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Trend of the Week: USC vs Western Michigan

by John Ewing • August 30, 2017

Context No. 4 USC will kick off the season Saturday at home against the Broncos of Western Michigan. This is the first time the Trojans are facing a team from the MAC. The team to beat in the Pac-12 opened as 26-point favorites but the smart bet is on the total. Should you bet the […]

Alabama is the Preseason Favorite to win the National Championship

by John Ewing • August 21, 2017

The opening weekend in college football is this Saturday. Sure, there are only five games scheduled but a few of these teams have odds to win the championship. With that in mind, here is a look at the favorites heading into the 2017-18 season. Alabama (+245) is the preseason favorite to win the National Championship. […]

Who will make it to New York as a Heisman finalist?

by John Ewing • August 16, 2017

We know who the favorites are to win the Heisman but which players will be invited to New York as a finalist? There are at least three finalists invited in a given year, since 1982 the most common total of invitees has been five. What do players need to do to get an invite? Looking […]

Alabama is the favorite to make the College Football Playoff

by John Ewing • June 19, 2017

Four teams will make the College Football Playoff but which programs are favored to play for the national title? The bookmakers at 5Dimes released odds for 50 schools to make and miss the playoffs. Alabama is the odds on favorite to make the College Football Playoff. The Crimson Tide have participated in the four-team tournament […]

2017 College Football Win Totals

by John Ewing • May 16, 2017

It’s not even summer yet but many sports fans are already looking ahead to the fall and the return of football. For the pigskin fanatics out there BetOnline recently posted win totals for the 2017 college football season. Which squads are expected to rack up the wins when the season kicks off? Alabama (+350) is […]

Trend of the Week: Washington vs. USC

by John Ewing • November 8, 2016

Context Something has to give when undefeated Washington hosts red-hot USC. The Huskies are 9-0 for the first time since 1991 but the team has some doubters after being passed over by the selection committee in the initial rankings. After a slow start, USC is surging, winners of five games in a row (the most […]

Trend of the Week: Stanford vs. USC

by John Ewing • September 13, 2016

Trend Bet road underdogs in conference games off an against-the-spread cover Context USC enters this game off a rout of Utah State just one week after being blown out by Alabama in the season opener. There was reason to believe USC was a good bet to bounce back against the Aggies and there is another […]

Best OVER/UNDER teams

by John Ewing • August 16, 2016

No preamble, just the facts. Which teams are the best at going over/under the game total in college football? OVERS Indiana? Yeah I double-checked the results as well. Turns out the Hoosiers are a good bet to go over. Why? Indiana gives up a lot of points. The Hoosiers have been in the bottom 25 […]