We look back at the weekend including Pacific Classic Day at Del Mar, Alabama Day at Saratoga, and Jason talks about his visit to Laurel Park.
College football is a regional game at its core. Both within conferences and in cross-conference rivalries, fans and programs often view the season as a success or failure not by overall win-loss record, but whether they win the games that matter. Auburn-Alabama, Michigan-Ohio State, Florida State-Miami, Florida-Georgia—the most interesting games in the sport that bring us back every year are the traditional, in-conference rivalries. With that in mind, let's look at this year's Power Five Conference odds and try to [...]
In the Southeastern Conference, every game matters. This is a statement validated by television contracts, attendance numbers and betting handle. For those who follow the league closely, rivalries and history can sometimes fog the perspective on where teams stand in relation to others. But before the madness and chaos of the season begins, a preseason look at regular season win totals will give us a good reference point to consider what to expect for the upcoming season. Let's look at [...]
Your 2019 Heisman favorites are Alabama's Tagovailoa at +225, with Clemson's Trevor Lawrence pegged at +200. 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 [...]
As with any big game, there's a huge platter of side plays that bettors can feast on. Here are the top five 2019 College Football Championship prop bets you can make on tonight's game. For a full breakdown of the matchup itself, check out James Scully's breakdown of the championship tilt! Trevor Lawrence TD Passes (UNDER 2 -150 / OVER 2 +115) The lack of a hook on this flat number suggests that even the oddsmakers are really trying to play [...]
The two best college football programs for the past 3 seasons throw down at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ on Monday, January 7 in the 2019 College Football National Championship betting finale that we've all been anxiously waiting for. This is the fourth time in five seasons that Clemson will challenge the monolith that is Alabama. In their first encounter in the new playoff format, Alabama rode Derrick Henry's three touchdowns to outlast Clemson quarterback DeShaun Watson's four passing [...]
Clemson Tigers +5.5 vs Alabama Crimson Tide (Monday 8 p.m. ET) Powerhouse programs will meet in the national championship game for the third time in four years, with Alabama winning by a 45-40 margin in 2015 and Clemson prevailing by a 35-31 score in 2016. Both highly-rated defenses are stocked with NFL prospects, but this game is all about the firepower with Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence leading dynamic attacks. Alabama averaged 47.7 points per game, scoring 50 [...]