The Clemson Tigers got things going in the right direction a little late last season. But they have a chance to make a real mark this year with their stop unit. And in the season opener, they have an opportunity to face a struggling offense when they take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in a game held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta at 8 PM ET on Monday (Labor Day).
BetAnySports customers can place wagers on this game while it is in progress, and also can get a better price by using reduced juice.
Dabo Swinney, who has won 150 games as head coach, had a difficult time transitioning from Trevor Lawrence at QB. Lawrence was, of course, the top choice in the NFL Draft, and in came DJ Uiagaleilei, a top recruit who had done some fill-in work for Lawrence. DJ threw only nine touchdown passes, and the Clemson offense was hardly explosive in the early stages, tallying just 91 points in the first six games. But the team got it together in the last six contests and then beat Iowa State in the bowl game.
College football coaches are often pretty coy about naming their starting quarterbacks, especially when there are legitimate questions about it. And yes, we realize that BetAnySports customers find that relatively annoying. In the case of the Texas Bowl, which will be played on Tuesday night in Houston, there was no way around it.
To a certain extent, you can say that about the Kansas State Wildcats and coach Chris Klieman, because he wasn't certain as to whether Skylar Thompson's lower-leg injury would allow him to play. But as workouts continued, those concerns lessened.
As for Brad Davis, there has been a major headache. And according to iGaming Platform Software, it continues.
You may be asking - who is Brad Davis? Well, he is the interim coach for the LSU Tigers for purposes of this bowl game. After Ed Orgeron was told he wasn't going to continue beyond the end of the season, which happened several games ago, the head coaching search began.
While betting bowl games against the pointspread is by far the most popular College Football betting option at this time of the season, Over/Unders are also a viable option and tends to offer more value than laying points with a favorite or taking points with an underdog.
We reviewed all the Over/Under results from the bowl games played in December, with surprising results. Over players did very well posting an 18-13 record, showing 3.7 units of profit. But we found that when the posted totals were higher, the winning percentage on those Over wagers also increased.
If the total in a December bowl game was at least 60 points, then Over players scored a huge profit on the sportsbooks. There were 15 such instances this December, with 12 of those 15 games sailing over the total. That’s an 80% winning percentage with a great +8.7 units of profit!
The highlight of the Big 12 schedule this weekend is a first-place battle between No. 17 Iowa State (3-1, 3-0) and No. 6 Oklahoma State (3-0, 2-0). Neither team played last week as ISU had a scheduled off week, and OSU’s game at Baylor was postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak for the Bears.
This game kicks off Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET at T. Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., and will be televised on FOX.
Oklahoma State won last year’s game in Iowa 34-27, and it has taken seven of the last eight meetings. Iowa State won its most recent trip to Stillwater with a 48-42 win in 2018, its first road win in the series since 2000. Overall, Oklahoma State leads the series 32-19-3.
This is always one of the biggest football weekends of the year, with games played throughout the day both on Friday and Saturday. Friday has two games with major CFP implications with #4 Iowa taking on Nebraska as well as the big Baylor vs. TCU matchup in the Big 12.
Iowa cracked the Top Four of the latest CFP Rankings and face one of their toughest challenges of the season this Friday. This online sportsbook list the Hawkeyes as a slim 1.5-point favorite despite Iowa coming into this game with an unbeaten 11-0 record.
Perhaps this line reflects the urgency of Nebraska to win this game, needing one more victory to become bowl eligible. Hawkeyes have covered the spread in 12 of their last 14 road games overall, and we can’t imagine more motivation than playing for a spot in the College Football playoffs.
Sports leagues everywhere are trying to get a semblance of normalcy. Some leagues’s timelines have been interrupted, so it is difficult for them to resume their season. But some sports leagues are yet to begin, and they are trying their best to follow the initial schedule and timeline set for this season. Football is one of those sports, as the seasons usually do not begin until September.
If you want to be an online bookie, you have to make sure that you are all set up before everything gets busy again. It helps to know the schedule of the different sports leagues. The NCAA football is still on schedule, much to the relief of those who own a bookie pay per head operation.
After a thrilling week of College Football action we do it again this weekend, including three teams ranked in the AP Top 25 playing before Saturday. Thursday night sees two Top 25 teams taking the field, however the sportsbooks expect those ranked teams to lose outright.
#22 Temple is a 2.5-point road underdog at East Carolina, and while Temple was able to beat ECU last year as a big 10-point underdog, they did so despite being on the road end of a 432-135 total yardage discrepancy. Owls won that game thanks to a 5-0 turnover margin – something they shouldn’t be counting on this time around.
#20 California is a 3.5-point road underdog at UCLA. The Bruins gave up 310 rushing yards in a blowout loss against Stanford this week, but get a much easier on-field matchup against Cal, who employs a pass-heavy offensive attack. UCLA held a 236-57 rushing edge last year in this meeting while winning by a slim two-point