Everyone loves an upset! Upsets and trap games happen every year in the world of college football, and this year looks to be no different. In looking at some of the top teams in college football, many of them have a very tough schedule, and have chances at losing a big game. Let’s take a look at a few games where we could see a huge upset in the making and that you should bet against their College Football Betting Lines.
Upset Alert: 2022 College Football Matches That Could End With Unexpected Results
Alabama @ Arkansas – October 1st
The Alabama Crimson Tide is the top team in all of the preseason polls. Nick Saban has once again assembled one of the most talented rosters in the country. The offense will be led by last year’s Heisman Trophy winner, Bryce Young. The defense will be anchored by one of the top players in the country, Will Anderson. Many of the experts are predicting that the Crimson Tide will once again run through the SEC and be undefeated heading into the conference championship game.
However, Alabama has a very tough slate of road games this season. The first one being with the Texas Longhorns in late September. We think Alabama gets through that one, but the next one could be a problem for Alabama.
On October 1st, Alabama travels to Fayetteville to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks. Sam Pittman has rebuilt the Arkansas program, and they have quickly become one of the top teams in the SEC. Both programs could quite possibly be undefeated when they meet. Arkansas will have to get through Cincinnati, Texas A&M and South Carolina before meeting Alabama, but it’s not out of the realm of possibility that Arkansas could be undefeated.
Arkansas will bring something to the table that the Crimson Tide won’t have seen prior to their game, and that’s strong play up front. While Texas will be very athletic, they won’t have strong front lines. Arkansas has built a solid base up front on both sides of the ball. This will truly be the first time all season that Alabama will be tested up front, so we’ll see if the Tide will be ready for the strong push up front.
We don’t know if the Razorbacks will have enough in the tank to beat Alabama, but they will give them a very tough test. Saban and his squad will be on upset alert in front of a raucous Razorback crowd.
Michigan @ Iowa – October 1st
The Wolverines will have played a very easy non-conference schedule when they travel to Iowa City on October 1st. Michigan destroyed Iowa in the Big 10 title game last season, and the Hawkeyes will be looking to avenge that loss. Michigan will have two new coordinators, and we won’t truly know how good they are when they visit Iowa.
Iowa will have one of the top defenses in the country. Iowa is also very good at home, and they have beaten a lot of top teams in Iowa City over the years. Kirk Ferentz has had Michigan’s number when they come to Iowa City, as the Wolverines have lost their last four trips to Kinnick Stadium. Jim Harbaugh could be in trouble on the first Saturday in October.