Saturday College Football Odds, Betting Picks & Previews: Your Week 1 CFB Betting Cheat Sheet
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Welcome to Week 1.
After a long eight-month break — with the exception of a few games — a full college football slate makes its much-anticipated return to our TV screens and betting cards today.
As always, the action begins at noon and carries over until early Sunday morning with some late-night Hawaii vs. Portland State action.
And isn’t that what we’ve been waiting for all along? To celebrate, our staff of college football writers attacked this Week 1 slate from every angle.
Looking for guides to each individual game? Check. Best bets from our entire staff? Check. A look into our futures portfolio? Check. Want nine bets on Alabama vs. Miami? We even have you covered there. Find anything you need to bet today’s games below.
So, sit back, relax with a nice cup of coffee, and enjoy a full slate of college football for the first time in nearly a year.
Every College Football Game We’re Covering on Saturday
Click any of the matchups below to navigate to our betting preview for that game.
College Football Staff Best Bets
Our Top 5 Picks for Saturday
How Collin Wilson is Betting Saturday’s Week 1 Games
How Our Staff is Betting Alabama vs. Miami & Georgia vs. Clemson
Our Top Futures & Win Totals for 2021
More Week 1 Betting Content
Analytics Say to Fade Alabama in First Half by Action Analytics
Terrell Furman’s Top PointsBet Name a Bet Parlay for Georgia Clemson by Terrell Furman Jr.
Mike Calabrese’s Week 1 Group of 5 Parlay by Mike Calabrese
Collin Wilson and Stuckey’s Favorite Moneyline Underdog Bets by Collin Wilson and Stuckey
Our Biggest Week 1 Model Edge by PJ Walsh
2021 College Football Futures & Win Totals
Stuckey’s Top Futures & Win Total Bets for 2021
More Futures & Win Totals Content for 2021
Collin Wilson’s Favorite Conference & Division Bets for 2021 by Collin Wilson
Collin Wilson’s Top 3 “Game of the Year” Bets for 2021 by Collin Wilson
Kody Malstrom’s Top Win Total Bet for Each Power 5 Conference by Kody Malstrom
Conference Betting Previews
Collin Wilson’s Power Five Betting Previews
Click one of the logos below to find analysis for the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC, respectively.
Kyle Remillard’s Group of Five Win Total Recommendations
Click one of the logos below to find analysis for that specific conference.
Betting Tools, Resources & Education
2021 College Football Betting Power Rankings by Collin Wilson
Don’t Buy Into Home Underdog Narratives in College Football by Steve Petrella
Advanced Stats in College Football: What They Are, Where to Find Them by Steve Petrella
Advanced Stat Dives & Offseason Betting Research
The 5 Factors of College Football Betting & Why They Matter by Collin Wilson
How Turnover Luck Could Impact College Football in 2021 by Darin Gardner
Welcome, Brett McMurphy to The Action Network!
Big 12 Targets 4 Teams for Expansion, Could Receive Invites This Month by Brett McMurphy
NCAA Investigation of the Nebraska Football Program & Head Coach Scott Frost
College Football Betting Market News, Odds Movement
Bets Piling Up on Michigan, Notre Dame to Make College Football Playoff by Alex Kolodziej
2021 Race for the Heisman
Why to Bet Spencer Rattler to Win the Heisman Now by Kody Malstrom
Three Heisman Longshots Who Can Bust College Football Wide Open by Alex Kolodziej