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After the first few hours of action at the Las Vegas Golden Nugget Sports Book, director Tony Miller and his crew had already booked more action on their College Football Games of the Year than they did last season, and this was with close to 80 games less. Action opened just after noon on Friday and the bettors lined up to get all they could at the 100 or so games offered and picked on several teams in the fashion a lion does to a wounded gazelle in the Serengeti.
 
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Wagers were limited to $1,000 per bet and only three bets could be made per window visit and then it was back to the end of the line. The bulk of the bettors had the same ideas on quite a few teams. They seemed to think higher than the Golden Nugget on teams like Notre Dame, LSU, Georgia and Tennessee. They also thought less of Auburn, Michigan and TCU than the Nugget did.
 
Below is a list of all the opening lines and what they moved to during a four hour betting period. You'll notice that all Auburn games seem to be the biggest move againsts of the day.
 
The Golden Nugget will have all these lines posted throughout the season until the week the games start.  
 
Opening lines from the Golden Nugget Las Vegas (6-10-11 12pm PDT) and where the bets took the number.

Home teams listed on the bottom.

Week 1
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
TULSA OKLAHOMA OKLAHOMA -21 bet down to -20
LSU OREGON OREGON -3 bet down to -2 (Neutral Game - Dallas)
BOISE STATE GEORGIA BOISE STATE -6 bet down to -1.5
MIAMI-OHIO MISSOURI MISSOURI -20.5
SMU TEXAS A&M TEXAS A&M -17 bet down to -16
MIAMI-FLA MARYLAND MIAMI-FLA -3.5

Week 2
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
MISSOURI ARIZONA STATE ARIZONA STATE -3 bet up to -4
ALABAMA PENN STATE ALABAMA -9
MISSISSIPPI STATE AUBURN -3.5 MISSISSIPPI STATE bet to -1
SOUTH CAROLINA GEORGIA SOUTH CAROLINA -3 bet down to -2.5
NOTRE DAME MICHIGAN -2 NOTRE DAME bet to -3
BYU TEXAS -7.5 TEXAS -7.5
UTAH USC USC -8
TCU AIR FORCE TCU -6.5 bet down to -1.5

Week 3
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
LSU MISSISSIPPI STATE LSU bet +1 to -3
OKLAHOMA FLORIDA STATE OKLAHOMA -3.5
OKLAHOMA STATE TULSA OKLAHOMA STATE -8
MICHIGAN STATE NOTRE DAME NOTRE DAME -6
WEST VIRGINIA MARYLAND WEST VIRGINIA -3 bet up to -4
UTAH BYU -2.5 BYU -2.5 bet up to -5
TENNESSEE FLORIDA FLORIDA -13.5 bet down to -11.5
AUBURN CLEMSON CLEMSON -1 bet up to -6

Week 4
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
MISSOURI OKLAHOMA OKLAHOMA -13 bet up to -14
ARKANSAS ALABAMA ALABAMA -11
LSU WEST VIRGINIA LSU -4 bet up to -4.5
TULSA BOISE STATE BOISE STATE -24 bet down to -22
OKLAHOMA STATE TEXAS A&M TEXAS A&M -6
NOTRE DAME PITTSBURGH NOTRE DAME -4 bet up to -5
USC ARIZONA STATE ARIZONA STATE -3
SAN DIEGO STATE MICHIGAN MICHIGAN -8 bet up to -9
FLORIDA STATE CLEMSON FLORIDA STATE -7 bet down to -5.5

Week 5
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
SMU TCU TCU -12 bet down to -11
ALABAMA FLORIDA ALABAMA -6
ARKANSAS ALABAMA ALABAMA -6
AUBURN SOUTH CAROLINA SOUTH CAROLINA -7.5 bet up to -9.5
NEBRASKA WISCONSIN WISCONSIN -2.5 bet up to -3
MISSISSIPPI STATE GEORGIA GEORGIA -3.5 bet up to -5.5

Week 6
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
OKLAHOMA TEXAS OKLAHOMA -8 bet down to -7.5
FLORIDA LSU LSU -5.5 bet up to -7.5
AUBURN ARKANSAS ARKANSAS -7.5 bet up to -9
MIAMI-FLA VIRGINIA TECH VIRGINIA TECH -7 bet down to -6
ARIZONA STATE UTAH ARIZONA STATE -2
CONNECTICUT WEST VIRGINIA WEST VIRGINIA -13.5 bet down to -12.5
AIR FORCE NOTRE DAME NOTRE DAME -10 bet up to -11
GEORGIA TENNESSEE GEORGIA -3.5
MICHIGAN NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN -4 bet down to PK
TCU SAN DIEGO STATE TCU -6.5 bet down to -5.5

