Nevada sports books won only 0.7 percent of the Super Bowl LII handle for $1.17 million to narrowly avoid losing money on the Super Bowl for the third time in 28 years.
Despite heavy action on the Eagles — including four $1 million-plus bets — the Patriots remained 4½-point favorites Saturday afternoon at every Las Vegas book.
The Patriots are 4½-point favorites over the Eagles and the total is 48½ for Sunday’s game. A survey of opinions from Review-Journal staff members, other media, oddsmakers and professional bettors and handicappers.
A bettor placed $1 million Friday on the Eagles on the money line at plus 155 on William Hill’s mobile app.
In-play wagering — in which the point spread, total and money line are constantly adjusted during a game — generated 22 percent of William Hill’s betting handle in 2017.
Professional sports bettor Erin Rynning is betting on the Patriots on the money line.
Review-Journal sports betting columnist Todd Dewey, handicapper Bernie Fratto and CG Technology sports book vice president Matt Holt preview Super Bowl LII prop bets.