Sunday, May 24, 2015

Penn State's Season Odds

Gambling addicts, here are some preseason odds for Penn State, as provided by bodog:

Penn State's Season Odds

AP

Gambling addicts, here are some preseason odds for Penn State, as provided by bodog:

Odds to win 2008 BCS National Championship:
Penn State 50/1

2008 regular season wins -- Penn State:
Over 8 1/2 (-130)
Under 8 1/2 (Even)

Odds to win Big Ten Championship:
Ohio State 2/5
Wisconsin 7/2
Illinois 4/1
Penn State 11/2
Michigan 13/2
Iowa 10/1
Michigan State 11/1
Purdue 12/1
Northwestern 20/1
Indiana 30/1
Minnesota 55/1

Will Joe Paterno return to Penn State for the 2009 season?
Yes -200
No +150

Here's what I'll wager:
$1 on Penn State's 50/1 odds of winning the national championship.
$100 on Penn State winning more than 8 1/2 games.
$5 on Penn State's 11/2 odds of winning the Big Ten.
And my Avalon shorehouse (yeah, right) on "Yes," Joe Paterno will return for the 2009 season.

About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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