College Football Odds: Opening Early Lines, Values Week 3

By Pete Fiutak

The early college football lines and odds are out for Week 3. Where are the values?


 Pete Fiutak @PeteFiutak

Here’s the weekly drill … before looking at the opening lines, I take a guess at what they might be. The goal is to see if there might be any massive disparities from the first knee-jerk thoughts – for whatever it might be worth.

College Football Week 3 Lines, September 16

Ohio at Louisiana
Fiu Early Guess: Louisiana -22
Actual Line: Louisiana -21.5

College Football Week 3 Lines, September 17

UCF at Louisville
Fiu Early Guess: UCF -4.5
Actual Line: UCF -9

Maryland at Illinois
Fiu Early Guess: Maryland -8
Actual Line: Maryland -8.5

College Football Week 3 Lines: September 18

Michigan State at Miami
Fiu Early Guess: Miami -2
Actual Line: Miami -6.5

Northern Illinois at Michigan
Fiu Early Guess: Michigan -28
Actual Line: Michigan -26

UConn at Army
Fiu Early Guess: Army -38
Actual Line: Army -33

Eastern Michigan at UMass
Fiu Early Guess: Eastern Michigan -14
Actual Line: Eastern Michigan -18

Boston College at Temple
Fiu Early Guess: Boston College -19
Actual Line: Boston College -16

Virginia Tech at West Virginia
Fiu Early Guess: Virginia Tech -5.5
Actual Line: West Virginia -3

Coastal Carolina at Buffalo
Fiu Early Guess: Coastal Carolina -8
Actual Line: Coastal Carolina -11

Western Michigan at Pitt
Fiu Early Guess: Pitt -17
Actual Line: Pitt -15

Nebraska at Oklahoma
Fiu Early Guess: Oklahoma -27.5
Actual Line: Oklahoma -22

Cincinnati at Indiana
Fiu Early Guess: Cincinnati -8
Actual Line: Cincinnati -3

New Mexico at Texas A&M
Fiu Early Guess: Texas A&M -31
Actual Line: Texas A&M -27

Minnesota at Colorado
Fiu Early Guess: Colorado -5
Actual Line: Colorado -3

Ball State at Wyoming
Fiu Early Guess: Wyoming -6.5
Actual Line: Wyoming -6

Nevada at Kansas State
Fiu Early Guess: Kansas State -3.5
Actual Line: Nevada -3

NEXT: More College Football Early Week 3 Line Predictions, Sept. 18

College Football Week 3 Lines: September 18

Purdue at Notre Dame
Fiu Early Guess: Notre Dame -8
Actual Line: Notre Dame -7.5

Georgia Tech at Clemson
Fiu Early Guess: Clemson -31
Actual Line: Clemson -29

USC at Washington State
Fiu Early Guess: USC -17
Actual Line: USC -10

Alabama at Florida
Fiu Early Guess: Alabama -13.5
Actual Line: Alabama -14.5

Florida State at Wake Forest
Fiu Early Guess: Wake Forest -6
Actual Line: Wake Forest -6.5

Kent State at Iowa
Fiu Early Guess: Iowa -25.5
Actual Line: Iowa -21

SMU at Louisiana Tech
Fiu Early Guess: SMU -5.5
Actual Line: SMU -15

Tulsa at Ohio State
Fiu Early Guess: Ohio State -25
Actual Line: Ohio State -26

Baylor at Kansas
Fiu Early Guess: Baylor -18
Actual Line: Baylor -17.5

Colorado State at Toledo
Fiu Early Guess: Toledo -11.5
Actual Line: Toledo -13

Northwestern at Duke
Fiu Early Guess: Northwestern -8.5
Actual Line: Northwestern -2

Georgia Southern at Arkansas
Fiu Early Guess: Arkansas -20
Actual Line: Arkansas -22

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Mississippi State at Memphis
Fiu Early Guess: Mississippi State -3
Actual Line: Mississippi State -3

Arkansas State at Washington
Fiu Early Guess: Washington -13
Actual Line: Washington -15

Middle Tennessee at UTSA
Fiu Early Guess: UTSA -15.5
Actual Line: UTSA -13

Old Dominion at Liberty
Fiu Early Guess: Liberty -23
Actual Line: Liberty -25

East Carolina at Marshall
Fiu Early Guess: Marshall -7.5
Actual Line: Marshall -9

Troy at Southern Miss
Fiu Early Guess: Troy -8
Actual Line: Troy -9

NEXT: More College Football Early Week 3 Line Predictions, Sept. 18

College Football Week 3 Lines: September 18

FIU at Texas Tech
Fiu Early Guess: Texas Tech -27
Actual Line: Texas Tech -21

Charlotte at Georgia State
Fiu Early Guess: Charlotte -2
Actual Line: Georgia State -2

Utah at San Diego State
Fiu Early Guess: Utah -13
Actual Line: Utah -7

South Carolina at Georgia
Fiu Early Guess: Georgia -29
Actual Line: Georgia -32

Auburn at Penn State
Fiu Early Guess: Penn State -8
Actual Line: Penn State -6.5

Utah State at Air Force
Fiu Early Guess: Air Force -9
Actual Line: Air Force -9

Virginia at North Carolina
Fiu Early Guess: North Carolina -6.5
Actual Line: North Carolina -9

Central Michigan at LSU
Fiu Early Guess: LSU -19.5
Actual Line: LSU -21

UAB at North Texas
Fiu Early Guess: UAB -20
Actual Line: UAB -14

Stanford at Vanderbilt
Fiu Early Guess: Stanford -15
Actual Line: Stanford -10.5

Rice at Texas
Fiu Early Guess: Texas -27
Actual Line: Texas -24.5

Tulane at Ole Miss
Fiu Early Guess: Ole Miss -15
Actual Line: Ole Miss -15

Oklahoma State at Boise State
Fiu Early Guess: Boise State -7.5
Actual Line: Boise State -5

Arizona State at BYU
Fiu Early Guess: BYU -2
Actual Line: Arizona State -2

Iowa State at UNLV
Fiu Early Guess: Iowa State -29
Actual Line: Iowa State -30

Fresno State at UCLA
Fiu Early Guess: UCLA -10
Actual Line: UCLA -10

San Jose State at Hawaii
Fiu Early Guess: San Jose State -4
Actual Line: San Jose State -6.5


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