It’s been a comfortable ride for the Alabama Crimson Tide through the first seven weeks of the 2016 season. The team controls the top spot on the AP Top 25 at a perfect 7-0 and has won six of its seven contests by a margin of two touchdowns or greater. They’ll face the formidable Texas A&M Aggies this weekend, however, and the budding SEC rivalry serves as the most expensive Week 8 game on the secondary market.
Check out a complete price breakdown for this week’s most expensive games below, according to TicketIQ:
10/22/16 Texas A&M Aggies @ Alabama Crimson Tide | Average Resale Price: $311.38 | Get-in Price: $205
Saturday’s game will be the fourth annual game between the two schools since Texas A&M’s transition into the SEC in 2012. The Aggies won 2012’s game in heroic fashion, with eventual Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel leading the team to a 29-24 upset over the Tide. This year’s game will again be another must-watch showdown, and Alabama vs. Texas A&M tickets are averaging $311.38 on TicketIQ. If looking just to get in the cheapest tickets are listed from $205 each.
10/22/16 Illinois Fighting Illini @ Michigan Wolverines | Average Resale Price: $165.65 | Get-in Price: $85
After a forgettable 2015 campaign, Michigan has returned to form this season and enters Saturday’s game against Illinois at 6-0. The Big House will be alive and well for the Wolverines’ first home game in three weeks, and Michigan tickets on TicketIQ currently own an average price of $165.65 and $85 get-in price. The Illini will need to play a tremendous game on the road if they hope to avoid dropping to 2-5 on the season.
10/22/16 Wisconsin Badgers @ Iowa Hawkeyes | Average Resale Price: $150.12 | Get-in Price: $82
Iowa has come back down to earth following their massive 2015 season, but the team is still on the bubble at 5-2 and can make a big mark at home against Wisconsin this week. The 4-2 Badgers have struggled over the last two weeks, dropping one-possession games to Michigan and Ohio State. Iowa tickets against Wisconsin currently own a secondary market average of $150.12 and the cheapest ticket at Kinnick Stadium is now $82.
10/22/16 Ohio State Buckeyes @ Penn State Nittany Lions | Average Resale Price: $133.84 | Get-in Price: $66
Right on Alabama’s tail are the Ohio State Buckeyes, who enter Week 8 with a 6-0 record and look to maneuver past Penn State in University Park this weekend. The Nittany Lions will play their third straight home game and face their toughest competition yet this season. Penn State tickets against Ohio State average $133.84 and the cheapest available ticket is listed from $66.
10/22/16 TCU Horned Frogs @ West Virginia Mountaineers | Average Resale Price: $123.84 | Get-in Price: $93
Rounding out this week’s top college football games list is a Saturday battle between West Virginia and TCU at Mountaineer Field. The 5-0 Mountaineers look to remain undefeated while TCU heads to West Virginia with a 4-2 record. West Virginia tickets on TicketIQ own a $123.84 average and the cheapest tickets against TCU are now $93 each.