The Raiders fell for a sixth time in seven games Sunday, a string of defensive breakdowns that wouldn’t allow Carr’s solid effort to taste victory, the Colts leaving Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum a 42-28 winner.
UNLV dropped its fifth straight Saturday, this a 50-37 decision to San Jose State, after which a majority of the announced gathering of 16,165 were able to cheer victory for the first time in 2018.
The Chiefs have covered 11 straight regular-season games. This is a team capable of making a Super Bowl run. But 9½ or 10 points are a huge handicap in the betting world.
Dubbed by some in the media as the Duffel Bag Bettor or Duffel Bag Boy, the unidentified gambler won well into six figures last weekend on an unlikely cover by Central Florida.
Technically, Ravens bettors didn’t suffer a bad beat in Sunday’s 24-23 loss to the Saints. That’s because even if Baltimore had tied the game in the final seconds, there was no guarantee it would’ve won and/or covered as a 2½- or 3-point favorite.
There’s not a long line for merchandise at Raider Image stores following the team’s 1-5 start under new coach Jon Gruden.
Thoughts of regaining its footing and possibly again creating a legitimate path to bowl eligibility were pretty much crushed Friday night when UNLV fell to Air Force 41-35 at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Two weeks before the first College Football Playoff rankings are released, let’s take a look at four matchups of teams in the AP Top 25 poll, which is often at odds with Las Vegas power ratings.
Countless other bettors also lost on Chicago and the Rams in the day’s two biggest decisions for Las Vegas sports books.
While there is unquestionably a growing appetite for the NFL in parts of the United Kingdom, the idea of placing one’s hard earned pounds on the outcome of a Sunday game still seems more rubbish than anything to many making bets.