Georgia Southern
GEORGIA -11 Appalachian State
Kentucky -13.5 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
Houston -17 TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO
North Carolina State -8 South Carolina @Charlotte
OKLAHOMA STATE -10 Tulsa
Michigan -3 Florida @Arlington, Texas
Vanderbilt -10.5 MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Alabama -4 Florida State @Atlanta
BOISE STATE -5 Troy

Sunday, Sept. 3
Virginia Tech -5 West Virginia @Landover, Md.
UCLA -4 Texas A&M

Monday, Sept. 4
Tennessee -3 Georgia Tech @Atlanta

The notable spreads for the week's biggest games:

  • Alabama is a 4-point favorite vs. Florida State
  • Michigan is a 3-point favorite vs. Florida
  • Ohio State is a 21-point favorite vs. Indiana

Week 1 can't get here fast enough.