Tag: College Football

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who led the Tigers to the National Championship, is rumored to be heading to the Cincinnati Bengals in the April NFL Draft, but does he want to play there. (Image: Getty)

Bengals’ Love for Joe Burrow May Not be Reciprocated

The Cincinnati Bengals coaches are fawning over potential No. 1 draft pick, Joe Burrow, but the feeling might not be mutual. The LSU quarterback had one of the most successful seasons of any college player. He won the Heisman Trophy, and led the Tigers to a 42-25 victory over Clemson […]

LSU Quarterback Joe Burrow has skill and motivation, and should be a force in the LSU-Clemson National Championship game Monday at the Superdome. (Image: AP)

One Bet, $100: LSU Will Dominate Clemson in National Championship Game

While gamblers are having a difficult time deciding on which team to back in Monday’s College Football Playoffs National Championship game, I haven’t wavered once on my choice. That’s why I’m using my One Bet, $100 on LSU, and giving away five points. I was fortunate to get the line […]

Quarterback Trevor Lawrence is part of several National Championship proposition bets in Monday’s LSU-Clemson game. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Nervous LSU-Clemson Spread Bettors Can Find Value in Prop Bets

The line movement in the LSU-Clemson game has made some bettors a little anxious about picking a side in Monday’s College Football Playoffs National Championship game, but several sportsbooks are still giving them attractive gambling options through a variety of proposition bets. The line for the National Championship game opened […]

Key Trends in Sports Betting: Monday, December 23, 2019

Key Trends in Sports Betting: Monday, December 23, 2019

Here’s a look at some powerful betting trends for today’s — and tonight’s — games in college football, college basketball, the NHL, NBA, and NFL. The most significant trend for each sport is listed below. Check them out. Which teams are hot and which are not? Here’s a quick-and-easy guide […]

The slate of college bowl games creates plenty of parlay options for bettors looking to win big in the NCAA postseason. (Image: William Hill US)

Complete College Bowl Game Schedule (with Odds) = Parlay Card Frenzy

Bowl season is upon us — 40 extra college football games in December and January make for festive holiday betting opportunities, particularly for parlay card players. The first bowl games kick off on Friday, in Frisco, Texas, and Nassau, Bahamas. Then on Saturday are seven more. While successful sports bettors […]

Appalachian State running back Darrynton Evans had three rushing touchdowns to lead the Mountaineers to the Sun Belt Conference Championship. (Image: AP)

College Betting Recap: Big Action on Smaller Conference Championships

There were only nine college football games on Saturday, but there was plenty of betting on the conference championships. While there were large wagers on the Big 10 and SEC conference matchups, the smaller conference championship games also saw significant action. Caesars Palace Director of Trading, Jeff Davis, told Covers.com […]

Washington running back Salvon Ahmed (26) evades Washington State defenders in the snow during UW’s victory in the 2018 Apple Cup in Pullman, WA. (Image: James Snook/USA Today Sports)

Air Raid Comes to Seattle, Washington State/Washington in Apple Cup

Friday features the Apple Cup, which is the annual rivalry between Washington State (6-5) and Washington (6-5) that began in 1900. UW comes into this year’s Apple Cup as a -7 favorite against Wazzu. The Pac-12 has already been decided, but the Washington State and Washington game will be the […]

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones helped the Crimson Tide score more than 50 points against Western Carolina, but will be tested next week against Auburn. (Image: USA Today Sports)

College Football Betting Recap: Alabama, Auburn Big Blowout Winners

College Football Week 13 saw 18 teams, including LSU, Alabama, and Auburn score 50 or more points in their respective games, while Miami reached a new low. The over on Saturday was definitely a bettor’s best friend. Of the 12 games that offered an over/under, the over was 9-3, including […]

Program from the Montana vs. Montana State annual Brawl of the Wild game in 1949. (Image: Montana State Athletics)

Lehigh/Lafayette Rivalry Game, Montana/Montana State in Brawl of the Wild

Rivalry games are in the spotlight this weekend with Montana and Montana State squaring off in the “Brawl of the Wild,” which began in 1897. Meanwhile, Lehigh and Lafayette meet for the 155th time since 1884 in “The Rivalry,” which is the longest-standing rivalry in college football. The Ivy League […]

Yale and Harvard met in the greatest game in Ivy League history at Harvard Stadium in Boston, MA on November 23, 1968. (Image: AP)

Harvard/Yale Big Game Preview, Outside Shot at Ivy League Title

Harvard (4-5) and Yale (8-1) square off in the second-oldest rivalry in college football Saturday, when they meet for the 136th time since 1875. This year’s “Big Game” has Ivy League title implications for Yale, which needs a victory over Harvard, and a Dartmouth loss to claim the Ivy championship. […]

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is carted off the field after an injury in the second quarter against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. (Image: Matt Bush/USA Today Sports)

Tua Tagovailoa Season Over, Dislocated and Fractured Hip Similar to Bo Jackson

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered another bad beat when he prematurely exited the Mississippi State game with a dislocated hip injury. X-rays revealed a posterior wall fracture, which will end the season for Tagovailoa. Bo Jackson, Heisman Trophy winner and dual-sport superstar, suffered a similar career-ending injury with the Oakland […]

The Northwestern Wildcats QB Aidan Smith is tackled by the Iowa Hawkeyes. (Image: Daniel Bartel/Getty)

Northwestern Opens as 40-Point Favorite Over 1-9 UMass

Even though the Northwestern Wildcats are 1-8 and stuck in last place in the Big Ten West basement, bookmakers released a big point spread when Northwestern opened as a 40-point favorite over the hapless, one-win, University of Massachusetts Minutemen (1-9). UMass is in the discussion for the worst team in […]

Appalachian State RB Marcus Williams Jr. escapes from a Louisiana Monroe defender during a blowout victory in Boone, NC. (Image: Brian Blanco/AP)

Sun Belt Football Studs, 6-0 Appalachian State Now Ranked No. 21

The #21 Appalachian State Mountaineers (6-0) are the darlings of the Sun Belt football conference, and one of 10 remaining undefeated FBS schools. Appalachian State is fighting for a potential Group-of-Five berth in the Cotton Bowl on New Year’s Day, but they might only achieve that spot if they can […]