The sportsbook has posted lines for every game in weeks 1 and 2, every Raiders game, every prime-time game and a few more for the upcoming season.
Las Vegas is laying more than a field goal in only one matchup in “games of the year” lines released by the sportsbook for the upcoming season.
Winners usually have the best story. That’s one reason sportsbooks have Bill Belichick favored to be named The Associated Press Coach of the Year.
The New Orleans Saints were listed at the Westgate as 4-point road favorites over the Raiders for their Week 2 matchup on “Monday Night Football.”
The consensus was that the biggest impact would be on a team’s home-field advantage, which has historically been worth approximately three points to a line on an NFL game.
Longtime oddsmaker Ed Salmons approved of the Raiders’ draft, which featured three receivers in their first four picks — Henry Ruggs, Lynn Bowden and Bryan Edwards.
The number of NFL draft props and amount of money wagered on them increased exponentially at Nevada sportsbooks in the fourth year they were allowed to take bets.
The Green Bay Packers were the biggest loser, in the opinion of Westgate sportsbook vice president of risk Ed Salmons and Sunset Station sportsbook director Chuck Esposito.
As of Friday afternoon, William Hill had taken 623 wagers on Mr. Irrelevant, the title bestowed each year on the last pick of the NFL draft.
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