College Football Odds Week 2: Ball State vs Georgia Lines, Spreads, Betting Trends

Matchup Spread Total Moneyline
Georgia vs
Ball State
-42.5 (-105)
+42.5 (-115)
o52.5 (-110)
u52.5 (-110)

College football odds for Week 2 are on the board and receiving plenty of attention as we tackle all the major storylines of the weekend. The Ball State Cardinals and Georgia Bulldogs meet at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia on Saturday, September 9 at 12:00 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Here's everything you need to know about the college football odds for the Week 2 game between Ball State and Georgia: the opening lines, spreads, betting trends and more. Check back regularly for updates.

Ball State vs No. 1 Georgia Odds

  • Opening point spread: Georgia -40
  • Opening moneyline: Georgia TBA/Ball State TBA
  • Opening total: Over/Under 53 points scored
  • Time: Noon ET Saturday (SEC Network)

UPDATE 1 P.M. ET FRIDAY: Georgia quickly moved from -40.5 to -42.5 Sunday at BetMGM, and the Bulldogs adjusted slightly today to -42.5 (-105). Even with the massive spread, early ticket count is almost 4/1 and money 8/1 on Georgia.

BetMGM opened the total at 53.5, bottomed out at 51.5 Wednesday afternoon and shortly thereafter went to 52.5. The Over is taking 82% of tickets/61% of money.

UPDATE 2 P.M. ET MONDAY: Two-time defending national champion Georgia eased into the 2023 season with a home date against an FCS foe. The Bulldogs (1-0 SU/0-0 ATS) dispatched Tennessee-Martin 48-7, but didn't cash as huge 50.5-point favorites.

Meanwhile, Ball State (0-1 SU and ATS) is facing its second SEC team in as many weeks. The Cardinals went to Kentucky as 25.5-point underdogs in Week 1 and exited with a 44-14 loss.

Caesars opened Ball State-Georgia at Bulldogs -40, went to -41 within minutes and settled at -42 late Sunday afternoon. The total hasn't moved off 53, and the moneyline isn't posted yet.

Click here for Vegas Insider senior reporter Patrick Everson's full College Football Odds Week 2 Report containing spreads, lines, and trends for every Top 25 matchup.