Did Colorado Cover the Spread? | Colorado Odds, Results vs Colorado State

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Dustin Bradford/Getty Images. Pictured: Shedeur Sanders #2 of the Colorado Buffaloes.

If you didn't have a wager on Colorado vs Colorado State in college football Week 3 on Saturday night, you missed a prime opportunity to fade the most popular team in college football.

Colorado closed as 23.5-point favorites against the spread (-23.5) vs Colorado State in Week 3 at FanDuel. With a 43-35 win, Colorado did not cover the spread for the first time this season, but kept the hype train rolling, moving to 3-0 this season.

The total for Colorado vs Colorado State was 63.5 at FanDuel; with 78 points scored, the over cashed on the total. The over was a miracle for over bettors with a game that was low-scoring throughout. According to our Action Network app, the under had a 98% chance of cashing before Colorado completed the game-tying drive.

Colorado was -1800 on the moneyline to win outright, while Colorado State had been +920 to pull off the upset and the Rams were about two minutes away from pulling the shocker. Colorado State led for most of the game and held 28-20 lead with 2:14 to-go. Buffaloes quarterback Shedeur Sanders drove his team 98 yards to score then completed the 2-point conversion to tie the game with a little more than 30 seconds left.

Sanders had more magic in overtime with a passing touchdown in both overtime periods. The Buffaloes intercepted Colorado State QB Brayden Fowler-Nicolsi to seal the win.

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