Found May 02, 2013 on
We're roughly four months away from the start of the 2013 college football season, but that hasn't stopped the bookmakers from pandering to degenerates. Offshore book 5dimes has already started rolling out point spreads for the first week of the season.
A few observations based on the early numbers:
*Alabama is a huge favorite over Virginia Tech – and it says more about the Hokies.
Back in 2009 Alabama kicked off a national championship run with a season-opening win over Virginia Tech in a bare-knuckle brawl. The Crimson Tide prevailed 34-24 in a hard-hitting game that wasn’t decided until late in the fourth quarter.
Fast forward four years, and the Hokies are getting more than three touchdowns.
Yeah, I know – Nick Saban has built himself a juggernaut at Tuscaloosa. The Tide will deservedly garner more respect from bookmakers than any other team in the country in all likelihood for the entire season. Sure, there’s also that SEC tax to pay.
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