Line Moves for New Year’s Day Bowls & NFL Week 17 / Saturday College Basketball Guide

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Ringing In 2022

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New Year’s Day Bowl Betting Guide

Welcome to 2022! The New Year’s Day bowl games feature some great action and we’ve got you covered for what you need to know on every game.

Outback Bowl: Arkansas vs. Penn State, 12:00 p.m ET (ESPN)
Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma State vs. Notre Dame, 1:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Citrus Bowl: Kentucky vs. Iowa, 1:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Rose Bowl: Utah vs. Ohio State, 5:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Sugar Bowl: Baylor vs. Ole Miss, 8:45 p.m. ET (ESPN)

  • VSiN Staff: Best bets for all five of today’s bowl games, plus Tuesday’s Texas Bowl from our cast of writers. READ MORE
  • Josh Appelbaum: Free for all readers, a New Year’s Day bowl game sharp money report, with updates on line moves and betting systems that apply to the matchups. KEEP READING
  • Chris Andrews: Also free for all readers, inside the betting action at the South Point and across the market with veteran sportsbook director Chris Andrews. READ MORE
  • Matt Youmans: Bowl best bets from Matt on the Rose Bowl, Outback Bowl, Fiesta Bowl and Tuesday’s Texas Bowl. KEEP READING


Check out the latest betting splits for today’s bowl games—and all the others, which are updated throughout the day.

Saturday’s Lineup

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  • 9 p.m. BetCenter with Ben Wilson & Jeff Parles
  • 1 a.m. The Greg Peterson Experience with Greg Peterson

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Free for all readers, Greg Peterson’s spotlight game and best bet features the non-conference matchup between George Mason and Kansas. (5 p.m. ET) READ MORE

  • Subscribers can see Peterson’s spread and total lines for every game on the board. GO HERE
  • Listen for best bets and expert insights on every CBB game on Peterson’s Coast to Coast Hoops podcast. LISTEN HERE


  • VSiN Staff: We’ve got best bets from Adam Burke, Matt Youmans, Wes Reynolds, Will Hill, Dave Tuley and Ben Brown of PFF. READ MORE
  • Gill Alexander: The Beating the Book MegaPod is the most important NFL podcast you can listen to every week. The Week 17 edition featured Gill with guests Will Hill, Mike Palm and Todd Wishnev. LISTEN HERE
  • Chris Andrews: Inside the betting action for Week 17 with sharp money updates and line moves. KEEP READING


Andy MacNeil’s daily NHL best bets and market report for today’s games is posted mid-to-late morning (check back throughout the day for updates). GO HERE

Bowl previews, show segments and much, much more can be found on our VSiN YouTube page. Subscribe and never miss a new clip. WATCH NOW

Betting splits for NBA, NHL, CBB, CFB, and NFL

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Go Deeper on Your Local Teams

Want more sports betting analysis on your hometown teams?

Our roster of sports betting analysts bring you updates on local news surrounding your favorite teams the new CityCast podcast network, brought to you by BetRivers, your hometown sportsbook, and in New York.

Here are the podcasts we’ve launched so far:

Josh Appelbaum & Dave Tuley

Josh Appelbaum: As linked above,Josh has more coverage for us on today’s New Year’s Day bowl games with a sharp money report and some betting systems to consider. READ MORE

Also, listen to Josh’s latest Market Insights podcast. LISTEN HERE

Dave Tuley: "Tuley’s Takes" for Saturday features a recap of bowl action and updates from NBA, NHL and CBB, along with best bets for today’s matchups. READ MORE

Also, Dave & friends have some horse racing picks for this weekend as well. GO HERE

Ron Flatter on horse racing

  • This week’s episode of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod, sponsored by 1/ST BET, features owner Kosta Hronis and trainer John Sadler talking about rising sprint star Flightline. Ron Mack discusses Legacy Equine Academy’s mission to make racing more inclusive. VSiN’s Vinny Magliulo handicaps weekend races, including Kentucky Derby points preps at Aqueduct, Oaklawn and Santa Anita. The Ron Flatter Racing Pod is always available via LISTEN NOW
  • Like him or not, trainer Bob Baffert has made the Grade 3 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita a port of call for the last two winners of the Kentucky Derby. That makes it one of the most important early preps for the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs, even if Baffert’s two starters this weekend are, for now, ineligible to collect Derby qualifying points. READ MORE

​Best wishes to Ron Flatter

This is Ron’s last piece for VSiN. On behalf of everyone here at VSiN, I want to extend my thanks to Ron for his terrific work since Day 1 back in February 2017. You can keep reading his stories at Horse Racing Nation and find his podcast on the same podcasting platforms. – Bill

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VSiN betting resources

  • VSIN BEST BETS PODCAST:Never miss a show. Get one-hour segments of every show in podcast format, posted shortly after they finish. LISTEN HERE.
  • VIDEO: Replays are posted HERE.
  • LIVE ODDS: Comparisons from legal states HERE.
  • TOOLS: Parlay calculator posted HERE.
  • BETTING SHEETS: From South Point and Circa posted HERE

"How To"

New to betting on sports? Need a refresher now that the football season is here? We have lots of great "How To" articles for those eager to learn how to bet like the pros. GO HERE

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