Golden Nugget's early NCAAF Games of the Year odds

Jun 10, 2011 |
Mark Richt's Bulldogs are getting some love. (US PRESSWIRE)
Mark Richt's Bulldogs are getting some love. (US PRESSWIRE)

The Georgia Bulldogs attracted a lot of attention from Las Vegas wise guys Friday, as  the Golden Nugget released the first college football lines of the season at 3 p.m. ET.

According to an opening line report from ViewfromVegas.com, UGA opened as a 6-point underdog to Boise State in an opening week game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. By 6:40 ET, Boise State was only favored by 1.5-points over the Bulldogs.

UGA also received a lot of respect in its Nov. 12 home game against Auburn. The Dogs opened as 4.5-point favorites but were giving the defending national champion Tigers 9, when the Golden Nugget sent out updates at 6:40 ET, approximately three hours after they posted lines lines on 105 college football games.

Bettors were allowed to place a maximum of three bets with a limit of $1,000 per wager, before they were sent to the back of the line.

In some other marquee games of note. Oregon opened as a 3-point favorite over LSU in a Week 1 game at Dallas Cowboys Stadium, but was bet down to -2. Oklahoma opened as 3.5-point favorite in its Week 3 trip to Tallahassee, but bettors took Florida State and dropped the line down to the Sooners -3.

Saturday, Sept. 3
(Opening lines according to ViewfromVegas.com) Updates as of 6:40 p.m. ET Friday. Only significant line moves were noted.

Tulsa at Oklahoma (-21)
LSU vs. Oregon (-3) -- Moved to Oregon -2.
Boise State (-6) vs. UGA -- Moved to Boise State -1.5
Miami OH at Missouri (-20.5)

Sunday, Sept. 4
SMU at Texas A&M (-17)

Monday, Sept. 5
Miami, Fla. (-3.5) at Maryland

Friday, Sept. 9

Missouri at Arizona State (-3)

Saturday, Sept. 10
Alabama (-9) at Penn State
Mississippi State at Auburn (-3.5) -- Moves to Mississippi St. -1
South Carolina (-3) at Georgia
Notre Dame at Michigan (-2) -- Moved to Notre Dame -3
BYU at Texas (-7.5)
Utah at USC (-8)
TCU (-6.5) at Air Force -- Moved to TCU -1.5

Thursday, Sept. 15
LSU at Mississippi State (-1) -- Moved to LSU -3

Saturday, Sept. 17
Oklahoma (-3.5) at Florida State
Oklahoma State (-8) at Tulsa
Michigan State at Notre Dame -6
West Virginia (-3) at Maryland
Utah at BYU (-2.5) -- Moved to BYU -5
Tennessee at Florida (-13.5)
Auburn at Clemson (-1) -- Moved to Clemson -4.5

Saturday, Sept. 24
Missouri at Oklahoma (-13)
Arkansas at Alabama (-11)
LSU (-4) at West Virginia
Tulsa at Boise State (-24)
Oklahoma State at Texas A&M (-6)
Notre Dame (-4) at Pittsburgh
USC at Arizona State (-3)
San Diego State at Michigan (-8)
Florida State (-8) at Clemson -- Moved to Florida State -5.5

Friday, Sept. 30
SMU at TCU (-12)

Saturday, Oct. 1
Alabama (-6) at Florida
Arkansas at Texas A&M (-2.5)
Auburn at South Carolina (-7.5) -- Moved to -9.5
Nebraska at Wisconsin (-2.5)
Mississippi State at Georgia (-3.5) -- Moved to -5.5

Saturday, Oct. 8
Oklahoma (-8) at Texas
Florida @ LSU (-5.5) -- Moved to LSU -7.5
Auburn at Arkansas (-7.5)
Miami, Fla. at Virginia Tech (-7)
Arizona State (-2) at Utah
UConn at West Virginia (-13.5)
Air Force at Notre Dame (-10)
Georgia (-3.5) at Tennesseee
Michigan (-4) at Northwestern -- Moved to Mich PK
TCU (-6.5) at San Diego State

Thusday, Oct. 13

San Diego State at Air Force (-3)

Saturday, Oct. 15
Arizona State at Oregon (-11)
Oklahoma State at Texas (-3)
Florida (-1) at Auburn -- Moved to Florida -3
Michigan at Michigan State (-3.5) -- Moved to Michigan State -7.
South Carolina (-1.5) at Mississippi State
Utah at Pittsburgh (-4) -- Moved to -6
LSU (-9.5) at Tennessee

Saturday, Oct. 22
Auburn at LSU (-9.5)
Oklahoma State at Missouri (-2.5)
Wisconsin at Michigan State (-1)
USC at Notre Dame (-4)
Maryland at Florida State (-16)
Air Force at Boise State (-20)
Tennessee at Alabama (-21) -- Moved to Alabama -19.
Penn State (PK) at Northwestern

Wednesday, Oct. 26
UConn at Pittsburgh (-10)

Friday, Oct. 28

BYU at TCU (-7) -- Moved to -3.5

Saturday, Oct. 29
Stanford (-2) at USC
Missouri at Texas A&M (-7.5)
North Carolina State at Florida State (-14.5)
Michigan State at Nebraska (-7.5)
Georgia at Florida (-3) -- Moved to Florida -1
South Carolina (-10.5) at Tennessee -- Moved to South Carolina -7.5

Saturday, Nov. 5
Texas A&M at Oklahoma (-7.5)
LSU at Alabama (-9)
South Carolina at Arkansas (-4)
Northwestern at Nebraska (-12)

Saturday, Nov. 12
Alabama (-7) at Mississippi State
Oregon (-1) at Stanford
TCU at Boise State (-13.5)
Miami, Fla. at Florida State (-7.5)
Auburn at Georgia (-4.5) -- Moved to UGA -9
Florida at South Carolina (-6)
Nebraska (-1) at Penn State
Texas at Missouri (-2)
Notre Dame (-7.5) at Maryland
Tennessee at Arkansas (-14)

Saturday, Nov. 19
USC at Oregon (-11)
Mississippi State at Arkansas (-9)
Nebraska (-1) at Michigan -- Moved to Nebraska -3.
Boise State (-17.5) at San Diego State
California at Stanford (-12)

Thursday, Nov. 24
Texas at Texas A&M (-7)

Friday, Nov. 25
Pittsburgh at West Virginia (-6) -- Moved to West Virginia -4
Arkansas at LSU (-4.5)

Saturday, Nov. 26
Alabama (-8) at Auburn --Moved to Alabama -12
Notre Dame at Stanford (-6.5) -- Moved to Stanford -4.5
Florida State at Florida (-1)
Penn State at Wisconsin (-7)
Maryland at North Carolina State (-6.5)
Michigan State (-3.5) at Northwestern
Georgia (-6.5) at Georgia Tech
Mississippi at Mississippi State (-12) -- Moved to Mississippi State -10
Oregon State at Oregon (-14)
UCLA at USC (-6.5)

Saturday, Dec. 3
Oklahoma (-2) at Oklahoma State


To find out the story behind the early college football odds, check out David Payne's inside look at June's biggest day.
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