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This week has another fine slate of games. The Big 10 is the place to be with Nebraska visiting Wisconisn and Sparty traveling to the Horseshoe. A big ACC battle between Clemson and Florida State will capture a lot of viewers out East. The Crimson Tide rolls into the Swamp. And the Longhorns head to Ames, IA looking for revenge for last year.
The lines have been moved around by sharps and squares. Make sure to navigate to our NFL betting lines page to compare odds from various sportsbooks so you can find the best play. Here’s an update on some important games.
1. Pittsburgh Steelers, 3-1 (1) – The Steelers lost at home to the Ravens, and any other year that’d be enough to unseat the top team in a power rankings poll. But this year is different. Parity is the norm. No team is decidedly better than the rest. The Steelers have been very good, and they’ve done it without Ben Roethisberger. He’s back now, so the Steelers stay #1.
The NFL seems to have its most competitive season yet. Parity is the norm, and no one team is head and shoulders above the rest. Pittsburgh looked to be the early season favorite, but they couldn’t handle the Ravens at home. Indy had played great football the past two weeks, but lost to the hapless Jags on a last second, 59 yard field goal. And the defending champs nearly lost another home game, this time to the Panthers and their rookie quarterback, Jimmy Clausen.
A big week of college football has seen significant movement on important lines. Here are a few of those moves. Make sure to check out our college football betting page to see where lines opened, where they sit, and how various books stack up with one another.
1. Alabama Crimson Tide, 4-0 (1) – Mighty Alabama just about fell to Arkansas. The Tide was down to the Hogs by 13 in the second half, but 2 Ryan Mallett interceptions and Alabama’s cool resolve ended in a 24-20 win. The champs don’t get any time to rest, though. They welcome the Gators to Tuscaloosa for another big game, and then have to travel to South Carolina. Last week: Defeated Arkansas, 24-20. This week: vs. Florida (4-0).
The week 5 lines have been posted for college football. One of the biggest games of the year is set to take place in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Check out our college football lines page to compare lines from some of the top sportsbooks in the industry. Here’s a quick look at some intriguing Saturday games.