College football opened with two games and Week 1 is set to kick off. For a lot of , this is actually the very first time you have made a bet since last soccer season, steering clear of of its instability and baseball. I took a look at a few of the early traces for Week 1 that may be worthwhile wagering on??Saturday morning before moves that come.
The total for the visit of Georgia Tech was 59. The entire has moved up one stage to 60. Both of these colleges played to a total of 70 and locked horns in Week 4 final year. At that point in the calendar year, the Tigers were entrenched in a quarterback battle between Kelly Bryant and Trevor Lawrence.
Running back Travis Etienne returns this year although Lawrence pitched four touchdowns and 176 yards, and he’d 122 yards vs Georgia Tech this past year. I believe there may be some small growing pains on the defensive side of the ball having to substitute the defensive point from one year ago, which could permit the Yellow Jackets to discover with their run-first strategy.
This line could close a couple of points greater closer to the sport and I expect the Tigers to score 50 by themselves OVER 60 is a line.
Tulsa visits Michigan State at Week 1 and the Spartans opened as a 21.5-point favorite with the complete coming in at 46.5 points. The entire has moved up one point to 47.5, and that I think is definitely going in the wrong direction. Last year, Tulsa and Michigan State ranked 126th and 103rd in points per game out of 130 teams.
Grantedthe Spartans coped with a lot but has been addressed in the offseason. The training staff was shuffled in hopes that will provoke matters into various roles, but I am not so convinced it will. On the defensive side of the ball, Sparty returns eight starters who should cause issues and needed the 13th-best defense.
The line could stay put but with all these teams moving UNDER a joint 16 times in??their last 19 games, the lineup will probably come down so jump on it until that occurs.
The lineup has stood??pat inside this contest as it opened using all the No. 21 Iowa State Cyclones being an 18.5-point favorite and the whole opening at 41.5 points. I’m really surprised to find supporting the Cyclones moving against an FCS side this line not proceed. Iowa State finished 2018 to a high note by??winning seven of its past nine matches, dropping to Washington State in the Valero Alamo Bowl and to Texas.
Quarterback Brock Purdy need to have a step forward following his true freshman season with two wide receivers and a skilled offensive line in front of him and a senior running. Look for this team to beat up on Northern Iowa to kick the season. Once we get to the game this line will close over -20.
Yet more, Alabama enters a year putting its sights on a national tournament with a high-octane offense and a defense. The opening total with this particular match has been 60.5 but has fallen three points.?? I feel that is the wrong direction and it’ll move back to the opening line. While shutting out the way, both times in November last season, the Crimson Tide had eight regular-season games in which they posted 50 or more things.
A 2018 Heisman Trophy finalist, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, returns for his junior year and is joined by the best receiver in college soccer in Jerry Jeudy. Duke will have a brand new look after dropping quarterback Daniel Jones into the NFL draft therefore that the offense may??scuffle somewhat in the early going, however, Alabama can hit on the OVER 57.5 points??.
Yet another game, similar to??the Northern Iowa/Iowa State contest, in which the line and total haven’t shifted since the Tech and Texas’ total has remained steady in 55 points. The Longhorns averaged 31.1 points a game last season, ranking 45th in college soccer, and is going to have a similar look in 2019 with quarterback Sam Ehlinger and operating Keaontay Ingram coming with Collin Johnson, their No. 2??receiver last season.
The biggest question mark for Texas is a defense that’s supposed to get a freshman and four sophomores holding down in the summer because they adapt to the rate of basketball. Similar to Texas, Louisiana Tech is coming a lot of its offense, most especially quarterback J’mar Smith and running back Jaqwis Dancy.
I believe both squads will find their opportunities offensively together with familiarity, although the defenses will need a while to correct and??develop together. I??believe the total should rise so hop onto it early.