College Football Week 12 Betting Recap

- There were a couple marquee games this weekend and neither disappointed. Alabama knocked off #1 ranked Mississippi State but it was hardly an upset. Bama opened -7 and closed -10, the most points a #1 team had received since the 2008 SEC Championship game (Alabama was +10 vs. Florida). Mississippi St +10 also got a…

College Football Week 11 Betting Recap

- With the regular season down to its last month, weekday games are more prevalent including the always fun MACtion. The short week may have taken a toll on the offenses though, as 6 of the 7 weekday games went Under the total. The only game to go Over was Wake Forest-Clemson, which happened to be the…

College Football Week 10 Betting Recap

- The Thursday night game was actually bet more than the NFL game this week. FSU-Louisville finished with 42,294 bets while Saints-Panthers finished with 36,427 bets. This was consistent around the market as Aliante Casino reported more money bet on FSU-Louisville than New Orleans-Carolina. In terms of betting handle on each side, more money was…

College Football Week 9 Betting Recap

- The four highest closing totals all went over by 30.5 ppg with at least 95 points scored in each game: TCU-TTU (closed at 71.5, scored 109), Oregon-Cal (closed at 78, scored 100), ODU-WKU (closed at 78, scored 117), and Arizona-Washington St (closed at 73.5, scored 96). – The four most-bet games of the weekend all…

College Football Week 8 Recap

Another week in college football means another off-field incident with the NCAA. Not surprisingly, FSU QB Jameis Winston has been investigated for signing memorabilia (similar to UGA RB Todd Gurley the week prior) but FSU Head Coach Jimbo Fisher claims he’s done nothing wrong. In any case, the line for the Notre Dame game was taken…

The Effect of Jameis Winston on the Betting Market

Reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston has been one of the most polarizing players in College Football over the past two seasons. Although his on-field production has been nothing short of spectacular, the redshirt sophomore quarterback has recently been gaining more notoriety for his off the field behavior. From sexual assault allegations to firing a BB gun…