The United States is even money on the goal line (-½) at the Westgate SuperBook after opening at -110. Iran is -120 (+½). The total is 2 (o-145).
Todd Dewey covers sports betting for the Review-Journal. Prior to taking over that beat in January 2017, he covered UNLV football, 51s baseball and a wide range of other events that come to Las Vegas. A native of Cambridge, Mass., and a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Dewey joined the Review-Journal in 1999 and was the 2013 Nevada Sportswriter of the Year.
The Caesars Sportsbook bettor had four underdogs who all covered in dramatic fashion to help them cash the ticket, which was a 755-1 long shot.
Caesars Sportsbook took the biggest bet of football season, college or pro, at the Atlantis resort in Reno on Friday’s Pac-12 championship game at Allegiant Stadium.
The roars from the crowd at the Red Rock Resort sportsbook came one after another late Sunday afternoon as the NFL took fans and bettors on another thrill ride.
VSiN host Brent Musburger leads the contest with a 35-20 ATS record (63.6 percent), and Systemplays.com handicapper Doug Fitz is in second at 34-20-1.
On Nov. 30, 1987, Bo Jackson rushed for 221 yards and ran over Brian Bosworth in the Raiders’ 37-14 rout of the Seahawks. Seattle is favored over the Raiders on Sunday.
Eleven of the 74 remaining entrants in the Circa Survivor contest, which pays $6.1 million to the winner, might be too stressed to properly enjoy their Thanksgiving feast.
Las Vegas resident Doug Kezirian won almost $300,000 on an NFL draft prop last year and recently placed third and fifth in the William Hill College Pick’em football contest.
The line on the 49ers-Cardinals “Monday Night Football” game in Mexico City shot up from San Francisco -8 to -10 after Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray was ruled out.
There were several lessons to be learned by bettors on an NFL Sunday won by the sportsbooks. One is that when a line doesn’t look right, it’s probably right on the money.
VSiN host Brent Musburger went 4-1 last week and leads with a 33-17 record against the spread. Systemplays.com handicapper Doug Fitz is in second at 32-18 ATS.
Indianapolis beat the reeling Raiders last week behind interim coach Jeff Saturday, who might change his name to Jeff Sunday if the Colts beat the Eagles.