Super betting site OffshoreInsiders.com breaks down the best teams to bet on and against this season in college basketball.
College basketball margin of cover standings for 2021-22.
Maryland Eastern Shore
Note that Auburn is tied for the best spread mark in the nation at 14-4 but by only 4.4 points per game. They demonstrate why so many sharps balance out record with margin of cover to measure if a team is truly over or underperforming.
Now the best teams to fade in terms of margin of cover at a vetted sportsbook like Bovada
Texas San Antonio
Margin of cover is a long-time tool of original cappers used to measure the reliability of the often deceptive ATS and OU records. It is much like margin of victory, except it measures margin relative to the point spread or OU. With over-under, “overs” are listed first. Some Johnny-Come-Lately handicappers call this the sweat barometer.
With Ben Roethlisberger expected to retire, it’s anybody’s guess who will be the next quarterback of the fabled Pittsburgh Steelers franchise.
Head coach Mike Tomlin said all options were on the table in regards to his starting QB in 2022. The obvious choice is Steelers longtime backup and occasional starter, Mason Rudolph, and the odds at SportsBetting have him tabbed as the favorite.
Russell Wilson and Aaron Rodgers are on the list of 18 players. Cam Newton has the worst odds on the board.
Speaking of Tomlin, he was tabbed with 7-1, or +700, odds to be the next head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders when odds were initially released Monday. But bets have flooded in on Tomlin and now he has the second-lowest odds at 3-1.
When it comes to ATS margin, the Cleveland Cavaliers are the most dominant. The Ohio squad is 27-13-2 to the number, covering by an average of 7 points per game. Though Memphis has a similar record at 28-15, they are a distant second based on spread margin at 3.6 at sportsbooks like Bovada There is no clear-cut best team to fade, though Portland at -3.8 points per game and 15-25 ATS hold said distinction.
While the AFC playoff matchups are yet to be set, the NFC schedule is confirmed.
SportsBetting opened lines for the three NFC games Sunday night. Below are the opening numbers, but some odds have moved and the changes are noted. The movement shows that early wagers are on the underdogs.
Eagles at Buccaneers -9.5 (now -8.5) Over/Under 47.5
49ers at Cowboys -4.5 (now -3.5) Over/Under 48 (now 49.5)
Aaron Rodgers appeared on the ManningCast Monday night, and of the six current NFL players to have joined the Mannings on air this season, every one of their teams have lost the next game. No one is sure if Rodgers will even play against the Lions in Week 18, but the Packers are 3-point favorites and favored to end the curse.
Additionally, below you’ll find odds for the next name of the Washington Football Team. The Admirals opened as a -200 favorite but early bets have flooded in on that option, raising the current odds to -500.
Will ManningCast Curse continue in Week 18?
Yes (Packers lose) +140
No (Packers win) -165
Will TJ Watt break sack record?
Will Cooper Kupp break receiving yards record?
Will Cooper Kupp break receptions record?
Will Deebo Samuel break WR rushing TDs record?
Will Antonio Brown be on an NFL roster in 2022?
Will Rich Basaccia be Raiders head coach in 2022?
Total coaches fired before NFL Playoffs
Washington Football Team Next Name
Red Hogs +700
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