Ticket & Handle Breakdowns for Thursday’s College Football Betting

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Andrew Doughty Sep 02, 2021, 4:42 PM

J.T. Barrett had 389 total yards and accounted for four touchdowns in Ohio State’s 31-24 win over Minnesota in November 2014. It was the Buckeyes’ ninth straight win of a current 11-game winning streak against the Gophers. And it was the only win of the 11 that came by fewer than 14 points.

The college football betting public loves Ohio State to win a 12th straight game over Minnesota on Thursday night, and do so with another two-touchdown win. As of Thursday morning, 75 percent of the tickets and 80 percent of the handle were on Ohio State -14 at the BetMGM sportsbook. Sixty-six percent of the money line tickets were also on Ohio State (-700), along with 67 percent of the handle.

The game has the most disproportionate ticket and handle shares of the four games involving preseason AP top-25 teams on Thursday night. Here are the full betting insights for those college football odds:

The Citadel at Coastal Carolina

BetTicketHandleMovement
Spread54% on Coastal Carolina75% on Coastal CarolinaCoastal Carolina -35.5 to -35
Total50% on Over77% on Over54.5 to 57
Money LineOff the BoardOff the BoardOff the Board

Weber State at Utah

BetTicketHandleMovement
Spread52% on Utah70% on Weber StateUtah -35.5 to -30.5
Total62% on Over80% on Over46.5 to 49
Money Line65% on Utah53% on Weber StateNo Movement

Ohio State at Minnesota

BetTicketHandleMovement
Spread75% on Ohio State80% on Ohio StateOhio State -13.5 to -14
Total64% on Over63% on Over65 to 63
Money Line66% on Ohio State67% on Ohio StateOhio State -500 to -700

Southern Utah at Arizona State

BetTicketHandleMovement
Spread53% on Arizona State51% on Arizona StateNo Movement
Total58% on Over77% on OverNo Movement
Money LineOff the BoardOff the BoardOff the Board

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Andrew Doughty is a writer for BetMGM and host of High Motor by BetMGM, an NFL and college football podcast available on Apple Podcasts and everywhere else.

Andrew Doughty is a writer for BetMGM and host of High Motor by BetMGM, an NFL and college football podcast available on Apple Podcasts and everywhere else.