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How the public is betting Friday Night college football

Four games this evening are the only major sports happening, led by a Big Ten battle of teams in search of their first win.

Tanner Morgan of the Minnesota Golden Gophers calls an audible in the third quarter during the game against the Michigan Wolverines at TCF Bank Stadium on October 24, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo by David Berding/Getty Images

Three nationally televised games on the slate tonight, and with no competition settle for a fun night with some teams in search of some needed wins.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers is no longer ranked after their 49-24 home loss to the Michigan Wolverines, who are now ranked No. 13 in the country. Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim scored a pair of touchdowns rushing and finished with 140 yards on 26 carries, and future NFL pick Rashod Bateman played well with nine catches for 101 yards.

But they’re a 20-point favorite because Maryland got annihilated 43-3 in Evanston, Illinois on Saturday. And that means they played Northwestern, and no one should EVER lose by 40 to Northwestern. Taulia Tagovailoa wasn’t... Tua... good (so sorry) and threw three interceptions on 25 passes and for less than 100 yards through the air.

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are making light noises about possibly being a contender for the American Conference championship, and they’ll get an East Carolina Pirates team with quarterback Holton Ahlers returning from a Covid-19 quarantine. TU’s only loss is only to Oklahoma State 16-7 on the road, and with OKSU looking very solid defensively even the ding on their schedule helps their power ranking.

Finally the Paniolo Trophy is on the line when the Hawai’i Warriors face the Wyoming Cowboys in some old-school No Longer Late Night WACtion (ahh, memories). Chevan Cordeiro is one of the more exciting players in the Mountain West for the ‘Bows, and now has offensive guru Todd Graham as his head coach. They beat Fresno State 34-19 in their first game without the Run n’ Shoot offense that left with Nick Rolovich. Plus Levi Williams is plenty good enough to keep the ‘Pokes competitive in Laramie. Should be fun one

Here are the odds and bet splits for college football games on Thursday, October 29th as part of Week 9 from DraftKings Sportsbook.

CFB Friday Night Week 9 Betting Splits

Teams Time/TV (ET) Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
Teams Time/TV (ET) Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
Minnesota 7:30 p.m. -20 75% 74% Over 61.5 64% 46% -1115 92% 93%
Maryland ESPN +20 25% 26% Under 61.5 36% 54% +650 8% 7%
East Carolina 9:00 p.m. +16.5 29% 29% Over 59.5 41% 63% +500 8% 5%
Tulsa ESPN2 -16.5 71% 71% Under 59.5 59% 37% -910 92% 95%
Hawaii 9:45 p.m. +0.5 37% 39% Over 61.0 39% 64% -110 41% 43%
Wyoming FS1 -0.5 63% 61% Under 61.0 61% 36% -110 59% 57%

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