In the 2011 Cowboys Classic, early betting is close, with 57% of spread wagers taking LSU and the points. Despite the even betting percentages, the market-setting sportsbooks are offering different lines for this game as Pinnacle and 5Dimes currently show Oregon at -1 while CRIS has the Ducks at -2.
* Game will be played at Cowboys Stadium
2. Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. USC Trojans
USC opened as a 20-pt favorite at CRIS and is currently garnering 78% of spread wagers.
For the record, it is still early and very few bets have come down on this game, however, two Steam Moves (BetUS and CRIS) have already been triggered, indicating sharp money already likes one side of this matchup.
3. Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders vs. Purdue Boilermakers
Purdue opened as a 17.5-point favorite at CRIS and the public is heavily fading the Boilermakers with only 18% of spread wagers giving the points. Despite the lopsided early action, the line has increased to -18, revealing sharp money has come down on Purdue.
|Middle Tennessee St.||60||82%||18||17.5|
** Open and Current Lines from CRIS