Look Out Below – What Can Happen When College Football Point Spreads Collapse
There comes a time in your gambling career that you realize that sometimes the college football point spreads given to us just don’t matter. All sports have upsets but only in college football can an upset be so monumental. The reason some of these upsets are such a big deal stems from the fact that sometimes one program is so far outclassed by the superior program. But you know what they say about what can happen on any given Sunday (I know we are discussing college football, any given Saturday). Here are 3 examples of upsets where the college football point spreads were completely shattered.
1. North Carolina State defeats Florida State 24-7 (1998) In the years prior to this game, NC State had not fared very well against the mighty Seminoles, losing by such scores as 51-17, 77-17, and 62-3. The Wolfpack were 25 point underdogs but picked off Florida State quarterback Chris Weinke 6 times en route to the easy win.
2. Oregon State defeats Washington 21-20 (1985) This is www.ufabet the biggest upset ever in terms of college football point spreads reversals. Nobody including Vegas gave the Beavers a chance at all making them a whopping 37 point underdog. Oregon State found themselves down by only 6 points late in the game when they forced Washington to punt. The Beavers blocked the punt in the end zone to tie the game and kicked the extra point to cap it off.
3. Cincinnati defeats Wisconsin 17-12 (1999) Another outright underdog win that nobody saw coming. Wisconsin was a 28 point favorite and Cincinnati appeared to be totally outclassed. Despite a 231 yard rushing performance by that years Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne, the Badgers could only get 1 touchdown.
There have been many time in the history of college football point spreads in which the underdog not only covered the spread but won the game outright. These examples were just meant to give you a glimpse on what can happen in the wonderful world of sports.