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    Week 1 Betting Lines

    Anyone see any lines that look really good? This year I'm going to try and pick 4 games each week and wager from 1 to 3 units on each. Here is what I have so far:

    Michigan State (-7) over Boise State - 2 units
    Clemson (-3) over Auburn - 1 unit
    ISU (+1.5) over Tulsa - 3 units

    Looking for a 4th game. Or others I should be looking at?



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    I like South Carolina (-6.5) over Vanderbilt



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    I can't ever get myself to bet on my own team. Too much personal bias in there.


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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Michigan +13.5.........not a B1G, but Alabama lost a lot of players and i think Michigan might be the best team in that other conference. I think they will keep it within 7-10 points and could pull a shocker.



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Not much of a bettor, but I am a Mike Leach fan. He's getting 12 pts at BYU.

    I would also bet Ohio St. pounds Miami Oh by more than the 24 they're giving.



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Michigan +13.5.........not a B1G, but Alabama lost a lot of players and i think Michigan might be the best team in that other conference. I think they will keep it within 7-10 points and could pull a shocker.
    Is that a German Shorthair Erik?



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Michigan +13.5.........not a B1G, but Alabama lost a lot of players and i think Michigan might be the best team in that other conference. I think they will keep it within 7-10 points and could pull a shocker.
    Plus I heard Mayweather threw 3 mil on Michigan for that game. haha


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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    I love, love, love Vanderbilt +7 tonight.

    At Vandy, lot of guys back off a decent team. SC not as much back.

    I loved LA Tech +7 against A and M which was supposed to be played in Shreveport but unfortunately got cancelled. Actually thought LT could win the game.



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    Plus I heard Mayweather threw 3 mil on Michigan for that game. haha
    That's bulletin board material for Bama right there! lol



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Quote Originally Posted by LegendofRodA View Post
    I like South Carolina (-6.5) over Vanderbilt
    Big money coming on Vandy...something like 80% of bettors are taking SC but the line moved from -7 to -6.5 meaning some BIG money going with Vandy.



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    I can't ever get myself to bet on my own team. Too much personal bias in there.
    Yeah I only bet on ISU once(2006 KU game) and that is because I thought the line was really ridiculous. I didn't wager too much so I wasn't too mad when KU covered the spread.



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Does anyone ever look at the huge spread games like:

    LSU (-43) vs North Texas
    USC (-42) vs Hawaii
    Oklahoma (-30 1/2) vs UTEP
    Texas (-31 1/2) vs Wyoming



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    Does anyone ever look at the huge spread games like:

    LSU (-43) vs North Texas
    USC (-42) vs Hawaii
    Oklahoma (-30 1/2) vs UTEP
    Texas (-31 1/2) vs Wyoming
    I do. If I think the dog can put up 14-20 points, I may take a look. It's much easier to beat a team 49-3 to cover a 40+ point spread than to win 66-20. Of those games, I'd take Hawaii to cover over the others.



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    SC is running it down the throat of Vandy.



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    Re: Week 1 Betting Lines

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    I can't ever get myself to bet on my own team. Too much personal bias in there.

    I agree. Either way too. Sometimes you don't give your team enough credit and sometimes you give them too much credit.


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