The tip of the iceberg

Friday marks a major holiday for the Las Vegas sports betting community as the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino is scheduled to release their 2013 college football Game of the Year lines. Below you’ll find a sneak preview of ten marquee matchups that made this year’s offering of 250 total games.

The Golden Nugget’s annual college football release party has been taking place since 2006. Bettors are permitted to wager up to $1,000 per play with a maximum of three bets before they must venture to the back of the line.

We’ll have the complete rundown for you in the very near future, but for now, here are ten showdowns to ponder as we continue to creep our way towards the start of the season.

Early leans: ALABAMA (-17) vs. Virginia Tech, TEXAS A&M (+6) vs. Alabama, LSU/Alabama UNDER (39.5). This last play has been particularly good to us in recent years. In the last four meetings between the Tigers and Crimson Tide, the under is 4-0 with an average of 29.75 points per game scored against an average total of approximately 41.

AUGUST 31

Alabama Crimson Tide (-17, 48) vs. Virginia Tech Hokies (Atlanta, GA)

SEPTEMBER 14

Alabama Crimson Tide (-6, 54.5) at Texas A&M Aggies

Johnny ManzielHeisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel and the Aggies open as 6-point home underdogs for their September tilt with Alabama.

SEPTEMBER 28

LSU Tigers at Georgia Bulldogs (-6, 52)

Wisconsin Badgers at Ohio State Buckeyes (-11, 45)

OCTOBER 12

Florida Gators at LSU Tigers (-4, 41.5)

NOVEMBER 2

Florida Gators vs. Georgia Bulldogs (-4, 44.5) (Cocktail Party! Jacksonville, FL)

NOVEMBER 9

LSU Tigers at Alabama Crimson Tide (-11.5, 39.5)

NOVEMBER 23

Texas A&M Aggies at LSU Tigers (-1, 47.5)

NOVEMBER 30

Florida State Seminoles at Florida Gators (-2, 44)

Ohio State Buckeyes (-6, 50.5) at Michigan Wolverines

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Upcoming Games

Sep 26th, 8:15 PM

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Miami +2 -110

Cincinnati -2 -110

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Oct 2nd, 9:30 AM

Minnesota +1.5 -106

New Orleans -1.5 -106

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Oct 2nd, 1:00 PM

Cleveland -3 -110

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Buffalo -3.5 -110

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Washington +2.5 -110

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LA Chargers -7 -110

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Seattle +6 -110

Detroit -6 -110

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Oct 2nd, 1:00 PM

Tennessee +3.5 -110

Indianapolis -3.5 -110

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Oct 2nd, 1:00 PM

Chicago +3 -110

NY Giants -3 -110

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Oct 2nd, 1:00 PM

Jacksonville +7 -110

Philadelphia -7 -110

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Oct 2nd, 1:00 PM

NY Jets +3.5 +100

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Oct 2nd, 4:05 PM

Arizona -3 -110

Carolina +3 -110

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Oct 2nd, 4:25 PM

Denver +2 -110

Las Vegas -2 -110

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Oct 2nd, 4:25 PM

New England +6.5 -110

Green Bay -6.5 -110

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Oct 2nd, 8:20 PM

Kansas City -1.5 -110

Tampa Bay +1.5 -110

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Oct 3rd, 8:15 PM

LA Rams +1 -110

San Francisco -1 -110

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