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  • The Money Down: September 30

    Welcome to “The Money Down” an article that covers the NFL and the latest injuries, stats and trends from around the league with a focus on sports betting. When betting on the NFL, timely information can make the differen...

  • College Football News and Notes September 30

    Week 6 brings us the best college football card of the season, but some injuries and distractions may impact this week's set of games. The news and notes from September 30 touches on some of them....

  • American League Wild Card Game: Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals

    The Kansas City Royals will host a playoff game for the first time since 1985 and that means the world to this franchise. They traded for James Shields for moments like this and he will get the opportunity to pitch the Royals...

  • National League Wild Card Game: San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates

    Madison Bumgarner might have gotten some Cy Young consideration if not for the year that Clayton Kershaw had, but he'll have the chance to pitch the San Francisco Giants into a matchup against the Washington Nationals. The Pi...

  • Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers Free Pick & Preview

    The health of Teddy Bridgewater will be the big story throughout the week as the Minnesota Vikings have a short week of prep before they take on the Green Bay Packers. The Packers' passing game looked better in their 38-17 wi...

  • Arizona Wildcats at #2 Oregon Ducks Free Pick & Preview

    The Arizona Wildcats and Oregon Ducks are both 4-0 with prolific offensive attacks. The Ducks are more than a three-touchdown favorite against the Wildcats as skeptics remain regarding the Wildcats' 4-0 start. Anu Solomon and...

  • UCF Knights at Houston Cougars Free Pick & Preview

    The UCF Knights and Houston Cougars are just 3-4 combined so far this season, but matchups against Penn State, Missouri, and BYU have all been losses. The Knights certainly miss Blake Bortles, but defense is their strength an...

  • Louisville Cardinals at Syracuse Orange Free Pick & Preview

    Strange scheduling has led to a three-game disparity in conference matchups between Louisville and Syracuse. The Cardinals are already 2-1 in conference play, while the Orange have yet to face an ACC opponent. That changes on...

  • San Diego State Aztecs at Fresno State Bulldogs Free Pick & Preview

    The Fresno State Bulldogs were embarrassed in three straight games to open the season and have since gotten back on track with a couple of wins over lesser competition. Revenge is on Fresno State's mind when San Diego State c...

  • College Football Pick: Utah State Aggies at BYU Cougars

    Both teams had extra prep time for Friday night's matchup between Utah State and BYU. The Aggies are hoping that Chuckie Keeton will be ready to go and the Cougars have spent their extra time by preparing for the possibility ...

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  • College Football Pick: #7 Baylor Bears at Texas Longhorns

    Iowa State was no match for the Baylor offense last week. The Bears have scored at least 45 points in all four games this season and come into the Texas game averaging 56.8 points. The Longhorns need to shake off a tough start to the s...

  • College Football Pick: #19 Nebraska Cornhuskers at #10 Michigan State Spartans

    Nobody has been able to stop Ameer Abdullah yet, but the Nebraska Cornhuskers running back faces his stiffest test of the season to date when he goes up against the Michigan State Spartans. The Spartans bring a pretty good offense to t...

  • College Football Pick: Arizona State Sun Devils at #16 USC Trojans

    Arizona State put up a lot of yards against UCLA, but the Sun Devils were embarrassed at home in front of a national TV audience. They'll try to bounce back against the balanced USC Trojans....

  • NFL Pick: Arizona Cardinals at Denver Broncos

    The bye week came at a great time for the Arizona Cardinals because they need all hands on deck this week when they visit the Denver Broncos. Peyton Manning and the Broncos offense should get a stiff test from the Cardinals defense and...

  • NFL Pick: Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions

    The Buffalo Bills are making a change at quarterback to Kyle Orton over EJ Manuel in an attempt to spark the offense. The Detroit Lions have a great chance to move to 4-1 this week and put themselves in a great position in the NFC Nort...

  • NFL Pick: Houston Texans at Dallas Cowboys

    The two NFL teams in the state of Texas are off to a 6-2 combined start. The Cowboys have found a lot of success in the running game and the Texans have gotten a lot of big plays on defense. State bragging rights are on the line for Ho...

  • NFL Pick: Baltimore Ravens at Indianapolis Colts

    Joe Flacco is now 41-10 at home, but just 24-25 on the road as the Baltimore Ravens head to the midwest to take on the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts offense got on track with back-to-back 40-point showings against Tennessee and Jackson...

  • Cleveland Browns at Tennessee Titans Free Pick & Preview

    The Tennessee Titans need a win in the worst way, but they'll take on a rested, well-prepared Cleveland Browns team this week. The Titans have lost three straight and have allowed 100 points in that span....

  • NFL Pick: Atlanta Falcons at New York Giants

    The Atlanta Falcons continued to struggle away from the Georgia Dome and they'll be back out on the road again this week against the New York Giants. The Giants have gotten things together the last couple of weeks and are riding high i...

  • NBC Sunday Night Football Pick: Cincinnati Bengals at New England Patriots

    After getting humbled on Monday Night Football, the New England Patriots take on a Cincinnati Bengals team coming off a bye that may be the most complete team in the AFC. Tom Brady and crew will have to fix things in a hurry in order t...

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