On Groundhog Day, fittingly, gamblers gathered at the Westgate SuperBook to repeat an annual tradition in which they fire the first bets on the book’s Super Bowl props.
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BetMGM took a $135,000 wager to win $100,000 on the Eagles on the money line (-135) over the Chiefs, and Caesars took a $110,000 bet on over the total of 49½.
The Kansas City Chiefs are 1-point favorites over the Cincinnati Bengals in Sunday’s AFC championship rematch after the favorite flipped twice this week.
The NFL conference championships are set, with the Eagles favored over the 49ers in the NFC and the Chiefs favored over the Bengals in the AFC.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers opened as the favorites at DraftKings to bring back quarterback Tom Brady next season, but action on the Raiders has them favored now.
A day after the Jaguars pulled off the third-biggest comeback in NFL playoff history, the Dolphins delivered a rally of their own to deal a big loss to Bills bettors.
Atlanta native Ryan LeGates won the Westgate SuperContest with a 60-29-1 ATS record (67.4 percent). He also won the first nine-week in-season contest.
Any list of the worst bad beats ever should include the one dealt to a Circa Survivor contestant who needed the Colts to beat the Texans to win at least $2 million.
Motivation can be hard to quantify. The Packers must win against the Lions to clinch a playoff spot. But that doesn’t make them an automatic bet on an inflated line.
Raiders bettors cashed their tickets as 9½-point underdogs. But most of the money was on San Francisco, which led 34-27 before winning 37-34 in overtime.
On the lunar calendar, 2022 was the Year of the Tiger. On the sports betting calendar, it was the Year of Mattress Mack. A look back at the year in betting.
Only 14 entrants remain alive from a field of 6,133 in the elusive quest for the $6,133,000 Circa Survivor contest prize. And they must pick two winners this week.
For every bad beat, there’s a miracle cover, and that’s what Raiders bettors got Sunday in one of the most bizarre endings to a game in NFL history.
For the second time in four weeks, sportsbooks posted a line on a Vikings game that seemed off to some bettors. But, once again, oddsmakers were spot on.