Week 11 college football opening lines: Title contenders big favorites in tough games

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Spor

Alabama, Oregon and Baylor face tough tests this weekend, but Vegas is predicting easy wins for each.

We've got some top tier matchups this weekend in college football, with three of the national title contenders facing stiff competition.

Top-ranked Alabama hosts LSU, and are 9.5-point favorites on College GameDay. In Thursday night action, Baylor is a touchdown favorite at home against Oklahoma, while Oregon is a 9.5-point favorite at Stanford.

Florida State is the biggest favorite of the week, at -34.5 on the road against Wake Forest.

The closest game is predicted to be Penn State and Minnesota, which currently stands at a pick 'em with neither team favored.

For updates as the week's games draw closer, head over to OddsShark.

  • Bowling Green (-24.5) at Miami (OH)
  • Ohio at Buffalo (-2.5)
  • Central Michigan at Ball State (-21.5)
  • Oklahoma at Baylor (-7)
  • Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette (-13)
  • Oregon (-9.5) at Stanford
  • Louisville (-26.5) at Connecticut
  • Air Force at New Mexico (-1.5)
  • UAB at Marshall (-23)
  • Missouri (-14) at Kentucky
  • Vanderbilt at Florida (-10)
  • SMU at Cincinnati (-10.5)
  • Auburn (-7.5) at Tennessee
  • Penn State at Minnesota (Pick 'em)
  • Iowa (-14) at Purdue
  • Western Kentucky (-6) at Army
  • Kansas State at Texas Tech (-4)
  • TCU (-8) at Iowa State
  • Arkansas at Mississippi (-17)
  • Virginia at North Carolina (-14)
  • Western Michigan (-3) at Eastern Michigan
  • Tulane at UTSA (-7.5)
  • USC (-17) at California
  • BYU at Wisconsin (-9)
  • UTEP at North Texas (-21)
  • Illinois at Indiana (-7.5)
  • Syracuse at Maryland (-3.5)
  • Nebraska at Michigan (-6.5)
  • Nevada at Colorado State (-8)
  • Hawaii at Navy (-18)
  • Boston College (-24) at New Mexico State
  • Mississippi State at Texas A&M (-19)
  • Florida State (-34.5) at Wake Forest
  • Virginia Tech at Miami (-6.5)
  • Notre Dame (-3.5) at Pittsburgh
  • Tulsa at East Carolina (-14)
  • Kansas at Oklahoma State (-32)
  • North Carolina State at Duke (-9)
  • Florida International at Middle Tennessee State (-17)
  • Arizona State (-7) at Utah
  • Houston at UCF (-10)
  • Texas (-7.5) at West Virginia
  • Arkansas State at Louisiana-Monroe (-3.5)
  • Southern Miss at Louisiana Tech (-14)
  • LSU at Alabama (-9.5)
  • Colorado at Washington (-27)
  • Utah State (-13) at UNLV
  • UCLA (-2.5) at Arizona
  • Fresno State (-10.5) at Wyoming
  • San Diego State at San Jose State (-6.5)

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