The vast majority of money wagered on the NFL is placed on the day of the games. But Las Vegas sportsbooks already have taken a bevy of sharp bets on all four playoff games.
Betting against Patrick Mahomes for a whole game isn’t fun. Betting against him for one play is another matter. Welcome to playoff prop betting.
Review-Journal sports betting reporter Jim Barnes analyzes every NFL divisional playoff game’s side and total, with final scores.
Hank Goldberg has made a career out of trying to beat the odds, most notably as a longtime horse racing analyst and NFL reporter and prognosticator for ESPN.
My biggest regret as I retire from the newspaper business is that I’m stepping away from a story I care deeply about, long before it’s done.
For the second time in four months, a “Jeopardy!” contestant has surpassed Las Vegas pro sports bettor James Holzhauer’s 32-game winning streak on the popular quiz show.
Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale has lost $12.1 million in wagers since last year’s Super Bowl, when he won $2.7 million on Tampa Bay to snap a losing streak.
Refresh constantly for minute-to-minute updates on all of Sunday’s NFL playoff action. Bad beats, live line movement, halftime bets and more.
Refresh constantly for minute-to-minute updates on all of Saturday’s NFL playoff action. Bad beats, live line movement, halftime bets and more.
The betting line moved in favor of the Raiders earlier in the week and has moved again for the NFL wild-card playoff against the Bengals on Saturday.
Former New England receiver Julian Edelman could have gotten better odds on the Patriots to win the AFC and the Buccaneers to win the NFC by betting Super Bowl exactas.
The shortest odds are 11-1 on the Green Bay Packers beating the Kansas City Chiefs and 12-1 on the Chiefs defeating the Packers.
Review-Journal sports betting reporter Jim Barnes analyzes every NFL wild-card playoff game, including Raiders-Bengals, with final scores.
The Cincinnati Bengals are consensus 5½-point home favorites over the Raiders in Saturday’s wild-card game. The total is 49, and the Raiders are 2-1 on the money line.