Online sportsbook 5Dimes has updated its Week 1 college football odds for several key opening weekend games and the SEC is favored in each:

  • South Carolina (minus 7.5) vs. North Carolina (Thursday, Sept. 3; Charlotte)
  • Alabama (minus 12.5) vs. Wisconsin (Saturday, Sept. 5; Arlington)
  • Texas A&M (minus 5.5) vs. Arizona State (Saturday, Sept. 5; Houston)
  • Auburn (minus 12.5) vs. Louisville (Saturday, Sept. 5; Atlanta)

Notes: A near two-touchdown favorite against Wisconsin, defending SEC champion Alabama is favored for the 69th consecutive game under Nick Saban … South Carolina is trying to improve to 3-0 during Steve Spurrier’s tenure against the border rival Tar Heels …