Week 5 College Football: Betting Lines, Odds, & the Best Games of the Week

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Caleb Tallman
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  • Week 5 college football: Key matchups and betting lines.
  • Insights on underdogs, favorites, and over/under trends.
  • Elevate your PA online gambling with informed wagers on exciting games.

Pennsylvania college football bettors, we are entering Week 5, and you are in for a thrilling weekend of action. From marquee matchups to underdog surprises, the gridiron promises excitement.

In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into the betting lines, money lines, and insights for key games, helping you make informed decisions for your Pennsylvania online gambling experience.

10 Utah at No. 19 Oregon State

Friday, 9 p.m. ET, Reser Stadium, Corvallis, Oregon

Friday night lights kick off with a showdown between No. 10 Utah and No. 19 Oregon State. The Beavers hold a home advantage, and the betting lines tell an interesting story. Utah enters as the underdog with a money line of +140, while Oregon State sits at -164. The game total is set at 44.5 points, indicating a potentially close and low-scoring affair.

Key betting nuggets reveal Oregon State's impressive 10-3 against-the-spread (ATS) record as a favorite since last season's start. Utah, on the other hand, has gone under the total in four consecutive games, making it a team to watch for those favoring the under.

Odds & lines via Caesars Sportsbook PA

6 Penn State at Northwestern

Saturday, noon ET, Ryan Field, Evanston, Illinois

Penn State ranked No. 6, faces off against Northwestern, offering an intriguing betting opportunity. The Nittany Lions are heavily favored with a money line of -4500, while Northwestern's line sits at +1600. The game total is set at 46.5 points.
Penn State has covered five consecutive games dating back to last season, a feat matched by only a few teams in the FBS. Northwestern, despite being the underdog, has shown strength in covering ATS.

Odds & lines via Pennsylvania's FanDuel Sportsbook

8 USC at Colorado

Saturday, noon ET, Folsom Field, Boulder, Colorado

USC, ranked No. 8, faces Colorado in a high-scoring affair with a game total of 73.5 points. The Trojans are heavily favored at -1400 on the money line, while Colorado offers tempting odds at +800.

Key betting insight suggests that Colorado has struggled ATS following a straight-up loss, going 2-8 in such scenarios. Additionally, five of USC's six road games have gone over the total since last season, making them a potential team to watch for the over/under.

Odds & lines via BetMGM Pennsylvania Sportsbook

22 Florida at Kentucky

Saturday, noon ET, Kroger Field, Lexington, Kentucky

A clash between No. 22 Florida and Kentucky offers an evenly matched game. The money line indicates a close contest, with Florida at +100 and Kentucky at -120. The game total is set at 44 points.

Kentucky's impressive 5-0-1 ATS record in its last six meetings with Florida makes this game a potential upset in the making. For those looking at historical trends, Florida has been a strong ATS pick as an underdog since the start of the 2018 season.

Odds & lines via Pennsylvania DraftKings Sportsbook

1 Georgia at Auburn

Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET, Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, Alabama

Top-ranked Georgia faces Auburn in a matchup that's generating significant interest. Georgia is heavily favored with a money line of -667, while Auburn's line is set at +460. The game total sits at 46.5 points, suggesting a competitive game.

Georgia has covered in its past five meetings with Auburn, making them a team to watch for bettors. Auburn, on the other hand, has seen its games against AP-ranked opponents go over the total in recent history.

Odds & lines via PA Caesars Sportsbook

24 Kansas at No. 3 Texas

Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET, DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas

In this exciting Top 25 showdown, No. 24 Kansas faces No. 3 Texas. Texas enters as the heavy favorite with a money line of -850, while Kansas offers attractive odds at +570. The game total is set at 62.5 points, reflecting the potential for a high-scoring contest.

Kansas has performed admirably ATS against AP-ranked opponents. Additionally, their games have often gone over the total, making them a team to watch for the over/under.

Odds & lines via FanDuel Sportsbook PA

13 LSU at No. 20 Ole Miss

Saturday, 6 p.m. ET, Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, Mississippi

No. 13 LSU squares off against No. 20 Ole Miss in a highly anticipated matchup. The betting lines suggest a close game, with LSU at -145 on the money line and Ole Miss at +120. The game total is set at 66.5 points, indicating a potentially high-scoring affair.

Ole Miss seems to have an advantage, making this game one to keep an eye on for potential upsets. Additionally, both teams have interesting trends when it comes to covering the over/under.

Odds & lines via BetMGM PA Sportsbook

9 Oregon at Stanford

Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET, Stanford Stadium, Stanford, California

No. 9 Oregon faces Stanford in a game that could provide valuable betting opportunities. Oregon is heavily favored with a money line of -4500, while Stanford's line sits at +1700. The game total is set at 61 points.

Oregon's undefeated ATS record this season, along with their strength as a road favorite, makes them a team to watch for bettors. Stanford, however, has struggled ATS following a straight-up loss.

Odds & lines via DraftKings PA Sportsbook

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