Football

Not only is Alabama a 7/4 pick to win the national championship, they are a 5/8 selection to win the SEC Championship game on Dec. 1 at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Image: AP)

Does Value Exist in Betting College Football Conference Championship Games?

Scan the lines on the teams picked to win the college football conference championship games and the odds are pretty dismal. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook and Station Casinos recently released their odds and finding any value is pretty challenging. That should be expected for the power conferences such as […]

Will Cam Newton have extra motivation to play well against Buffalo after disparaging comments from former teammate Kelvin Benjamin, who is now with the Bills? (Image: Getty)

Five Bets: NFL Preseason Highlights Rookie, Returning Quarterbacks

With the first week of the NFL preseason beginning Thursday, football fans will have 16 games to watch and wager on through Saturday. There are 12 games on Thursday, two on Friday, and two on Saturday. Usually there isn’t much to get excited about at the first exhibition games, but […]

Georgia coach Kirby Smart is ready to challenge again for the National Championship. (Image: USA Today Sports)

College Football Betting on Win Totals Requires Season-Long Vision

The college football season is a tad over three weeks away, and the clock is ticking for gamblers wanting to place their wagers on the total number of wins certain teams will achieve before the season begins. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has put out its estimates for win totals […]

UNC quarterback Chazz Surratt throws a pass against Georgia Tech during the 2017 season. (Image: AP/John Bazemore)

UNC Suspends 13 Football Players for Selling Special Edition Nike Jordans

Thirteen players from the University of North Carolina are facing suspensions of at least one game this season after selling special edition Nike Jordan shoes that were issued by UNC. Selling the shoes constitutes a secondary NCAA violation, with various players being suspended from one to four games for their […]

Despite a 9-4 record as his first full season as LSU coach, Ed Orgeron could be the first SEC coach fired. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Football Success Doesn’t Mean Job Security for LSU Coach Ed Orgeron

Despite finishing last season with a 9-4 record in arguably the toughest conference in college football, LSU Coach Ed Orgeron is the favorite by oddsmakers to be the first coach in the SEC to be fired in 2018. Welcome to football in the south, where nothing less than a national […]

Johnny Manziel Gets His Second Shot in CFL, Will Start at QB for Montreal

Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel will see his first game under center since 2015 on Friday, as quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes. He’ll be facing the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the Canadian Football League team that signed him, then traded him to Montreal. The ex-Cleveland Brown hasn’t been in a game […]

Nick Saban received a restructuring to his contract that will make him the highest paid coach in college football. (Image: AP)

Alabama Coach Nick Saban Contract: $74 Million Over Next 8 Years

Nick Saban has ruled college football for the last decade, and Alabama decided he should yet again be rewarded for his dominance. For the third consecutive year, the 66-year-old had his contract reworked to make him the highest paid coach, as well as the highest paid public employee in the […]

Brent Musburger is taking over as the play-by-play radio voice of the Oakland Raiders for the 2018 season. (Image: Matthew Emmons/USA Today Sports)

Brent Musburger: Insider Info Provides Little Value for Sports Bettors

Veteran sportscaster Brent Musburger is no stranger to sports betting, and he has plenty to say on the subject now that more states are moving towards regulating the popular pastime. But the one factor he’s not concerned about: insider information causing problems for sports leagues and bookmakers. Appearing Friday on Pro […]

Dez Bryant is still looking for a new team, but the former Cowboy might be signing with Cleveland. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Clock Ticking for Former Cowboy Dez Bryant to Lasso New Team

With training camps already in full swing, and the season-opener less than six weeks away, time is running out for former Dallas Cowboy Dez Bryant to find a new team. His employer waived the wide receiver after eight seasons. The 29-year-old is has been looking for a new organization since […]

NFL Prop Bets: Which Rookies Will Thrive in Upcoming Season?

The NFL rookies are about to start the preseason, and soon it will be known which first-year players were worth their picks in the draft, and which ones might end up as busts. The online sportsbook BetDSI has set lines on what some of the marquee draft picks might do […]