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Sportsbooks Major Line Moves on UL Monroe, Rutgers-Washington State

There has been substantial line movement for the opening week of NCAA football betting. The most significant line move so far has been UL Monroe going from a four-point home underdog to a two-point road favorite. According to SportsInsights 69 percent of the wagers are on ULM. A stunning 89 percent have taken the Warhawks on the moneyline,

Wake Forest-ULM running with line moves
Wake Forest-ULM running with line movesPhoto by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images

Because of suspensions Tulsa is up to a (-6.5) favorite at home to Tulane after opening up at just a (-3) point chalk. However, it is also very much affected by the number of bets as 75 percent of the tickets are on Tulsa as the favorites.

Texas A&M vs. South Carolina kicks off college football picks 2014 with the odds South Carolina (-10.5) and 60.5. The game also debuts the SEC Network’s coverage of live college football. Totals bettors have bet the contest up to 60.5 from an opening over/under of 56. Betting trends from sportsbooks reveal that 63 percent of the wagers on the total are on the over. Also making sizable heat waves in Las Vegas are the Temple Owls going from a 17-point underdog to just 13.5 at Vanderbilt.

The most popular bet in terms of the total is the Rutgers-Washington State game to go over the total as 80 percent of wagers on the over/under are on such.

Another popular sportsbook wager is Ole Miss vs. Boise State with 72 percent of the betting public going with the SEC squad in the neutral field contest.

Most pro bettors will wait until Joe Duffy’s Picks releases further investments at before placing bets.