2024 College Football Odds: NCAA Futures, Early Spreads


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You can view the latest college football odds from legal online sportsbooks in the table below. The regular season begins on Saturday, Aug. 24. Betting odds are already available for a handful of marquee matchups, and other lines will trickle in as the campaign draws near. Popular betting options include moneylines, point spreads, totals, and various props. Over the offseason, you can place college football bets like the winner of the Heisman Trophy or national championship. 

College football odds and betting lines

The table below has the latest college football odds. If you see a bet that you’re interested in, just click the odds to be directed to the sportsbook where you can place that wager. Sports betting promos are available for new users.

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College football betting lines

Top options for betting on college football games include wagering on which team will win the game outright via the moneyline, the point spread and over/under on the total points scored in the contest. Here’s a look at how the top college football bets work:   

Moneyline odds

When betting on the moneyline, your goal is to pick the winner of the game. There are no points or margins of victory to be concerned with, just straight-up winners and losers. Sportsbooks will provide odds for the two possible choices: negative for the favorite and — in most cases — positive for the underdog. The span between the numbers indicates the perceived closeness of the matchup.

Point spread odds

The point spread bet brings more of a strategic element into college football betting. Sportsbooks will provide a line for each game, which essentially serves as a handicap for the favorite or a boost for the underdog. You can wager that either the favorite will win the game by more than the spread number or the underdog will win the game by any score or lose by less than the spread number. 

Over/under odds

Sportsbooks will also set a line for total scoring in each college football game. Bettors can then place an over/under wager on that number. If you expect there to be more scoring than the line suggests, you choose over, while under is the choice if you anticipate that the total points will be less than that amount.  

College football futures

College football futures betting provides the option to wager on season-long outcomes. Odds come out over the offseason and remain active from there as the numbers shift in response to betting action and other factors. For college football, the top futures bet is wagering on the winner of the next national championship. Looking ahead to next season, Georgia, a team that missed out on the College Football Playoff last season, is the favorite to win it all. Ohio State and Texas are next in the latest betting odds.  

2024-25 college football national championship odds

Other college football futures 

Beyond betting on which team will win the next national championship, here are some of the other top college football futures:

Heisman Trophy

One option is trying to pick the player who will win college football’s most prestigious individual award. Early betting lines for next season have Georgia QB Carson Beck and Texas QB Quinn Ewers as the top two Heisman Trophy favorites.

Conferences

You can also bet on the winners of all of the top conferences once odds come out over the offseason. Using the Big Ten as an example, Ohio State is the favorite to win. Next up is Oregon, a team that will be making its conference debut after moving over from the Pac-12.

Regular season wins

Another option you might find are over/under bets on how many regular season wins the top college programs will have. Odds come out over the offseason. Just a handful of teams, including Georgia and Ohio State, currently have lines of double-digit wins.

Here’s a look at the top college football betting options that you’re likely to come across at online sportsbooks and how they work:   

College football betting FAQ

Which team is the favorite to win the 2024-25 college football championship? 

Georgia is the current favorite to win the next college football national championship. Next up in early odds are Ohio State and Texas.

Who is the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy? 

Georgia QB Carson Beck and Texas QB Quinn Ewers are the early favorites to win the 2024 Heisman Trophy.

Where can you find the best college football odds? 

No one sportsbook will always have the best college football odds for a specific game or wager. Shopping around to compare the lines at multiple books is a good habit to get into. Our live odds feed can assist with that. 

Are big favorites always a safe bet in college football? 

Large favorites on the moneyline win often in college football, but there are no guarantees when it comes to betting on sports. When choosing what to wager on, try to base each bet on its own merits, as well as the potential risk-to-reward ratio.  

Where can you find the best college football predictions?

There are several sites that do a solid job of previewing college football games. However, there is no option that will be accurate with all of its predictions.