*Originally Posted May 8, 2008*
Even with the current playoff push of Pittsburgh Penguins coupled with another evitable losing season for the Pittsburgh Pirates, it is never too early for us gamblers to look ahead to the pinnacle of sports gambling, College and Pro Football.Our good friends at bodoglife.com already have futures posted for the upcoming season on the college and pro gridiron.Let’s take a look.
The only odds up for College Football are the ones set to win the BCS Championship.Individual conference futures and odds will come up shortly before the season starts.Bodog lists their perceived top 30-40 teams in College Football.The current favorites are USC at 3/1,
Bodog has a lot more options to play with on the NFL.The favorites to win Super Bowl XLIII in 2009 are the
You can always place bets on both the winner of the AFC and NFC as well as my personal favorite, Division winners.The current divisional favorites, are the Patriots(1/8), Steelers(1/1), Colts(8/13), Chargers(1/3), Cowboys(1/1), both the Packers and Vikings are tied in the NFC North at 7/4, Saints(5/4), and the Seahawks(5/6).Not too much value there.Plays with some value that I would advocate would be either the Jags at 5/2 or the Titans at 9/2 in the AFC South, the Broncos at 4/1 in the AFC West, the Giants at 9/4 or the Eagles at 7/2 in the NFC East, Carolina at 9/4 in the NFC South, and Arizona at 9/4 in the NFC West.
Remember it is never to early to start thinking about football gambling.Remember to bet with your head, not over it, and that the action is always the juice.