Odds to win the 2012 Masters (as of March 19)

Tiger Woods 2012 Masters odds

Although he has won only one tournament in more than two years, Tiger Woods is still one of the favorites to win the 2012 Masters. The 36-year-old American, who has won the Masters four times, has the second-best odds to win at most offshore sportsbooks. Currently ranked No. 18 in the world, Woods finished tied for fourth at last year's Masters. Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy, 22, is the odds-on favorite to win the 76th edition of the tournament, which begins on … [Read more...]

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Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III

Let's take a look at some of the interesting odds-related numbers related to this year's college bowl games that are currently appearing on the Sports Options odds service. Big Total The Big Total in this year's college bowl season features Washington (7-5) taking on No. 12 Baylor (9-3) in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, December 29 (6 p.m. PT, ESPN). The total in this matchup opened at 76.5 points, but has since increased to … [Read more...]

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Kansas City QB Tyler Palko

Let's take a look at some of the interesting odds-related numbers currently appearing on the Sports Options odds service. Big Total In this week's Big Total matchup, No. 24 Southern Mississippi visits No. 6 Houston in the CUSA title game at Robertson Stadium in Houston (Saturday, 9 a.m. PT, ABC). The posted total in this game is 72 at most online sportsbooks listed in the Sports Options odds service. The game opened at 70.5, and despite an increase of a … [Read more...]

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Michigan Wolverines coach John Beilein

Let's take a look at some of the interesting odds-related numbers currently appearing on the Sports Options odds service. Public dogs Looking at the Sports Options odd service, there are three notable games on the college basketball betting board tonight where public betting action is on the underdog. All three games are a part of the annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge. In the first game, No. 14 Michigan visits Virginia (4 p.m. PT, ESPN2). The Cavaliers (5-1) are … [Read more...]

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Bengals QB Andy Dalton

Let's take a look at some of the interesting odds-related numbers currently appearing on the Sports Options odds service. Big Total In this week's Big Total matchup, Texas Tech visits No. 18 Baylor (4 p.m. PT, FSN). The posted total in this game is 79.5 to 80 points at most online sportsbooks listed in the Sports Options odds service. The game opened at 77.5, and despite an increase of a couple of points, bettors still don't think it's enough. As of 9:15 a.m. PT … [Read more...]