Illini face the Badgers at Kohl Center

A pair of ranked teams will hit the hardwood at the Kohl Center in Madison on Wednesday night as the Wisconsin Badgers host the Illinois Fighting Illini in hoops betting action.

The Illini are 0-5 both SU and ATS in their last five games against the Badgers dating back to 2011, with the OVER paying out for totals bettors in four of those last five matchups.

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Florida State opens as the 2015 favorites

For the first time in four years, Alabama does not open as the early favorite to win the next college football national championship.

That honor, predictably, goes to Florida State, who rallied late to defeat Auburn on Monday night in the 2014 edition of the BCS title game.

FSU was 11/2 at Bovada, slightly ahead of perennial powerhouse Alabama at 13/2. Auburn was the sixth betting choice and they may fall if talented youngsters like Tre Mason leave for the NFL.


FSU wins, sportsbooks recoup millions

Florida State fans had a million reasons to smile after the Seminoles rallied to beat Auburn in the final minute of the BCS Championship Game.

Sportsbook operators had about 10 times as many reasons to smile.

“From what we have heard around the online world today, it sounds like a $10 million swing on that one pass from Jameis Winston to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left,” said NFL analyst Jack Randall.


Grizzlies prepare for visit from Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have paid out for NBA bettors in seven of their last eight games against the Memphis Grizzlies as those teams hit the hardwood together on Tuesday night.

Overall the Spurs are 8-2 SU and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against the Grizzlies dating back to 2012, with the OVER 5-1 in their past six meetings.

San Antonio bounced Memphis 102-86 as a 1-point road favorite in their November 22 matchup.

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Penguins out west to battle Canucks

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins will hit the ice out on the west coast on Tuesday night as they take on the Vancouver Canucks in marquee NHL betting action at the sportsbooks.

The Penguins got past the Canucks 4-3 as a -153 home favorite on the NHL odds in their first meeting of the season on October 19.

Overall, though, Pittsburgh is just 4-6 in its past 10 games against Vancouver, with the OVER/UNDER at 5-5.

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Ohio State battles with Michigan State

A pair of ranked Big Ten teams will meet in East Lansing on Tuesday night as Michigan States plays host to Ohio State in marquee college basketball betting action.

Ohio State is 2-0 both SU and ATS in their last two games against Michigan State, beating them 61-58 in the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament as a 2-point favorite last season.

The UNDER has paid out in each of their last four meetings.

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BCS Championship Odds: FSU vs Auburn

The only undefeated school in the country, Florida State will be looking to stay that way on Monday as they face Auburn in the BCS National Championship Game.

And if recent history holds true, the Seminoles will cover this big spread, which opened at nine points in early December.

Florida State went to 13-0 on the season by running roughshod over Duke in a 45-7 victory in the ACC Championship Game, covering a big 30-point spread at the sportsbooks in the process.

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Florida State vs Auburn Prop Betting

It's the Super Bowl of college football betting, so it's fitting that the BCS Championship Game has dozens of prop bets to go along with the point spread and total, just like the Super Bowl.

So when the Florida State Seminoles clash with the Auburn Tigers, fans can bet on far more than just the score.            


Books dread Auburn in BCS Title Game

You can add the oddsmakers at Bovada to the list of SEC haters and Florida State fans who are cheering against Auburn in Monday’s BCS national championship game.

The book, like some others monitored by, have too much action on the SEC champion Tigers. If Auburn covers the current 8-point spread – or worse yet, if they win outright – it can be a disastrous end to the college football season for Bovada.


Hawks fly up to the Barclays Center

The Atlanta Hawks will be looking to take care of business at the Barclays Center on Monday night as they take on the Brooklyn Nets in NBA betting action.

The Hawks are 7-3 SU and 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games against the Nets, with the teams preparing to meet for the first time this season on Monday night.

The OVER has paid out for NBA totals bettors in four of their last seven meetings.

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