The 2017 season is drawing nigh, and the spreads for opening weekend matchups are now in.
Alabama and Michigan are both favored to open the season with a win, with the Crimson Tide entering as 7.5-point favorites over the Seminoles, and the Wolverines given a 4.5-point nod over the Gators.
|Sat. Sept. 2||BYU vs. LSU||LSU (-14)|
|Sat. Sept. 2||Michigan vs. Florida||Michigan (-4.5)|
|Sat. Sept. 2||Florida State vs. Alabama||Alabama (-7.5)|
|Sun. Sept. 3||West Virginia vs. Virginia Tech||Virginia Tech (-4.5)|
|Mon. Sept. 4||Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech||Tennessee (-3.5)|
*Odds via Westgate Las Vegas Superbook
Opening weekend will also see the return of a decorated rivalry, as West Virginia squares off against Virginia Tech. The two programs have squared off 51 times from 1912-2005, with the Mountaineers leading the all-time series with a 28-22-1 record.
Tennessee and Georgia Tech will also be renewing pleasantries after a 30-year hiatus. With both teams seen as evenly matched, the Volunteers are currently just 3.5-point favorites to knock off the Yellow Jackets.