Rounding up the early odds for the biggest games of Week 9 in college football, including Clemson-Florida State and Michigan-Michigan State.
The Michigan State Spartans are 7–1 straight up and 8–0 against the spread in their last eight games against the Michigan Wolverines. Suffering through a down year in 2016, the Spartans will try to turn things around with a big upset Saturday at home against the Wolverines.
Michigan State is a 23-point home underdog at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Coming into this season, the Spartans had won at least 11 games in five of their last six seasons, but this year Michigan State is just 2–5 SU and 1–6 ATS.
Michigan has won each of its last nine games against teams with losing records and is 9–3 ATS in its last 12 games when coming in off two straight road wins.
With Ohio State losing to Penn State last week, the only two remaining undefeated teams in the Big Ten are the Wolverines and the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Nebraska has been favored in every game of its 7–0 SU and 4–2–1 ATS start, but that streak will come to an end on Saturday as the Cornhuskers are nine-point underdogs on the road against the Wisconsin Badgers. Wisconsin is 5–0 ATS in its last five Big Ten games.
Two powerhouses in the ACC collide Saturday when the Clemson Tigers take on the Florida State Seminoles in Tallahassee. Clemson is 8–3 ATS in its last 11 games against Florida State, but on the road the Tigers have lost nine of their last 10 games against the Seminoles.
Florida State opened as a three-point underdog at home but is now going off at +4.5 as early action has come in on Clemson. The Seminoles are 0–5 ATS in their last five games coming off a win per the OddsShark College Football Database.
After starting the season with a 7–0 SU and 3–4 ATS record, the Boise State Broncos are hoping to play their way into the playoff conversation with a perfect record in the regular season. Three of Boise State’s final five games are on the road, including this Saturday’s game as a 14-point favorite over the Wyoming Cowboys.
The Broncos are 10–0 SU in their last 10 games against Wyoming, and have won each of their last five games over the Cowboys by at least 20 points.