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

Updated: 12/16/2018

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 2018-2019 season.
Most Disrespected
a.k.a. Big Winners
1Mississippi Rebels$800
2North Carolina State Wolfpack$790
3Samford Bulldogs$790
4Oklahoma Sooners$690
5Loyola-Marymount Lions$590
6Indiana-Purdue Jaguars$590
7Liberty University Flames$590
8Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets$590
9Pennsylvania Quakers$580
10Virginia Tech Hokies$580
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Most Overrated
a.k.a. Biggest Losers
1Iona Gaels$-990
2Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders$-990
3Clemson Tigers$-890
4Denver Pioneers$-790
5Eastern Washington Eagles$-780
6Delaware State Hornets$-770
7Monmouth-New Jersey Hawks$-680
8Wyoming Cowboys$-680
9Alabama Crimson Tide$-670
10Canisius Golden Griffins$-670
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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.)
1North Carolina State Wolfpack90% (9-1)
2Samford Bulldogs90% (9-1)
3East Tennessee State Buccaneers80% (8-2)
4Hofstra Pride80% (8-2)
5Holy Cross Crusaders80% (8-2)
6Oklahoma Sooners80% (8-1)
7Pennsylvania Quakers80% (8-2)
8Stony Brook Seawolves80% (8-2)
9Utah Valley Wolverines80% (8-2)
10Virginia Tech Hokies80% (8-2)
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Lowest % of games beating the spread
(10 games or more with line est'd.)
1Clemson Tigers10% (1-9)
2Denver Pioneers18% (2-9)
3Monmouth-New Jersey Hawks18% (2-8)
4Wyoming Cowboys20% (2-8)
5La Salle Explorers20% (2-7)
6George Mason Patriots27% (3-8)
7North Dakota State Bison27% (3-8)
8Savannah State Tigers27% (3-8)
9Temple Owls27% (3-7)
10Fairfield Stags30% (3-7)
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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.)
1North Carolina State Wolfpack80% (8 / 10 games)
2Oklahoma Sooners80% (8 / 10 games)
3Pennsylvania Quakers80% (8 / 10 games)
4Virginia Tech Hokies80% (8 / 10 games)
5Utah State Aggies73% (8 / 11 games)
6Michigan State Spartans70% (7 / 10 games)
7Samford Bulldogs70% (7 / 10 games)
8Stony Brook Seawolves70% (7 / 10 games)
9New Jersey Tech Highlanders67% (8 / 12 games)
10California-Irvine Anteaters64% (7 / 11 games)
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Most overall games winning AND beating the spread
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1North Carolina State Wolfpack8
2Oklahoma Sooners8
3Pennsylvania Quakers8
4Virginia Tech Hokies8
5Utah State Aggies8
6New Jersey Tech Highlanders8
7Michigan State Spartans7
8Samford Bulldogs7
9Stony Brook Seawolves7
10California-Irvine Anteaters7
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Full List
Only showing teams who played 10+ games for which Vegas set odds. | Set minimum to: 1 5 10
Rank Team Money Won on $110 bets Games w/ Line Set Record vs Spread Net Wins vs Spread Games Beat Spread & Won % Won vs Spread % Lost vs Spread Net points above spread Avg. points above spread
1 North Carolina State Wolfpack $790 10 (9-1-0) 8 8 90% 10% 78 7.8
2 Samford Bulldogs $790 10 (9-1-0) 8 7 90% 10% 81 8.1
3 Oklahoma Sooners $690 10 (8-1-1) 7 8 80% 10% 52 5.2
4 Indiana-Purdue Jaguars $590 10 (7-1-2) 6 6 70% 10% 73 7.3
5 Pennsylvania Quakers $580 10 (8-2-0) 6 8 80% 20% 64 6.4
6 Virginia Tech Hokies $580 10 (8-2-0) 6 8 80% 20% 75.5 7.6
