Do High-Scoring Games Favor Texas A&M or Alabama?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, you’re undoubtedly aware that this Saturday fans will finally enjoy the long-awaited rematch between Johnny Football and the 6th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies and A.J. McCarron’s top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. Last season, the Aggies traveled to Tuscaloosa as 13.5-point underdogs with a closing total of…

What is Johnny Manziel’s Value to Texas A&M’s Week 1 Betting Line?

We’ve previously examined the point-spread value of both elite NFL quarterbacks and NBA superstars to illustrate how injuries and suspensions to key players affect betting line value. With rumors swirling about Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel facing disciplinary action for profiting from sales of his autograph, sportsbooks are forced to consider how they’ll react if…