The games are getting more meaningful as the top teams push for a spot in the final college football playoff featuring just four teams. What started as a four team playoff in 2014 will be an improved and more interesting playoff format of 12 teams starting next season. Some big games in November started in Week 10 and continue this week as teams are also pushing for conference titles and a place in their conference championship games.
Alabama defeated LSU last week and is one conference win away from a matchup with Georgia in the SEC Championship game. Michigan and Penn State play this Saturday as a Week 11 headline game in the rugged Big Ten East division.
There are four CFP Top 25 matchups this week drawing more watch and wager interest, including two top-10 matchups.
- No. 9 Ole Miss at No. 2 Georgia (-10.5)
- No. 3 Michigan (-4.5) at No. 10 Penn State
- No. 18 Utah at No. 5 Washington (-9.5)
- No. 13 Tennessee (-1.5) at No. 14 Missouri
Eight ranked teams lost in Week 10 following the first release of the College Football Playoff rankings, which leads to further discussions by the College Football Playoff selection committee through November.
CFP Top 25 Week 11 Matchups, Odds and TV Schedule
College football odds from FanDuel Sportsbook refresh periodically and are subject to change, including on props and live betting. Spreads listed on favorites, all times Eastern.
Saturday, Nov. 11
- No. 1 Ohio State (-31.5) vs. Michigan State | 7:30 p.m. | NBC
- No. 2 Georgia (-10.5) vs. No. 9 Ole Miss | 7:00 p.m. | ESPN
- No. 3 Michigan (-5.5) at No. 10 Penn State | 12 p.m. | FOX
- No. 4 Florida State (-14.5) vs. Miami | 3:30 p.m. | ABC
- No. 5 Washington (-9.5) vs. No. 18 Utah | 3:30 p.m. | FOX
- No. 6 Oregon (-14.5) vs. USC | 10:30 p.m. | FOX
- No. 7 Texas (-9.5) at TCU | 7:30 p.m. | ABC
- No. 8 Alabama (-10.5) at Kentucky | 12 p.m. | ESPN
- No. 11 Louisville (-20.5) vs. Virginia | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN (Thursday)
- No. 12 Oregon State (-21) vs. Stanford | 5:30 p.m. | ESPN
- No. 13 Tennessee (-1.5) at No. 14 Missouri | 3:30 p.m. | CBS
- No. 15 Oklahoma State (-2.5) at Central Florida | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN
- No. 16 Kansas (-3.5) vs. Texas Tech | 12 p.m. | FS1
- No. 17 Oklahoma (-12.5) vs. West Virginia | 7 p.m. | FOX
- No. 19 LSU (-13.5) vs. Florida | 7:30 p.m. | SEC Network
- No. 20 Notre Dame | Bye
- No. 21 Arizona (-10.5) at Colorado | 2 p.m. | Pac 12 Network
- No. 22 Iowa (NL) vs. Rutgers | 3:30 p.m. | Big Ten Network
- No. 23 Tulane (-22.5) vs. Tulsa | 12 p.m. | ESPN2
- No. 24 North Carolina (-13.5) vs. Duke | 8 p.m. | ACC Network
- No. 25 Kansas State (-20.5) vs. Baylor | 3 p.m. | ESPN+
Key games in the Mountain West include Wyoming vs. UNLV (-5.5) on Friday night in Las Vegas and televised on FS1 starting at 10:45 p.m. ET. The Rebels (7-2) are 4-1 in conference play while Wyoming (6-3) is 3-2 with both teams chasing Air Force (8-1, 5-0), who UNLV plays next week. UNLV is also 8-1 against the spread (ATS) this season – tied with Oregon for best in the country.
Michigan at Penn State
FOX’s Big Noon kickoff gets Saturday’s biggest games started with Michigan at Penn State. The Wolverines are up to a -5.5 point favorite at FanDuel Sportsbook, but -4.5 at most leading online sportsbooks. The game total is 45.5 points, and these two teams are defensive dominators with Michigan allowing just 6.7 points per game – best in the country – and Penn State 12.5 (No. 3) versus FBS opponents. The Wolverines and Nittany Lions also rank No. 1-2 in defensive yards per game allowing just 232 and 246 YPG respectively.
The Nittany Lions have held each of its last eight opponents under 100 rushing yards, the longest active streak in the FBS. Penn State paces the nation in sacks per game (4.2) and ranks fourth in tackles for loss per game (8.4).
Michigan quarterback J.J. McCarthy ranks third in the country with a 75% completion percentage and second in the nation with a 188.7 passing efficiency. McCarthy has 2,134 passing yards and 18 touchdowns. Running back RB Blake Corum leads the country with 16 rushing touchdowns to go with 649 yards.
Top 25 matchups on Nov. 18 and early betting lines on FanDuel Sportsbook include:
- Georgia (-8.5) at Tennessee
- Oregon State at Oregon (-13.5)
- Georgia (-8.5) at Tennessee
- Ohio State at Michigan (-6)
- Oregon (-6.5) vs. Washington – Pac 12 Championship
- Georgia (-5.5) vs. Alabama – SEC Championship
- Louisville vs. Florida State (-10) – ACC Championship
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