It’s come to this, and at this point we really shouldn’t be surprised.
At the online sportsbook Bovada, you can now wager for or against the SEC. It’s a prop bet that stands tall all by its lonesome, and the odds paint a rather accurate picture of college football’s current landscape.
Although “Any Other Conference” is a slight favorite over the SEC, it’s practically pick ‘em. Given the results of the past seven years, I suppose we shouldn’t be surprised. Or, perhaps we should be slightly surprised that the SEC isn’t favored. Of the top 10 teams listed under BCS National Championship betting at the site, five call the SEC home.
Although taking THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL WORLD OUTSIDE THE SOUTHEAST seems like a bet jam-packed with value, are you sprinting to bet against it? Sprinting the other way?