The Buckeyes jumped LSU in the latest rankings, and the guys who set lines for a living apparently agree with the movement.
On Wednesday morning, SportsBetting posted spreads for eight potential CFP matchups.
Perhaps the most interesting angle in these odds is that Clemson, the third-ranked CFP team, is favored against both Ohio State and LSU. Also, an Alabama and LSU rematch is listed as a pick ’em.
These spreads reflect neutral field matchups in a College Football Playoff game. Current odds at bottom of page:
LSU vs. Ohio State (-3.5)
LSU vs. Clemson (-4.5)
LSU vs. Alabama (PK)
Ohio State vs. Clemson (-1)
Alabama vs. Ohio State (-3.5)
Georgia vs. Ohio State (-7.5)
Georgia vs. LSU (-3)
Georgia vs. Alabama (-3.5)
In the marquee college games this week, Alabama is holding steady as a 3.5-point favorite at Auburn. The spread moved to -4 initially after opening, but has been bet back down to -3.5.
Ohio State is currently a 9-point favorite at Michigan, despite failing to cover the spread against Penn State last Saturday. This week’s spread surfaced at -8.5 and quickly moved to -9. OffshoreInsiders.com is the place to go to beat SportsBetting lines