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You know what's going to happen in the draft? Want to bet?

By Tim Graham

I pass along this information only to, ahem, enhance your viewing pleasure of the draft tonight.

Online sportsbook Bovada.lv has posted an array of proposition bets -- many of which will be influenced by what the Buffalo Bills do with their eighth overall pick -- on various positions and prospects.

Bovada.lv sets the over-under total on quarterbacks drafted in the first round at 1.5, safeties at 2.5 and receivers at 3.5.

The over-under on the slot West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith gets taken is 8.5 overall.

The over-under on the slot USC quarterback Matt Barkley gets taken is 37.5 overall.

Bovada.lv did not post a prop on Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib.

The over-under on the slot West Virginia receiver Tavon Austin gets taken is 13.5 overall.

The over-under on the slot Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o gets taken is 25.5 overall.

The over-under on the slot former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu gets taken is 75.5 overall.

Texas A&M tackle Luke Joeckel is a minus-200 ($20 wager will win $10) favorite to be the first overall pick. Central Michigan tackle Eric Fischer is plus-150 ($10 wager will win $15).

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2013 draft | Geno Smith | Manti Te'o | Ryan Nassib
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Tim Graham

Tim Graham

Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

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Mark Gaughan

Mark Gaughan

Buffalo native Mark Gaughan started working at The News in 1980 and has been covering the Bills exclusively since 1992. He is a former president of the Pro Football Writers of America, and he is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee.

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Jay Skurski

Jay Skurski

Jay Skurski joined The News in January 2009. The Lewiston native attended St. Francis High School before graduating from the University of South Florida. He writes a weekly Fantasy column in addition to his beat writing duties.

@JaySkurski | jskurski@buffnews.com

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