The biggest upset on the menu of NFL draft props at Las Vegas sportsbooks was on under 3½ quarterbacks taken in the first round.
Las Vegas oddsmakers and handicappers expect the NFL draft prop of quarterbacks taken in the first round to go over 3½.
The New England Patriots opened with the highest win total at 11, before sharp money drove down their number to 10½ — alongside the New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs. The Raiders opened at six wins.
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 Westgate offers 442 two-way props and more than 1,000 betting options on the game.
The drive sent New England to the Super Bowl for the third straight year and fourth time in five years and gave William Hill sports book director Nick Bogdanovich a case of Pats’ fatigue.
Arctic blast or not, professional sports bettors Rufus Peabody and Ron Boyles lean to the over in the rematch of New England’s 43-40 regular-season win over Kansas City.
Las Vegas oddsmakers expect NFL Championship Sunday to feature a pair of close shootouts. Both games are rematches from the regular season that each produced at least 80 points.
Hundreds of thousands of dollars in wagers changed hands at Las Vegas sports books when Chicago kicker Cody Parkey’s 43-yard field goal try hit the left upright and then the crossbar with 10 seconds left.