The financial literature has provided a fair amount of work on the efficiency of information as it becomes available to financial markets. Likewise, academics have shown an interest as to the efficiency of gambling markets. I plan to test whether College football gambling markets are efficient. Most papers on the subject use simple analysis which results in a transitive ranking. This paper a regression model using offensive, defensive and special team data in an attempt to beat the odds makers.
Gambling, Point Spreads, College Football, Efficient Markets