College Football Betting - 2007 Maryland Terrapins Preview

The 2006 Maryland Terrapins had a lot of things go right for them although football betting players only saw them go 5-6 against the college football betting pointspread

Maryland was coming off rotten 2004 and 2005 season but went 9-4 in 2006 and excited college football betting players. They won five games by 4, 2, 3, 1, and 1 point to keep ncaa football betting fans on the edge of their seat! The team did just enough to win games but not always enough to cover for college football betting players. The team will have a new QB in Junior Jordan Steffy but they still have leading rushers senior RB Lance Ball (815 yards) and senior RB Keon Lattimore (743).

NCAA College football betting players know that the team also returns the top four wideouts in sophomore WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (694 yards, 5 TDs), junior WR Danny Oquendo, junior WR Isaiah Williams and 6-foot-8 senior TE Joey Haynos. College football betting fans should know that Maryland was 7-1 straight up at home last season, but 2-3 on the road, which continues a football betting trend for Maryland. The Terps are 31-8 at home the past 39 games so college football betting players may want to keep that in mind this season.

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College football betting players know that the defense returns 7 starters, but the defense is weak against the run. The secondary loses its best player, cornerback Josh Wilson, who was the team's most valuable player. Football betting players see that the defensive line should be better with end Jeremy Navarre and tackle Dre Moore good enough to hope for All-ACC honors. Erin Henderson leads an athletic linebacking corps that needs experience, but should be good in time. The secondary is a concern and could cost college football betting players this season.

College football betting fans see that the schedule opens with two easy wins (Villanova, Florida International) for Maryland, but closes playing three of four road games at North Carolina, at Florida State and at North Carolina State and those will be tough college football betting wins. Six wins are possible if Maryland can win back-to-back key games at home against Virginia and Clemson for football betting players. They also play West Virginia at home and may be able to pull an upset in that game for college football betting players. It will take 7 wins to get to a bowl.