How To Bet on Week 1 College Football Odds at the Sportsbook

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Ohio State running back TreVeyon Henderson plays against Purdue during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. (
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BetMGM @BETMGM Jul 05, 2022, 11:48 AM

Week 1 of the 2022 college football season begins with six games scheduled for 7 p.m. ET kickoffs on Thursday, Sept. 1, including West Virginia at Pittsburgh in the first Backyard Brawl since 2011, and it ends with Clemson facing Georgia Tech at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Monday, Sept. 5.

Those are two of 83 FBS games scheduled for Week 1, all of which will be available to bet on at the online sportsbook.

How To Bet on Week 1 College Football Odds

Weekly college football betting for the 2022 season begins with Week 0 odds on Saturday, Aug. 22, and continues with those 83 games over a five-day period over Labor Day weekend. It’s the first opportunity to select spreads, over/under totals, moneylines, and more from dozens of games.

Whether you want to bet on Purdue to cover the spread against Penn State as a home underdog on Thursday night, predict a moneyline upset like Oregon over Georgia or Cincinnati over Arkansas, or build a parlay with Big Ten games, there are a variety of Week 1 college football odds for everyone.

To view updated odds, visit the BetMGM sportsbook, and navigate to college football odds.

You can see all available matchups, including Oregon-Georgia, scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff in Atlanta, and Notre Dame-Ohio State, scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff in Columbus. 

If you’re a first-time bettor, check out our betting guide for how to read college football odds.

