There are 18 games left in the season, and 17 of them will be played this week, starting with Thursday night's biggie between Oregon State and Oregon at Eugene. The Ducks open as 8-point favorites.
Thursday's other game has Arkansas State at Western Kentucky. The Red Wolves are favored by 10.
On Friday, Ohio plays Central Michigan in the Mid-American Conference title game at Ford Field in Detroit. No line has been posted.
On Saturday, Florida is a 5-point favorite over Alabama in the Southeastern Conference title game in Atlanta. Texas is favored by 15.5 over Nebraska in the Big 12 championship game in Arlington. Georgia Tech and Clemson meet for the second time in the Atlantic Coast Conference title game in Tampa. The Yellow Jackets, who won the first meeting, 30-27, on Sept. 10, open as a 1-point favorite. The Big East title will be decided in Pittsburgh, where the Panthers play host to undefeated Cincinnati. Pittsburgh is favored by 1.
Here are the opening lines for Saturday's other games: South Florida at Connecticut (-7.5); West Virginia at Rutgers (pick); Fresno State at Illinois (-3); San Jose State at Louisiana Tech (-16); New Mexico State at Boise State (-44); Arizona at USC (-8); California (-6) at Washington; Florida Atlantic at Florida International (-2), Houston (-1) at East Carolina (Conference USA title game) and Wisconsin (-13) at Hawaii.