College football’s weekend of rivalries continues on Saturday with a number of great betting choices.
On such game features, the Baylor Bears against the Texas Tech Red Raiders.
The Bears are ranked No. 7 in the country and need a huge showing today to help their chances of landing one of the four spots in the College Football Playoff.
Bettors have noticed the importance of a huge game by Baylor after TCU routed Texas.
The Bears opened as 23-point chalk but that has grown to 27 points.
Baylor could leapfrog TCU with strong wins in its last two regular season games versus Texas Tech and next week Kansas State.
Baylor defeated TCU October 11 by a score of 61-58 staging a huge comeback. Both teams might have to enlist the help of Ole Miss and the winner of the Big 10 game on Saturday between Wisconsin and Minnesota to reach the final four.
Ole Miss hosts Mississippi State Saturday in the annual Egg Bowl. The Badgers or Golden Gophers will play Ohio State in the Big 10 Championship.
Baylor needs the No. 6 Buckeyes to lose one of their final two games.
Ohio State is on the outside looking in and needs to impress the CFP selection committee. The Buckeyes host Michigan Saturday as 20.5-point chalk.
Ohio State is expected to be a strong favorite against either Wisconsin or Minnesota but defeating Michigan and either team after that will not mean the same as Baylor winning its last two games.
Mississippi State is in the No. 4 spot in the CFP rankings and could drop out even with a win over Ole Miss due to the way TCU manhandled Texas.
Baylor will also have work to do and it will not be easy. The Bears have to impress against Texas Tech. If they play well and cover the spread the Bears could pass Ohio State if the Buckeyes struggle against Michigan or lose.
Big Line Moves
Cincinnati went from a -4 to -7 versus Temple.
Wisconsin is up to -14 after opening at -11.5 versus Minnesota.
Tennessee has seen its line increased from -14.5 to -17 on the road at Vanderbilt.
Arkansas State opened at -21 but has been bet up to -23.5 at home to New Mexico State.
The point spread and over/under total points are constantly changing and one much always be on the lookout leading up to the games. Bovada, betonline, topbet and sportsbook.com are all legitimate and reputable companies in the sports betting realm.