Week 1 College Football Schedule

Thurs., Sept. 1St. Francis (PA) vs. AkronAkron, OH
Thurs., Sept. 1Ball State vs. TennesseeKnoxville, TN
Thurs., Sept. 1West Virginia vs. PittsburghPittsburgh, PA
Thurs., Sept. 1South Carolina State vs. UCFOrlando, FL
Thurs., Sept. 1Central Michigan vs. Oklahoma StateStillwater, OK
Thurs., Sept. 1Bryant vs. Florida InternationalMiami, FL
Thurs., Sept. 1Long Island University vs. ToledoToledo, OH
Thurs., Sept. 1VMI vs. Wake ForestWinston-Salem, NC
Thurs., Sept. 1Penn State vs. PurdueWest Lafayette, IN
Thurs., Sept. 1Eastern Illinois vs. Northern IllinoisDeKalb, IL
Thurs., Sept. 1Alabama A&M vs. UABBirmingham, AL
Thurs., Sept. 1Louisiana Tech vs. MissouriColumbia, MO
Thurs., Sept. 1New Mexico State vs. MinnesotaMinneapolis, MN
Thurs., Sept. 1Northern Arizona vs. Arizona StateTempe, AZ
Thurs., Sept. 1Cal Poly vs. Fresno StateFresno, CA
Thurs., Sept. 1Portland State vs. San José StateSan Jose, CA
Fri., Sept. 2Eastern Kentucky vs. Eastern MichiganYpsilanti, MI
Fri., Sept. 2Western Michigan vs. Michigan StateEast Lansing, MI
Fri., Sept. 2Virginia Tech vs. Old DominionNorfolk, VA
Fri., Sept. 2William & Mary vs. CharlotteCharlotte, NC
Fri., Sept. 2Temple vs. DukeDurham, NC
Fri., Sept. 2Tennessee Tech vs. KansasLawrence, KS
Fri., Sept. 2Illinois vs. IndianaBloomington, IN
Fri., Sept. 2TCU vs. ColoradoBoulder, CO
Sat., Sept. 3Northern Iowa vs. Air ForceUsaf Academy, CO
Sat., Sept. 3Maine vs. New MexicoAlbuquerque, NM
Sat., Sept. 3Texas State vs. NevadaReno, NV
Sat., Sept. 3Western Kentucky vs. Hawai'iHonolulu, HI
Sat., Sept. 3Sam Houston vs. Texas A&MCollege Station, TX
Sat., Sept. 3Central Connecticut vs. UConnEast Hartford, CT
Sat., Sept. 3South Dakota State vs. IowaIowa City, IA
Sat., Sept. 3Buffalo vs. MarylandCollege Park, MD
Sat., Sept. 3Colorado State vs. MichiganAnn Arbor, MI
Sat., Sept. 3Rutgers vs. Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA
Sat., Sept. 3North Carolina vs. Appalachian StateBoone, NC
Sat., Sept. 3NC State vs. East CarolinaGreenville, NC
Sat., Sept. 3Delaware vs. NavyAnnapolis, MD
Sat., Sept. 3Richmond vs. VirginiaCharlottesville, VA
Sat., Sept. 3Southeast Missouri State vs. Iowa StateAmes, IA
Sat., Sept. 3Bowling Green vs. UCLAPasadena, CA
Sat., Sept. 3Cincinnati vs. ArkansasFayetteville, AR
Sat., Sept. 3Oregon vs. GeorgiaAtlanta, GA
Sat., Sept. 3Arizona vs. San Diego StateSan Diego, CA
Sat., Sept. 3North Dakota vs. NebraskaLincoln, NE
Sat., Sept. 3Bethune-Cookman vs. MiamiMiami Gardens, FL
Sat., Sept. 3Norfolk State vs. MarshallHuntington, WV
Sat., Sept. 3Tulsa vs. WyomingLaramie, WY
Sat., Sept. 3UTEP vs. OklahomaNorman, OK
Sat., Sept. 3Houston vs. UTSASan Antonio, TX
Sat., Sept. 3Troy vs. Ole MissOxford, MS
Sat., Sept. 3UC Davis vs. CaliforniaBerkeley, CA
Sat., Sept. 3BYU vs. South FloridaTampa, FL
Sat., Sept. 3Nicholls vs. South AlabamaMobile, AL
Sat., Sept. 3Morgan State vs. Georgia SouthernStatesboro, GA
Sat., Sept. 3Florida Atlantic vs. OhioAthens, OH
Sat., Sept. 3Middle Tennessee vs. James MadisonHarrisonburg, VA
Sat., Sept. 3Rice vs. USCLos Angeles, CA
Sat., Sept. 3Mercer vs. AuburnAuburn, AL
Sat., Sept. 3Utah vs. FloridaGainesville, FL
Sat., Sept. 3Miami (OH) vs. KentuckyLexington, KY
Sat., Sept. 3Elon vs. VanderbiltNashville, TN
Sat., Sept. 3South Dakota vs. Kansas StateManhattan, KS
Sat., Sept. 3Army vs. Coastal CarolinaConway, SC
Sat., Sept. 3Liberty vs. Southern MissHattiesburg, MS
Sat., Sept. 3Illinois State vs. WisconsinMadison, WI
Sat., Sept. 3UMass vs. TulaneNew Orleans, LA
Sat., Sept. 3SE Louisiana vs. LouisianaLafayette, LA
Sat., Sept. 3Albany vs. BaylorWaco, TX
Sat., Sept. 3Grambling vs. Arkansas StateJonesboro, AR
Sat., Sept. 3Utah State vs. AlabamaTuscaloosa, AL
Sat., Sept. 3Memphis vs. Mississippi StateStarkville, MS
Sat., Sept. 3Georgia State vs. South CarolinaColumbia, SC
Sat., Sept. 3Notre Dame vs. Ohio StateColumbus, OH
Sat., Sept. 3SMU vs. North TexasDenton, TX
Sat., Sept. 3Colgate vs. StanfordStanford, CA
Sat., Sept. 3Murray State vs. Texas TechLubbock, TX
Sat., Sept. 3UL Monroe vs. TexasAustin, TX
Sat., Sept. 3Louisville vs. SyracuseSyracuse, NY
Sat., Sept. 3Idaho vs. Washington StatePullman, WA
Sat., Sept. 3Boise State vs. Oregon StateCorvallis, OR
Sat., Sept. 3Kent State vs. WashingtonSeattle, WA
Sun., Sept. 4Florida State vs. LSUNew Orleans, LA
Mon., Sept. 5Clemson vs. Georgia TechAtlanta, GA

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