Minnesota, which simply needed to beat Chicago at home to make the playoffs, closed as a 5½-point favorite but played dead in a 24-10 loss.
A Caesars Entertainment sports book bettor placed a $140,000 money-line parlay to win $64,000 on Alabama and Clemson in Saturday’s College Football Playoff.
The Eagles, Browns and Patriots covered their opening lines but didn’t cover the closing lines Sunday.
Pain shared is pain lessened. Maybe that’s why most sports bettors will readily share their bad beat stories. We’ve put together a list of 10 of the worst bad beats of the year with less than two weeks remaining.
An MGM Resorts bettor in Las Vegas lost a $500,000 money-line wager on Seattle while an MGM bettor in New Jersey hit an $8,000 six-team parlay for $330,000.
Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy recently reimbursed an Oklahoma City radio host who bet the Cowboys (6-6) would win eight games this season.
More than $1 million swung from gamblers to Las Vegas sports books Sunday when the Dolphins scored a 69-yard touchdown to pull off a shocking 34-33 upset win over the Patriots.
When Urban Meyer announced Tuesday that he will coach his final game at Ohio State in the Rose Bowl against Washington, Pros and Joes alike quickly loaded up on the Buckeyes.
A Caesars bettor lost a mid five-figure money-line wager on the Packers, who closed as 10-1 ML favorites over the Cardinals at Lambeau Field.
If Georgia upsets Alabama in Saturday’s SEC title game, the Bulldogs will clinch the fourth spot in the College Football Playoff. If not, barring an upset, Oklahoma or Ohio State will claim the final berth.