Right here’s how the betting traces have moved within the six Large Ten video games over the previous 24-plus hours, heading into Week 8 of school soccer season:
|Highway Crew||Dwelling Crew||Opening Line (FanDuel)||Present Line (FanDuel)|
|Penn State Nittany Lions||Ohio State Buckeyes||OHIO STATE -5.5 (-105)||OHIO STATE -4.5 (-105)|
|Rutgers Scarlet Knights||Indiana Hoosiers||Rutgers -3||Rutgers -5.5|
|Wisconsin Badgers||Illinois Preventing Illini||Wisconsin -5.5||Wisconsin -2.5 (-105)|
|Minnesota Golden Gophers||Iowa Hawkeyes||IOWA -6.5||IOWA -4.5|
|Nebraska Cornhuskers||Northwestern Wildcats||NEBRASKA -11.5||NEBRASKA -12.5|
|Michigan Wolverines||Michigan State Spartans||Michigan -24.5||Michigan -24.5 (-104)|
OHIO STATE -4.5 Penn State
The Buckeyes have been a 10-point favourite within the preseason over the Nittany Lions. That lookahead line moved in Penn State’s favor all the best way right down to six final week, and it opened at 5.5 on Sunday at FanDuel. It’s now at 4.5 at most huge sportsbooks, however the Buckeyes are as little as 3.5 on BetOnline and Barstool SportsBook & On line casino. I’d seize the 4.5 in case you’re on the underdog this Saturday.
Rutgers -5.5 INDIANA
One win away from clinching bowl eligibility, the Scarlet Knights opened as a three-point highway favourite at Indiana, a workforce Rutgers has crushed twice previously two seasons. Whereas RU is 5-2 on the season, IU has misplaced their final two video games by an combination rating of 96-24. The road has since shifted to five.5 at FanDuel. It’s 5 most locations however solely 4.5 at DraftKings in case you’re on New Jersey’s state college.
Wisconsin -2.5 ILLINOIS
After opening at 5.5, the road has shifted three factors, going proper by the key variety of three to 2.5. We realized in the present day that Wisconsin beginning QB Tanner Mordecai had surgical procedure for a damaged hand on Sunday, per ESPN’s Pete Thamel. There’s no timetable, however he’s OUT for Week 8, with redshirt freshman Braedyn Locke listed as QB1 on the depth chart. Locke was 15 of 30 for 122 yards and an INT in aid of Mordecai in opposition to Iowa.
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IOWA -4.5 Minnesota
It’s arduous to pinpoint precisely why this line moved down from 6.5 to five.5 after which once more to 4.5, apart from folks started to comprehend that for the Hawkeyes to cowl, they could have to attain a touchdownâ¦though a security and a area aim might do it. In all seriousness, the meager complete of 32.5 does play a task within the unfold. This line is right down to 4.5 at a number of books and as low as 4 at DraftKings.
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NEBRASKA -12.5 Northwestern
Nebraska QB Heinrich Haarberg will stay the starter for the Huskers in Week 8; nonetheless, it’s unclear who shall be beneath middle for the Wildcats. In accordance with Northwestern head coach David Braun, QB Ben Bryant “continues to progress; unsure what his standing shall be, however he’s progressing.” With out Bryant, the Wildcats barely survived Howard at dwelling (23-20). There are nonetheless 12s on the market, together with DraftKings, and BetMGM has the Huskers priced at 11.5.
Michigan -24.5 MICHIGAN STATE
The Wolverines have received the previous three video games by 38, 42, and 45 factors, together with back-to-back 52-point efforts. Why hasn’t this line moved, and is 24.5 just about all over the place? In all probability as a result of it’s a rivalry sport on the highway for Michigan.
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