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College Football Week 1 Stat Pack

College football really gets underway this weekend with 63 games between Saturday and Monday. That is far too many teams for any one human being to pore over and have the proper time to study but that’s why we are here.

We are going to collect the best college football betting news, notes and trends in one place every week to make life easier for you.

Looking back quickly at Week 0, spread favorites opened the season going 4-1 SU but just 2-3 ATS. The OVER opened the season red-hot going 4-1 on the first Saturday of the season with four of those games seeing at least 64 points put up. 

Now, on to the NCAAF Stat Pack for Week 1 of NCAAF.

Alabama Crimson Tide vs Florida State Seminoles
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Florida State's last 24 games as an underdog.
  • Florida State is 7-0 SU in its last seven games after winning the previous game in a matchup.
  • Florida State is 5-1 ATS in its last six games in Week 1.
  • Florida State led the nation in red-zone scoring percentage last season.
  • The total has gone UNDER in four of Alabama's last five games against the ACC.
  • Alabama is 8-1 ATS in its last nine games in Week 1.
  • Bo Scarbrough rushed for two touchdowns in each of the last three games of last season.
  • Alabama allowed just 13.7 points per game last season, the fewest in the nation.
  • Alabama allowed just 63.9 rushing yards per game last season.
Michigan Wolverines vs Florida Gators
  • Florida is 12-0 SU in its last 12 games in Week 1.
  • Florida is 1-7 ATS in its last eight games against the Big Ten.
  • The total has gone UNDER in six of Florida's last seven games.
  • Florida will be without seven players, including Antonio Callaway, due to suspension.
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Michigan's last 21 games.
  • Michigan is 6-2 SU and ATS in its last eight games in Week 1.
  • Michigan is 4-1 ATS in its last five games in September.
  • No team in the FBS returns fewer starters than Michigan.
  • Michigan’s +26.2 average scoring margin last season was the best in the nation.
  • Michigan allowed just 6.2 first-half points per game last season.
Louisville Cardinals vs Purdue Boilermakers
  • Purdue is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games in Week 1.
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Purdue's last 12 games as an underdog.
  • Purdue allowed 238.4 rushing yards per game in 2016.
  • Purdue averaged 81.4 rushing yards per game last season, the third-lowest in the nation.
  • Purdue averaged 2.2 interceptions thrown per game last season, the most in the country.
  • Louisville is 5-0 ATS in its last five games in Week 1.
  • Louisville is 5-0 SU in its last five games in September.
  • The total has gone OVER in eight of Louisville's last 10 games as a favorite of 25.0 or less.
  • Louisville gave up 3.6 sacks per game last season, the fifth-worst in the nation.
Western Michigan Broncos VS USC Trojans
  • USC is 6-1 ATS in its last seven games at home.
  • USC is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games in Week 1.
  • The total has gone UNDER in seven of USC’s last nine games.
  • USC RB Ronald Jones rushed for 11 touchdowns in the final seven games last season.
  • USC gave up a sack on just 2.5% of their offensive plays last season.
  • Western Michigan is 6-0 ATS in its last six games as an underdog of 27.5 or more.
  • Western Michigan is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games in Week 1.
  • The total has gone UNDER in four of Western Michigan's last five games as an underdog.
  • Western Michigan allowed opponents to run 62.9 offensive plays per game last season, the third-fewest in the nation.
  • Western Michigan had a +1.4 turnover margin last season, the best in the nation.
Texas A&M Aggies VS UCLA Bruins
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of UCLA's last 17 games at home.
  • UCLA is 4-1 SU in its last five games in Week 1.
  • UCLA is 0-5 ATS in its last five games against the SEC.
  • Josh Rosen tied a career high with three interceptions against Texas A&M last season.
  • Texas A&M is 2-6 ATS in its last eight games as an underdog of 3.5 or less.
  • Texas A&M is 7-0 SU in its last seven games in Week 1.
  • The total has gone UNDER in six of Texas A&M's last seven games on the road.
  • Texas A&M beat UCLA 31-24 in overtime in Week 1 last season.
  • Texas A&M allowed opponents to run 83.4 offensive plays per game last season, the fifth-most in the nation.
West Virginia Mountaineers vs Virginia Tech Hokies
  • West Virginia is 2-6 SU in its last eight games against Virginia Tech.
  • The total has gone UNDER in four of West Virginia's last five games against Virginia Tech.
  • West Virginia RB Justin Crawford had one touchdown in the final eight games last season.
  • The favored team is 9-2 SU and 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games in this matchup.
  • The total has gone OVER in eight of Virginia Tech's last nine games in September.
  • Virginia Tech is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games in Week 1.
  • Virginia Tech is 7-2 SU in its last nine games against the Big 12.
Tennessee Volunteers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
  • Georgia Tech is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games in Week 1.
  • Georgia Tech is 3-1 ATS in its last four games as an underdog.
  • Georgia Tech running back Clinton Lynch averaged 11.2 yards per carry and 30.6 yards per catch last season.
  • Georgia Tech averaged the fewest offensive plays per game in the nation last season.
  • Tennessee is 8-0 SU in its last eight games in Week 1.
  • Tennessee is 1-3 ATS in its last four games as a favorite of 3.5 or less.
  • The total has gone OVER in Tennessee's last four games.
  • Tennessee averaged 20.2 second-half points in 2016, the fifth-highest in the country.

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