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College Football Week 3 Preview: Kansas Jayhawks vs. Duke Blue Devils

Anthony Boone-duke-2014

Kansas-Duke Line: DUK -14 Betting Odds courtesy of Bovada Football, football, football…Must think football…. Bill Self and Mike Krysewski are two of the finest coaches in the NCAA and have kept Duke and Kansas at the top of the NCAA heap for quite some time. But oh, unfortunately this game is played with a pigskin, […]

College Football Week 3 Picks: Miami (OH) vs. Michigan

Derrick Green-michigan-2014

Miami-(OH)-Michigan Line: MIC -33 Betting Spread courtesy of Bovada Michigan is 1-0 (excluding a drubbing of Appalachian State), having lost to then- No. 16 Notre Dame. The Wolverines failed to get in the end zone against the Irish, despite amassing 289 yards to ND’s 280 in the loss. Five penalties for a total of 50 […]

College Football Week 3 Matchup: East Carolina Pirates vs. Virginia Tech Hokies

Willie Byrn-virginia-tech-2014

  The East Carolina Pirates are 1-1 and have compiled some nice stats through its first two games. EC ranks 46th in scoring (37.5 points per game) while holding opponents to just 20 a game, good for a 17.5 points differential. The pass game has been superb, with the Pirates amassing 347 yards a game, […]

NFL Week 1 Featured Preview: Oakland Raiders vs. New York Jets

Matt Schaub-raiders-2014

Oakland Raiders vs. New York Jets Time: 1 PM ET, Sept 7, 2014 Spread: NYJ -5.5 Total: 40 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Oakland Raiders are pretty much in a full on rebuild after losing 12 starters and turning over at QB for the 4th consecutive season. Opening the road against the mediocre Jets […]

New York Jets 2014-15 Team Preview

Geno Smith-jets-2014

The QB controversy appears to be somewhat over in New York with Geno Smith earning the nod over Michael Vick. Smith has yet to prove he is a capable of running an NFL team, but that’s never stopped head coach Rex Ryan from snagging a Vince Lombardi (most notably with Trent Dilfer at QB). The […]

San Diego Chargers 2014-15 Team Preview

Keenan Allen-chargers-2014

The Chargers revamped the entire team in 2013, and all things said, it worked out pretty damn well for them. The team made a return to the postseason to the surprise of many, and that ended a three-year drought for the franchise. The Chargers do have a good mix of experience and youth; and while […]

Denver Broncos 2014-15 Team Preview

Montee Ball-broncos-2014

The Denver Broncos learned that the defense is going to have to improve after falling to the Seahawks in Super Bowl 48. The Broncos want to get Peyton Manning another shot at a Superbowl win this year, and GM John Elway used a lot of cap space to help improve the D. Manning, a 5-time […]

Oakland Raiders 2014-15 Team Preview

Matt Schaub-raiders-2014

The Oakland Raiders are going to have a huge turnover with 12 new starters including a new QB for the fourth straight season. The Raiders are also stuck with one of the toughest schedules in the league and it features four games against NFC West teams, six games against divisional playoff teams, and one against […]

Week 1 NFL: Tennessee Titans vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Alex Smith-chiefs-2014

Tennessee Titans vs. Kansas City Chiefs Time: 1 PM ET, Sept 7, 2014 Spread: KC -3 Total: 43 Odds c/o of Bovada The faith in the Tennessee Titans by its fanbase may be at an all-time low. The team has won just 36 of 80 games over the last five seasons and hasn’t won a […]

Kansas City Chiefs 2014-15 Team Preview

Andy Reid-chiefs-2014

The Kansas City Chiefs were the surprise story of 2013-14. The Chiefs’ new GM Joey Dorsey made a number of key moves to return the team to relevance. The Chiefs had a league high 10 Pro Bowlers and eight of them return to the team. The Chiefs made its offseason about building through the draft, […]

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