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Saturday Setup: College Football Betting

With a month of college football officially in the books, bettors and sportsbooks have now seen enough to start separating the contenders from the pretenders. Winning bettors will be the ones that pay extra attention to detail.

Here are some late trends and news updates to help you get the edge this Saturday.

Can Mother Nature slow down Denard Robinson?

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Aggies face Cougars in NCAA odds

For the second straight week, the BYU Cougars will be hosting a Friday night game, this time against their in-state rival Utah State Aggies.

BYU is 9-1 SU against Utah State in their last 10 games, but Utah State is 5-1 ATS against BYU since 2001.

Aggies running back Robert Turbin had four rushing touchdowns last week against Colorado State.

View Utah State vs BYU Odds and Stats.

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MLB Odds: Tigers vs. Yankees

It'll be ace vs. ace on Friday night as the New York Yankees begin their AL Division Series at home against the Detroit Tigers.

The Yankees will send lefthander CC Sabathia (19-8, 3.00 ERA) to the mound for Game 1 on Friday night, while the Tigers counter with righthander Justin Verlander (24-5, 2.40 ERA). [ See tons of Verlander vs Sabathia odds and more tonight ]

Verlander is a lock for the AL Cy Young award and possibly for league MVP as well. He has oonly been an underdog three times all season and once was on Opening Day here against CC Sabathia - funny how things come full circle and now bettors can get baseball's best pitcher at +122 moneyline dog odds.

See all the latest MLB playoff odds here at Odds Shark.

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Verlander vs Sabathia Props: Game 1

Justin Velander was a moneyline underdog only three times all season but the first time was his first start and ironically it was at Yankee Stadium against CC Sabathia.

So it's intriguing to see 24-5 Verlander - a lock for AL Cy Young and maybe the MVP - as +122 underdog today as ge Tigers visit the Yankees.

There are tons of fun baseball prop odds and series price odds to add more wagering spice to your life Friday and this weekend.

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NFL Line Moves: Vikings, Eagles

A dozen of the 16 games played in Week 3 were decided by a touchdown or less, putting an exclamation mark on the parity in the NFL this season.
 

It also showed just how important every point is ATS to football bettors, so it’s no surprise that over half of this week’s games have seen line movements of a point or more.

Here’s a look at the games that have seen the most significant line movements in Week 4.

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LSU highlights college football line moves

Conference play is now in full swing as the college football betting season enters Week 5. The trend on this week’s biggest line movers seems to be taking the points in these rivalry games.

Many bettors pounded early underdogs, but will they be rewarded? Here’s a look at four of the nation’s biggest moves in Week 5:

Utah State @ BYU (from -12.5 to -7.5 at TopBet)

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NBA Lockout Prop Bets Roundup

According to the oddsmakers at the sportsbooks it's now more likely that the NBA will cancel its 2011/12 season entirely than it is they'll end up playing games.

On the NBA props market at Bovada you can get a +125 price right now on the NBA cancelling the 2011/12 season, while the league playing a full 82-game schedule is set as the second-favorite on that list at +160 odds.

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Red Sox Collapse Sparks 2012 Odds

The dual collapses in Boston and Atlanta Wednesday quickly spawned some new betting odds on the future of players and managers on those teams by Thursday.

In particular, how a manager named Terry Francona could survive a 9-game collapse in September, the biggest in baseball history.

Online sportsbook Bovada however listed the Red Sox skipper as -200 to survive and be in charge at the start of the 2012 season.

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Panthers host Bulls Thursday Night

The South Florida Bulls will attempt to stay undefeated Thursday night when they play the Pittsburgh Panthers in Pittsburgh.

Pitt has lost two straight games, but are 3-0 both SU and ATS in their last three games against South Florida. South Florida quarterback B.J. Daniels has thrown only one interception this season, with eight touchdown passes.

The Bulls look to avenge a home loss last season against the Panthers, who see their best line at +3 today at Bovada.

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Boxing Betting Odds: October Preview

The month of October will offer a few different options for boxing betting fans looking to pad their bankroll.

Sportsbooks will be offering action on at least 10 fights on October 1 and lines are already available on bouts later in the month.

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