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Mark Franco - VegasInsider betting expert

2022-23 NFL & NCAA Predictions

The VegasInsider handicapping experts have provided their futures picks for the upcoming NFL and College Football seasons on the most popular betting markets in each sport.

Listed below are the top betting choices for Mark Franco.

2022-23 NFL Futures Predictions

Follow our NFL Futures Odds and find the best odds for the below selections.

NFL Championship Picks

  • Super Bowl Winner: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • NFC Champion: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • AFC Champion: Indianapolis Colts

NFL Win Totals Breakdown - Best Bets

Over or Under? The NFL Win Totals betting market continues to increase in popularity and Mark Franco has identified Best Bets for both Over and Under picks in each of the eight NFL divisions.

AFC NorthRavensBrowns
AFC SouthColtsJaguars
AFC EastBillsJets
AFC WestChiefsBroncos
NFC NorthPackersBears
NFC SouthBuccaneersFalcons
NFC EastEaglesGiants
NFC WestRamsCardinals

NFL Playoff Projections

The NFL postseason will have a field of 14 teams and Mark Franco has identified his projections on the seven clubs that will represent the NFC and AFC conferences next January and bettors can wager on those selections in the NFL Playoff Prop Odds market.


  1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  2. Green Bay Packers
  3. Los Angeles Rams
  4. Philadelphia Eagles
  5. New Orleans Saints
  6. San Francisco Giants
  7. Dallas Cowboys


  1. Buffalo Bills
  2. Kansas City Chiefs
  3. Indianapolis Colts
  4. Cincinnati Bengals
  5. Baltimore Ravens
  6. Los Angeles Chargers
  7. Las Vegas Raiders

NFL Most Valuable Player Best Bets

The NFL MVP Odds betting market is showing a strong lean to quarterbacks this season and Mark Franco is providing his top three picks based on three different ranges - Favorite, Middle Range and Long Shot.

PlayerMVP Picks
FavoriteJosh Allen
Middle RangeDerek Carr
Long ShotMatt Ryan

2022-23 NCAAF Futures Predictions

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College Football Playoff Picks

CFP Winner: Alabama

College Playoff Final Four Projections

  1. Alabama
  2. Ohio State
  3. USC
  4. Texas

Heisman Trophy Best Bets

The Heisman Trophy Odds betting market continues to grow in popularity and Mark Franco is providing his top college football player picks based on three different ranges - Favorite, Middle Range and Long Shot.

FavoriteC.J. Stroud (Ohio State)
Middle RangeDJ Uiagalelei (Clemson)
Long ShotKJ Jefferson (Arkansas)

NCAAF Win Totals Breakdown - Best Bets

College Football has 10 major conferences and bettors can follow Win Totals Odds on all of them and make wagers based on their upcoming 12-game season. Mark Franco has identified Best Bets for each of the 10 conferences, focusing on either Under or Over wagers.

ConferenceBest Bet
ACCMiami Over
SECAlabama Over
Big 12Texas Over
Big TenOhio State Over
Pac-12UCLA Under
MACBowling Green Under
MWCHawaii Under
Sun BeltMarshall Over

About Mark Franco

Mark Franco help start VegasInsider in 1997 and worked under some of the most well respected handicappers in the Nation including Russ Culver, Mike Lee and Ken White.

Mark said “I learned so much valuable information from those guys on how to do your research and how to have money management skills. Learning how to be selective and not play every game”.

Mark’s career took him to the great city of Las Vegas back in 2000 and he has made a great name for himself ever since in the eyes of other handicappers and sportsbook directors.

Mark Franco beat the books in the 2003 NFL season on his way to a fifth-place finish in the Hilton SuperContest the most respected and prestigious football contest in the country. For the year, Franco had a 76-57 record for a 57 percent clip, netting "dime players" with $13,500 of profit.

Franco writes for several print and online gaming publications including the Las Vegas Review Journal, covering line moves and value in the lines. He views as many games as he can from his Las Vegas office and also relies on the Internet to break down every game.

Mark makes his own lines for pro sports and has an eye for finding value in and between the lines. Franco is a regular participant in many of Las Vegas' handicapping contests. He was one of 16 ' handicappers who participated in the invitation only 2004 Stardust Invitational.

He has hosted his own daily radio handicapping show and frequently appears on many local and national shows where his expertise is eagerly sought.

Mark is a Senior Handicapper on VegasInsider and offers his selections in NFL, NCAAF, NBA and MLB.

Handicapper Hot Streaks

• 8-0 2004 NBA Finals Record

Documented Records

• 2021-2022 NBA Money Leader: $3,207
• 2018-2019 NFL Record: 56%, $867
• 2018-2019 NCAA FB Record: 60%, $1,875
• 2017-2018 NBA #2 Totals Leader: $475
• 2017-2018 NBA Overall Money: $1,324
• 2017-2018 NCAA FB #3 Money Leader: $2,093
• 2016-2017 NBA Overall Money: $1,069
• 2014-2015 NBA Overall Money: $1,100
• 2012-2013 NBA Money Leader: $3,815
• 2012-2013 NBA #2 Percent Leader: 59%
• 2010-2011 NCAA FB Percent Leader: 59%
• 2009-2010 NBA Percent Leader: 59%
• 2009-2010 NBA #2 Money Leader: $3,105