Bettors were in position to hit an elusive middle — win on both sides — of the Bills-Vikings game after Buffalo fluctuated from a 3- to 7½-point favorite during the week.
Todd Dewey covers sports betting for the Review-Journal. Prior to taking over that beat in January 2017, he covered UNLV football, 51s baseball and a wide range of other events that come to Las Vegas. A native of Cambridge, Mass., and a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Dewey joined the Review-Journal in 1999 and was the 2013 Nevada Sportswriter of the Year.
VSiN host Brent Musburger and Systemplays.com handicapper Doug Fitz are tied for the lead in the contest at 29-16 ATS (64.4 percent).
Case Keenum and Stefon Diggs teamed up on the play that became known as the Minneapolis Miracle. On Sunday, they might team up again for the Bills against the Vikings.
The Raiders opened as 6-point favorites and the line inched up to 6½ when the Colts named Jeff Saturday interim coach. But it dropped to 4½ on Thursday.
Mattress Mack was in Las Vegas Thursday night to collect $40 million of his record $72.6 million in winning wagers on the Houston Astros to win the World Series.
Only four teams in NFL history have finished perfect regular seasons: the 2007 Patriots (16-0), 1972 Dolphins (14-0), 1942 Bears (11-0) and 1934 Bears (13-0).
Betting on elections isn’t allowed at U.S. sportsbooks. But on Election Day, here’s a quick glance at the betting odds at United Kingdom and offshore books.
U.S. Integrity received reports of suspicious wagering on a UFC fight Saturday night in Las Vegas from a large number of regulated sportsbooks.
Caesars Sportsbook took three six-figure wagers on the Ravens-Saints total to go under 47.
With apologies to Winston Churchill, halfway through the NFL season, handicapping the league remains a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.
The house doesn’t always win. Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale just beat sportsbooks out of $72.6 million.
VSiN host Brent Musburger leads the contest with a 26-14 ATS record (65 percent). Systemplays.com handicapper Doug Fitz is in second at 25-15 ATS (62.5 percent).
In 2015, Kirk Cousins led Washington to the largest comeback win in franchise history. Now, Cousins and the Vikings take on Washington on Sunday.