Las Vegas Sports Consultants: The Polls

August 19, 2008

LVSC Oddsmaker Top 30 College Football Poll: Preseason 8-17-08

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LVSC Rank

Team

Rating

Final LVSC 2007 Rank

Notes

1

Southern Cal

112.9

1

Will O-line be ready for Buckeyes.

2

Ohio State

111.2

6

Sept 13th at USC will be their biggest test.

3

Oklahoma

109.7

5

Playing their A-game each week will lead them to Jan 8th.

4

Missouri

109.5

7

Everyone knows the offense, however the D could be special.

5

Florida

109.4

8

Can anyone stop the Gators offense???

6

West Virginia

108.6

3

Offense dominates again. D- Coorindinator Casteel retained.

7

Georgia

108.5

4

Suspensions may hurt cohesion later in season.

8

Texas

107.4

11

A top 10 offense, their weakness is in the secondary.

9

Texas Tech

107.0

15

At long last stability at QB in Lubbock. D also solid.

10

Clemson

106.8

15

Needs to avoid annual hiccup, but are loaded at skill positions.

11

Brigham Young

105.5

13

Cougars capable of big year and BCS appearance.

12

Kansas

105.3

9

Jayhawks will not sneak up on anyone. Great Linebackers!

13

Penn State

104.9

18

Lions quietly have won 9+ L3Y. Lost 2 DT to susp.

14

South Carolina

104.2

NR

Spurrier’s D is loaded with 3rd yr starters. QB controversy???

15

LSU

104.1

2

Reloads on a yearly basis. Quarterback a big question mark.

16

Oregon

104.0

NR

QB Roper fits O-Coorindinator Kelly’s offense. Solid all around.

17

Texas Christian

103.8

NR

Attention AP Voters!!! TCU 30-8 last 3 yrs & getting better.

18

Auburn

103.7

25

Brutal SEC schedule plus a trip to West Virginia.

19

South Florida

103.6

27

If QB Grothe stays healthy, Bulls have a chance at the BCS.

20

Wisconsin

103.1

20

Badgers always play to the level opposition.

21

California

102.7

24

Well coached. Reloading on offense. Moving to 3-4 on D!

21

Virginia Tech

102.7

10

Hokies looking for playmakers on both sides of the ball.

21

Tennessee

102.7

17

New up-tempo offense will take time to learn.

24

Arizona

101.6

20

New offense has been a roaring success. Tuitama will go wild.

25

Cincinnati

100.9

19

HC Brian Kelly was a great hire. New QB must fit system.

26

Rutgers

100.5

NR

Rice is gone, however Schiano is still a Jersey Boy…

27

Arizona State

100.4

20

O-Line must improve. QB Carpenter back for senior year.

28

Oklahoma State

100.1

NR

New season same story. Solid offense – weak defense.

29

Boston College

100.0

14

Too many losses on Offense. D will be even stingier.

30

Oregon State

99.9

20

HC Riley is 7-0 in bowls games. 4-0 as HC and 3-0 as OC.

 

The next ten: Alabama, Utah, Wake Forest, Michigan, Illinois, Michigan State, UCLA, Florida State, Nebraska, and Tulsa.

March 5, 2008

LAS VEGAS SPORTS CONSULTANTS: NBA POWER POLL UPDATE

 LVSC National Basketball AssociationPower Poll

Updated – 3/4/08

Rank NBA Power Rating Previous Week
1  DETROIT 75.5 1
2  BOSTON 75.0 1
2  SAN ANTONIO 75.0 3
4  LA LAKERS 74.8 3
5  DALLAS 73.7 5
6  UTAH 73.0 7
7  NEW ORLEANS 72.5 7
8  PHOENIX 72.0 5
9  HOUSTON 71.2 8
10  ORLANDO 71.0 11
11  CLEVELAND 70.7 12
12  GOLDEN STATE 70.0 10
13  DENVER 69.7 9
14  TORONTO 69.2 12
15  WASHINGTON 66.5 15
16  SACRAMENTO 66.3 14
17  PORTLAND 65.8 16
18  ATLANTA 65.5 16
19  PHILADELPHIA 65.3 18
20  CHICAGO 65.0 18
21  INDIANA 63.3 23
22  NEW JERSEY 63.2 22
22  MILWAUKEE 63.2 20
23  MIAMI 62.3 29
25  CHARLOTTE 61.7 26
25  MINNESOTA 61.7 24
25  NEW YORK 61.5 25
28  LA CLIPPERS 60.7 21
28  SEATTLE 60.7 26
30  MEMPHIS 58.5 30

