NFL Odds: Will home teams regress?

After another winning week against the point spread for the home teams, NFL bettors have to start to question when and if a regression will begin to take hold.

Home teams went 8-7 against the spread last week and head into Week 8 at 58-46-3 against the spread. That’s a 55.77 percent success rate against the spread, something that's likely to regress closer to a 50/50 split by the end of the season.


WC Odds: European Qualifiers Set

In the European Region of World Cup qualifying the group stages are over, but there are still four more ties that will determine the four teams that will qualify for Brazil.

Eight of the second place teams in group qualifying were in the draw held on Monday and after the draw Croatia have to be the happy campers when they drew Iceland and avoided France. Here is the draw and schedule for the four European Ties in the home and away matches:


Kentucky vs Miss State Betting Odds

Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field will feature Bulldogs vs. Wildcats on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 9 action.

The Wildcats will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 2-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bulldogs are 3-3 ATS. Kentucky is 3-3 against the total, while Mississippi State is 3-3 versus the number.

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Bruins face off against the Sabres

The Boston Bruins went just 2-3 on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks against the Buffalo Sabres last season as those division rivals meet on the ice on Wednesday night.

Overall the Bruins and Sabres have split their last 10 matchups at five wins apiece, with the OVER/UNDER going 5-4-1 for totals bettors in those contests. This will be the first meeting of the year between the teams.

Buffalo will face the 5-2-0 Bruins. In totals betting, the Sabres are 2-7-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bruins are 0-5-2 favoring the OVER.

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NFL Opening Betting Lines: Week 8

The Sunday night and Monday night games on the Week 8 NFL betting slate both feature double-digit road favorites at the books.


BYU vs Boise Friday NCAA Betting

The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between BYU and Boise State on Friday, with the host Cougars trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

The Broncos will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 4-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cougars are 4-3 ATS. Boise State is 5-2 against the total, while BYU is 3-4 versus the number.

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Bucs vs Panthers Betting Report

Carolina visits Tampa Bay on Thursday, hoping to send the Buccaneers to a loss while also covering the spread in NFL action at Raymond James Stadium.

The Buccaneers sport records of 0-6 and 1-5 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Panthers sit at 3-3 and 3-3 ATS on the season. The over under records are 2-4 for the Buccaneers and 3-3 for the Panthers.

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Wild get visit from the Predators

The OVER has only paid out twice in the past 10 games between the Minnesota Wild and the Nashville Predators as those Central Division rivals meet in NHL action on Tuesday.

The OVER/UNDER is 2-6-2 in the past 10 games between the Wild and Predators, with the teams combining for a PUSH result in a 3-2 Nashville home victory back on October 8. The Predators are 7-3 in their last 10 games vs. the Wild.

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Arkansas State vs UL-Lafayette Odds

Louisiana-Lafayette visits Arkansas State on Tuesday, hoping to send the Red Wolves to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at Liberty Bank Stadium.

The Ragin` Cajuns will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 3-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Red Wolves are 2-4 ATS. Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-2 on the totals; Arkansas State is 3-3.

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World Cup 2014 Betting Field

After the last round of qualifying, there are now 21 teams that have qualified for next summer’s World Cup in Brazil.

There are still 11 spots up for grabs in some huge home and away playoffs and one more round of qualifying in the African region. Importantly, eight teams are set to battle next month as Europe sends its final four reps to World Cup 2014.



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