7 Stony Brook Seawolves $580 10 (8-2-0) 6 7 80% 20% 32 3.2
8 East Tennessee State Buccaneers $580 10 (8-2-0) 6 6 80% 20% 12 1.2
9 Hofstra Pride $580 10 (8-2-0) 6 6 80% 20% 54 5.4
10 Holy Cross Crusaders $580 10 (8-2-0) 6 6 80% 20% 33.5 3.4
11 Texas Rio Grande Vaqueros $580 11 (8-2-1) 6 6 73% 18% 60.5 5.5
12 Utah Valley Wolverines $580 10 (8-2-0) 6 6 80% 20% 36.5 3.7
13 New Jersey Tech Highlanders $470 12 (8-3-1) 5 8 67% 25% 35 2.9
14 Utah State Aggies $470 11 (8-3-0) 5 8 73% 27% 114.5 10.4
15 Pittsburgh Panthers $470 11 (8-3-0) 5 7 73% 27% 55 5
16 Seattle University Red Hawks $470 11 (8-3-0) 5 7 73% 27% 55 5
17 Michigan State Spartans $370 10 (7-3-0) 4 7 70% 30% 54.5 5.5
18 Nevada Wolf Pack $370 11 (7-3-1) 4 7 64% 27% 27.5 2.5
19 Detroit-Mercy Titans $370 10 (7-3-0) 4 2 70% 30% -0.5 -0.1
20 Southern Illinois Salukis $360 12 (8-4-0) 4 6 67% 33% 1 0.1
21 Dartmouth College Big Green $270 11 (6-3-2) 3 5 55% 27% 27 2.5
22 Northwestern Wildcats $270 10 (6-3-1) 3 4 60% 30% 21.5 2.2
23 Virginia Commonwealth Rams $270 10 (6-3-1) 3 4 60% 30% 39 3.9
24 California-Irvine Anteaters $260 11 (7-4-0) 3 7 64% 36% 14.5 1.3
25 Gonzaga Bulldogs $260 11 (7-4-0) 3 7 64% 36% 24.5 2.2
26 Old Dominion Monarchs $260 11 (7-4-0) 3 7 64% 36% 36.5 3.3
27 Boston University Terriers $260 11 (7-4-0) 3 6 64% 36% 41.5 3.8
28 North Florida Ospreys $260 11 (7-4-0) 3 4 64% 36% 21.5 2
29 North Carolina Tar Heels $170 10 (5-3-2) 2 5 50% 30% 35 3.5
30 Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds $170 10 (5-3-2) 2 3 50% 30% 5 0.5
31 Connecticut Huskies $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 6 60% 40% 24 2.4
32 Duke Blue Devils $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 6 60% 40% 54.5 5.5
33 Oregon Ducks $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 6 60% 40% -13.5 -1.4
34 Toledo Rockets $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 6 60% 40% 79.5 8
35 Wofford Terriers $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 6 60% 40% 90.5 9.1
36 Colgate Red Raiders $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 5 60% 40% 28.5 2.9
37 Davidson College Wildcats $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 5 60% 40% -6 -0.6
38 San Diego Toreros $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 5 60% 40% 55 5.5
39 Gardner Webb Runnin Bulldogs $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 4 60% 40% 45 4.5
40 Louisville Cardinals $160 11 (6-4-1) 2 4 55% 36% 53 4.8
41 Memphis Tigers $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 4 60% 40% -1.5 -0.2
42 Rutgers Scarlet Knights $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 4 60% 40% 42.5 4.3
43 Hartford Hawks $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 3 60% 40% 3.5 0.4
44 Maine Black Bears $160 10 (6-4-0) 2 1 60% 40% -0.5 -0.1
45 South Dakota State Jackrabbits $150 12 (7-5-0) 2 6 58% 42% 88.5 7.4
46 Villanova Wildcats $150 12 (7-5-0) 2 6 58% 42% -39.5 -3.3
47 Cincinnati Bearcats $60 10 (5-4-1) 1 5 50% 40% 16.5 1.7
48 Eastern Illinois Panthers $60 10 (5-4-1) 1 4 50% 40% -23 -2.3
49 Eastern Kentucky Colonels $60 10 (5-4-1) 1 4 50% 40% 0.5 0.1
50 Iowa State Cyclones $50 11 (6-5-0) 1 6 55% 45% 33.5 3
51 Wisconsin Badgers $50 11 (6-5-0) 1 6 55% 45% 26 2.4
52 Jacksonville Dolphins $50 11 (6-5-0) 1 5 55% 45% 37 3.4
53 Georgia State Panthers $50 11 (6-5-0) 1 4 55% 45% -20 -1.8
