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Archived Since:November 20, 2008

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Playoff Spreads and Props

The list you've all been waiting for. Bowl game and playoff odds and ends, courtesy of Bovada. Image from 30fps. ROSE BOWL @ Rose Bowl - Pasadena, CA Florida State +9 Oregon -9 SUGAR BOWL @ Superdome - New Orleans,...

Bowl Game Trends

The invaluable list of bowl game trends from OddsShark. Image courtesy of 30fps. New Orleans Bowl Nevada vs UL Lafayette · Eight of the past nine New Orleans Bowls played OVER the total · Fourth straight year for UL-Lafayette in...

Making the Postseason Is a Snap for Power 5 Teams

Vegas Insider has released the opening lines for the 2014-15 bowl games. The biggest favorite is Stanford, a 14-5-point pick over Maryland in the Foster Farms Bowl at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, just a short drive from the Cardinal's...

Oddsmakers Install Alabama as Playoff Team to Beat

Yes, there's real football to discuss while Baylor and Texas Christian continue to try and figure out what went wrong when the Big 12 was locked out of the playoff. Alabama is the odds-on favorite to win the playoff, followed...

Vegas Says Texas Christian Has Reason to Gripe

RJ Bell of Pregame reports that Las Vegas oddsmakers say Texas Christian, not Florida State, should be included among the four playoff teams. The Horned Frogs, despite losing to Baylor, "shared" the Big 12 title with the Bears. But Baylor...

Boise State Ready for a Fiesta After Title Victory

Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin spent Saturday night in Boise, where the hometown Boise State Broncos took on Fresno State in the Mountain West championship game. The Broncos defeated the Bulldogs, 28-14, to win their first outright Mountain West title and...

Oregon Routs Arizona and Stamps Ticket to Playoff

Oregon won the Pacific 12 championship on Friday night at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara by defeating Arizona, 51-13. It was the Ducks' fourth title in six seasons and secured the team a spot in the four-team playoff. The photographers...

Conference Championship and Big 12 Game Trends

Here is everything you need to know about the conference championship and Big 12 games as we enter the final weekend of the regular season (excluding the Dec. 13 Army-Navy game). These trends are courtesy from Odds Shark. Image from...

Crystal Ball

Howie Kussoy, New York Post: How did this happen? The almight Southeastern Conference has a team (Missouri) in the title game that has played only one team currently ranked — a 34-0 loss to No. 14 Georgia. Easy pickings here....

Who Will Be the Next Michigan Man?

Bovada has posted odds on who will be the coach at Michigan for the 2015-16 season and Jim Harbaugh, the coach of the San Francisco 49ers, is the favorite at 2/1. He is followed by Louisiana State coach Les Miles...

Texas Christian's Odds to Win Title Are on the Rise

Good news for Texas Christian coach Gary Patterson and the Horned Frogs. The team has moved into the No. 3 slot in Bovada's odds to win the four-team playoff. TCU is listed at 5/1, ahead of defending champion Florida State,...

Oddsmakers Peg Frost as Favorite for Nebraska Job

Who will be the coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers for the 2015-2016 season? Bovada has Oregon assistant Scott Frost at the top of the odds at 5/2. He is followed by former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Rutgers coach Greg Schiano...

USC Goes the Rout in Dismantling of Notre Dame

The USC Song Girls had plenty to smile about Saturday. The Trojans routed Notre Dame, 49-14, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Fighting Irish have lost five of six, including four in a row. Image of Sport was on...

Is Big Money Fueling Coaching Change at UNLV?

Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin spent Saturday night in our favorite city, Las Vegas, site of the Fremont Cannon battle between Nevada and host Nevada Las Vegas. It was the last game for Rebels coach Bobby Hauck. His team faded late...

Electric Day in Tucson as Arizona Beats Arizona State

Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin started his weekend in Tucson, where Arizona was playing host to Arizona State in the Territorial Cup game. The Wildcats' 42-35 victory proved to be huge. Combined with Stanford's defeat of UCLA, the outcomes gave Arizona...

Crystal Ball

Howie Kussoy, New York Post: The greed of conference realignment killed many great rivalries — Oklahoma-Nebraska, Kansas-Missouri, Pittsburgh-West Virginia, Texas-Texas A&M and others. But there is plenty of fun to go around, beginning with the Egg Bowl between Mississippi and...

Odds Say Oregon vs. Alabama in Title Game

It's going to be Oregon vs. Alabama for the championship, according to odds posted by Bovada. The Ducks are listed at 9/2 to win the championship, topped only by Alabama's 2/1. Defending champion Florida State, which has won 27 in.....

Arizona State Stays in the Hunt in Pac-12 South

It's tough work but somebody has to do it. Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin made the overnight trek to Tempe from San Diego in time for the 11 a.m. kickoff between Pacific 12 rivals Washington State and Arizona State. The Sun...

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