It’s amazing how easy it is to profit betting college football teasers. That is of course as long as you bet them properly.

If you are looking to expand your NCAA football handicapping, you came to the right spot. This article has everything you need at your disposal to start profiting with teasers.

First things first, I’ll make sure you understand exactly what a teaser bet is. Next I’ll cover the payouts at multiple online books. As well as key numbers to look for at the best teaser lines.

Guide to Understanding How CFB Teaser Work

It’s important to understand exactly what a teaser is. A bet that includes two or more teams where you get points to use either on the point spread or the total.

The catch is that each wager must win in order to cash your ticket. Same basic principal as how parlays work.  The payout is smaller than you would see with  straight bet or a parlay. That’s because you are using those bonus points in your favor.  Let’s look at an example of what a typical teaser might look like.  First, we’ll examine what the actual lines on the games we are looking at are (before the bonus points have been applied).

Let’s look at an example of what a typical teaser might look like.  First, we’ll examine what the actual lines on the games we are looking at are before the bonus points have been applied.

Alabama -10 vs Ole Miss
BYU +13 vs Boise State

Let’s go ahead and bet a 7-point teaser on these two games.  You get to choose whichever side of the game you want the bonus points applied to, so we’ll say we are taking both Alabama and BYU.  In the example above we would end up with two bets that look like this:

Alabama -3
BYU +20

As you can see, both lines have been adjusted in your favor.  The price you’ll typically pay on a two-team 7-point teaser is right around -110, meaning you will need to risk $120 for every $100 you want to win on that wager.

The most common college football teasers are 6, 7 or 10 points. The standard is 2 teams for both 6 and 7 point teasers and 3 teams for 10 point teases. I would recommend sticking to these guidelines, but you don’t have to. You can include up to 15 teams at multiple books.

Playing multipe teams is certainly enticing. Just like parlays, the payouts increase quite a bit the more teams you include. For example, a 2-team 6-pointer at 5Dimes pays even money (+100). Simply doubling the teams from 2 to 4 triples your payout if you win to +300 (3 to 1).

NCAAF Teaser Payouts & Betting Odds: 6-pt, 7-pt & 10-Pt

Like with any wager you make, it pays to shop for the best lines out there. Below is a list of the payouts at some of the top online sportsbooks in the industry. I’ve highlighted the best odds out there depending on the number of teams you are playing.

6 Point CFB Teasers (Ties Reduce)
SportsbookTeams
23456789101112131415
5Dimes+100+180+300+465+710+1050+1550+2250+3300+4800+7000+10700+15700+23000
BetDSI-120+150+235+350+550+800N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Bovada-110+165+265+450+600+1000+1500+2000+2500N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BetOnline-110+160+260+420+600+1000+1500+2000+2500+3500+5000+7500+10000+15000
Bookmaker-120+150+235+350+550+800N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Sportsbook.com-110+160+260>+450+600+1000+1500+2000+2500+3500+5000+7500+10000+15000
GT Bets-110+180+300+450+600+900+1200+1800+2500N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
SportsBettingOnline-120+160+250+400+600+900+1250+1800+2500+3500+5000+7500+10000+15000
TopBet-120+160+250+400+600+900+1400N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
7 Point CFB Teasers (Ties Reduce)
SportsbookTeams
23456789101112131415
5Dimes-120+150+240+365+550+800+1100+1550+2150+2950+4050+5600+7600+11000
BetDSI-140+120+200+300+475+600N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Bovada-130+140+200+350+500+800+1000+1200+1500N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BetOnline-130+135+200+350+475+800+1000+1250+1600+2000+2500+3500+5000+7500
Bookmaker-140+120+200+300+475+600N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Sportsbook.com-130+135+200+350+500+800+1000+1200+1500+2000+2500+3500+5000+7500
GT Bets-130+140+200+350+500+700+1000+1200+1500N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
SportsBettingOnline-140+120+200+300+450+650+900+1200+1500+2000+2500+3500+5000+7500
TopBet-140+120+180+300+400+700+1000N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10 Point CFB Teasers (Ties Lose)
SportsbookTeams
23456789101112131415
5Dimes-210-110+136+195+265+355+465+610+800+1025+1325+1700+2200+2850
BetDSIN/A-120N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BovadaN/A-110N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BetOnlineN/A-130-110+115+135N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BookmakerN/A-120N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Sportsbook.comN/A-120N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
GT BetsN/A-130N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
SportsBettingOnline-300-130+110+140+200+300+400+500+650+800+1000+1250+1500+2000
TopBetN/A-120N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

The formula used to calculate that data is risk divided by return. The return is the amount your risk plus the amount you win.

For example, if you have odds of -120 you would risk $120 to win $100. That would mean $120 divided by $220 which equals 54.55%. If you have two teams, both have to win to break even. So you must ask yourself how often each leg must win to achieve a 54.55% win rate. To find that answer you take the square root of 54.55% and come up with 73.86%.

For 3 teams you would divide the number by the cubed root, 4 teams you use the 4th root, and etc…

Teaser Win Rates Needed to Profit

  • 6-Point (at +100): 70.71%
  • 7-Point (at -120): 73.82%
  • 10-Point (at -120): 81.68%

Key Numbers & Odds for College Football Teasers

The unfortunate thing is that not all teasers are created equal. The success rate can vary quite a bit based on the actual spread of the game and which direction you move the line.

