College Football Odds, Picks & Predictions: Your Saturday Betting Cheat Sheet for Week 15
Michael Shroyer/Getty Images. Pictured: Lane Stadium, home of the Virginia Tech Hokies.
Looking to bet Saturday’s Week 15 college football slate but don’t know where to begin?
Our college football staff has worked hard to bring you comprehensive analysis for Saturday’s games, so we’ve taken a page from our NFL betting team’s handbook to compile a simple cheat sheet to help you find exactly what you’re looking for.
Updated Power Ratings, PRO Projections, betting guides, matchup breakdowns, expert picks, best bets — whatever you’re looking for, odds are we’ve got you covered.
Below, you’ll find everything you need to bet Saturday’s 33-game college football slate: Wall-to-wall coverage for nearly every matchup from noon ET all the way through the nightcap, featuring UNLV vs. Hawaii kicking off at 11 p.m. ET in Honolulu.
We’ve also included links for some of the weekend’s top college football betting promotions, plus information on how and where to legally bet in your state.
Saturday College Football Odds
Odds below as of Saturday morning and via DraftKings. Compare real-time lines from various sportsbooks using our College Football Odds page.
College Football Expert Picks & Best Bets
Collin Wilson, The Action Network’s resident college football in-house oddsmaker, analyst, writer and renaissance man, reveals his biggest betting edges for Saturday based on his Week 15 projections.
Those projections also inform our brand new NCAAF PRO Projections, which highlights betting market misvaluations and even displays a grade for the current spread, total or moneyline that you’re interest in betting.
College Football Bowl Season Analysis
Today’s slate of games marks the last full slate of regular season college football in 2020, which means bowl season and the College Football Playoff are right around the corner.
Collin’s got you covered with a growing suite of analytics and articles to make sure you’re ahead of the curve for the college football postseason:
College Football Playoff Matchup Projections
Every Tuesday, Collin publishes his instant reaction to the newly updated College Football Playoff Rankings. Further, he breaks down the week’s contenders and pretenders based on each team’s advanced statistical profile.
But this week, he went way above and beyond.
Collin narrowed the field of contenders to only six teams (Does your team make the cut???), and previewed every possible CFP Semifinals matchup among those six programs.
Oh, and get this:
He also included projected point spreads and totals for every matchup — Over 10 days before they’ll officially be announced.
This is one you’re definitely not going to want to miss:
Also check out analysis from Stuckey, The Official King of Degenerate Nation, Prime Minister of Team No Sleep, Action Network Colleges Podcast host and master of ceremonies — not to mention our senior college football writer.
Friends of the podcast, check out Stuckey’s and Collin Wilson’s Week 15 Moneyline Underdogs, linked below:
Our College Football Staff’s Best Bets for Week 15
Don’t miss our Staff Best Bets column, which we publish every Friday in preparation for the week’s Saturday slate action. This week, our staff has offered their top-5 favorite picks to jump-start your Saturday betting card.
Our Full Bettor’s Suite of Game Guides & Analysis
We’ve got a huge backlog of game-by-game breakdowns for nearly every matchup on Saturday’s Week 15 card:
Game Guides for the Noon (12 p.m. ET) Kickoff Window:
Game Guides for the Afternoon (2 p.m. ET) Kickoff Window:
Game Guides for the Evening (6 p.m. ET) Kickoff Window
Game Guides for the Late-Night (10 p.m. ET) Kickoff Window
Betting Resources & Analysis for Week 15
We don’t just deliver picks. All of our betting recommendations are powered by data. And, since technical analysis is at the heart of what we do, we pull back the curtain to detail how certain advanced metrics affect our position on college football handicaps.
Updated College Football Power Ratings
We’re giving away a free glimpse into our College Football Betting Power Ratings, which power our all new PRO Projections, a tool that automatically highlights the biggest betting edges on our live odds page.
Advanced Stats, Technical Analysis, News & Weather
- Week 15 Weather Forecast for Games on Saturday, Dec. 12
- College Football Updated Havoc Ratings & Week 15 Matchup Analysis
- College Football Pace Report & Projected Totals for Week 15
- Projected Odds for Every Week 15 College Football Game
- Darin Gardner’s Rapid Reaction to Week 14’s Misleading Final Box Scores
- Conference Championship (Week 16) Lookahead Projected Odds
- College Football Playoff Rankings Reaction & Analysis for Week 15
- College Football Playoff National Championship Odds Tracker
- 2020 Heisman Trophy Award Odds Tracker
College Football PRO Report Picks for Week 15
Using our new NCAAF PRO Report, Danny Donahue details three Week 15 games offering betting value, including Navy vs. Army and Coastal Carolina vs. Troy:
Also check out some of our other PRO Report content for today’s college football slate:
- Navy vs. Army | Sharp Action Follows Over/Under Trend
- Western Michigan vs. Ball State | 5 Staffers Aligned in Action App
General Betting Education
- Using Advanced Stats to Handicap College Football
- CFB Success Rate Leaders, Examples & Methods
- Explosiveness/IsoPPP in College Football: Definition, Examples, More
- Explaining ‘The Betting Market’ in Sport Betting
- Prop Bet in Sports Betting: Definition, Examples, More
- Round Robin Betting: Definition, Examples, How To
- Arbitrage Definition in Sports Betting
- How to Calculate & Remove Hold on a Futures Bet
How & Where To Bet On College Football
You can find reviews of the best online sportsbooks in your states, their latest promos and more in this hub.
Legal online sports betting is currently available in the following states:
- Michigan* (Coming Soon!!!)
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- Rhode Island
- West Virginia
And here are some of the top online sportsbooks: