Sports handicapping picks has the first big day of college football odds on Saturday. The public has taken partisan stands on several bets, all on favorites of several touchdowns at home, or the lone no-such-an-exception on a significant road favorite.
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Arkansas has gotten a stunning 82 percent of bets, but as it especially the case early in the season in which gamblers prefer perceived certainty, the Razorbacks are overwhelming 33-point favorites hosting UTEP.
Not startlingly another large chalk NC State laying 26-points to Tryo is the second most popular bet in terms of percentage at 79. Tennessee laying 20.5 at home to Bowling Green at 73 percent, Georgia laying 35 to Louisiana Monroe, and Oklahoma -31.5 to Akron are all getting more than 70 percent of public bets. All are playing at home.
Penn State laying 6.5 and juice or seven and getting back slight juice on the road is also a popular wager at 72 percent. They are at in-state rival Temple.
The Florida Atlantic-Tulsa total has jumped from 62 to 66.5 thanks in no small part to 96 percent of bets on the over. The aforesaid Penn State over has 90 percent, forcing the low 38.5 opener to 40. Bowling Green-Tennessee over has 93 percent of bets, bumping the total from 60 to 64.
Joe Duffy’s Picks is the top college football handicapper of all-time and has his pro gambling picks at OffshoreInsiders.com