Behind the counter

NFL Week 1

NFL Week 1 has been up since April. Let’s take a look at where the action is behind the counter. All odds are as of June 8, 2017. Thursday Night Opener: Kansas City @ New England Opened: New England -7, Current: New England -9 The biggest point spread move for week one is in favor…


2017 College Football Season Win Totals

CGT offered College Football Season Win Totals two weeks ago.  Let’s take a look at where the action has been and which teams are on the move.   Risers: Nebraska Opened: 6o-125, Current 7.5o-150 Nebraska has drawn the most wagers for season win totals.  Despite losing their all-time passing leader in QB Tommy Armstrong this year…


2017 Heisman Trophy Odds

CGT recently offered College Football Season Win Totals.  The offering seemed to have a bit of a reinvigorating effect on 2017 Heisman futures, so let’s take a look at where we stand behind the counter at CG. (Odds as of May 24, 2017)   Player with the most tickets written: QB JT Barrett, Ohio State…


An Ever Changing Landscape, College Football Futures

We are just one week into the college football season but already we have some dramatic shifts in the college football futures landscape. This is not to be unexpected as with so few games during the regular season, each game has such a monumental impact on a team’s chances at a national or conference title….


NFL Season Win Totals – Post Draft Edition

Now that the first period of free agency and the NFL draft has concluded, we will look over season win totals.   Biggest Movers   Jacksonville Jaguars (+1.5 wins) – Open: 6 wins  Current: 7.5 wins Jacksonville has been receiving a lot of love this season.  After a decade of futility – they haven’t drafted…


AL West Season Wins Preview

Houston Astros (Open 85.5     Current 87) The Astros look good on paper, and are a popular team to bet the over on.  Their roster is full of young players well in their primes.  Carlos Correa had a monster rookie season having been promoted from the minors, winning the AL ROY.  At just 21, the former…


NL West Season Wins Preview

Los Angeles Dodgers (Open 87.5        Current 89.5) The Dodgers are a popular team to bet the over.  They feature one of, if not the, deepest bullpens in the league, headed by the 3x NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw – who led MLB in WAR and FIP the last 3 and 2 seasons, respectively. …


AL Central Season Wins Preview

Kansas City -84 ½ For some reason all of the major statistical and predictive analytics people hate the Kansas City Royals. They have been an under play back to back seasons by professional level handicappers and they have far exceeded expectations both seasons. Last season they led the American League with 93 wins and went…


And Baseball Season is Upon Us – AL East Season Wins Preview

The 2016 MLB season begins on April 3rd with excellent matchups between Cardinals and Pirates, Blue Jays and Rays, and a 2015 World Series rematch between the Mets and Royals.  To get the season started, we will be posting Season Wins Previews by division for every team.  Today, we’ll start with the AL East per…


Betting on the College Basketball Conference Tournaments

It is now March and with it comes the madness of college basketball tournaments. When wagering on conference tournaments, there are several key factors that must be considered. Motivation, Information, depth, momentum, and matchups are all critical to successfully navigating the rough waters of college basketball conference tournament wagering.   Motivation – It is important…