54 California State-Long Beach 49ers $50 11 (6-5-0) 1 2 55% 45% -14 -1.3
55 Western Carolina Catamounts $50 11 (6-5-0) 1 2 55% 45% -2.5 -0.2
56 South Carolina State Bulldogs $50 11 (6-5-0) 1 0 55% 45% 15.5 1.4
57 Brown Bears $-40 10 (4-4-2) 0 3 40% 40% 27 2.7
58 Creighton Blue Jays $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 5 50% 50% 26.5 2.7
59 High Point Panthers $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 5 50% 50% 18.5 1.9
60 Marquette Golden Eagles $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 5 50% 50% -10.5 -1.1
61 Marshall Thundering Herd $-50 11 (5-5-1) 0 5 45% 45% -27 -2.5
62 Minnesota Golden Gophers $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 5 50% 50% 6.5 0.7
63 Seton Hall Pirates $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 5 50% 50% 2.5 0.3
64 Maryland Terrapins $-50 11 (5-5-1) 0 4 45% 45% 14 1.3
65 Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks $-50 12 (5-5-2) 0 4 42% 42% 21 1.8
66 Notre Dame Fighting Irish $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 4 50% 50% 14 1.4
67 Siena College Saints $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 3 50% 50% -14.5 -1.5
68 Wichita State Shockers $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 3 50% 50% -25 -2.5
69 Manhattan Jaspers $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 2 50% 50% -34.5 -3.5
70 Southern University A&M Jaguars $-50 10 (5-5-0) 0 1 50% 50% 16 1.6
71 Army Black Knights $-60 12 (6-6-0) 0 4 50% 50% -4 -0.3
72 Arizona Wildcats $-150 10 (4-5-1) -1 4 40% 50% 9 0.9
73 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs $-150 10 (4-5-1) -1 3 40% 50% 20.5 2.1
74 Richmond Spiders $-150 10 (4-5-1) -1 3 40% 50% -47 -4.7
75 Bethune Cookman Wildcats $-150 10 (4-5-1) -1 2 40% 50% -24 -2.4
76 Northwestern State Demons $-150 10 (4-5-1) -1 1 40% 50% -38.5 -3.9
77 Indiana Hoosiers $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 5 45% 55% 18 1.6
78 Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 5 45% 55% 27.5 2.5
79 Michigan Wolverines $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 5 45% 55% 36 3.3
80 Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 4 45% 55% 14.5 1.3
81 Illinois-Chicago Flames $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 4 45% 55% -2.5 -0.2
82 Massachusetts Minutemen $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 4 45% 55% 17 1.5
83 Purdue Boilermakers $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 4 45% 55% -0.5 -0
84 Tulsa Golden Hurricane $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 3 45% 55% -9.5 -0.9
85 Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 3 45% 55% -16 -1.5
86 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils $-160 11 (5-6-0) -1 1 45% 55% -67.5 -6.1
87 Brigham Young Cougars $-170 13 (6-7-0) -1 6 46% 54% 0 0
88 Bradley Braves $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -38.5 -3.9
89 Butler Bulldogs $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -0.5 -0.1
90 College of Charleston Cougars $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -2 -0.2
91 Iowa Hawkeyes $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% 11.5 1.2
92 Kentucky Wildcats $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -50.5 -5.1
93 Louisiana State Tigers $-260 11 (4-6-1) -2 4 36% 55% -2 -0.2
94 Northeastern Huskies $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -3.5 -0.4
