While the NFL draws more money and more bets, college football takes second fiddle as the next most popular sport to bet upon in American. The American Gaming Association estimates that bettors wagered over $4.7 billion dollars on football last year and over 12 million bets were placed on college football.
With games taking place throughout the week (mostly on Saturday), CFB offers more opportunities to win money than the NFL. There are significant differences between CFB and the NFL in terms of the playing field, number of teams, and playing style that factor into sports betting.
This page can serve as your guide for betting on college football in the US. It will break down the basics of CFB betting and delineate the strategies that work best in the college game when compared to the NFL. It’s never easy to consistently beat oddsmakers and win in sports betting, but this guide should help you get closer to cashing 50 percent of the time. Remember that even a 52 percent cash rate is a success in sports betting, and sports betting experts usually only cash 60 percent of the time at the most.
We’ll also help you find the best sportsbooks and apps to bet on during the 2019 college football season.
Best college football betting apps
There are a number of apps available for sports betting in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Iowa, West Virginia and Indiana, with more states planning to go online by the end of the year. Here is a list of some of the top apps: