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Wednesday’s Lead: The Rams are Overrated. Really.

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WEATHER, FOOTBALL

The Havoc of Hurricane Florence

First off, for all of those reading this in the Southeast, you’re in our thoughts this week. Hurricane Florence will impact many things in the coming days, college football just happens to be the one that directly affects us. There are 10 games currently on the docket with over/unders dropping faster than Elon Musk’s board approval rating. Mark Gallant does his best Brick Tamland impression (the man loves lamp) and plays weatherman to analyze Florence’s affect on CFB Week 3

CFB Cancellations: What Does It Mean For Bets?
What happens to your wager when the elements force a game to be cancelled, rescheduled, or moved to a different location? Steve Petrella talks to the books and gets answers for this week’s unique set of circumstances


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Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports, Pictured; Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16)

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Week 2 Power Ratings: Rams Overrated

After running away from the Raiders in Week 1, oddsmakers made the Rams 12-point favorites against the Cardinals this week. But do they deserve that many points? Using The Action Network’s Power Ratings, John Ewing breaks down the most underrated and overrated teams going into Week 2…


Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports, Pictured; Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (30)

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Make A Snap Decision

Workload data — snaps and targets — from all 32 teams reveals the players who might not have had huge Week 1’s, but are poised for big games in the near future. Bryan Mears collected digits like Brad Pitt at a Hollywood Hills party and put them into clean graphs and pie charts for your perusal…

QB and RB Reports
Justin Bailey looks at some sneaky quarterback streaming options and a handful of juicy running back matchups this week. One play that stands out? Tyrod Taylor vs. the Saints…

Move On From Le’Veon?
Those who drafted him might have noticed, but Pittsburgh’s running back is clubbing in Miami and not playing professional football right now. Ian Hartitz looks at the Bell situation, and implores you not to panic


TOP EXPERT PICKS

Ian Hartitz

New England -130 at Jacksonville. Ian is bypassing the short spread and taking the Pats to win straight-up in a rematch of last year’s AFC Championship Game…

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Geoff Schwartz

Washington vs. Utah (under 47.5). Geoff doesn’t see a ton of touchdowns getting scored in this battle of two of the Pac-12’s top teams…

See All of Geoff’s Picks


THE TOP 5

The TimberBulls: With Derrick Rose and Luol Deng already joining as summer roster additions, could Joakim Noah be the next ex-Bull to join the T-Wolves? World Wide Wob and Matt Moore break down the bizarre ThiboBulls

Overrated, Underrated CFB Teams: Utah, Florida State, Mississippi State, UCF, Clemson … which teams are getting more bookmaker love than they deserve, and which ones are underappreciated? Collin Wilson reveals the nation’s most overrated and underrated CFB teams…

Lo Duca’s Cards-Bucs Preview: Two nasty starters (Jameson Taillon and Daniel Poncedeleon) are on the hill tonight, but does that mean runs will be limited? Here’s how Paul Lo Duca is betting the over/under

Monday Blowouts: Oddsmakers significantly adjusted their lines after the Rams and Jets won big on Monday night, and wiseguys are jumping on those inflate spreads like a new trampoline…

CFB Betting Tip: John Ewing ran the numbers and recommends fading these teams after a loss…

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Hurricane Florence and the impacts on football this week.

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