College Football Week 13 Odds and Lookahead Lines: 4 Bets to Make This Weekend

Week 13 College Football odds and lines are officially posted. Find the most updated College Football odds for Week 11 as well as predictions for marquee matchups such as Penn State vs Michigan St, Clemson vs South Carolina, & Texas Tech vs Texas.

Week 13 College Football Odds & Lines

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Early College Football Week 13 Bets To Place

For a few programs, Week 13 marks the end of the road. For others, a bowl game or conference title game awaits. Either way, this is the final weekend with a full slate of games for fans and bettors.

Let’s take a look at the early odds for Week 13 and which bets are worth locking in right now.

Penn State (-13) vs. Michigan State

It’s well established that Penn State is capable of not just beating, but blowing out Big Ten teams not named Michigan or Ohio State. Michigan State is a far, far cry from the realm of those two programs right now.

The Nittany Lions struggled against Ohio State, started slow against Indiana the following week but still won, and then trounced Maryland. Penn State struggled against Michigan, should bounce back at home against Rutgers this week, and then face a dismal Michigan State team in East Lansing.

Regardless of where the game is played, Penn State has an advantage that should be greater than two touchdowns. Michigan State has scored more than 16 points only twice in its last eight games, and the Spartans are underdogs at 3-win Indiana this weekend.

If Penn State can restore a bit of credibility – or even if it can’t – it wouldn’t be a surprise to see this line jump beyond two touchdowns for the regular season finale.

Virginia Tech (-3) vs. Virginia

Tony Elliott and Virginia have been much more competitive as the season has progressed, but the same can be said for rival Virginia Tech. The Hokies look like a completely different team than they were early in the season, rolling to double-digit wins over Pitt, Wake Forest, Syracuse, and Boston College. While they’ve struggled against Louisville and Florida State, it doesn’t matter much in this matchup that Virginia Tech might not be ready to compete with the ACC’s best.

Virginia still has only one FBS win this season, and the Hokies’ offense has woken up enough that it looks like Virginia Tech should win this game by a decent margin on the road. An impressive showing at home against an NC State team without QB M.J. Morris would add some more credibility for the Hokies and could move this line beyond a field goal. I’m taking Virginia Tech -3 today.

Clemson (-7) vs. South Carolina

This has not been the season either Clemson or South Carolina envisioned, but the Gamecocks’ season has been especially nightmarish. With only two power-five wins and both coming against bottom-tier SEC teams (Mississippi State, Vanderbilt), it’s not clear whether Shane Beamer’s squad is ready to hang with Clemson after regressing from 2022.

With South Carolina’s value artificially high after wins over Jacksonville State and Vanderbilt, it’s a good time to take Clemson before the line moves a bit past a touchdown.

Clemson has the potential for a big home win over North Carolina this weekend, and a recent victory of Notre Dame is a reminder that the Tigers remain a tier above the rival Gamecocks even in a down season.

Texas Tech (+14) vs. Texas

Texas has a pretty straightforward path to finishing the regular season 11-1, but that doesn’t mean each of their final two regular season games will be blowouts. The Longhorns could have an especially tough time on the road against a rising Iowa State team this weekend, particularly as they try to make up for the loss of dynamic RB Jonathon Brooks. Texas has already struggled to maintain leads in recent weeks, and Iowa State has a stingy defense that has allowed more than 20 points just once in the Cyclones’ last five games.

Texas could, and arguably should, still come away with a win, but a slog of a game might narrow this line a bit ahead of Week 13.

Texas Tech has a favorable home matchup with UCF and will look to become bowl-eligible with a win. The Red Raiders just won at Kansas and have a terrific rushing attack led by Tahj Brooks. With the spread at two touchdowns right now, Texas Tech is a nice early value.

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Dan is a lifelong sports fan and graduate of Boston University. He’s covered several sports on Instagram since he was 12 and now writes about everything from betting trends to breaking news for Lineups.

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