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Before Clemson and Alabama faced off in the 2016-17 College Football National Championship, Westgate posted odds on the 2017-18 title winner. Alabama (+300) opened as the preseason favorite for the second consecutive season, while oddsmakers were anticipating a major regression from Clemson. With quarterback Deshaun Watson gone to the NFL, the Tigers opened with the…

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Bovada was the first major sportsbook to release odds for the 2017 Heisman Trophy. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, who opened as a 110/1 longshot to win the Heisman last season, is considered a strong contender to repeat in 2017. That would be quite the accomplishment considering that only one player, Ohio State’s Archie Griffin, has…

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The 2016-17 NBA Finals hadn’t even started before sportsbooks were starting to take bets on the 2017-18 title. No surprise that the Warriors and Cavs are tops again, and here are opening and current odds: For reference, the Warriors opened +150 last year and Cavs opened +250. By the start of the 2016-17 season, the Warriors were -125…

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