The bad beat for bettors who wagered on under 55½ points turned out to be a miracle win for a William Hill gambler at SLS Las Vegas who had over 55 on a $100 10-team college football parlay that he hit for $72,000.
Buffalo, which closed as a 17-point underdog, whipped Minnesota 27-6.
FanDuel spun a potential public relations nightmare into positive publicity Thursday when it agreed to pay a New Jersey bettor his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 live wager at 750-1 odds.
The biggest favorite in Saturday’s rematch between Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena is on the fight to go the distance.
Stanford running back Bryce Love, the 2017 Heisman Trophy runner-up, appears primed to kick-start his 2018 Heisman campaign against USC, which allowed 308 yards rushing to UNLV in a 43-21 win.
Several Las Vegas oddsmakers and handicappers are high on Michigan, which will take on Notre Dame on Saturday night in South Bend, Indiana, in a classic Week 1 matchup.
With the college football season starting Saturday with a handful of games, let’s take a look at several teams to consider fading.
Kevin Sumlin isn’t the best of the 21 new FBS coaches but he might end up with the most wins this year after taking over a Wildcats team led by quarterback Khalil Tate, the fourth choice (12-1) to win the Heisman Trophy.