Fairway’s Forecast and Week 3 College Football Underdog Picks
We had a hangover in Week 2 following our brutal breaks and ATS losses in Week 1 college football. A 1-3 week of underdog picks on these pages included two terrible sides in blowout losses and a late winner on Texas A&M. We also went off the grid with Texas State, but suffered another bad ATS loss again as Texas State (+7) lost at home 23-14 despite out-gaining Wyoming 444 (5.8 yds per play) to 293 (4.4), 27-16 first down ...
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NFL Week 1 With 4-0 ATS 'Dog Log, But 10-0 Week 2 A Decade Ago Was A Historic Week
History shows that Week 2 in the NFL invariably provides more surprises and upsets, along with some focused and determined efforts as teams try to avoid starting the season 0-2.
Following a 4-0 sweep on our Week 1 NFL underdog plays, we'll be shooting for the green again knowing NFL Week 2 was my best-ever week nearly a decade ago during a time when I was documented with 8 straight ...
September Bye Weeks And Situations You Can Bet On
Early season college football continues in September, and we now start to see teams with bye weeks on the schedule. I've outlined the early September bye week schedule below, and you can review the full September bye week schedule and the rest of my article at osga.com.
For games on Sat., Sept. 14, these teams in bold are playing off a bye last week.
UNLV at Northwestern (-18.5)
TCU (-2.5) at Purdue
Iowa (-2.5) at Iowa State (
College Football Week 3 Betting Lines And Top 25 News
Just one Top 25 match-up last week in college football, and LSU held off Texas in Austin 45-38. The victory moved LSU to No. 3 in the college football Week 3 AP Top 25, and three SEC teams are now ranked top 5 with No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Georgia holding their spots after one-sided victories last Saturday.
I update the Top 25 and recap some of the news and results from the top teams in college football in my recent article at Forbes. ...
NFL Week 1 Underdog Picks 35-19 ATS (64.8%) Last Season
We kick off the 2019
NFL season filled with confidence following another stellar season on our pointspread prognosis. On these pages last season we provided weekly NFL underdog picks and finished the season 35-19 ATS (64.8%). That included 26 outright underdog winners. We sprinted to the endzone with a 6-0 finish and 21-7 the second half of the season. The previous season on these pages we went 16-8 ATS on a shortened schedule ...
American Gaming Association Reports 38 Million American Adults Plan To Bet On NFL Games This Season
The NFL is America's most popular sport to bet on, and king of the TV market. Last year, 64 NFL games occupied the top 100 live broadcasts of all television shows. The popularity of the NFL is unmatched, and beyond the fantasy football fanatics, sports betting is the major growth segment that will fuel the future growth of the TV and media markets.
A recent survey conducted by Morning Consult ...
Fairway’s Forecast and Week 2 College Football Underdog Picks
college football season started with a pair of painful losses. The Week 1 ATS losses were tough to take on Northwestern and Oregon after each team was better than a 99% favorite to cover the point spread inside the final minute of the games. Toledo was a pretty tough one too, covering in the 4th quarter but not the ridiculous result that sent sports bettors and Twitter into a tantrum after the two worst ATS losses in ...
The drama and mercurial behavior continues for Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown. The recent news that the Raiders are planning to suspend Brown has caused more issues within the organization. And as I covered in this article at TheLines, the sportsbooks have reacted swiftly.
Monday's Week 1 home opener now finds the Raiders a 2.5-point underdog to the Denver Broncos. The sportsbooks had the game at Pick 'em prior to the news, and the Westgate SuperBook opened the Raiders a ...