Amid reports that Aaron Rodgers would prefer to play for the Raiders, Broncos or 49ers, Circa sportsbook slashed their Super Bowl odds, moving Las Vegas from 50-1 to 20-1.
Bettors have loaded up on Ohio State QB Justin Fields to go over 3½, which has soared to -270 after the under opened at -200. He is one of 11 quarterbacks listed.
The first round of the NFL draft hasn’t seen six quarterbacks selected since the famed quarterback class of 1983, which produced John Elway, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly.
Perhaps based on a belief that Deshaun Watson will be traded to the Jets, sharp bettors at William Hill wagered on New York to win the AFC East, AFC and the Super Bowl.
Perhaps more improbable than Tom Brady leaving New England after 20 years and leading Tampa Bay to a Super Bowl title in his first season there was the manner in which the Buccaneers beat the Chiefs.
William Hill released 1,218 ways to bet on the Super Bowl at 2 p.m. Thursday, and the video wall at the Westgate lit up at 7 p.m. sharp with more than 1,000 wagering options.
Kicking is for losers. That’s a favorite saying of Westgate sportsbook director John Murray, and it was never more true than on the NFL’s conference championship Sunday.
Based on numbers, Tom Brady wins 2020 and the debate against Bill Belichick over who won the “divorce.” But Las Vegas bookmakers and bettors were split in their opinions.
Kansas City is a 3-point home favorite over Buffalo in the AFC title game and Green Bay is -4 over Tampa Bay in the NFC championship game at Lambeau Field.
New Orleans will try to top Tampa Bay for the third time this season on Sunday after rolling to routs of 34-23 and 38-3 in the regular season.