As stated before, preseason college football publications do have some handicapping value, but only the sharp players know what the worth is from a handicapping standpoint. In short, we compare the preseason consensus to the sportsbook odds to isolate overvalued and undervalued teams.
The oddsmakers have Ole Miss the second favorites at 19/10, just a small notch above LSU at 2/1. However, the annuals cumulative has the two flip-flopped by a small margin. While the oddsmakers have
We rate LSU -1 meaning slightly overvalued and Ole Miss +1 at marginally undervalued in the oddsmakers eyes.
However, the hacks have Vol Nation a comfortable third behind the Gators and Bulldogs, and
Rocky Top is +2 on our cheat sheet, the Gamecocks -2 on the value meter.
While the magazines have Vanderbilt and