College Football Week 2: Best Odds & Betting Preview

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College Football Week 2: Best Odds & Betting Preview

Get ready for a packed slate of college football Week 2 action. There are a handful of games to get the ball rolling on Thursday and Friday nights, and the bulk of the action will take place on Saturday, with many of the top 25 teams in action. 

Featured games include Nebraska taking on Colorado, Texas A&M traveling for a date with Miami, and a primetime showdown between Texas and Alabama. Read on for a betting preview and a look at the latest and best college football Week 2 odds.       

College football Week 2 odds

The odds for the upcoming week are in the table below. You can change the type of bet via the drop-down menu. If you wish to place a wager, just click the odds to get started. Promos from top sports betting sites are available for new customers. 

College football Week 2 schedule

The college football Week 2 schedule opens with a few weeknight contests on Thursday and Friday nights before wall-to-wall games on Saturday. Here’s a look at three of the featured matchups: 

Nebraska vs. Colorado betting preview 

Nebraska kicked off its season with a 13-10 road loss to Minnesota. The Cornhuskers are aiming to improve over last season’s 4-8 record under new head coach Matt Rhule. Colorado stole the spotlight in Week 1 with a massive road upset over TCU. Shedeur Sanders threw for 510 yards and four TDs in the 45-42 victory. 

Texas A&M vs. Miami betting preview

Texas A&M picked up a convincing 52-10 home win over New Mexico last week. Aggies QB Conner Weigman had a stellar game, throwing for 236 yards and five touchdowns. Miami opened with a 38-3 home win over Miami-Ohio. The Hurricanes are a slight home underdog as they welcome the 23rd-ranked team in the nation.  

Texas vs. Alabama betting preview 

It’s a battle of top programs under the primetime lights as the 11th-ranked Longhorns travel to take on the No. 3-ranked Crimson Tide. Texas kicked off the season with a 37-10 win over Rice, while Alabama had its way with Middle Tennessee State in a 56-7 rout. Crimson Tide sophomore QB Jalen Milroe put his stamp on the proceedings with five total TDs.     

Other notable Week 2 games and odds

In addition to the trio of games above, there are plenty of other contests set for Week 2. While there are a number of mismatches of powerhouses taking on lesser programs, there are still some interesting games from a betting perspective. Here are another 10 Saturday college football games for bettors to consider:   

Notre Dame12 p.m. ETOver/under
at NC StateABC
Utah12 p.m. ETOver/under
at BaylorESPN
UNLV3:30 p.m. ETOver/under
at MichiganCBS
Ole Miss3:30 p.m. ETOver/under
at TulaneESPN2
Iowa3:30 p.m. ETOver/under
at Iowa StateFox
SMU6 p.m. ETOver/under
at OklahomaESPN+
Cincinnati 6:30 p.m. ETOver/under
at PittsburghCW
Oregon7 p.m. ETOver/under
at Texas TechFox
Wisconsin7:30 p.m. ETOver/under
at Washington StateABC
Stanford10:30 p.m. ETOver/under
at USCFox

College football Week 2 futures report

The College Football Playoff picture and the race for the national title remain about the same as we get set for Week 2. Defending champion Georgia is the favorite, followed by Alabama, Michigan, and Ohio State. Fifth place on the odds board now belongs to Florida State following its victory over LSU.  

Caleb Williams remains the betting favorite to win the Heisman Trophy. USC is 2-0 with convincing wins over San Jose State and Nevada thus far. Williams has thrown for 597 yards and nine TDs. Among the players who have gained traction in the latest odds are Florida State QB Jordan Travis and QB Michael Penix Jr. of Washington.