Vegas Buzzing as Sportsbooks Release College Football Lines
Wayne Root: Vegas Buzzing as Sportsbooks Release College Football Lines
If you're paying attention to sports betting media, you know that this is the week that Las Vegas sportsbooks start to post bettable college football propositions for the coming season.
*Regular Season Win Totals went up Monday, which are Over/Unders for how many games each team will win during the "regular" season (bowls aren't counted, nor are conference championship games)
*Early "Game of the Year" lines for marquee matchups and other high profile games will go up very soon.
Sportsbooks discovered a few years ago that they can drive a lot more traffic during the summer by offering college football props like this. The general public doesn't bet much baseball. That used to mean there was no reason to go to a sportsbook until September if you were a college football fan. Not any more! Now you can support your favorite team by betting on them to win a lot of games, or bet against your most hated coach by betting his team to lose games.
There are relatively low limits on these propositions, because sportsbooks don't want too much exposure to the sharpest betting elements. If you only offer props that sharps will bet, you're going to lose money! The hope is that what the squares lose pays off the sharps, with some profit left over for the sportsbooks because there are a lot more squares than sharps. Keep limits low, and the math takes care of itself. Maybe the squares by a sandwich or lose some money at the blackjack table when they come in to place their bets. Summer traffic!
Last week, I talked about the work you should be doing this summer to find "surprise" teams in college football. This week's developments play off of that very well. If you're paying attention, this week and next, you'll learn:
*What ODDSMAKERS think about the major betting teams this coming season
*What SHARPS think about major betting teams this coming season
The public usually doesn't race to the sportsbook right away. They come when they can through the course of the summer. Sharps move quickly if they see a bad number. Any line moves you see over the next week will very likely be from smart local professional bettors. This is true for both the regular season win propositions and the Game of the Year numbers. Pay attention! You'll be smarter if you add in what oddsmakers and sharps think to your own analytical process.
Remember, my goal as THE KING OF UPSETS is to look for teams that the market is overrating and underrating out of the gate. The release of these lines pretty much ANNOUNCES to me who the market is overrating and underrating! The work we did last week (finding 5-8 win teams who return a lot of starters, a decent quarterback, and who should otherwise have a chip on their shoulder; and then finding low win teams who made an important coaching change) will set you up to bet some of these early props if you wish. More importantly to me, they'll help you isolate the most important teams for September betting in one direction or another. The "take" and "fade" teams should literally jump off the page at you.
Now, if you've been a straggler...GET CAUGHT UP! Purchase those newsstand publications now and get to work.
You regulars know I'm not going to post my own teams of focus here in a web article. That's not fair to paying clients. But, I have pointed you to the tools you need to make smart choices with your college football betting. We'll talk about the NFL in short order. Oddsmakers and sharps also give helping hints in that sport! Plus, you learn a lot about the likely regular season marketplace by studying NFL Preseason betting trends.
WAYNE ALLYN ROOT is the only man in the sports betting industry with a star on the "Walk of Fame" here in Las Vegas. I'm always a few steps ahead of the oddsmakers. If an oddsmaker ever gets a star, his will naturally be a few steps behind mine!
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