95 Providence Friars $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -34 -3.4
96 Saint Bonaventure Bonnies $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -7.5 -0.8
97 Southern California Trojans $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -36.5 -3.7
98 Southern Methodist Mustangs $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -35 -3.5
99 Syracuse Orange $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -34.5 -3.5
100 Texas Longhorns $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% -6 -0.6
101 Texas Tech Red Raiders $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 4 40% 60% 31.5 3.2
102 Grand Canyon Antelope $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 3 40% 60% -24.5 -2.5
103 Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 3 40% 60% -1 -0.1
104 North Carolina-Greensboro Spartans $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 3 40% 60% -17.5 -1.8
105 Washington Huskies $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 3 40% 60% -5 -0.5
106 William & Mary $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 3 40% 60% -42.5 -4.3
107 Albany Great Danes $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 2 40% 60% -10.5 -1.1
108 Illinois Fighting Illini $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 2 40% 60% -5.5 -0.6
109 Santa Clara Broncos $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 2 40% 60% -23 -2.3
110 South Carolina-Upstate Spartans $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 2 40% 60% -10.5 -1.1
111 Youngstown State Penguins $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 2 40% 60% -20 -2
112 Chicago State Cougars $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 1 40% 60% -43.5 -4.4
113 Prairie View A&M $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 1 40% 60% -1.5 -0.2
114 Stetson Hatters $-260 10 (4-6-0) -2 1 40% 60% -23 -2.3
115 Coppin State Eagles $-270 12 (5-7-0) -2 0 42% 58% -43.5 -3.6
116 Xavier Musketeers $-370 11 (4-7-0) -3 4 36% 64% -17 -1.5
117 George Washington Colonials $-370 11 (4-7-0) -3 2 36% 64% -46.5 -4.2
118 IUPU-Fort Wayne Mastadons $-370 11 (4-7-0) -3 2 36% 64% -68.5 -6.2
119 Kennesaw State Owls $-370 11 (4-7-0) -3 1 36% 64% -61 -5.5
120 Illinois State Redbirds $-470 10 (3-7-0) -4 3 30% 70% -46.5 -4.7
121 James Madison Dukes $-470 10 (3-7-0) -4 3 30% 70% -51 -5.1
122 Loyola-Chicago Ramblers $-470 10 (3-7-0) -4 3 30% 70% -36 -3.6
123 Penn State Nittany Lions $-470 10 (3-7-0) -4 3 30% 70% -14.5 -1.5
124 Temple Owls $-470 11 (3-7-1) -4 3 27% 64% -4.5 -0.4
125 Fairfield Stags $-470 10 (3-7-0) -4 2 30% 70% -23.5 -2.4
126 Georgetown Hoyas $-470 10 (3-7-0) -4 2 30% 70% -45 -4.5
127 Robert Morris Colonials $-470 10 (3-7-0) -4 2 30% 70% -25.5 -2.6
128 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles $-470 10 (3-7-0) -4 2 30% 70% -84 -8.4
129 La Salle Explorers $-570 10 (2-7-1) -5 0 20% 70% -72.5 -7.3
130 George Mason Patriots $-580 11 (3-8-0) -5 3 27% 73% -28.5 -2.6
131 North Dakota State Bison $-580 11 (3-8-0) -5 3 27% 73% -20 -1.8
132 Savannah State Tigers $-580 11 (3-8-0) -5 2 27% 73% -72.5 -6.6
133 Wyoming Cowboys $-680 10 (2-8-0) -6 2 20% 80% -43.5 -4.4
134 Monmouth-New Jersey Hawks $-680 11 (2-8-1) -6 0 18% 73% -93.5 -8.5
135 Denver Pioneers $-790 11 (2-9-0) -7 1 18% 82% -64.5 -5.9
136 Clemson Tigers $-890 10 (1-9-0) -8 1 10% 90% -63 -6.3