A botched desperation lateral would’ve given bettors a miracle over. But the game stayed under when a deep pass by Jimmy Garoppolo was intercepted.
Bettors waited in line Thursday at the Westgate to place up to two wagers at a time at a limit of $2,000 each. Most of them then would go to the back of the line and wait their turn again.
One index prop that always gives the books a huge liability is for either team to finish with two points, which pays 10,000-1 odds.
The wiseguys especially love LA getting 3 points flat, which means bettors can wager $110 to win $100 on the favorite or underdog.
The mystery bettor — just call him Biff Tannen Jr. — who beat Las Vegas out of millions of dollars when he won all of his wagers on the World Series reportedly won more than $10 million on at least $7.4 million in money-line bets on Philadelphia, which closed at plus 170.
Professional sports bettor Erin Rynning is betting on the Patriots on the money line.
None of the eight highest-scoring teams in NFL history won the Super Bowl, with only the 2013 Broncos, 2007 Patriots and 1983 Redskins even reaching the title game.
I have a vivid memory of crying to my poor mother that I owed the whole school $13, which seemed like a fortune at the time.