Stanford 2019 College Football Betting Odds And Preview
The 2019 version of the Stanford Cardinal might be a lot different from we have seen in the head coach David Shaw era. The team is usually known for its nasty defense and a steady run game. This season they are going to put a lot of their faith on QB KJ Costello and a receiving corps filled with talent.
The Cardinal finished with an 8-4 record last season before beating the Pittsburgh Panthers in the Sun Bowl.
Check out the different college football betting odds for Stanford Cardinal:
Stanford Cardinal 2019 NCAAF Season Win Total Prediction & Betting Odds
Stanford is expected to win 6.5 games in 2019 according to the people making the odds at MyBookie.ag. It’s a very low number considering the team has never won fewer than eight games under Shaw.
To bet the Over the price is -145, and the Under is at +115.
Stanford Cardinal Season Win Totals Betting Odds
|Over 6.5 Wins
|Under 6.5 Wins
2019 Stanford Cardinal Schedule Analysis
The Cardinal open the season against fellow Top-25 team, hosting the Northwestern Wildcats at the Stanford Stadium. Shaw’s men are 6.5-point favorites in the spread for that first game, according to Mybookie.ag.
Their second game is a National Televised meeting against USC in a Pac-12 Conference clash. The Cardinal also scheduled UCF for week three. The Golden Knights have become a powerhouse football program out of Florida in the last two seasons.
Cardinal Has A Winnable Season
The next eight games will Pac-12 matchups that include three straight home games against Washington, UCLA, and Arizona, before going on the road to face Colorado and Washington State.
Their last meeting of the regular season will be hosting the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Overall the schedule for the Cardinal is demanding at first, but then they have very winnable outings in the second part of the season.
Stanford Cardinal 2019 Roster Changes
QB KJ Costello will enter his senior year after he threw for 29 TDs and just 11 INTs last season. Costello will be the reason the Cardinal has a successful season in 2019 or not.
Tailback Cameron Scarlett will have huge big shoes to fill. He needs to have a similar or better performance than Bryce Love, who left to the NFL.
Big Need To Improve Defense
The biggest concern for Stanford is improving their defense, especially the secondary. The Cardinal had the 11th ranked defense in the conference against the pass last season.
Cornerback Paulson Adebo is considered a potential NFL player for the 2020 class. He needs to lead the unit to see an improvement in 2019.
Stanford Cardinal Odds to Win the Pac 12 Conference
Stanford is not amongst the favorites to win the Pac-12 Conference. In fact, they are right in the middle as a team with a longshot that could eventually find themselves in the conversation with the favorites.
The Cardinal are +1600 to win the Conference with a 6% implied probability of winning.
Stanford Cardinal Odds to Win the National Championship
MyBookie.ag listed Stanford +1000 to win the National Championship for the first time since 1940.
The bet has an implied probability of 9% of becoming the winning play.
Stanford Cardinal 2019 Win Total Prediction
The oddsmakers made the number of wins on the Cardinal way too low to consider any other bet than the Over. Stanford is always a well-coached team, even if they don’t have the best recruiting class.
Stanford Cardinal Season Win Total Betting At MyBookie Sportsbook
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