This weekend all fans are treated to some of the best scheduled games in recent memory, including a Michigan/Notre Dame showdown. These 2 teams first squared off in 1887, making this one of the oldest rivalries in NCAA football, and one of the most anticipated games this season.
Saturday the Michigan Wolverines and their 13th ranked football team travel to South Bend Indiana to play against the number 2 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the 34th chapter of their historical rivalry. Since its inception, the Wolverines have an 18-14 straight-up advantage (1 tie), but the Irish have had the best of Michigan lately winning 3 of the last 4 games. The Irish have been particularly good against the point spread in recent games collecting the cash in 6 of the last 7 against the number. This Saturday the bookmakers (BETCRIS) opened Notre Dame as a 7.5 favorite over the Wolverines. A couple other sportsbooks followed with this 7.5 opener and on Sunday night Madduxâ€™s handicapping team bet all the 7.5s we could driving the number down to 6.5/7 early Monday morning.
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Week three of the college football season sees 56% of the top 25 teams (14 total) going against one another. That means that thereâ€™s bound to be some shifting of the nationâ€™s top teams. Hereâ€™s a quick look at the 7 games on tap.
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The Fighting Irish are favored by only 6 points against the Wolverines this week! That’s hard to believe considering how handily Notre Dame beat another Big 10 team– Penn State– the week before.
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The AL Wild Card race has narrowed down to three teams, although there are around 10 clubs that still have a statistical chance, while the NL Wild Card continues to be a horserace between seven teams.
Continue reading “Wild Cardâ€”AL at a Simmer and NL is Hot!”
Check your rosters, the Seahawks have just increased their chances of making it back to the Super Bowl. Patriots holdout and star wide receiver Deion Branch has been traded to Seattle for a 2007 first-round pick.
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2 Brothers will be squaring off as Peyton Manning will be going head-to-head with his younger brother Eli on Sunday night as the Colts take on the Giants in Week one NFL football action. This ESPN TV game will be the first time in pro football league history that sibling quarterbacks have lined up opposite each other.
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Baseballâ€™s Triple Crown is earned by the player who leads the league in homeruns, batting average and RBI in a given year. No one has won the Triple Crown in baseball since Bostonâ€™s Carl Yastrzemski (44 HR, .329 BA, 121 RBI) did it in 1967 and Baltimoreâ€™s Frank Robinson (49 HR, .316 BA, 122 RBI) achieved that same honor the year before. In over 120 years of professional baseball itâ€™s only been done 15 times.
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Itâ€™s decided that the Mets will win the NL East. The rest, including the Wild Card, is up in the air. No less than 8 NL clubs still have a decent chance of winning the Wild Card.
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At the beginning of the 2006 baseball season, many pundits said that the Wild Card in the AL would come out of the Central Division. Although no one predicted that the Tigers would be in contention, forget about leading the division, many did foresee two of the three clubs presently in contention in the huntâ€”the White Sox and the Twins. Continue reading “AL Wild Cardâ€”One Month to Go”
The odds are posted for the big contest this week between the number one Buckeyes and the number two Longhorns with most handicappers making the home team 2.5-point favorites and a few making them 3-point favorites. Three-points are normally given for the home field advantage, which means this contest is seen as being about as tight as it can get.
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