One rule of thumb is that you want to cross as many key numbers as possible. For a quick refresher, the top key numbers are 3, 7, 10, 6, and 4. Click here for a look at the key total numbers to focus on.

Just how profitable is it cross these numbers? Does it matter if a team is favored or playing at home or away? Luckily for you, we have done all the hard work for you. The tables below give you a full breakdown at the three key teaser lines 6, 7 and 10. I’ve highlighted all of the specific spots where you could blindly back teams and show a profit long-term.

Table Key

HF – Home Favorite
AF – Away Favorite
HD – Home Dog
AD – Away Dog

6-Points

LineHFAFHDAD
-0.562.07%70.97%67.74%75.86%
-168.42%65.87%69.69%68.71%
-1.565.69%68.82%70.43%73.53%
-268.77%68.98%71.17%72.31%
-2.562.75%70.63%70.28%71.06%
-365.49%63.61%67.88%71.31%
-3.567.73%65.04%68.19%63.30%
-460.70%68.38%65.09%70.87%
-4.564.26%72.83%59.78%68.22%
-564.22%65.24%64.74%68.67%
-5.570.46%62.37%72.16%65.40%
-667.39%67.36%68.85%64.15%
-6.563.59%73.26%64.58%66.23%
-768.99%69.30%66.47%62.68%
-7.571.15%68.57%62.86%63.61%
-870.26%69.79%66.32%63.02%
-8.565.89%65.44%72.06%65.89%
-966.95%66.14%63.70%65.85%
-9.566.67%70.16%60.48%59.60%
-1065.33%63.64%67.19%62.39%
-10.561.43%60.94%63.28%65.02%
-1162.33%67.18%59.54%67.42%
-11.559.33%67.50%60.00%68.67%
-1255.83%64.29%61.62%71.63%
-12.565.45%72.34%59.57%60.21%
-1361.37%52.00%75.94%67.61%
-13.567.19%59.38%57.81%60.47%
-1468.05%65.64%58.28%56.93%
-14.564.56%60.67%71.91%63.71%
-1559.41%63.64%62.35%66.67%

7-Points

LineHFAFHDAD
-0.565.52%77.42%74.19%75.86%
-170.18%68.37%71.81%70.73%
-1.568.63%69.89%72.04%74.51%
-270.93%70.72%71.43%73.64%
-2.564.47%74.48%72.03%71.92%
-368.37%67.24%69.95%73.71%
-3.572.41%69.63%71.63%67.00%
-464.78%71.00%67.67%72.84%
-4.568.51%73.91%61.96%70.76%
-565.11%67.54%66.15%69.36%
-5.572.15%62.89%73.20%66.67%
-669.43%68.60%70.00%66.14%
-6.564.91%74.31%65.97%68.34%
-770.78%71.47%69.07%65.55%
-7.573.77%70.95%67.14%66.23%
-873.48%72.11%67.18%64.94%
-8.567.29%66.18%72.79%66.36%
-970.95%70.23%64.66%66.94%
-9.571.72%74.19%62.10%60.61%
-1068.55%68.65%70.59%65.09%
-10.564.57%65.63%65.63%67.26%
-1165.14%70.77%61.65%70.00%
-11.561.33%75.00%61.25%70.00%
-1259.61%67.37%62.89%72.86%
-12.567.54%75.53%61.70%61.26%
-1363.48%57.36%76.69%69.04%
-13.571.54%65.63%62.50%62.85%
-1472.59%69.62%60.87%60.37%
-14.565.40%61.80%74.16%66.24%
-1561.27%63.64%63.64%67.96%

10-Points

LineHFAFHDAD
-0.568.97%80.65%80.65%75.86%
-174.83%75.08%77.08%78.67%
-1.576.47%78.49%77.96%76.47%
-277.69%76.36%75.45%78.68%
-2.571.92%81.47%79.72%77.08%
-375.98%74.37%73.80%78.60%
-3.577.09%76.50%74.79%71.92%
-471.75%78.63%70.59%78.39%
-4.579.15%85.33%71.20%76.27%
-576.96%76.80%69.07%73.62%
-5.578.90%77.84%78.87%72.57%
-680.00%80.17%74.59%71.88%
-6.574.67%80.90%72.22%74.67%
-778.89%78.31%73.84%70.83%
-7.577.05%78.10%73.81%71.80%
-876.92%76.04%71.28%70.15%
-8.573.36%69.12%79.41%73.36%
-976.92%73.88%71.85%71.54%
-9.578.28%78.23%67.74%66.67%
-1076.52%75.65%76.92%71.43%
-10.574.44%72.66%71.88%72.65%
-1175.57%78.95%66.67%76.26%
-11.574.00%81.25%68.75%76.67%
-1273.91%81.44%69.70%78.10%
-12.574.87%80.85%68.09%69.11%
-1373.80%72.73%80.60%75.81%
-13.577.87%70.31%68.75%69.17%
-1478.08%75.00%64.46%67.99%
-14.575.95%71.91%80.90%72.15%
-1569.12%75.58%67.05%79.40%

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