After dismantling Michigan over the weekend in a 31-0 whitewash the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have opened as big favorites on the college football odds for their game against Purdue at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday.
The Fighting Irish were opened as 28-point favorites against the Boilermakers for this weekend, after they moved up the rankings last week with their easy win over the Wolverines. Purdue was beaten 38-17 by Central Michigan in their Week 2 contest.
Matchup Reports: Purdue vs. Notre Dame | UCLA vs. Texas | Georgia vs. South Carolina
The other 'neutral site' matchup on tap for Week 3 has UCLA taking on Texas at AT&T Stadium, with the Bruins set as the 7-point favorites. USC is on the road at Boston College as a 19.5-point favorite, while Oregon will play host to Wyoming as a big 44-point favorite on the Sportsbook lines, and Stanford sits as a 29.5-point favorite against Army.
In the week's ranked matchup No. 24 South Carolina is set as a 6-point home underdog on the Sportsbook odds at Sportsbook against No. 6 Georgia. The Gamecocks slipped from No. 21 in the rankings after picking up an underwhelming 33-23 win over East Carolina in Week 2.
Elsewhere, Ohio State opened as a 29.5-point favorite at home against Kent State for Saturday, while Virginia Tech opened as a 10.5-point favorite at home against East Carolina after they upset the Buckeyes over the weekend. Texas A&M opened as a 31-point favorite at home against Rice; the Aggies have scored 125 points through two weeks.
College Football Week 3 Sportsbook Betting Lines at Sportsbook (Posted As Available)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 118:00pm ET - Louisiana Tech at North Texas (-6.5) 9:00pm ET - Houston at BYU (-17.5)
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 127:00pm ET - Toledo at Cincinnati () 8:00pm ET - Baylor at Buffalo ()
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1312:00pm ET - Kent State at Ohio State (-29.5) 12:00pm ET - UCF at Missouri (-9.5) 12:00pm ET - Indiana at Bowling Green (+6.5) 12:00pm ET - Ohio at Marshall (-21) 12:00pm ET - Boise State at Connecticut () 12:00pm ET - East Carolina at Virginia Tech (-10.5) 12:00pm ET - Georgia Southern at Georgia Tech (-22) 12:00pm ET - Pittsburgh at Florida International (+25.5) 12:00pm ET - Syracuse at Central Michigan (+7.5) 12:00pm ET - West Virginia at Maryland (-3) 12:00pm ET - Massachusetts at Vanderbilt (-17) 12:30pm ET - Louisville at Virginia (+6.5) 2:00pm ET - Wyoming at Oregon (-44) 2:00pm ET - Air Force at Georgia State (+12) 3:00pm ET - UC Davis at Colorado State () 3:00pm ET - Indiana State at Ball State () 3:30pm ET - Georgia at South Carolina (+6) 3:30pm ET - Alabama A&M at UAB () 3:30pm ET - Kansas at Duke (-17) 3:30pm ET - Miami-Ohio at Michigan (-30) 3:30pm ET - Arkansas State at Miami (-16.5) 3:30pm ET - North Carolina State at South Florida (+3) 3:30pm ET - Arkansas at Texas Tech (-3) 3:30pm ET - Iowa State at Iowa (-13.5) 4:00pm ET - Louisiana-Lafayette at Ole Miss (-26) 4:00pm ET - Mississippi State at South Alabama (+15.5) 4:00pm ET - Minnesota at TCU (-10) 4:00pm ET - Illinois at Washington (-14.5) 5:00pm ET - Army at Stanford (-29.5) 5:00pm ET - Western Michigan at Idaho (-2.5) 6:00pm ET - Southern Miss at Alabama (-47) 6:00pm ET - Eastern Michigan at Old Dominion (-15) 7:00pm ET - Western Kentucky at Middle Tennessee (-1) 7:00pm ET - Louisiana-Monroe at LSU (-31) 7:00pm ET - Northern Illinois at UNLV (+8.5) 7:00pm ET - UTSA at Oklahoma State () 7:00pm ET - Wake Forest at Utah State (-14) 7:00pm ET - Tulsa at Florida Atlantic (+1.5) 7:00pm ET - Abilene Christian at Troy () 7:30pm ET - Purdue vs. Notre Dame (-28) (Lucas Oil Stadium) 7:30pm ET - Kentucky at Florida (-17.5) 8:00pm ET - Tennessee at Oklahoma (-21) 8:00pm ET - UCLA vs. Texas (+7) (AT&T Stadium) 8:00pm ET - USC at Boston College (+19.5) 8:00pm ET - Penn State at Rutgers (+3.5) 8:00pm ET - New Mexico State at UTEP (-10.5) 8:00pm ET - Southeastern Louisiana at Tulane () 8:00pm ET - Navy at Texas State (+12.5) 8:00pm ET - Portland State at Washington State () 9:00pm ET - Rice at Texas A&M (-31) 10:00pm ET - Arizona State at Colorado (+14.5) 10:30pm ET - Nebraska at Fresno State (+10) 11:00pm ET - Nevada at Arizona (-14.5) 12:00am ET - Northern Iowa at Hawaii ()