March 4, 2008

LAS VEGAS SPORTS CONSULTANTS: COLLEGE BASKETBALL LVSC TOP 30 POLL WEEK #9

LVSC College Basketball Top 30

Week#9 – 3/03/08

Rank

School (AP Rank) LVSC Rate Previous Rank Notes
1 UCLA (3) 143.1 1 Bruins closing in on 3rd straight 30-win season.
2 NORTH CAROLINA (1) 142.8 2 Underrated Defense…
3 KANSAS (5) 142.0 3 KU has trouble in slow down games.
4 TENNESSEE (4) 141.4 4 Despite loss at Vandy, remains LVSC #4…
5 MEMPHIS (2) 140.0 5 SOS should catch up to Tigers in big dance…
6 DUKE (6) 139.6 6 Lack of height maybe a problem in March…
7 LOUISVILLE (12) 138.7 7 AP getting closer!!!
8 GEORGETOWN (11) 137.2 8 Experience, Size, Defense and Carril’s Offense.
9 STANFORD (7) 136.8 9 The true “twin” towers…
10 TEXAS (9) 136.2 10 Battle tested…
11 WISCONSIN (10) 136.1 11 Winners of five straight.
12 MARQUETTE (21) 135.1 15 Heartbreaker vs. Hoyas stops 5-game win streak.
13 XAVIER (8) 134.8 13 Six double-digit scorers… Still a little overrated…
14 WASHINGTON STATE (23) 134.7 15 Sleeper…
15 INDIANA (18) 134.6 12 Throw out Spartan demolition. 13-3 in Big 10 (11).
15 CONNECTICUT (13) 134.6 17 Dyson three pts in two games since return…
17 CLEMSON (24) 134.5 20 Rally to remember wakes AP voters…
18 MICHIGAN STATE (17) 134.2 13 Colossal roller coaster ride last week.
19 NOTRE DAME (19) 134.0 19 Harangody averages double double. Heroics efforts must continue.
20 WEST VIRGINIA (43+) 133.8 18 Major sleeper…
21 KANSAS STATE (43+) 133.4 22 Beasley is Mr. Double-Double… Sleeper in NCAA.
21 MISSISSIPPI STATE (27) 133.4 24 Finally moving up in AP.
23 GONZAGA (22) 133.3 21 Still the class of the West Coast Conference.
24 PURDUE (15) 133.2 28 Overrated… Will youth be served?
25 SOUTHERN CAL (35) 132.9 26 Mayo will get a victory in first round of NCAA.
26 ARIZONA (43+) 132.8 25 Sleeper… Took #1 UCLA to the wire…
27 PITTSBURGH (29) 132.2 27 Dodged orange bullet… Moved up in AP 7 spots.
28 TEXAS A&M (38) 131.9 23 AP knee jerk classifies A&M as sleeper.
29 DRAKE (20) 131.7 30 See Overrated, Overrated, Overrated below…
30 DAVIDSON (25) 131.7 NR Curry is so much fun to watch…

The Next Six (AP Rank): Arkansas (43+), Vanderbilt (16), Miami, Fla (32), BYU (26), Butler (14) & Baylor (33).

Dropped out of LVSC Top 30 (AP Rank): Arkansas (43+)

Overrated, Overrated, Overrated: (LVSC Rank)

AP#14 Butler (35), AP#16 Vanderbilt (32), AP#8 Xavier (13), AP#20 Drake (29)

Last week two overrated teams lost: St Mary’s and Kent State…

February 29, 2008

NBA POWER POLL BY LAS VEGAS SPORTS CONSULTANTS

  LVSC
Boston Celtics 75.0
Detroit Pistons 75.0
San Antonio Spurs 74.5
Los Angeles Lakers 74.5
Dallas Mavericks 73.5
Phoenix Suns 73.5

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