College Football Against the Spread Records for 2021

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Andrew Doughty @DoughtyBetMGM Dec 23, 2021, 7:36 PM

From 2011-20, Michigan covered the spread in approximately 50 percent of their regular-season games (56-57-1). They covered in 83 percent of their regular-season games (10-2) in 2021, doing so by an average of 9.3 points per game. Both marks were the best in college football betting this season.

In covering against Ohio State in Week 13, the Wolverines improved 6-1 against the spread at home, tied with Baylor and Texas A&M for the best home ATS record. Only Oregon State (6-0) was better at home. And in covering against Iowa in the Big Ten Championship, Michigan is 11-2 ATS overall, the best record in the country.

Here are the 100 college football teams with the best records against the spread after conference championship weekend:

TeamATS RecordHome ATSAway ATS
Michigan11-2-06-1-04-1-0
Pittsburgh10-3-04-3-05-0-0
North Texas9-3-04-2-05-1-0
Notre Dame9-3-05-2-03-1-0
Oklahoma State9-3-14-2-15-0-0
Old Dominion9-3-05-1-04-2-0
Michigan State8-3-14-1-14-2-0
Nevada8-3-13-2-15-1-0
UAB8-3-12-2-15-1-0
Baylor9-4-06-1-02-3-0
UTSA9-4-04-3-05-1-0
Utah State9-4-03-3-06-1-0
Western Kentucky9-4-05-1-04-3-0
Bowling Green8-4-03-3-05-1-0
Fresno State8-4-03-3-05-1-0
Georgia State8-4-03-3-05-1-0
Kentucky8-4-05-2-03-2-0
Northern Illinois8-4-13-2-14-2-0
Syracuse8-4-05-2-03-2-0
Toledo8-4-03-3-05-1-0
UCLA8-4-04-3-04-1-0
UNLV8-4-04-2-04-2-0
Wash State8-4-04-3-04-1-0
Air Force7-4-13-3-04-0-1
Arkansas7-4-14-3-02-1-1
East Carolina7-4-13-2-14-1-0
Illinois7-4-13-3-14-1-0
Minnesota7-4-13-3-14-1-0
Mississippi7-4-14-2-12-2-0
Navy7-4-04-2-03-2-0
App State8-5-03-3-04-2-0
Cincinnati8-5-05-2-03-3-0
Georgia8-5-02-4-04-0-0
Boise State7-5-02-4-05-1-0
California7-5-03-3-04-2-0
Central Michigan7-5-04-2-03-3-0
Mississippi State7-5-03-4-04-1-0
New Mexico State7-5-02-3-05-2-0
NC State7-5-05-2-02-3-0
Nebraska7-5-04-3-03-2-0
Oregon State7-5-06-0-01-5-0
Penn State7-5-04-3-03-2-0
Purdue7-5-03-3-03-2-0
South Florida7-5-05-1-02-4-0
Texas A&M7-5-06-1-01-2-0
Texas State7-5-04-2-03-3-0
Tulsa7-5-02-4-05-1-0
UTEP7-5-04-2-03-3-0
Virginia7-5-04-3-03-2-0
Army6-5-02-4-03-1-0
Kansas State6-5-14-3-01-2-1
Ohio State6-5-14-3-02-2-1
Texas Tech6-5-12-3-13-2-0
Alabama7-6-04-3-01-3-0
Houston7-6-03-2-04-3-0
Iowa7-6-04-3-03-2-0
Arizona6-6-03-3-02-3-0
Arkansas State6-6-03-3-03-3-0
Auburn6-6-04-3-02-3-0
Boston College6-6-03-3-03-3-0
Coastal Carolina6-6-04-3-02-3-0
Colorado6-6-03-3-02-3-0
UConn6-6-03-3-03-3-0
Florida State6-6-03-4-03-2-0
GA Southern6-6-03-3-03-3-0
Liberty6-6-04-2-02-4-0
Louisville6-6-03-4-03-1-0
Marshall6-6-01-5-05-1-0
Miami (FL)6-6-03-4-03-1-0
Middle Tennessee6-6-04-1-02-5-0
Rutgers6-6-02-4-04-2-0
SMU6-6-05-1-01-5-0
San Diego State6-6-14-4-02-2-1
Tulane6-6-03-3-03-3-0
Vanderbilt6-6-02-5-04-1-0
West Virginia6-6-04-2-02-4-0
Wisconsin6-6-03-4-03-1-0
Kent State6-7-04-1-02-5-0
Louisiana6-7-04-3-02-4-0
Utah6-7-03-3-02-4-0
Wake Forest6-7-03-3-03-3-0
Charlotte5-6-14-2-01-4-1
UL Monroe5-6-13-2-12-4-0
LSU5-6-13-3-12-3-0
Oklahoma5-6-14-3-00-3-1
South Carolina5-6-14-3-01-3-1
Western Michigan5-6-13-3-02-3-1
Akron5-7-02-4-03-3-0
Arizona State5-7-04-3-01-4-0
BYU5-7-04-2-01-4-0
Eastern Michigan5-7-03-3-02-4-0
Hawaii5-7-13-2-12-5-0
Iowa State5-7-03-3-02-4-0
Miami (OH)5-7-03-2-02-5-0
North Carolina5-7-04-3-01-3-0
Ohio5-7-02-4-03-3-0
South Alabama5-7-05-1-00-6-0
San Jose State5-7-03-3-02-4-0
Tennessee5-7-03-5-02-2-0

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