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AAC College Basketball Conference Previews

The UNLV Runnin' Rebels return home and are 17-point home favorites in hosting the UCSB Gauchos on Wednesday night

After having looked at the ACC, it’s time to move to the AAC which features just two teams at 50/1 to win the NCAA Title, and a couple of long shots, followed by one really long shot.  It’s not a conference rich in talent, though it’s always hard to count out a repeating champ like […]

College Basketball Conference Previews: Atlantic Coast Conference

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As we near in on the 2014-15 NCAA basketball season, Maddux Sports will be previewing the top-five teams from the 12 major conferences. We begin by looking at the ACC, whose top-five teams are all at 40/1 odds or better to win the NCAA title according to college basketball oddsmakers at Bovada. All futures betting […]

MNF Betting Preview: Houston Texans at Pittsburgh Steelers


Texans vs. Steelers Time: MON, 8:30 Spread: HOU -3 M/L: PIT -140; HOU +120 Total: 44.5 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The 3-3 Houston Texans will head to Pittsburgh to face a 3-3 Steelers squad in MNF. The Texans are 3-point favorites according to college football oddsmakers at Bovada. Houston has been solid on the […]

NFL Week 7 Featured Betting: Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders

Carson Palmer-cardinals-2014

Cardinals vs. Raiders Time : 4:25 PM ET Spread: ARI -4 M/L: ARI -180; OAK +160 Total: 45 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Oakland Raiders have yet to win a game this season but will find itself just 4-point underdogs to a 4-1 visiting Arizona Cardinals team. If the Cardinals win as NFL odds […]

Week 7 NFL Betting Picks and Predictions: Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills

Matt Cassel-vikings-2014

Vikings vs. Bills Time: 1 PM ET Spread: BUF -6 M/L: BUF -250; MIN +210 Total: 43 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Minnesota Vikings are just 2-4 on the season and will visit Buffalo as 6-point underdogs to a 3-3 Bills team that is just 1-2 at home. QB Teddy Bridgewater has had his […]

NFL Week 7 Betting Preview: Seattle Seahawks at Saint Louis Rams

Richard Sherman-seahawks-2014

Seahawks vs. Rams Time : 1 PM ET Spread: SEA -7 M/L: SEA -320; STL +260 Total: 43.5 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The defending champion Seattle Seahawks are a ho-hum 3-2 on the season and 2nd place in the NFC West. Last week, Seattle fell 30-23 to the Dallas Cowboys, after having won its […]

Week 7 NFL Picks ATS: Cleveland Browns vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

Brian Hoyer-browns-2014

Browns vs. Jaguars Time : 1 PM ET Spread: CLE -5 M/L: CLE -210; JAX +175 Total: 45 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada There was a lot of talk about Johnny Manziel being more valuable than the highest QB pick of the draft, No. 3 overall pick Blake Bortles of UCF. Bortles has been solid […]

NFL Week 7 Betting Odds: Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears

Lamar Miller-dolphins-2014

Dolphins vs. Bears Time : 1 PM ET Spread: CHI -3.5 M/L: CHI -175; MIA +155 Total: 48 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada Despite being 3-3, the Chicago Bears have yet to win at Soldier Field. NFL oddsmakers expect that to change this weekend, setting the line 3.5-points in favor of the home team. The […]

AAC Betting Preview and Predictions: Temple Owls at Houston Cougars

John O-Korn-houston-2014

AAC : Temple vs. Houston Time: 9 PM ET Spread: HOU -8 M/L: HOU -320; TEM +260 Total: 52 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Temple Owls are 4-1 on the season and 2-0 in Mountain West play, but the team hasn’t really been tested much this season. In its lone contest against a decent […]

Mountain West Conference Betting Preview: Fresno State at Boise State

Jay Ajayi-boise-state-2014

Fresno State vs. Boise Time: 8 PM ET Spread: BS -17 Total: 63 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Fresno State Bulldogs had a nice hot streak going but ended its three game win streak with a 30-27 OT loss to UNLV last week. Prior to that, the Bulldogs had knocked off Southern Utah, New […]

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