Week 7
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
SAN DIEGO STATE AIR FORCE AIR FORCE -3 bet up to -4
ARIZONA STATE OREGON OREGON -11
OKLAHOMA STATE TEXAS TEXAS -3
FLORIDA AUBURN FLORIDA -1 bet up to -3
MICHIGAN MICHIGAN STATE MICHIGAN STATE -3.5 bet up to -7
SOUTH CAROLINA MISSISSIPPI STATE SOUTH CAROLINA -1.5
UTAH PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH -4 bet up to -6
LSU TENNESSEE LSU -9.5 bet down to -8.5

Week 8
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
AUBURN LSU LSU -9.5 bet up to -11
OKLAHOMA STATE MISSOURI MISSOURI -2.5
WISCONSIN MICHIGAN STATE MICHIGAN STATE -1
USC NOTRE DAME NOTRE DAME -4 bet up to -5
MARYLAND FLORIDA STATE FLORIDA STATE -16
AIR FORCE BOISE STATE BOISE STATE -20
TENNESSEE ALABAMA ALABAMA -21 bet down to -19
PENN STATE NORTHWESTERN PENN STATE pk

Week 9
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
CONNECTICUT PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH -10
BYU TCU TCU -7 bet down to -3.5
STANFORD USC STANFORD -2
MISSOURI TEXAS A&M TEXAS A&M -7.5
NORTH CAROLINA STATE FLORIDA STATE FLORIDA STATE -14.5
MICHIGAN STATE NEBRASKA NEBRASKA -7.5
GEORGIA FLORIDA GEORGIA +3 bet to -1
SOUTH CAROLINA TENNESSEE SOUTH CAROLINA -10.5 bet down to -7.5

Week 10
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
TEXAS A&M OKLAHOMA OKLAHOMA -7.5
LSU ALABAMA ALABAMA -9
SOUTH CAROLINA ARKANSAS ARKANSAS -4
NORTHWESTERN NEBRASKA NEBRASKA -12

Week 11
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
ALABAMA MISSISSIPPI STATE ALABAMA -7 bet up to -8
OREGON STANFORD OREGON -1
TCU BOISE STATE BOISE STATE -13.5 bet up to -14.5
MIAMI-FLA FLORIDA STATE FLORIDA STATE -7.5
AUBURN GEORGIA GEORGIA -4.5 bet up to -9
FLORIDA SOUTH CAROLINA SOUTH CAROLINA -6
NEBRASKA PENN STATE NEBRASKA -1
TEXAS MISSOURI MISSOURI -2
NOTRE DAME MARYLAND NOTRE DAME -7.5 bet up to -8.5
TENNESSEE ARKANSAS ARKANSAS -14 bet down to -13

Week 12
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
USC OREGON OREGON -11
MISSISSIPPI STATE ARKANSAS ARKANSAS -9
NEBRASKA MICHIGAN NEBRASKA -1 bet up to -3
BOISE ST SAN DIEGO STATE BOISE ST -17.5
CALIFORNIA STANFORD STANFORD -12

Week 13
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
TEXAS TEXAS A&M TEXAS A&M -7
PITTSBURGH WEST VIRGINIA WEST VIRGINIA -6 bet down to -4
ARKANSAS LSU LSU -4.5
ALABAMA AUBURN ALABAMA -8 bet up to -12
NOTRE DAME STANFORD STANFORD -6.5 bet down to -4.5
FLORIDA STATE FLORIDA FLORIDA -1
PENN STATE WISCONSIN WISCONSIN -7 bet down to -6
MARYLAND NORTH CAROLINA STATE NORTH CAROLINA STATE -6.5
MICHIGAN STATE NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN STATE -3.5 bet down to -2.5
GEORGIA GEORGIA TECH GEORGIA -6.5
MISSISSIPPI MISSISSIPPI STATE MISSISSIPPI STATE -12 bet down to -10
CLEMSON SOUTH CAROLINA SOUTH CAROLINA -12 bet down to -11
OREGON STATE OREGON OREGON -14
UCLA USC USC -6.5 bet down to -7.5

Week 14
Away Home Odds/Line Movements
OKLAHOMA OKLAHOMA STATE OKLAHOMA -2

  
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