2021 NCAA College Football FCS Betting Futures Odds and Analysis
The 2020–21 NCAA Division I FCS football season will belatedly resume this weekend. Top offshore sportsbooks favor the North Dakota State Bison to repeat as champions. If you feel the same way, bet on them at My Bookie, one of the best online sportsbooks.
The Bison are under the guidance of second-year head coach Matt Entz. The team plays in the Fargodome in Fargo, North Dakota. This will be their 28th season of membership in the Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVFC). They started the season as defending national champions. They have won eight of the last nine FCS titles.
The Bison finished the 2019 regular season 12–0. That was the second straight undefeated Bison season. They won their ninth in a row MVFC title. They earned an automatic qualifying bid to the FCS Playoff Tournament.
The No. 1 Team Seed
They were the No. 1 team seed. The Bison went 4–0 in the FCS playoffs. They finished 16–0 as FCS champions. They became the first school at any level of college football to finish 16–0 since Yale in 1894. They also prolonged their FCS-record winning streak to 37 wins. Top offshore sportsbooks give the Bison +150 odds.
#2 Weber State Wildcats
Next in line are the Weber State Wildcats. The Wildcats are led by sixth-year head coach Jay Hill. They play their games at Stewart Stadium. They are members of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the 2019 season 11–4, with a 7–1 record in conference play.
They tied for the Big Sky championship with Sacramento State. They earned the Big Sky’s automatic bid to the FCS Playoffs. Following a first-round bye, they beat Kennesaw State in the second round. They defeated Montana in the quarterfinals. They lost to James Madison in the semis. They have +400 odds at top offshore sportsbooks.
South Dakota State Jackrabbits
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits follow at +500. They are helmed by 24th-year head coach John Stiegelmeier. They play their home games at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings, South Dakota. They are members of the Missouri Valley Football Conference.
The Jackrabbits ended the 2019 season 8–5. South Dakota State went 5–3 in conference play. They finished in a three-way tie for third place. They got an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs. They enjoyed a first-round bye, and then they lost in the second round to Northern Iowa.
Northern Iowa Panthers
Speaking of Northern Iowa (+600), the Panthers are coached by Mark Farley in his 20th year. They play their home games in the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa. They are members of the Missouri Valley Football Conference.
UNI wrapped up the 2019 season with an 8–4 record. The Panthers were 6–2 in conference play. They finished in second place. They were the recipients of an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs. They bested San Diego and South Dakota State to move on to the quarterfinals. There they lost to James Madison.
And now that we mention JM (+800), the Dukes, with second-year head coach Curt Cignetti, will play their home games at Bridgeforth Stadium. They will play as part of the Colonial Athletic Association. The Dukes had a good 2019 season. They finished 11–1, and 8–0 in conference play.
They won the CAA championship. They obtained the CAA’s automatic bid to the FCS Playoffs. They prevailed over Monmouth, Northern Iowa, and Weber State. They advance to the FCS National Championship Game. They fell to North Dakota State.
Kennesaw State (+800)
Finally, we have Kennesaw State (+800). a panel of media and head coaches predicted that the Owls would finish first in the Big South. They are managed by sixth-year head coach Brian Bohannon. Kennesaw State play their home games at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Georgia. They are sixth-year members of the Big South Conference.
2021 FCS National Championship Odds:
|North Dakota State||+150|
|South Dakota State||+500|
|North Carolina A&T||+2500|