Weekly Notes for College and Pro Football from a Las Vegas betting perspective
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Purdue and Marshall clash on Sunday
Many bettors are picking Marshall to repeat as USA Conference champions in 2015, but first they will have to overcome a tough non-conference matchup with the Purdue Boilermakers, the first Big Ten opponent to ever visit Huntington. The Linemakers on Sporting News offers its wagering analysis and pick on this rare Sunday afternoon treat (3 p.m. ET, Fox Sports 1).
Line: Marshall -7.5, Total: 62
Line movement: The betting market is spotting 7.5 points to Purdue in against the spread wagering a little more than 24 hours before kickoff, after peaking as high as -8.5 Friday morning. The total is in steady retreat from an average opener of 64 points, dipping to as low as 61 at some offshore books.