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College Football Week 13 Recap

November 30, 2015

The regular season of college football ended with Week 13 and conference championship games are scheduled for this weekend. Here is a brief recap of how the games ended for Week 13. Favorites at home were 49-13 straight up and 39-22-1 against the spread. At home, teams were 28-34 SU and 24-37-1 ATS. The over/under […]

Fab Five Fighting for Four College Football Playoff Spots

November 30, 2015

Odds makers in college football are setting their lines for the upcoming conference championship games. The games could make or break the season for teams as win and they could be invited to the College Football Playoff or lose and play in a late December of New Year’s bowl game. Here are my fabulous five […]

Books Beaten Up Thanksgiving Day Thanks to Carolina and Detroit

November 27, 2015

Thanksgiving Day 2015 was not a thankful day for sportsbooks. With three games on the NFL schedule bookmakers lost two of three, Dallas was soundly beaten by Carolina and Detroit routed Philadelphia. The books were able to recover some in the final game as the Bears defeated the Packers. Carolina was a huge liability for […]

New England Remains Super Bowl Favorite, Dallas Gets Some Respect

November 25, 2015

As is customary, odds makers released an updated Super Bowl 50 futures board this week for NFL teams. With the return of Tony Romo to the Dallas Cowboys and the team’s first win in eight games, odds makers have given Dallas a bit of respect. The Cowboys made a big jump up the odds board […]

Alabama Favored to Win National Title By Sportsbooks

November 25, 2015

If your future’s bet has not been made on Alabama, now is not a time to join the fray. The odds for the Crimson Tide to win the National Championship are now just 3 to 2 on some books, which is a price that is not worth the investment. If you think Alabama the No. […]

Week 13: Rivalry Weekend in College Football

November 24, 2015

Week 13 of college football is known as rivalry weekend. This weekend’s rivalry matchups have seven ranked-versus-ranked games that will keep the bettor on the edge of his seat from noontime on Saturday to the early morning hours of Sunday. The ranked games include No. 8 ranked Ohio State coming off its first loss of […]

Betting Summary of College Football Week 12

November 23, 2015

Week 12 is in the history book for college football. Here is a quick look at the betting numbers. The favorites were 46-15 straight up and 34-27 against the spread. Home teams were 36-26 SU and 28-33 ATS. The Over/Under cashed out at 33-28 for the weekend. The biggest underdogs to cash out straight up […]

Sportsbooks Win Big with Oakland Loss, Take it on the Chin with Dallas Win

November 23, 2015

Bookmakers had a solid win with a Detroit Lions victory and lost with both the Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Panthers. Week 11 in the NFL will end with the Monday game between the visiting Buffalo Bills and the host New England Patriots. However, on Sunday, sportsbooks came up big when the Detroit Lions won and […]

Two Big 12 Showdowns with College Football Playoff Implications

November 20, 2015

The SEC has been a dominant force in college football for years. Last year the Big Ten broke a stronghold the SEC held on college football when Ohio State won the National Title. This season it might just be the Big 12 that has the strongest lineup of teams in the nation. On Saturday, two […]

Report: DraftKings CEO Admitted That Not All Games in Compliance

November 20, 2015

In the continuing saga of FanDuel and DraftKings, the two largest and most well known Daily Fantasy Sports sites, CEO of DraftKings Jason Robins admitted last May during a conference call that some of the company’s contests were not in compliance with federal law, according to a report released by ESPN. The minutes of that […]