Bet the NFL Draft (Part 3): Eckel breaks down 1st rounders for Alabama vs LSU, Clemson vs Ohio St, Bama vs Big Ten & conference matchups
FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws a pass during an NCAA football game against Georgia Southern in Baton Rouge, La. Burrow is one of seven potential first round picks from LSU. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File)Associated Press

Bet the NFL Draft (Part 3): Eckel breaks down 1st rounders for Alabama vs LSU, Clemson vs Ohio St, Bama vs Big Ten & conference matchups

The NFL Draft is April 23.

The NFL Draft’s first round is scheduled to take place in less than four weeks (April 23) and potential wagers have begun to pop up everywhere.

Over the next few days we’ll look at some of the more interesting ones and of course throw in our opinions on which ones are worth a buck, or three.

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Today’s wagers centers on conferences and individual schools.

More 1st Round Picks: Big 10 vs. Alabama

Big 10: -180

Alabama: +140

Bet: The Tide has four first-round locks in quarterback Tua Taglovialoa, wide receivers Jerry Jeudy and Henry Ruggs and tackle Jedrick Wills. Maybe a defensive player slips in to make it five. The only Big 10 skill player with a shot is Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor and that’s 50-50. Iowa tackle Tristan Wirfs is a lock. Defensively, Ohio State’s Chase Young and Jeff Okudah could go 2-3 overall. Wisconsin linebacker Zack Baun is rising and could be a first-rounder, as could Penn State’s Yetur Gross-Matos. This is an interesting option and taking the +140 may be the way to go.

More 1st Round Picks: Big 12 vs. Pac 12

Big 12 -200

Pac 12 +150

Bet: I have it 4-3, Big 12. But I’m not sure that’s worth risking -200.

More 1st Round Picks: ACC vs. Pac 12

ACC -120

Pac 12 -120

Bet: Clemson puts the ACC over the top on this one.

More 1st Round Picks: Alabama vs. LSU

LSU -160

Alabama +120

Bet: Earlier we pegged the Crimson Tide with four, and maybe five first-rounders. The National Champs will have QB Joe Burrow, wide receiver Justin Jefferson, and maybe, just maybe, running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire on offense. Defensively LSU will have pass rusher K’ Lavon Chiasson, safety Grant Delpit (who isn’t as good as you think), cornerback Kristian Fulton and maybe linebacker Patrick Queen. So take LSU.

More First Round Picks: Clemson vs. Ohio State

Clemson -160

Ohio State +120

Bet: This could be too close to call, so maybe take OSU and the odds.

More First Round Picks Auburn vs. Georgia

Auburn -250

Georgia +175

Bet: I think Georgia wins this 3-2. At worst you should get a push at 2-2.

First Round Picks Over/Under

ACC: 3

Big 10: 5 1/2

Big 12: 3 1/2

Pac 12: 2 1/2

SEC: 15 1/2

Bet: Just look at those numbers the next time anyone even suggests the SEC isn’t the best conference in the world.

I like the over for the ACC and Big 10.

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