Broncos on OVER Run for Totals Bettors

The OVER has gone 8-1 in the Boise State Broncos' last nine games as they look to defend their No. 23 ranking in the AP Top 25 when they open their season on Friday as strong favorites against a rebuilding Washington Huskies team.

Defending champs in the Mountain West conference, the Broncos finished 2014 with nine straight SU wins, 5-4 ATS, and are undefeated SU in their last seven games at home.

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Bears Look to Cover Huge Betting Spread

The Baylor Bears will be gunning for their sixth straight SU and ATS victory over Southern Methodist when they visit the Mustangs on Friday as heavy double-digit favorites.

The Bears, at No. 4 on the AP Top 25, finished atop the Big 12 last season with an 8-1 SU conference record but were a bitter betting disappointment down the stretch, going 3-5 ATS in their last eight games.

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Spartans Big Road Favorites for Week 1

The Michigan State Spartans are 19-1 SU and 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games against MAC teams and will be looking for a sixth straight win against Western Michigan when they visit the Broncos on Friday as double-digit favorites.

The Spartans finished at 11-2 in 2014 and currently ride a five-game SU road winning streak. Michigan State was also a solid bet as a double-digit favorite in 2014, going 8-1 ATS when favored by 10.5 or more points.

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UFC 191 Betting: Johnson Dodson Odds

Pay-per-view MMA action returns this weekend with the sequel UFC Flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson. The UFC 191 main card will also feature an important Heavyweight fight between Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir, as well as an appearance from the hard hitting Light Heavyweight Anthony Johnson.


Pats Odds Swing On Suspension News

The betting pendulum swung quickly at the sportsbooks on Thursday morning with news that Tom Brady’s Deflategate suspension had been overturned

While the Week 1 line of the New England Patriots game vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers remained off the board in the immediate aftermath, there was speculation the spread would swing from -2.5 to -7. The line opened in the summer at -6.5 before the Brady suspension was announced and it looks like the line is headed back to a touchdown.


Patriots Odds: Court Overturns Brady Ban

Tom Brady's four-game Deflategate suspension has been overturned by a U.S. District Court judge, so how will that affect the New England Patriots' odds for the season ahead?

Brady had been suspended by the league for four games for his supposed involvement with the deflating of footballs in last year's playoffs, putting Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo in line to start for the team for the first quarter of the season - beginning with their season opener against the Steelers on Thursday Night Football.


MLB Betting: AL & NL MVP Award Odds

The Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson has passed the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout on the updated odds to win the 2015 AL Most Valuable Player award at the online sportsbooks.

Back in early July Trout was the clear leader on the AL MVP odds at the sportsbook at 1/1, with Donaldson fifth on the list at 9/1. Entering the month of September, however, it's now Donaldson as the 1/5 leader with Trout the 3/1 second-favorite on the list.


MLB Betting: AL and NL Cy Young Odds

Zack Greinke has moved to the top of the odds to win the NL Cy Young award at the online sportsbooks, with the Los Angeles Dodgers boasting two of the top three pitchers on those updated betting lines.

At Bovada Greinke is the 1/2 favorite on the 2015 NL Cy Young odds, with his record of 15-3 and tiny 1.59 ERA to go along with 169 strikeouts on the season. The righthander had been second at 9/2 on the NL Cy Young odds back in early July.


College Football Week 1 Betting Trends

The Michigan State Spartans are 19-1 SU and 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games against MAC opponents. The Spartans are a big road favorite for Friday night visiting the Western Michigan Broncos.

Michigan State is an 18-point road favorite in their season opener according to the consensus lines here at OddsShark. Hopes are high for a big season in East Lansing this year with senior quarterback Connor Cook and the core of a strong defense from last year's 11-2 SU and 9-4 ATS squad returning.


College Football Week 1 Expert Picks

In their last six games as a favorite of two touchdowns or less, the Alabama Crimson Tide are 5-1 SU and 3-2-1 ATS. Look for the Crimson Tide to add another win and cover to this trend on Saturday against the Wisconsin Badgers.

Alabama is an 11-point favorite for Saturday's game at AT&T Stadium according to online sportsbook Bovada. The Crimson Tide are at their most dangerous when they can pin their ears back on defense and focus on one element of an opposing team's attack.



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