Big Ten teams are generally outmatched against the SEC these days, but the point spread is the great equalizer in college football.
In the latest edition of the BTB Mailbag, a reader wonders if there’s any value in taking Big Ten teams against the spread when they’re matched up with the SEC in bowl games. Read on for the results.
Johnny Manziel won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday, and now he’ll be expected to deliver for Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma. The Aggies are 4.5-point favorites against the Sooners, but could they be in trouble?
In the latest BTB Mailbag, we discover that Heisman winners haven’t performed well in bowl games over the last few decades, and their teams haven’t been particularly good at covering the spread, either.