Old Dominion vs. Wake Forest College Football Odds, Betting Picks: Sharps, System Aligned on Friday Night’s Spread
Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images. Pictured: Quarterback Sam Hartman #10 of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons
- Old Dominion takes on Wake Forest on Friday, Sept. 3 in Week 1 college football action.
- According to live college football odds, Wake Forest is a massive 32-point favorite against Old Dominion on Friday night.
- Using our College Football PRO Report, we examine the 57% ATS betting system that sharps are leveraging for tonight's Old Dominion vs. Wake Forest matchup.
Old Dominion vs. Wake Forest Odds
|Old Dominion Odds||+32|
|Wake Forest Odds||-32|
|Date||Friday, Sept. 3|
|Time||7 p.m. ET|
Sometimes the stars align and betting value aligns itself with one of (or the) most popular game on a given slate.
But value is often found on lower-profile games, as well, especially given how many college football matchups are played throughout the season.
That is exactly the case on Friday night, as Old Dominion vs. Wake Forest, which is clearly the least attractive game for bettors based on current public betting data, also offering the most value.
In fact, professional bettors have taken quite a liking to Old Dominion vs. Wake Forest, and the position that they’re taking make surprise you.
Old Dominion vs. Wake Forest Pick
Recreational bettors overwhelmingly prefer favorites, even with massive spreads.
However, according to Action Labs’ Bet Signals the wiseguys are also laying the points with Wake Forest on Friday night.
As recently as Monday afternoon, this spread sat at Demon Deacons -30 at BetMGM, but as I mentioned above, smart money came in on the home favorites, kicking this number up to -32 at most shops across the market.
Bettors already favor Wake Forest (63% of tickets have landed on the home favorite), and even more telling is the 93% of money on that side as well (click here for all college football Week 1 betting percentages).
This suggests that oddsmakers are not only heavy with Demon Deacons money, but that’s also the side of tonight’s game attracting the biggest bets.
So why are professional bettors so willing to lay more than 30 points with Wake Forest?
Enter The Action Network’s Opening Game Matchup PRO Betting System.
Teams fitting this system’s criteria are 247-188-6 (57%) against the spread since the start of the 2005 college football season.
At the time of writing most shops are at Wake -32, but a handful of books like BetMGM and FanDuel are still hanging -31.5, so be sure to visit our College Foobtball Live Odds to not only lock in the best price for this matchup, but to shop for the best odds for every Week 1 game.
PRO Report Pick: Wake Forest -31.5