Sports Betting Podcast #63: College Football Kickoff, Preview And NFL QB Andrew Luck’s Retirement And Odds Impact
College Football Week 1 Preview, Title Odds, NFL QB Andrew Luck Retires And Impact At SportsBooks
Oregon becomes the 12th state to legalize sports betting, single game, and that kicks off our coverage in TheLines weekly sports betting podcast. Episode #63 covers the legal landscape and whats happening across the country including updates in Oregon, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
The Lines Episode #62 Podcast continues with discussion of NFL quarterback Andrew Luck’s surprising retirement announcement and the impact at the sportsbooks with odds changes.
The college football season kicks off with the first full week of coverage, and we review the lines and we also discuss the national championship odds and Heisman Trophy favorites and odds.
The mission of TheLines is to provide our readers with sharp analysis and opinion from our team of sports betting industry experts. And that’s exactly what we do on TheLines sports betting podcast, covering the biggest, most important, and often the most ridiculous stories from the past week. Listen in as Matt Brown, Brett Collson and FairwayJay cut through the crap and tackle the topics you need to know about.
1:00 – Intro Podcasts @TheLines available on SoundCloud, Apple podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google.
2:00 – NFLX Week 4
5:15 – State watch legal sports betting, and we review market expansion and choices for sports bettors and fans. Mobile betting in Pennsylvania.
12:30 – NFL Pick ’em Contests in Pennsylvania, SugarHouse and Rivers Casino promotions.
19:00 – Parx casino App in Pennsylvania. Vig on NCAA football games is -114, impact. 21:30 I discuss education of bettors.
27:20 – NFL quarterback Andrew Luck retires. What’s the impact and change in odds at the sportsbooks on Super Bowl, season win totals and Week 1 lines, Indianapolis at LA Chargers? I discuss at 29:00 and 33:30, and perception vs reality at 35:50.
39:00 College football preview, in-game options, and Fanduel handle on NCAA football futures at 42:30. Alabama and Clemson discussion. I chip-in at 43:45. My take on Georgia too. Heisman odds and updats at 48:20, and my take at 52:45. Handle on Heisman contenders, and surprising that Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence taking less than 7% of bets, while Alabama QB Tagovailoa leads at 17%.
54:45 – Week 1 college football lines, and more than 10 games with at least a 3-point line move from opening lines originally released in early June. Discussion.