College Bowl Schedule 2011-2012

It all starts on December 17 with the smaller schools and ends Jan. 9 with the big boys in LSU and Alabama battling for the national title.

Along the way, the college football bowl schedule includes 35 games where potatoes and poinsettias and roses and oranges make their way into the football betting vernacular.

The New Mexico Bowl kicks it all off among three games on Dec. 17. Three days later, it’s the Beef O Bradys Bowl, the former St. Petersburg Bowl.

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NFL Line Moves: Week 14

After a few weeks featuring only a few small NFL line movements, this week saw some heavy sways with big betting action coming in on certain sides to force big line movements. Three different games saw a line movement of at least two full points.

Here’s a look at the biggest NFL line movements of Week 14.

Kansas City @ NY Jets (from -7.0 to -10.5 at Bovada)

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NHL Betting: Sharks vs. Blues

San Jose was singing the blues at home where they have lost four straight, so now they welcome a road trip that sees them in St. Louis on Saturday in a busy night on the NHL betting menu.

The Sharks are a very solid road team with a 7-3-0 start away from HP Pavilion this season. They have managed to have success against the Blues with three wins in the last four head-to-head - and the Sharks beat St. Louis in their last meeting in Missouri.

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Army Navy Game Odds Preview

In one of college football’s oldest rivalries, the Army Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen will meet at FedExField in Landover, Maryland.

*Editor Note: See 2012 edition of Army Navy odds preview here.

Navy has won nine straight by double digits over Army and the Army Navy game odds reflect this as the Knights are favored by a touchdown. This year, both teams have struggled as Navy is just 4-7 SU and Army is just 3-8 SU.

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Pujols Boosts Angels World Series Odds

For $260 million, you should be able to increase your World Series from 22/1 to 12/1.

That’s what happened within minutes of the announcement from Albert Pujols that he was leaving St. Louis and signing with the Los Angeles Angels. A new challenge, new league, a new contract that boggles the craziest of minds.

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Andrew out of Luck in Heisman odds

All season long, Stanford QB Andrew Luck was the top dog on the odds to win the Heisman Trophy lists at all online sportsbooks.

But one slip-up against Oregon in the Pac 12 and some Heisman-worthy performances from Robert Griffin III in Baylor and Trent Richardson in Alabama have put Luck at No. 3.

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UFC 140: Jones vs Machida Odds

Jon Jones brings an aura of invincibility to the Octagon that has made him a huge UFC 140 favorite to retain his light heavyweight belt against challenger Lyota Machida.

 

The fight headlines the event at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre on December 10 on a card featuring six Canadians. And he is fighting the former light heavyweight champ, who knows a thing or two about seeming unbeatable.

 

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Steelers host Browns Thursday NFL

One of the most one-sided matchups on the Week 14 odds menu is the Cleveland Browns visiting nemesis Pittsburgh, a team that has beaten them 14 of the past 15 times.

The Steelers are favored big and are 8-1 SU in their past 9 at home. However the Steelers have lost ATS the past 3 games as double-digit favorite and the NFL scores prediction computer picks a 24-13 final, which would be a Cleveland cover.

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NCAAB Betting: Harvard vs UConn

It’s not surprising to anyone that the defending-champion Connecticut Huskies are once again strong on the court, but they match up against an unlikely No. 25-ranked Harvard Crimson on Thursday night in college hoops betting action.

Harvard (8-0) leads the Ivy League standings and is ranked in the Top 25 for the first time in school history. It’s also impressive that six of their eight victories have come on the road, including a hard-fought 46-41 win over No. 22 Florida State in the Battle 4 Atlantis tourney.

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NFL Injury Update: Chicago Hit Hard

Plenty of factors go into having a successful season in the NFL, but sometimes it just comes down to staying healthy. Some teams continue to rack up key injuries such as the Chicago Bears and Houston Texans. Here’s a look at this week’s NFL injury report.

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