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Kentucky opens as 7.5-point underdog against Auburn

Brian Moriarty | UK Athletics

Brian Moriarty | UK Athletics

The first string of college football opening lines are officially out, including Kentucky’s season-opening matchup against Auburn.

According to BetOnline (www.BetOnline.ag), Kentucky will head to Auburn on September 26 as 7.5-point underdogs.

This comes just three days after the Action Network listed Kentucky as 11-point underdogs in their early projections.

Here is the complete list of lines for the opening weekend of SEC football, with the Tennessee vs. South Carolina matchup being the only game with a smaller line at UT -3:

Alabama at Missouri

  • Alabama                       -21½
  • Missouri                        +21½

Florida at Mississippi                                                                                                                                                             

  • Florida                          -10½
  • Mississippi                   +10½

Georgia at Arkansas

  • Georgia                        -24
  • Arkansas                      +24

Kentucky at Auburn

  • Kentucky                      +7½
  • Auburn                          -7½

Mississippi State at LSU                                                                                                                                             

  • Mississippi State           +17½
  • LSU                              -17½

Tennessee at South Carolina

  • Tennessee                    -3
  • South Carolina              +3

Vanderbilt at Texas A&M

  • Vanderbilt                     +29½
  • Texas A&M                   -29½

Outside of SEC game lines, BetOnline also updated its Heisman Trophy odds, along with some early ACC league champion bets:

2020 Heisman Trophy Winner

  • Trevor Lawrence – Clemson QB                         2/1
  • Spencer Rattler – Oklahoma QB                         9/1
  • D’Eriq King – Miami QB                                     14/1
  • Myles Brennan – LSU QB                                   14/1
  • Sam Ehlinger – Texas QB                                  14/1
  • Jamie Newman – Georgia QB                            16/1
  • Mac Jones – Alabama QB                                  16/1
  • Chuba Hubbard – Oklahoma State RB                20/1
  • Ian Book – Notre Dame QB                                20/1
  • Sam Howell – North Carolina QB                        20/1
  • Bo Nix – Auburn QB                                           25/1
  • Kyle Trask – Florida QB                                      25/1
  • Travis Etienne – Clemson RB                             25/1
  • Najee Harris – Alabama RB                                30/1
  • Spencer Sanders – Oklahoma State QB              33/1
  • Bryce Young – Alabama QB                               50/1
  • Devonta Smith – Alabama WR                           50/1
  • Ja’Marr Chase – LSU WR                                   50/1
  • Kylin Hill – Mississippi St. RB                             60/1
  • Dillon Gabriel – UCF QB                                     66/1
  • Jaylen Waddle – Alabama WR                            66/1
  • Micale Cunningham – Louisville QB                    66/1
  • Pooka Williams – Kansas RB                             66/1
  • Chatarius Atwell – Louisville WR                         75/1
  • Javian Hawkins – Louisville RB                           75/1
  • Brock Purdy – Iowa State QB                              100/1
  • Derek Stingley Jr – LSU CB/WR                          100/1
  • Jaret Patterson – Buffalo RB                              100/1
  • Trey Sanders – Alabama RB                               100/1
  • Tylan Wallace – Oklahoma State WR                  100/1
  • Zamir White – Georgia RB                                  100/1

ACC Conference

ACC Champion

  • Clemson                                   4/15
  • Notre Dame                              5/1
  • North Carolina                           10/1
  • Miami                                       12/1
  • Florida State                             20/1
  • Virginia Tech                             20/1
  • Pittsburgh                                 33/1
  • Louisville                                  40/1
  • Virginia                                     50/1
  • NC State                                   80/1
  • Wake Forest                             80/1
  • Boston College                         100/1
  • Syracuse                                  100/1
  • Duke                                        100/1
  • Georgia Tech                            250/1

ACC Divisions

ACC Atlantic Champion

  • Clemson                                   1/4
  • Notre Dame                              7/2
  • Florida State                             15/2
  • Louisville                                  12/1
  • NC State                                   40/1
  • Boston College                         50/1
  • Syracuse                                  50/1
  • Wake Forest                             50/1

ACC Coastal Champion

  • North Carolina                           13/10
  • Miami                                       7/5
  • Virginia Tech                             5/1
  • Pittsburgh                                 9/1
  • Virginia                                     10/1
  • Duke                                        18/1
  • Georgia Tech                            25/1

Any of the above stand out to fans? And more importantly, what do you think about Kentucky heading to Auburn as 7.5-point underdogs?

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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5 Comments for Kentucky opens as 7.5-point underdog against Auburn



  1. michaelb
    1:58 pm August 20, 2020 Permalink

    The first one I heard was 11 . Better get the bets in early before the 26th. Before they figure out our trenches are filled with man- dozers



  2. BigBluSoTru
    4:14 pm August 20, 2020 Permalink

    How are we the dog when every fb pundit picks us too win?



  3. BigBluSoTru
    4:15 pm August 20, 2020 Permalink

    Stoops will use this as ammo the player are pissed about this



  4. east-ky-boy
    4:42 pm August 20, 2020 Permalink

    Crazy. I don’t even think we should be the underdog. When will we finally get respect



    • T-Town Cat
      7:36 pm August 20, 2020 Permalink

      When we beat somebody other than Missouri, Arkansas, and Vandy. Let’s hope this is the year, starting with Auburn.