Weather also might be a factor in favor of the Eagles. Temperatures are expected to be in the 20s at kickoff, and Atlanta hasn’t won a game outside with temperatures below 40 degrees in nine years.
This weekend, we have two live ’dogs in the NFL playoffs. The Saints are getting 5 points at the Vikings, and the No. 1-seeded Eagles are catching a field goal against the defending NFC champion Falcons.
We should have majored in math or economics. If we had, this column might have been about us winning half a million dollars in the Westgate SuperContest Gold or $168,000 as the back-to-back winner of the Golden Nugget’s Friday Football Showdown.
Westgate sports book manager Ed Salmons opened Alabama at 5-2 odds Monday night, but moved them to 8-5 on Tuesday after taking a closer look at the Tide’s 2018 schedule.
Review-Journal sports betting columnist Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and CG Technology sports book vice president Matt Holt preview the NFL divisional playoffs.
The total completions by Blake Bortles is 18½ and total TD passes and interceptions by Bortles is two.
We revisit last week’s Sham Stakes to highlight an angle that turned an unbettable race into an opportunity.
William Hill won’t close if the Knights shock the world and win the Stanley Cup, but it would lose more than $1 million.
CG Technology, which has sports books at The Venetian, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Hard Rock Hotel and M Resort, among others, has a $500,000 liability on Alabama and a betting handle of more than $1 million on the game.
A year after all four home favorites won their wild-card games by double-digits and covered the spread, the weekend went to the underdogs, who finished 4-0 ATS with two outright upsets.