Found September 05, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
The opening week of college football is typically filled with upsets, mainly because not even bookmakers know what to expect from certain teams who have lost players and are bringing in new recruits. One of the bigger upsets of the weekend came when little-known Texas State threw a 31-10 beating on Houston. The Cougars went 13-1 last season and easily defeated Penn State in the TicketCity Bowl, so very few expected Texas State to come out on top. As always, there was at least one fortune teller who predicted the outcome.
According to VegasInsider.com, William Hill was one of the few sports books to offer a money line on the Houston-Texas State game and gave Texas State 35-to-1 odds. One brave bettor decided to throw $3,000 on Texas State and was likely quite pleased when the risk turned into $105,000.
Either he or she was feeling very lucky or just has a lot of money to throw around. Unlike the woman who reportedly won an astronomical amount of money by betting 10 cents on a horse r...
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There aren't many people who can truly say they saw Texas State's stunning upset over Houston coming, but one of them lives in Las Vegas, and he's 120,000 richer because of it.
The William Hill Race & Sports Book in Las Vegas says a man placed a 2,000 bet on Texas State to beat Houston outright at 60-1 odds, earning him a payout of 120,000. Texas State, which was...
The Texas State Bobcats were playing in their first ever game in the Football Bowl Subdivision on Saturday against the Houston Cougars. No one thought that the Bobcats could win this game, I mean Houston finished 13-1 and ranked #18 last season, while the Bobcats went 6-6 in the FCS.
Except for one man.
The William Hill Race and Sports Book in Las Vegas said that a man placed a...
You’d think before Saturday’s game between Texas State and Houston that Houston would win in a landslide. After all, Houston did just that last year, beating Texas Tech 68-28.
Houston finished last season with a record of 13-1 and a #14 ranking in the USA Today poll. Alternatively, Texas Tech finished at .500 with a record of 6-6. So, you might think that Houston would stay...
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