College football betting preview: LSU Tigers

LSU Tigers Head coach: Ed Orgeron (fourth year) Last year’s record: 10-3 (5-3 SEC), Fiesta Bowl win against UCF, 40-32 Final AP ranking: No. 6 Recruiting Ranking: No. 5 (3 5-stars, 11 4-stars, 10 3-stars) First game: Aug. 31 against Georgia Southern (Futures available on BetAmerica) O/U win total: 9 In Ed Orgeron’s second full year as head coach, he led the Tigers to a 10-3 season behind solid defense. In 2019, however, LSU will need to replace a handful [...]

College football betting preview: Texas Longhorns

Head coach: Tom Herman (third year) Last year’s record: 10-4 (7-3 Big 12), Sugar Bowl win against Georgia, 28-21 Final AP ranking: No. 9 Recruiting ranking: No. 3 (2 5-stars, 15 4-stars, 9 3-stars) First game: Aug. 31 against Louisiana Tech (Futures available on BetAmerica) O/U win total: 9.5 The end of the Mack Brown era and Charlie Strong’s three-year tenure as head coach left the Texas football program in disarray. But in just his second year as the Longhorns [...]

Finding value in college football futures market

College football is the most exciting sport in the world. But as the elites of the sport–namely Alabama and Clemson—continue to distance themselves from the others, fans and bettors are finding themselves pushed to the outer fringes when it comes to the futures market. Futures Value Recognition As we look for value in this always-intriguing, yet incredibly top-heavy market, we first must recognize that the proliferation of recruiting sites, attention to high school film, and increased top-level camps are making [...]

College football betting preview: Oregon Ducks

Oregon Ducks Head coach: Mario Cristobal (second year) Last year’s record: 9-4 (5-4 Pac-12), Redbox Bowl win against Michigan State, 7-6 Final AP ranking: Unranked Recruiting ranking: No. 7 (1 5-star, 11 4-stars, 14 3-stars) First game: Aug. 31 against Auburn (Futures available on BetAmerica) O/U win total: 9 Coming off a 9-4 season in his first year as head coach, Mario Cristobal is back with several key pieces in place. With the announcement quarterback Justin Herbert would return for [...]

College football betting preview: Auburn Tigers

Auburn Tigers Head coach: Gus Malzahn (seventh year) Last year’s record: 8-5 (3-5 SEC), Music City Bowl win against Purdue, 63-14 Final AP ranking: Unranked Recruiting Ranking: No. 11 (2 5-stars, 12 4-stars, 7 3-stars) First game: Aug. 31 against Oregon (Futures available on BetAmerica) O/U win total: 8 Gus Malzahn is under pressure to improve on a 3-5 SEC record as part of last year’s 8-5 season. It’s a tall order, with the Tigers set to face Texas A&M, [...]

College Football Betting Preview: Miami Hurricanes

Miami Hurricanes Head coach: Manny Diaz (first year) Last year’s record: 7-6 (4-4 ACC), Pinstripe Bowl loss to Wisconsin, 35-3 Final AP ranking: Unranked Recruiting Ranking: No. 28 (zero 5-stars, seven 4-stars, 10 3-stars) First game: Aug. 24 against Florida (Futures available on BetAmerica) Win total: Over 8.5 Miami’s former defensive coordinator, Manny Diaz, is now at the helm of the Miami Hurricanes following the departure of Mark Richt. The first-year coach has taken over a 7-6 team, which finished [...]

College Football Betting Preview: Florida Gators

Florida Gators Head coach: Dan Mullen (second year) Last year’s record: 10-3 (5-3 SEC), Peach Bowl win against Michigan, 41-15 Final AP ranking: No. 7 Recruiting Ranking: No. 9 (0 5-stars, 17 4-stars, 8 3-stars) First game: Aug. 24 against Miami (Futures available on BetAmerica) O/U win total: 9 The Florida Gators and second-year coach Dan Mullen kick off their 2019 season with a neutral-site game against rival Miami on Aug. 24 in Orlando. The early lines favor Florida with [...]

Top NFL Draft Proposition Bets

Heisman-winning quarterback Kyler Murray is far from a sure thing as the No. 1 overall NFL draft pick on Thursday in Nashville. While Murray is the favorite to be taken first by the Arizona Cardinals, debate has swirled around Arizona’s draft plan heading into the evening. Are the Cardinals looking to stick with 2018 first-round QB selection Josh Rosen, better off building up their defense with a guy like Quinnen Williams, or will Oakland convince the Cardinals to trade their [...]

Lawrence, Tagovailoa Open As 2019 Heisman Favorites

Your 2019 Heisman favorites are Alabama's Tagovailoa at +250, with Clemson's Trevor Lawrence pegged at +300. The college football season feels light years away, but the oddsmakers have done their due diligence and inserted 18 players as the early leads for the Heisman futures. At the top of the board is a somewhat unexpected choice amongst 2019 Heisman favorites. Tua Tagovailoa, the unstoppable Alabama quarterback who engineered an absolute blitzkrieg on the 2018 season before plummeting back to earth in [...]

NFC Championship Player Props – Robert Woods An Undersung (and worthy) Play

Prop betting is popular for bettors and big business at the sportsbooks. The Super Bowl will be a smorgasbord for proposition bets with the menu of options enormous, and a feast for sports betting fans. Here is an appetizer to consider for the NFC Championship player props between the Saints and LA Rams in New Orleans. 2019 NFC Championship Player Prop Bets Drew Brees Passing Yards O/U 299.5 Passing Yards Alvin Kamara O/U 4.5 Receptions Michael Thomas O/U 0.5 Touchdowns [...]