Online Sports Betting Tips For College & Pro Football Tips, Picks & Predictions
Smart sports bettors have to treat the upcoming college football bowl season like a marathon, not a sprint when it comes to the opening round of five games this Saturday. All told, there are 39 games on the schedule from Dec. 15 right through New Year’s Day leading up to this year’s College Football Playoff Championship on Monday, Jan. 7.
BetAnySports College Bowl Season Betting For Dec. 10 2018
BetAnySports has released a full set of betting lines for all the bowl games starting with Saturday’s AutoNation Cure Bowl between the AAC’s Tulane Green Wave and Sun Belt’s Louisiana Ragin Cajuns in a 1:30 p.m. start from Orlando on CBS Sports Network. Tulane is currently favored by 3.5 points with the total set at 59 points. Over the last seven meetings between the two, the Green Wave have won five of those games straight-up. Louisiana has a 4-1 edge against the spread in the last five meetings.
The top matchup on this Saturday’s college bowl schedule pits the Pac-12’s Arizona State Sun Devils against the Mountain West’s Fresno State Bulldogs in this season’s Las Vegas Bowl. Game time on ABC from Sam Boyd Stadium is slated for 3:30 p.m. The MWC’s Champion Bulldogs are currently favored by 4.5 points at BetAnySports with the total set at 52 points. This will be the first meeting between the two with Arizona State winning four of its final five games SU. Fresno State has posted a 14-4 record ATS over its last 18 games.
NCAAF New Orleans Bowl Betting Picks And Predictions
Saturday night on ESPN in a 9 p.m. kickoff in the New Orleans Bowl, the Conference USA’s Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are listed as seven-point underdogs against the Sun Belt’s Appalachian State Mountaineers with the total set at 50.5 points. The Blue Raiders lost the C-USA title game 27-25 against UAB as slight 1.5-point favorites. The Mountaineers nailed down their third-straight Sun Belt title with a 30-19 victory against Louisiana as heavy 17.5-point favorites. Appalachian State failed to cover in that matchup, but it is still 11-3-2 ATS over its last 16 games.
The two other games this Saturday have Utah State set as a nine-point favorite against North Texas in the New Mexico Bowl at 2 p.m. on ESPN followed by the Camellia Bowl on ESPN at 5:30 p.m. between Georgia Southern (-1) and Eastern Michigan.
NFL Week 15 BetAnySports Betting Tip Sheet
There are still more questions than answers when it comes to the NFL playoff picture in both the AFC and NFC. The 11-2 Kansas City Chiefs are the only AFC team to clinch a playoff spot, but they are still fighting for the AFC West Division title against the 10-3 Los Angeles Chargers heading into Thursday night’s showdown at Arrowhead Stadium as 3.5 point home favorites. The Chargers are 4-2 against the spread in their last six road games against Kansas City.
The 9-4 Houston Texans will try and get one step closer to the AFC South title this Saturday as six-point road favorites against the New York Jets. The other two division leaders in the AFC square off against one another late Sunday afternoon in Pittsburgh with the 9-4 New England Patriots going on the road as slight 1.5-point favorites with BetAnySports against the 7-5-1 Steelers. The Patriots have won the last five meetings SU.
New Orleans Saints And Los Angeles Rams Picks & Predictions
The New Orleans Saints and the Los Angeles Rams have each posted an 11-2 record through their first 13 games to lock up a second-straight division title. The Saints will face NFC South rival Carolina (6-7) on Monday night as six-point road favorites. They have won four of their last five games against the Panthers SU. The NFC West’s Rams will play host to 6-7 Philadelphia on Sunday night as nine-point favorites. The total line at BetAnySports has been set at 53.5 points and it has gone OVER in seven of the Eagles’ last nine road games. Philadelphia has won the last five meetings both SU and ATS.
The other two division leaders in the NFC are also two of the hottest teams in the league on the field and on the betting board. The 9-4 Chicago Bears have won six of their last seven games (SU and ATS) heading into Sunday’s home game against the 5-7-1 Green Bay Packers as six-point favorites. The Packers won the first meeting this season to extend their current SU winning streak to five against their bitter NFC North rivals.
The Cowboys opened a two-game lead in the NFC East at 8-5 with Sunday’s 29-23 overtime victory against the Eagles as 3.5-point home favorites. This was their fifth win in a row SU and ATS. This Sunday, Dallas is a three-point road underdog against the 7-6 Indianapolis Colts. The Cowboys have lost four of their last six road games SU with a 3-3 record ATS.
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