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2014-15 MAC College Basketball Season Preview

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Mid-American Conference Preview Odds courtesy of Bovada Akron (21-13; MAC 12-6) The Akron Zips won 21 games last year, but it just seems like more was expected, even though the team won 2/3rds of its MAC games. The mark was the lowest the team had finished with since 2004-05, and though Akron made its 7th […]

2014-15 Conference USA College Basketball Season Preview

Big South Tournament

Conference USA Season Preview Betting odds courtesy of Bovada Louisiana Tech (29-8) The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs lost 78-75 in the quarterfinals of the NIT a season ago. The Bulldogs posted a 13-3 record in C-USA play and the Bulldogs, while not among the odds-worthy on Bovada, may be prepped to have its best season in […]

2014-15 NCAA Basketball Big 12 Preview

America East Tournament Preview

Big-12 Conference Preview Betting odds courtesy of Bovada Kansas (25-10; 14-4) Odds to win NCAA Title: 16/1 The Kansas Jayhawks fell in the third round of the NCAA tournament 60-57 to the Stanford Cardinal. The Jayhawks strutted out one-and-done Andrew Wiggins last season with somewhat disappointing results. While Wiggins himself still went No. 1 overall […]

NCAA Basketball 2014-15 Big Ten Season Preview

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

Big Ten Betting odds courtesy of Bovada Wisconsin (30-8; 12-6 Big Ten) NCAA Title Odds: 9/1 The Wisconsin Badgers were inches away from proceeding to the 2014 NCAA title game, but there’s every reason to expect the team to be right back there this March. The Badgers had just graduated a host of valuable pieces, […]

NCAA Basketball Big East 2014-15 Season Preview

Princeton are big favorites over Dartmouth

Big East Conference Preview Betting odds courtesy of Bovada Villanova (29-5; 16-2 Big East) Odds to win NCAA title: 28/1 The Villanova Wildcats have reasserted themselves as a power program to be reckoned with just three years after suffering a 19-loss debacle that Jay Wright still has nightmares about. Wright said his Wildcats are “in […]

World Series Betting Odds Game 2: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals

Buster Posey is out for the season.

World Series – Game 2 San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals Time: 8:05 PM ET Spread: KC -1.5 M/L: KC -134; SF +124 Total: 7 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada San Francisco won game 1 and will send Jake Peavy to the mound in hopes to secure a second victory in the World Series. […]

World Series Betting Preview: San Francisco Giants vs. Kansas City Royals – Game 1

San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner is 3-4 with a 2.65 ERA on the road

MLB World Series – Game 1 San Francisco Giants vs. Kansas City Royals Spread: SFG -1.5 M/L: SFG -106; KC -104 Total: 6.5 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Kansas City Royals rolled 8-0 through the AL Playoffs and had five days to prepare for this matchup before sending James Shields to the mound in […]

Atlantic-10 Conference College Hoops 2014-15 Season Preview

America East Tournament Preview

The Atlantic-10 conference features VCU, a school that has made five-straight NCAA tournament appearances.  George Washington returned to the NCAA tournament last season, as well, after getting an at-large bid.  Dayton reached the Elite 8. It’s a small conference, but those three teams can’t just be written off.  All futures betting odds come courtesy of […]

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 […]

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