College football betting players know that head coach Les Miles begins his third season at LSU with a football team many college football betting experts think can challenge for a national title. NCAA football betting players see that last season LSU scored 33.7 PPG (ranked 9th nationally) and held opponents to 12.6 PPG (ranked 4th nationally). They do lose QB JaMarcus Russell so it may not be as easy to win the SEC as some people think. Football betting players think senior Matt Flynn (55% COMP, 133 YDs, 1 TD, 0 INT) or sophomore QB Ryan Perrilloux could be the starter. Senior WR Early Doucet (59 REC, 772 YDs, 8 TDs) is back and should have a great year.
NCAA College football betting players know that the defense has a lot of talent returning including junior MLB Darry Beckwith (65 tackles, 29 solo) and senior DT Glenn Dorsey (64 tackles, 24 solo). College football betting players see that eight starters return overall. Defensive coordinator Bo Pelini continues to do an excellent job. College football betting players know that this year’s schedule is much kinder to LSU than last year’s. Football betting players see that the five away games are at Mississippi State, Kentucky, Tulane, Alabama and Ole Miss. College football betting players know that the tough games are at home including an early season game against Virginia Tech. College football betting players are aware that LSU gets Florida at home which may decide the SEC and also has Arkansas and Auburn at home. LSU avoids Georgia and Tennessee on the regular season schedule.
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College football betting players think the best offensive player might be a lineman. College football betting players know that sophomore OT Ciron Black is a great pro prospect and leads a solid offensive line. Football betting players think the best defensive player is senior DT Glenn Dorsey. He is an All-American that could go in the top 10 of the NFL draft next year.
College football betting players know that the goal for LSU this season is a national title. College football betting players see that many people seem to be picking LSU this season but they are forgetting that the Tigers don’t have a quarterback and until last year’s bowl game didn’t know how to win a big game. College football betting players know that LSU is the trendy pick but they are more than capable of losing a few games this season. Most college football betting people look at the schedule and pencil in LSU as the SEC champ. Things are rarely that simple. Football betting players think a key game will be early against Virginia Tech and then games at home against Auburn and Florida later in the year.