The Western Michigan Broncos are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games as an underdog of two touchdowns or more against Big Ten opponents. The Broncos will be in the role of a big underdog this Saturday visiting the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Ohio State is a 28.5-point home favorite on Saturday at online sportsbook 5Dimes. Bettors seem to be undeterred by the Buckeyes’ offensive struggles and failure to cover the spread in their last two games as big home favorites this season, betting this line down from Ohio State -27 to -28.5.
The Buckeyes are 2-5 ATS in their last seven games as a favorite of 28 points or more according to the OddsShark College Football Database.
UCLA is a Road Favorite against Arizona
Off to a 3-0 SU and 2-1 ATS start to the season, the UCLA Bruins have climbed into the Top 10 of the AP Poll at No. 9 heading into this week’s action. The Bruins begin conference play as a 3-point road favorite over the Arizona Wildcats, who are also off to a 3-0 SU and ATS start in out of conference play.
Arizona is averaging 54.3 points per game through its first three games while UCLA is allowing only 14 PPG.
The Arkansas Razorbacks are off to a nightmare start in 2015, losing at home to Toledo 16-12 as a 23-point favorite and then to Texas Tech 35-24 as a 9.5-point favorite. This week, Arkansas will be tasked with taking on the red-hot Texas A&M Aggies.
The Razorbacks opened as a 3.5-point home underdog but are all the way up to -7 at BetOnline as bettors are clearly comfortable fading Arkansas. The Aggies are 3-0 SU and 2-1 ATS this season and averaging 46 PPG.
spartans Big chalk vs Central Michigan
The Michigan State Spartans are up to No. 2 in the AP Poll and even earned seven first place votes this week after Ohio State’s shaky performance and Alabama’s outright loss.
The Spartans opened as a 28.5-point home favorite against the Central Michigan Chippewas, but are currently going off at -27 for Saturday. Michigan State is 2-0 SU and ATS in its last two games against the Chippewas, winning those two games by a combined score of 86-14.