The Raiders seemed to hit rock bottom in last week’s 24-0 loss at New Orleans, but bettors haven’t given up on them for Sunday’s game at Jacksonville.
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.
Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale dropped a few F-bombs after a Phillies fans peppered him with insults about his Astros and their history of cheating.
While 6,010 entries from the field of 6,133 have been eliminated, Bob DeLuca still has all six of his entries in Circa Survivor, which pays $6.1 million to the winner.
A DraftKings bettor wagered that the Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper, Kyle Schwarber, Rhys Hoskins and Brandon Marsh would hit a homer in Game 3 of the World Series.
Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale lost $13 million in bets on the Astros to win the 2019 World Series and won $12.2 million on Kansas to win the 2022 NCAA men’s basketball title.
A FanDuel gambler hit the first 16 legs of a 17-leg same game NFL parlay Sunday, capped by an improbable under 46½ in Buffalo’s 27-17 win over Green Bay on Sunday night.
Bettors loaded up on the Raiders (-1½) over the Saints and the game to go over 48½. But they never stood a chance on either count in a 24-0 loss.
Linda McIngvale, who has been married to Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale for 41 years, is in the hospital with pneumonia and sarcoidosis.
VSiN host Brent Musburger and Systemplays.com handicapper Doug Fitz are tied for the lead at 22-13. RJ sports betting reporter Todd Dewey is in third place at 20-14-1.
Russell Wilson was ridiculed this week after saying that he spent four hours of the team’s eight-hour flight to London “doing high knees” in the aisles as his teammates slept.
If the Astros win the World Series, Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale will win a record $72.6 million from $10 million in futures bets.
The Astros are betting favorites over the Phillies to win the World Series. But Philadelphia star Bryce Harper is the favorite to win the World Series MVP award.
Bettors are all over the New England Patriots, consensus 8½-point home favorites over Chicago. The line has climbed to 9 at South Point and the Golden Nugget books.