VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
BOX/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
GOY action heavy for Texas-OU

Editor's note: Bettors can cash college football winners in 2009 by purchasing Mark Franco's discounted season package!

The defending national champion Florida Gators sit atop the preseason USA Today coaches' football poll and Las Vegas Sportsbooks have started to post numbers for the first week of the college football regular season.

Over at the Hilton Superbook the betting public has already started to get down on wagering on their posted “games of the year” and “season win totals”. If you have a keen eye, you may be able to find some great value on games that will be played in the upcoming months of the season.

Advertisement
I stopped by to speak with Race and Sports Coordinator Chris Graham to see what kind of college football action the Hilton is getting in the middle of August.

“As far as our games of the year, the Texas–Oklahoma matchup has gotten the most attention as far as the number of tickets and money written on the game,” Graham said. “We are still hanging this number at a pick but that can change as we get closer to game day.”

This game could have national-title implications and will be played on October 17th in the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium.

In Week 2 on September 12, Pac-10 powerhouse Southern Cal will head east to take on perhaps the best the Big Ten has to offer in Ohio State.

“We opened this game at USC -3 and the bettors are taking the ‘chalk’ as we now have the Trojans at minus 3 ½,” Graham added.

Another game involving USC that’s getting heavy action at the Hilton will be played on October 3 when the Trojans head to Berkley to take on the Cal Bears. USC opened at minus four and has now been bet up to minus five.

Florida is a double-digit favorite in every game on the Hilton board with the exception of its trip to Baton Rouge to take on LSU in a night game on October 10. The Gators are currently an 8 ½-point ‘chalk’ but that number could rise after Florida gets off to a hot start.

When looking at season wins totals, Graham said, “The public has been betting both Penn State over 9 ½ wins (-110) followed by Virginia Tech over 9 wins (-110).”

Of course, that could change now that the Hokies have lost stud running back Darren Evans, who tore his ACL earlier this week and will miss all of the 2009 campaign. This is a classic case of the danger gamblers face in wagering on ‘overs’ because season-ending injuries to key players can derail the hopes of cashing such tickets.

  
HEADLINES
· Williams: Betting Recap - Week 4
· Stanford rallies past Oregon in OT, 38-31
· Old Dominion shocks VT as heavy 'dogs
· Ohio State routs Tulane in Meyer's return
· Bama wins, but Texas A&M covers
· Texas Tech rolls past Oklahoma St., 41-17
· Washington holds off rally, beats AZ State
· Wisconsin rebounds, rallies past Iowa
· Perry sparks Miami past FIU, 31-17
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NCAAFB College Football Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NCAA FB Hot Streaks
11-2 Sat., 13-3 Streak, 3-1 G-Plays
7 Straight CFB Winners
5-0 Fridays, 9-3 Picks, 6-2 G-Plays
2-0 Friday, 17-8 Streak, 7-3 Totals
6-2 L2 Sat., 12-4 Run, 3-1 G-Plays
5-1 Saturday, 15-5 L4 Saturdays
10-5 CFB Guarantees TY
7-3 Saturday, 14-6 L20 Totals
5-1 College Run, 3-1 L4 G-Plays
11-5 Record L5 Saturdays
4-2 Last Saturday, 3-1 L4 Totals
Back-to-Back 6-2 Saturdays
5-1 L6 Picks, 3-1 L4 Guarantees
14-8 Record Last Saturday
4-1 L5 Guaranteed Plays
10-5 L15 NCAA FB Selections
3-1 Guarantees, 15-8 L23 Picks
4-1 L5 Over/Under Plays
3-1 L4 G-Plays, 6-1 CFB Totals TY
9-4 Record Last 2 Saturdays
7-3 L10 Picks, 3-0 Thursdays
NCAA FB College Football Expert Picks
2018 CFB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Mark Franco + 718
TJ Pemberton + 531
ASA + 525
Last Week's Leaders
Handicapper Money
Pat Hawkins + 380
Michael Black + 372
Dave Cokin + 295
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Mark Franco 65 %
TJ Pemberton 65 %
Scott Pritchard 63 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 447
Joe Nelson + 290
Jimmy Boyd + 290
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Ben Burns + 490
Alex Smart + 470
Kyle Hunter + 400
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 520
Chip Chirimbes + 500
Stephen Nover + 400
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, SAVE 10% off a Live Odds Pro subscription, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership