Betting on sports is growing, and with the industry growing it means that more and more sports will grow with it in terms of popularity for bettors.
In the legal sports betting space, there is only one sport that is wagered on a per-event basis more than the NFL…college football. With more and more states allowing legal sportsbooks, the number of college football bettors will increase with a direct correlation. Keep in mind, many of the states with legal sports betting are not in “SEC-country”, which is certainly the hotbed of college football fandom.
As those states continue to become legal, the popularity of college football betting will rival the professional sports. Let’s take a look at how to bet on college football, some futures markets, National Championship odds, and more.
Live College Football Betting Lines
Here is a look at the latest betting spreads and odds for games in college football.
How Can I Bet on College Football?
Betting on college football has a very large number of betting markets with over 125 Division I programs. For the different types of bets, it will vary based on which legal sportsbook a user plays.
CFB Odds Guide
Most online sportsbooks offer the following types of college football betting:
- Totals (Over/Unders)
- In-Game Betting
- Teasers and more!
College Football Futures Betting
College football futures betting is limited compared to professional sports and the NFL, as there are certain rules that eliminate props in some states. With that being said, there are quite a few markets that are available. You can wager on the following futures for college football:
Where Can I Bet on College Football?
Betting on college football can be done in many sports with legal sports betting. The majority of states that have restrictions only prevent bettors from wagering on college football prop bets, and states like New Jersey does not allow in-state collegiate events to be wagered on. Here is a look at some of the top sportsbooks to wager on college football legally in the US (in permitted states).
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States with Legal College Football Betting
College football betting has a different set of rules than other professional sports in some states. With that said, some states that allow legal sports betting do not allow college football betting props, but will allow betting on games. Others cannot wager on teams that are in the given state. Here’s a full list of states that could allow college football wagering:
- New Jersey
- New York
- Rhode Island
- Washington DC
- West Virginia
To see if your state officially allows college football betting, see your favorite legal sportsbook for details.
2022 National Championship Odds
A look at the opening odds to win the 2022 National Championship, odds from DraftKings Sportsbook.
Odds to Win 2022 National Championship
|San José State||+50000|
|New Mexico State||+75000|
|San Diego State||+75000|
2022 Heisman Trophy Odds
Here are the opening odds to win the 2022 Heisman Trophy, with odds from DraftKings Sportsbook. Below are the top 5 QBs, also the leaders in odds to win.
|Player||2022 Heisman Odds|
College Football Win Totals 2021-2022
One new betting market in the last few years is college football win totals. Here are the opening numbers for each team.
|School||Opening DraftKings Win Total|
|Clemson Tigers||11.5 (O +100 / U -125)|
|Alabama Crimson Tide||11.5 (O +100 / U -125)|
|Oklahoma Sooners||11 (O -139 / U +110)|
|Ohio State Buckeyes||11 (O -113/ U -113)|
|Georgia Bulldogs||10.5 (O +100 / U -125)|
|UNC Tar Heels||10 (O +110 / U -139)|
|Wisconsin Badgers||9.5 (O +110 / U -139)|
|Texas A&M Aggies||9.5 (O +100 / U -125)|
|Iowa State Cyclones||9.5 (O -159 / U +125)|
|Miami Florida Hurricanes||9.5 (O -125 / U +100)|
|UCF Knights||9.5 (O -113 / U -113)|
|USC Trojans||9 (O +110 / U -139)|
|Washington Huskies||9 (O +105 / U -134)|
|Penn State Nittany Lions||9 (O +100 / U -125)|
|Notre Dame Fighting Irish||9 (O +100 / U -125)|
|Florida Gators||9 (O -139 / U +110)|
|Oregon Ducks||9 (O -113/ U -113)|
|Arizona State Sun Devils||9 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Utah Utes||8.5 (O +100 / U -125)|
|LSU Tigers||8.5 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Iowa Hawkeyes||8.5 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Texas Longhorns||8 (O +110 / U -139)|
|Indiana Hoosiers||8 (O +110 / U -139)|
|Michigan Wolverines||8 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Ole Miss Rebels||7.5 (O -139/ U +110)|
|Auburn Tigers||7 (O +110 / U -139)|
|Pittsburgh Panthers||7 (O +100 / U -125)|
|Oklahoma State Cowboys||7 (O +100 / U -125)|
|Missouri Tigers||7 (O -125 / U +100)|
|TCU Horned Frogs||7 (O -125 / U +100)|
|Boston College Eagles||7 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Minnesota Golden Gophers||7 (O -113 / U -113)|
|UCLA Bruins||7 (O -106 / U -121)|
|Virginia Tech Hokies||7 (O -103 / U -125)|
|Louisville Cardinals||6.5 (O +100 / U -139)|
|West Virginia Mountaineers||6.5 (O +100 / U -125)|
|Kentucky Wildcats||6.5 (O -167 / U +130)|
|Wake Forest Demon Deacons||6.5 (O -134/ U +105)|
|Northwestern Wildcats||6.5 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Tennessee Volunteers||6 (O +110/ U -139)|
|Washington State Cougars||6 (O -139 / U +110)|
|North Carolina State Wolfpack||6 (O -139 / U +110)|
|Virginia Cavaliers||6 (O -134/ U +106)|
|Nebraska Cornhuskers||6 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Maryland Terrapins||5.5 (O +120 / U -152)|
|Arkansas Razorbacks||5.5 (O +120 / U -152)|
|Florida State Seminoles||5.5 (O +110 / U -139)|
|Baylor Bears||5.5 (O +110 / U -139)|
|California Golden Bears||5.5 (O -121 / U -106)|
|Kansas State Wildcats||5.5 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Mississippi State Bulldogs||5.5 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Purdue Boilermakers||5 (O +120 / U -125)|
|Colorado Buffaloes||4.5 (O +120 / U -152)|
|Texas Tech Raiders||4.5 (O -139 / U +110)|
|Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||4.5 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Oregon State Beavers||4.5 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Duke Blue Devils||4 (O +135 / U -177)|
|South Carolina Gamecocks||4 (O +120 / U -152)|
|Michigan State Spartans||4 (O -129 / U +105)|
|Stanford Cardinal||3.5 (O -159 / U +125)|
|Vanderbilt Commodores||3 (O +120 / U -152)|
|Syracuse Orange||3 (O +110 / U -139)|
|Illinois Fighting Illini||3 (O -113 / U -113)|
|Arizona Wildcats||2.5 (O +125 / U -159)|
|Kansas Jayhawks||1 (O -139 / U +110)|
College Football Odds Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I legally bet on college football?
You can bet on college football legally in the United States in states with legal sports betting.
Can I bet on the National Championship?
Yes. In states with legal online sportsbooks, you can bet on the National Championship.
Can I bet on the Heisman Trophy?
Yes. In states with legal online sportsbooks, you can bet on the Heisman Trophy winner.
Who is the favorite to win the National Championship?
The favorite to win the CFB National Title is the Alabama Crimson Tide.
What are CFB betting props?
CFB betting props are a type of wager that allows a bettor to bet on a certain event occurring or a betting on a specific stat. For example, Spencer Rattler over 250.5 yards is a prop bet.