Biggest Line Movers of College Football Week 10

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Gerry Bohanon #11 of the Baylor Bears. Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

The College Football Playoff rankings came out for the first time last week and needless to say, people were upset and unhappy with how it all went down. This week, there are plenty of big games that can shape up the race for the CFP in the near future.

Knowing this, lines have shifted at the top-rated sportsbooks and bets have been placed reflecting some of the conflicts regarding the College Football Playoff. Here are a few big line movements for your college football picks for this week.

SMU Mustangs -4.5  (-110)

Opened -6 (-110)
Currently -4 (-110)

SMU opened as a six-point favorite but have since dropped to a four-point favorite. SMU is 7-1 on the year but they really haven’t been getting much love this year. The Mustangs lost their first game of the season to Houston by just one possession.

SMU is currently not in the Top 25 and is likely the third-best team in the American Conference with Cincinnati and Houston undefeated in conference play.

On the other hand, Memphis is just 4-4 with one win in their last five games. However, with Memphis at home and going up against an SMU team coming off a loss, bettors are going against SMU here.

Baylor Bears -6.5 (-110)

Opened -5 (-110)
Currently -6.5 (-110)

Right now, you can find Baylor as high as a 7-point favorite against TCU this weekend at the NCAAF odds. Baylor is 7-1 on the season with just one loss to Oklahoma State all season long. Coming off a big win against Texas last week, bettors are starting to believe in what Baylor has to offer.

This team has the potential to knock out the Oklahoma teams and win the Big 12 this season. Going up against a 3-5 TCU team has people wondering why the line is so low.

TCU has lost four of their last five and three straight against teams like Kansas State and West Virginia. They also lost to Oklahoma by giving up 52 points.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers +1 (-110)

Opened -3 (-110)
Currently +1 (-110)

Kentucky has lost two straight games and most recently looked terrible in their loss to Mississippi State. Because of that, bettors are starting to bet Tennessee heavily, despite this game being played in Lexington.

Tennessee has had such a better year than in years past. Having a new coaching staff has done wonders and they’ve found a reliable quarterback in Hendon Hooker.

With that said, Kentucky has a much better defense in this matchup. They just struggled badly in their last game against Mississippi State and, of course, struggled against Georgia, like any team will this season.

This will absolutely be a close game, however, I still like Kentucky at home. Now as underdogs, it’s hard to pass up Kentucky in this spot.

At the end of the day, Tennessee has the better offense and if they’re able to take a little out of the Mississippi State playbook, they’ll be perfectly fine in the passing game. Kentucky just wasn’t prepared for Mississippi State to run the football as much as they did last week.

Preparation will be much better for Kentucky and lets’ not forget that Tennessee has also lost three of their last five games with the two wins coming against Missouri and South Carolina, which is the bottom of the conference.