NFL Weekend Preview – Week 4

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Detroit at Dallas (-2) Dallas and Detroit have met 12 times since 1991, with both teams deadlocked at 6-6 ATS.  Dallas is coming off a Monday Night Football victory over their division rival the Redskins. Detroit is riding high off an emotional comeback victory. The Cowboys failed to score a touchdown in week 3, and… Read more »

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College Football Weekend Preview – Week 5

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Utah St. at BYU (-7.5) Utah St. has struggled on the road against BYU; the Aggies have lost 15 consecutive games at LaVell Edwards Stadium, but may be primed for the upset.  BYU has been anemic on both offense (109th in scoring) and defense (66th overall).  The Aggies, meanwhile, have the 5th best rushing offense… Read more »

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Thursday Night College Football Preview

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Thursday night will feature two teams heading in completely different directions. South Florida has opened the season with a 4 game winning streak, while Pittsburgh has blown two leads for two consecutive losses. The Bulls have a strong passing game, while the Panthers struggle to throw the football. South Florida’s best win of the season came against Notre Dame, while Pittsburgh collapsed in the 4th quarter against the Irish.

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The Year of the QB

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In case you haven’t noticed, passers are putting up ridiculous numbers this year.  The NFL has seen 33 QBs throw for 300 yards or more through 3 weeks – blowing away the previous mark by 12.  Teams are not only throwing for more yards, they are also scoring record amounts of points.  Why ,all of… Read more »

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Gambling Site Review

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If you don’t live in Vegas, it’s hard to find a place willing to accept your action.  While there are hundreds of sports betting sites out there, many are merely scams waiting to steal your deposit. Since most of the sites operate in a legal grey area, they is no way to recover your funds if… Read more »

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Hilton SuperContest Recap: Week 3

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In week 3 of the Hilton SuperContest, the consensus picks managed their best record so far. Four of the top 5 picks – Miami (+2.5), Oakland (+3.5), Minnesota (+3.5) and Baltimore (-4) – ended up covering. The only top 5 pick not to cover – the most bet team of the week no less – was the Philadelphia Eagles at -6.5. The consensus top 5 picks have bounced back from a poor start; the consensus is now 7-6-2 (54%) on the year.

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Penn State's Bad Beat

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In legendary coach Joe Paterno’s first game back on the sidelines, his team had total control over every facet of the game. The Eastern Michigan Eagles never really got going on either side of the ball, and their offense in particular was stifled by the Nittany Lions defense.

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Monday Night Football Preview – Cowboys vs. Redskins

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Each team comes into the game looking to prove their doubters wrong; Dallas is hoping to establish some form of consistency after having an up and down start to the season. Washington is hoping to be recognized as legitimate contenders in the NFC East. The Redskins have started off the season with two consecutive wins, but the naysayers argue their journeyman QB cannot maintain this over a full season. Dallas has started off 1-1, but many question if Romo can perform week in and week out.

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NFL Week 3 Recap

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Week 3 of the NFL was one of the most exciting of the young season.  There were comebacks galore, QBs heaving the ball up and down the field, and teams scoring by the bushel.  Here are a few of the more interesting games of the weekend: Patriots (-7) at Bills This game appeared to be… Read more »

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Toledo Bettors Suffer Epic Bad Beat

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In what may be the worst beat of the 2011 NCAA football season, the Toledo Rockets lost to the Syracuse Orange 33-30 in overtime. Toledo backers, who were getting anywhere from +2 to +3.5 depending on when and where they bet, felt comfortable most of the game. The Rockets jumped out to 10-0 lead in… Read more »

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