We’re already into week seven of the college football season. Time flies when you are having a good time! Let’s take a quick look at ATS statistics through the first six weeks of the season. Favorites are 190-170-6 ATS in the first six weeks. Home teams are 189-175-7 ATS during the first six weeks of the year. The over has cashed in on 193 games, while the under has cashed in on 174 games. We’ll keep track of these trends to see if they continue.
BangtheBook has offered a trends to consider article during the baseball season, and now we’ll be having a college football trends to consider article during the football season as well. This will give bettors a good look at some of the most important trends to consider before placing a bet this week. Let’s look at trends to consider for games this coming weekend.
-Louisville has a test on Thursday night at home against Rutgers. Rutgers is the team that Louisville beat to get to a BCS game last year, and the Cardinals will host them Thursday night on national television. Rutgers is 11-4-1 ATS in their last 16 games vs. a team with a winning record. The Cardinals are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 against a team with a winning record.
-Missouri is 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. Missouri has been amazing this year now that they have a healthy James Franklin at quarterback. Georgia 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 home games. The over is 4-0 in the Tigers last 4 road games. The over is 7-0 in Georgia’s last 7 games overall.
-Baylor has scored at least 69 points in every single game this year. Their first road game of the year is this week against Bill Snyder and Kansas State. The Bears are 19-7 ATS in their last 26 games overall. Kansas State is 20-9-1 ATS in their last 30 games overall. The underdog is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings.
-Florida and LSU meet in Baton Rouge this weekend. The Gators are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 trips to Baton Rouge. LSU’s offense has been much improved this season thanks to some great play from quarterback Zach Mettenberger. The over is 6-0 in LSU’s last 6 games overall. The under is 12-5 in the last 17 meetings between these teams.
-Clemson will host Boston College this week as they prepare for a massive showdown with Florida State next weekend. Boston College is 0-7 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Eagles are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a win. Clemson is 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The Tigers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings with Boston College.
-Pittsburgh goes into Blacksburg as a nine-point underdog this week. The Panthers are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games against Virginia Tech. The Panthers aren’t very good this year, but Virginia Tech is just 9-21-2 ATS in their last 32 games overall. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings between these teams.
-Oregon will have a tough game at Washington this weekend. Steve Sarkisian’s team looked tough in a hard fought loss at Stanford last week, and the Huskies are always very good at home. Still, Oregon is 8-0 ATS in their last 8 road games against a team with a winning home record. The Ducks are also 8-0-1 ATS in their last 9 games against Washington.
-The Cal Golden Bears are just 3-15 ATS in their last 18 games. UCLA is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 overall. The Bruins are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games. The home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings between these two teams.
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