2021 FCS Championship Tournament Odds and Round 1 Game Lines

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The FCS Championship single-elimination tournament gets underway this weekend as the field of 16 teams begin bracket play on Saturday.  And there is plenty of betting to be had.


SportsBetting.ag has set lines for each of the eight games, and it also has futures odds for which team will come away with the 2020-21 FCS title on Sunday, May 16.

The Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Championship game will be broadcasted on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC.

North Dakota State is the reigning champion, from the 2019 season, but the Bison have the third-best odds to repeat. They are playing without expected Top 10 NFL Draft pick Trey Lance after he opted out of the season due to COVID.

Top-seeded South Dakota State carries the lowest odds at 3/2, or +150. Sam Houston State is second on the board at 7/2, or +350.

FCS Tournament Odds

South Dakota State 3/2

Sam Houston State 7/2

North Dakota State 9/2

James Madison 5/1

North Dakota 8/1

Jacksonville State 10/1

Delaware 12/1

Weber State 12/1

Southern Illinois 16/1

Missouri State 22/1

Eastern Washington 33/1

Monmouth 33/1

VMI 50/1

Sacred Heart 100/1

Holy Cross 100/1

Davidson 100/1


Game Lines


Monmouth at Sam Houston

Spread: Sam Houston -10

Over/Under: 59.5


Davidson at Jacksonville State

Spread: Jacksonville State -21

Over/Under: 42.5


VMI at James Madison

Spread: James Madison -14

Over/Under: 45.5


Holy Cross at South Dakota State

Spread: South Dakota State -24

Over/Under: 45


Eastern Washington at North Dakota State

Spread: North Dakota State -8

Over/Under: 53


Missouri State at North Dakota

Spread: North Dakota -7

Over/Under: 44


Southern Illinois at Weber State

Spread: Weber State -4.5

Over/Under: 48


Sacred Heart at Delaware

Spread: Delaware -20.5

Over/Under: 42

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