Sports gambling odds will favor BYU, Utah, and TCU to beat the sports gambling lines in the vast majority of their football matchups for 2010. National Signing Day only strengthened these powers of the Mountain West Conference as they were ranked with the top recruiting classes on the sports gambling odds board.
Utah, who beat the sports gambling lines against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl to complete an undefeated season with internet sportsbooks in 2008 ended up with the top ranked recruiting class for 2010 in the Mountain West. Last year the Utes “slipped” to 10-3 straight up and 6-2 with the sports gambling odds.
BYU finished the 2009 season 11-2 straight up and 7-6 with the sports gambling odds. The Cougars scored the second rated recruit class in the Mountain West for 2010 and will be one of the national favorites for handicappers with the sports gambling odds.
Texas Christian finished the 2009 season 12-1 straight up and 8-5 with the sports gambling odds. The Horned Frogs were the Mountain West champions and were in the national title hunt before their Fiesta Bowl loss to Boise State in a much anticipated BCS matchup.
TCU ranked third in the Mountain West recruiting race. As one of the most respected teams with those betting the sports gambling odds TCU will garner plenty of public support with such a class as it is yet another demonstration of the Frogs sustained excellence.
Wyoming had a disappointing eighth place ranking after capping off their 2009 season with a 35-28 bowl win over Fresno State as 10-point dogs with the sports gambling odds. Cowboy fans were hoping for a better showing after that great end to the season.
San Diego State may be a sleeper team in the Mountain West as they finished fourth in the league for their recruiting class. The Aztecs were 4-8 both straight up and against the spread in coach Brady Hoke’s first season on the job.