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- Arizona State hosts Stanford Thursday night (9 p.m. ET on ESPN) with the Cardinal listed as a 2.5-point favorite and an over/under of 59.
- Professional and recreational bettors are taking opposite sides of the over/under in this PAC-12 showdown.
October is arguably the best month of the year for bettors. With all of the major sports in session — NFL, college football, NBA, MLB Playoffs and NHL — pro and recreational bettors alike have a smorgasbord of games on which to get down.
While much of the betting public is focused on Thursday Night Football, Red Sox-Astros Game 5 and the three NBA games, wiseguys have quietly hammered the over/under in tonight’s Pac-12 after-dark showdown between Stanford and Arizona State (9 p.m. ET on ESPN).
According to The Action Network’s college football public betting data, the Stanford-Arizona State over/under opened at 54.5, and 61% of bets are taking the Under. Why?