A lot of gambling types think Brad Kaaya will throw 21-plus touchdown passes in 2016


Brad Kaaya throws at an Aug. 2016 Miami practice in front of quarterbacks Malik Rosier (left) and Jack Allison. (AP)

Brad Kaaya throws at an Aug. 2016 Miami practice in front of quarterbacks Malik Rosier (left) and Jack Allison. (AP)

Fun fact about this football season: According to Las Vegas oddsmaker Bovada, “Brad Kaaya throwing more than 20.5 touchdown passes this regular season” is currently the most-played college football prop bet in the nation.

I couldn’t find a line for Miami-Florida A&M anywhere online. But here’s some other info for the gamblin’ folks, per Bovada (all odds as of Sept. 1):

  • Miami is a 100-to-1 shot to win the national title (was 66-to-1 in January, 75-to-1 in February)
  • Kaaya’s Heisman odds: 40-to-1 (was 25-to-1 on Jan. 19, 33-to-1 in June and August)
  • Miami, at 9-to-4, has same odds as North Carolina to win the ACC Coastal.
  • The rest of the league isn’t far behind: Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech are 9-to-2, Georgia Tech is 7-to-1.
  • Duke is 14-to-1 and Virginia is 33-to-1.
  • Miami has a 9-to-1 shot to win the ACC title, behind Clemson (3-to-2) and Florida State (21-to-10).
  • Those right behind Miami: Louisville and North Carolina (10-to-1), Virginia Tech (14-to-1), Pitt (20-to-1) and Georgia Tech (25-to-1).
  • Appalachian State (12-to-5) is tied with Arkansas State as a Vegas favorite to win the Sun Belt. FAU has the sixth-best odds (20-to-1) in Conference USA.



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