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
(10 games or more with line est'd.)
1Nebraska Cornhuskers73.33% (22-8)
2Loyola-Chicago Ramblers68.97% (20-9)
3South Dakota State Jackrabbits67.86% (19-9)
4California State-Fullerton Titans66.67% (18-9)
5North Carolina-Greensboro Spartans66.67% (18-9)
6San Diego State Aztecs66.67% (20-10)
7Virginia Cavaliers66.67% (20-9)
8Canisius Golden Griffins66.67% (20-9)
9California-Santa Barbara Gauchos65.52% (19-10)
10Michigan Wolverines64.71% (22-11)
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Lowest % of games beating the spread
(10 games or more with line est'd.)
1Cal Poly-Slo Mustangs25.00% (7-19)
2Fordham Rams25.93% (7-19)
3Oakland Golden Grizzlies26.67% (8-22)
4North Carolina-Charlotte 49ers26.92% (7-19)
5Vanderbilt Commodores27.59% (8-20)
6Navy Midshipmen30.00% (3-7)
7Elon Phoenix31.03% (9-20)
8Santa Clara Broncos31.03% (9-19)
9Wake Forest Demon Deacons31.03% (9-20)
10Colorado State Rams32.14% (9-17)
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Of course, the REAL champs beat the spread while winning
Highest % of games winning AND beating the spread
(10 games or more with line est'd.)
1Nebraska Cornhuskers73.33% (22 / 30 games)
2Loyola-Chicago Ramblers68.97% (20 / 29 games)
3South Dakota State Jackrabbits67.86% (19 / 28 games)
4San Diego State Aztecs66.67% (20 / 30 games)
5Virginia Cavaliers66.67% (20 / 30 games)
6Canisius Golden Griffins66.67% (20 / 30 games)
7California State-Fullerton Titans66.67% (18 / 27 games)
8North Carolina-Greensboro Spartans66.67% (18 / 27 games)
9California-Santa Barbara Gauchos65.52% (19 / 29 games)
10Michigan Wolverines64.71% (22 / 34 games)
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Most overall games winning AND beating the spread
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1Nebraska Cornhuskers22
2Michigan Wolverines22
3Xavier Musketeers21
4Southern California Trojans21
5Villanova Wildcats21
6Loyola-Chicago Ramblers20
7Virginia Cavaliers20
8Canisius Golden Griffins20
9San Diego State Aztecs20
10Northern Colorado Bears20
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Only showing teams who played 10+ games for which Vegas set odds. | Set minimum to: 1 5 10
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