Posts tagged ‘teasers’

A History of the Parlay Bet

September 10, 2019

The word parlay can be heard in many gambling circles. Its one of the first bets you learn beside point spread and total. From an outsider’s perspective, it is mysterious word that they have not heard much in their life, if at all. Parlay has other meaning besides a type of sports bet, but those […]

Sportsbooks Win Big This Weekend

October 9, 2018

Sportsbooks won big during Week 5 of the NFL as bettors failed in the most bet games. Poor teams rebounded with straight up victories hurting the public bettor. One sportsbooks manager said the 13-12 win by the Buffalo Bills over Tennessee was huge. The line was pushed up from Tennessee -3.5 to -6 and added […]

Sportsbooks Rally Sunday Comes Up Short, Public Wins Week 12

November 29, 2016

NFL Week 12 was won by the public as the leftovers from Thanksgiving were too much for sportsbooks to make up even though the two favorites on Sunday that were most heavily bet – New England and Seattle – did not cover. Most books came up on the short end for the weekend as plenty […]

Sportsbooks Win NFL Week 2 Thanks to the Vikings

September 20, 2016

Week 2 of the NFL regular season is in the books and sportsbooks have won again. The public won a few games early on Sunday, but let the books off the hook in the late games, then lost all their winnings for the entire day thanks to supporting the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night […]

Teasers Have Become a Popular Form of Betting on NFL Games

July 31, 2016

As the 2016 NFL regular season approaches, it is time to think about the types of bets that are best to play. Many sports bettors like to bet the moneyline with no odds, others enjoy the point spread or the point total. Other bettors enjoy a straight parlay as they have confidence in picking three, […]

Four Strong Teams to Use for Teasers or Parlays

November 13, 2015

The NFL has entered the second half of its regular season with bettors having a strong first half against the books. However, last week was the strongest week by far for sportsbooks, including on parlay and teaser cards. Certain books offshore and in Vegas were also top heavy on three teams – Denver, Atlanta and […]

Late Games Help Books Avoid Disaster in Week 5

October 13, 2015

A parlay of three teams pays odds of 6 to 1 and during Week 5 of the NFL on Sunday afternoon nearly everyone seemed to hold a three team winning combination of games with the favorites Denver, New England and Arizona all covering. With all three favorites covering, the books were set up for a […]

Books Earn Small Win on Super Bowl XLIX

February 3, 2015

Super Bowl XLIX did not reach the handle that Super Bowl XLVIII took in last year. Sunday’s Super Bowl took in a $115.9 million handle in Vegas. The bookmakers eked out a small win of $3.3 million thanks to the myriad of props bets on the big game. While the handle marks the second largest […]

Betting Parlays and Teasers on Nightly Basketball Action

February 17, 2014

Parlays and teasers aren’t only ways to win big on basketball games. They’re also the most entertaining way to bet on sports. College and pro basketball is arguably the best sport to bet on parlays and teasers because the odds are solid and there are games across the country nightly. However, betting parlays and teasers […]