College football betting has the 4th ranked Mississippi Rebels visiting South Carolina in Thursday’s ESPN football. It should be an entertaining game for those that bet on college football at the sports book.
College football betting favors Mississippi by three points in the matchup at South Carolina. The Rebels know that winning on the road at South Carolina will not be easy but it is a good chance to play in front of a national TV audience. “It is a big opportunity. I think our guys have handled it very well so far. We know we are going into a very hostile environment.” Mississippi head coach Houston Nutt said, “Their crowd is always hostile and loud – we’re looking forward to that. We have always had a lot of respect for South Carolina and the athletes that they put on the field.”
College football betting has Mississippi equaling their highest ranking in 45 years. Bet on college football had the Rebels moving up to #4 in the AP poll. The last time that happened was in October of 1970. Ole Miss was actually ranked #1 back in September of 1964. College football betting has Mississippi on an eight game winning streak going back to last season.
South Carolina is 2-1 on the college football betting season. They defeated Florida Atlantic 38-16 last season in college football betting as Brian Maddox scored three touchdowns and Jarvis Giles ran for 113 yards. "The offense has made some improvement but still could make so much more. We can’t hit a deep pass to save our lives around here.” Head coach Steve Spurrier said, “We have guys wide open but something always happens. We’ve got a long ways to go, but the running plays were encouraging the other night."
Mississippi has been a good favorite in college football betting of late. They are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games as a sports betting favorite. The Rebels have been good on the road in college football betting. The Rebels are 8-1 in sports betting in their last 9 road games. Ole Miss is 4-1 against the bet on football odds in their last 5 conference games. They are also good on Thursday going 5-2 in college football betting in their last 7 Thursday games.
South Carolina has some positive bet on football trends as well. They are 6-2-1 in college football betting in their last 9 games in September and they are 5-2 against the college football betting number in their last 7 conference games.