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College Football Week 0 Edge Plays

Thom Cunningham breaks down the edge plays for Week 0 games in college football. Check out the game trends below along with the top edge plays to consider! Also, get expert premium picks and prop plays from our VI Handicapping stable!

WEEK 0 EDGE PLAYS

  • Nebraska -11.5 (-110) at Caesars
  • Wyoming-Illinois Under 44.5 (-110) at Fubo
  • UConn-Utah State Over 58.5 (-110) at BetMGM
  • FAU -7 (-110) at Caesars
  • North Texas ML (-110) at Caesars
  • Nevada-New Mexico State Over 48.5 (-110) at FanDuel
  • Hawaii +9.5 (-110) at FanDuel

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Northwestern Wildcats

  • Time: 12:30 p.m. ET
  • Network(s): FOX
  • Matchup: Big Ten
  • Venue Points Per Game: -
  • Venue O/U Record: -

Best Bet: Nebraska -11.5 (-110) at Caesars

MONEYLINE

  • Northwestern has lost six straight games.
  • Nebraska has lost six straight games.

POINT TOTAL

  • Nebraska has gone UNDER the point total in four straight season opening games.
  • Nebraska has gone OVER the point total in five of its last seven games.
  • Northwestern has gone UNDER the point total in five straight games after going OVER the point total the game prior.

SPREAD

  • Nebraska has failed to cover the spread in five straight season opening games.
  • Northwestern has failed to cover the spread in nine of its last 12 games.
  • Nebraska has covered the spread in three of its last four games away from Lincoln.
  • Northwestern has failed to cover the spread in five straight games when playing away from Evanston.
  • Northwestern has seen the favorite cover the spread in five of its last seven games.

Wyoming Cowboys at Illinois Fighting Illini

  • Time: 4:00 p.m. ET
  • Network(s): BTN
  • Matchup: Mountain West vs. Big Ten
  • Venue Points Per Game: 44.7 (last year)
  • Venue O/U Record: 2-5 (last year)

Best Bet: Under 44.5 (-110) at Fubo

MONEYLINE

  • Wyoming has lost three straight games after winning the game prior.
  • Illinois has lost four straight games after winning the game prior.

POINT TOTAL

  • Illinois has gone UNDER the point total in six straight home opening games.
  • Illinois has gone UNDER the point total in nine of its last 12 games.
  • Wyoming has gone OVER the point total in five of its last six games.

SPREAD

  • Illinois has seen the favorite cover the spread in four straight home games.
  • Wyoming has covered the spread in four of its last five games.
  • Wyoming has seen the underdog cover the spread in four of its last five games.
  • Illinois has covered the spread in three straight games.

UConn Huskies at Utah State Aggies

  • Time: 4:00 p.m. ET
  • Network(s): FS1
  • Matchup: Independent vs. Mountain West
  • Venue Points Per Game: 58.2 (last year)
  • Venue O/U Record: 3-3 (last year)

Best Bet: Over 58.5 (-110) at BetMGM

MONEYLINE

  • Utah State has won eight of its last nine games.
  • UConn has lost 11 of its last 12 games.

POINT TOTAL

  • Utah State has gone OVER the point total in six straight home opening games.
  • UConn has gone OVER the point total in four straight games.

SPREAD

  • UConn has failed to cover the spread in six straight games when playing in August.
  • Utah State has covered the spread in 10 of its last 14 games.
  • UConn has failed to cover the spread in three straight games after covering the spread the game prior.
  • UConn has seen the underdog cover the spread in seven of its last nine games.
  • Utah State has covered the spread in seven of its last eight games.

Charlotte 49ers at FAU Owls

  • Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
  • Network(s): CBSSN
  • Matchup: C-USA
  • Venue Points Per Game: 59.6 (last year)
  • Venue O/U Record: 4-3 (last year)

Best Bet: FAU -7 (-110) at Caesars

MONEYLINE

  • FAU has won three straight games when facing Charlotte.
  • FAU has lost four straight games.
  • Charlotte has lost five of its last six games.

POINT TOTAL

  • FAU has gone UNDER the point total in five straight home opening games.
  • The UNDER has hit in four of the last five meetings.
  • Charlotte has gone OVER the point total in four straight games.
  • FAU has gone UNDER the point total in three of its last four games.

SPREAD

  • Charlotte has seen the favorite cover the spread in 11 straight games.
  • Charlotte has failed to cover the spread in five of its last six road games.
  • Charlotte has failed to cover the spread in three straight games.
  • Charlotte has failed to cover the spread in seven of its last eight games when playing as the underdog.
  • FAU has failed to cover the spread in five straight games.

North Texas Mean Green at UTEP Miners

  • Time: 9:00 p.m. ET
  • Network(s): Stadium
  • Matchup: C-USA
  • Venue Points Per Game: 49.7 (last year)
  • Venue O/U Record: 4-3 (last year)

Best Bet: North Texas ML (-110) at Caesars

MONEYLINE

  • North Texas has won five straight games when facing UTEP.
  • North Texas has won five of its last six games.
  • UTEP has lost five of its last six games.

POINT TOTAL

  • UTEP has gone OVER the point total in five of its last six games.
  • North Texas has gone UNDER the point total in four of its last six games.

SPREAD

  • UTEP has covered the spread in four straight home games when facing a non-AP-ranked school.
  • North Texas has covered the spread in five of its last seven road games.
  • North Texas has covered the spread in four straight games when playing as the favorite.
  • North Texas has covered the spread in six of its last seven games.

Nevada Wolf Pack at New Mexico State Aggies

  • Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
  • Network(s): ESPN2
  • Matchup: Mountain West vs. Independent
  • Venue Points Per Game: 58.4 (last year)
  • Venue O/U Record: 2-3 (last year)

Best Bet: Over 48.5 (-110) at FanDuel

MONEYLINE

  • Nevada has won two straight games when facing New Mexico State.
  • Nevada has lost three of its last four games.
  • New Mexico State has lost 10 of its last 12 games.

POINT TOTAL

  • The point total has gone OVER in two straight meetings.
  • New Mexico State has gone UNDER the point total in four straight home opening games.
  • New Mexico State has gone OVER the point total in seven of its last 10 games.
  • Nevada has gone OVER the point total in nine of its last 12 games.

SPREAD

  • New Mexico State has seen the favorite cover the spread in eight straight home games.
  • New Mexico State has covered the spread in two straight games when facing Nevada.
  • New Mexico State has failed to cover the spread in three straight games when playing as the underdog.
  • Nevada has covered the spread in four straight games after failing to cover the spread the game prior.
  • Nevada has covered the spread in three of its last four games when playing as the favorite.

Vanderbilt Commodores at Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

  • Time: 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Network(s): CBSSN
  • Matchup: SEC vs. Mountain West
  • Venue Points Per Game: 61.5 (last year)
  • Venue O/U Record: 3-3 (last year)

Best Bet: Hawaii +9.5 (-110) at FanDuel

MONEYLINE

  • Vanderbilt has lost seven straight games.
  • Hawaii has won four of its last six home games.

POINT TOTAL

  • Vanderbilt has gone UNDER the point total in five of its last seven games.
  • Hawaii has gone OVER the point total in four of its last six games.

SPREAD

  • Vanderbilt has covered the spread in four straight games.
  • Vanderbilt has covered the spread in four of its last five road games.
  • Hawaii has failed to cover the spread in five of its last seven games.
  • Hawaii has covered the spread in three of its last four games after covering the spread the game prior.
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