Key Line Moves For CFB Championship Weekend / Who Does Mattress Mack Like In Derby Futures?

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"The Nov. 20 result is fresh on the Ducks’ mind and they should like the faster track indoors at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas."

"This game ends Alabama’s favorite streak at 92, perhaps a little bit of foreshadowing in a season that saw Nick Saban lose to a former assistant for the first time. The sticker shock of seeing Alabama as a 6.5-point underdog has not influenced bettors to this point, as many are still siding with Georgia."

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"I opened Oklahoma State -6.5 and sharps took Baylor +6.5 and +6. I’m down to 5.5, but getting good play back from the public on the favorite. It’s clear that sharps like Baylor +6 or better."

"I opened Georgia -6.5. Public and some sharp money drove the line to Georgia -7. Sharps came in on Alabama + 7 pretty hard. Some paid -120 to buy Alabama up to + 7.5. That’s a lot of points for a clash of titans in a game totaled below 50."

"Iowa is a double-digit dog against a team facing one of the biggest letdown spots of all time. Big test of focus and preparation for Coach Harbaugh of Michigan."

Veteran sportsbook director Chris Andrews has seen a lot in his time in the business. He fills us in on what he’s seeing at South Point for conference championship weekend. READ MORE


"The forecast looks pretty bad for a dome team heading outdoors to the Windy City in December. Add Murray coming off of injury and it sure looks like the Cardinals offense could be kept in check during this one."

"Just how poorly did Wilson play last week? Earlier in the season, he threw four interceptions against the Patriots and his QBR that day was 10. His QBR this past Sunday against the woeful Texans was 9.6."

"The Steelers swept the Ravens last year, winning 19-14 at home and 28-24 on the road, and these AFC North rivals typically play tight, ugly games."

Best bets and the supporting evidence from Matt Youmans, Adam Burke, Dave Tuley and Will Hill for Week 13. READ MORE

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Friday Night College Basketball Betting Guide

  • Kansas at St. John’s (7:00 p.m. ET): Best bet from Greg Peterson for the Jayhawks vs. Red Storm matchup in the Big East-Big 12 Battle. READ MORE
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Josh Appelbaum & Dave Tuley

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