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At 4:27 p.m. ET Wednesday, Pinnacle listed the New York Giants as a 1-point favorite over the Carolina Panthers for tonight’s Thursday Night Football game. By 11:20 p.m. ET, the line had moved 3.5 points to Panthers -2.5. In the line chart below, you can see that this line remained steady at Giants -1 until…

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Following last week’s loss to Stanford, USC dropped to #13 in the AP Top 25 and Matt Barkley’s Heisman hopes disappeared faster than a leftover drumstick in the Red Sox locker room. The loss marked the fourth straight time the Barkley Era Trojans have fallen to the Cardinal and, coupled with the fact that USC…

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After two weeks of action, it is fair to say that it has been business as usual in the NFL — that is to say, highly unpredictable and filled with more surprises than the ending of The Usual Suspects. It’s no shock that the winner of the Cardinals/Patriots game would be 2-0, but who thought…

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After a two-hour first half filled with replay reviews, zebra conferences and blown calls, a crew of replacement officials managed to turn last night’s Monday Night Football game between the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons into the season’s first edition of Tuesday Morning Football. Justifiably, fans, fantasy footballers and NFL players themselves have spoken out about the…

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Peyton Manning. Matt Ryan. Enough said. Tonight in Atlanta, two of the NFL’s best quarterbacks will square off in what should be a thrilling matchup on the league’s brightest stage. Both teams made the postseason a year ago, but many questions remain about whether they are legitimate Super Bowl contenders. For the Broncos, it looks…

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Welcome to the 2012-13 edition of NCAA Football Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives sports fans unprecedented insight into the NCAA Football point-spread market. Every week we analyze the sports betting marketplace to pinpoint which games the public is chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 0-1 The goal of this weekly column…

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