Good teams win. Great teams cover.
Beating the spread shows that a team did better than most people expected.

If you bet $110 on your team to beat the spread each week, how much money would you have right now?
($110 bet wins $100). Showing 2017-18 season.
Most Disrespected
a.k.a. Big Winners
1Nebraska Cornhuskers$1320
2Virginia Cavaliers$1010
3Loyola-Chicago Ramblers$1010
4Canisius Golden Griffins$1010
5Michigan Wolverines$990
6South Dakota State Jackrabbits$910
7San Diego State Aztecs$900
8Northern Colorado Bears$900
9North Carolina-Greensboro Spartans$810
10South Dakota Coyotes$810
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Most Overrated
a.k.a. Biggest Losers
1Oakland Golden Grizzlies$-1620
2Vanderbilt Commodores$-1400
3Cal Poly-Slo Mustangs$-1390
4North Carolina-Charlotte 49ers$-1390
5Fordham Rams$-1390
6Dayton Flyers$-1310
7Elon Phoenix$-1300
8Wake Forest Demon Deacons$-1300
9Oklahoma Sooners$-1200
10Santa Clara Broncos$-1190
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Vegas doesn't set a line for every game. What teams won the highest percentage of games that did get lines?
Highest % of games beating the spread
(1 games or more with line est'd.)
1Texas Southern Tigers85.71% (6-1)
2North Carolina Central Eagles83.33% (5-1)
3Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers80.00% (4-1)
4Stephen F. Austin State Lumberjacks80.00% (4-1)
5Loyola-Marymount Lions75.00% (3-1)
6Hartford Hawks75.00% (3-1)
7Maine Black Bears75.00% (3-1)
8Central Arkansas Bears75.00% (3-1)
9Longwood Lancers75.00% (3-1)
10Nebraska Cornhuskers73.33% (22-8)
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Lowest % of games beating the spread
(1 games or more with line est'd.)
1Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks0.00% (0-3)
2High Point Panthers0.00% (0-1)
3Central Connecticut State Blue Devils0.00% (0-3)
4Bryant University Bulldogs0.00% (0-3)
5Bethune Cookman Wildcats0.00% (0-2)
6American Eagles0.00% (0-3)
7Alcorn State Braves0.00% (0-2)
8Campbell Fighting Camels0.00% (0-2)
9Stetson Hatters0.00% (0-1)
10Lamar Cardinals0.00% (0-3)
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Of course, the REAL champs beat the spread while winning
Highest % of games winning AND beating the spread
(1 games or more with line est'd.)
1Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos100.00% (4 / 4 games)
2South Carolina State Bulldogs100.00% (4 / 4 games)
3Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils100.00% (2 / 2 games)
4Southeastern Louisiana Lions100.00% (2 / 2 games)
5Northwestern State Demons100.00% (1 / 1 games)
6Texas Southern Tigers85.71% (6 / 7 games)
7North Carolina Central Eagles83.33% (5 / 6 games)
8Stephen F. Austin State Lumberjacks80.00% (4 / 5 games)
9Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers80.00% (4 / 5 games)
10Longwood Lancers75.00% (3 / 4 games)
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Most overall games winning AND beating the spread
1Nebraska Cornhuskers22
2Michigan Wolverines22
3Xavier Musketeers21
4Villanova Wildcats21
5Southern California Trojans21
6Loyola-Chicago Ramblers20
7San Diego State Aztecs20
8Canisius Golden Griffins20
9Virginia Cavaliers20
10Northern Colorado Bears20
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Only showing teams who played 1+ games for which Vegas set odds. | Set minimum to: 1 5 10
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