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NFC Wildcard Round Trends to Consider

January 10, 2016

The AFC wildcard half of wildcard weekend is in the books as the Kansas City Chiefs easily covered the number with a 30-0 victory at Houston and Pittsburgh beat Cincinnati 18-16, which for most books ended in a PUSH. On Sunday, four NFC teams take to the gridiron, which will whittle down the remaining NFL […]

AFC WIldcard Saturday: Trends, Over/ Under, Head to Head

January 7, 2016

This weekend is NFL wildcard weekend to kick off the NFL postseason. On Saturday the AFC has two games, with the first featuring the Kansas City Chiefs visiting the Houston Texans, with the second featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers visiting the Cincinnati Bengals. Kansas City on the road this season was 5-3 SU and ATS. Houston […]

Frigid Cold Could Play a Big Role in Seahawks-Vikings Game

January 6, 2016

This weekend the weather could be a big factor in one of the wildcard games in the NFC, when the Minnesota Vikings host the Seattle Seahawks. The weather has a slight effect on the betting line but could make the line move a great deal on Saturday and more so Sunday morning before the kickoff. […]

Final Week of NFL Regular Season Won by Sportsbooks

January 5, 2016

Bookmakers won week 17 of the NFL regular season but it was much closer than Week 15. The books were helped on the weekend when popular teams like the Jets and Patriots both lost outright to help the books pull off a small win. The books took a beating in Week 15 losing an estimated […]

Manziel Reportedly Seen Gambling in Vegas Prior to Cleveland Finale

January 4, 2016

On the night before the Cleveland Browns were to play their season finale at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers in an AFC North showdown with playoff implications for the Steelers, it was reported that Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was spotted in Las Vegas gambling. Manziel, who had been scheduled to miss the game due to […]

A Quick Look at NFL Week 17

December 31, 2015

Week 17 ends the regular season in the NFL and a host of teams are battling for top seed in their conference, champions of their divisions and qualifying for the postseason. Here are a few trends to consider before making your bets for Sunday’s games. The team playing at home has covered in seven consecutive […]

New England and Arizona Co-Favorites to Win Super Bowl 50

December 30, 2015

Super Bowl 50 is now just over a month away. The biggest game of the year for the NFL will be held on February 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Odds makers continue adjusting their futures for the big game leading up to its kickoff. Last week, odds makers gave a great deal […]

Playoff Bound NFL Teams Not Expected to Fare Well

December 29, 2015

As the NFL regular season winds down to the final week there is more and more separation between those who are contenders and those who are not when it comes to betting and the books. However, in Week 16 that did not stop five of the playoff favorites from being beaten outright and against the […]

Public Hit Hard When Panthers, Patriots and Steelers Fail to Cover

December 28, 2015

Week 16 in the NFL had a number of huge wins for bookmakers as teams like the Pittsburgh Steelers, New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers not only did not cover as favorites, but each lost outright. The three teams are three of the most popular when it comes to the public bettors supporting them. Carolina […]

Public Bettor Wins Big in NFL Week 15

December 23, 2015

Week 15 of the NFL regular season was won by the public at the betting window following 9 straight weeks that sportsbooks bested the public. The weekend was a huge windfall for the public giving bettors an early Christmas present. One online sportsbook called Sunday the worst day of this season as parlays ended hitting […]