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NFL regular season win totals released by South Point in Las Vegas

One of the most popular betting options of the National Football League offseason finally hit a betting board in Las Vegas with Sunday's release of 2017 regular season win totals by South Point sportsbook.
Covers May 1, 2017 - 1:07 AM ET

With odds posted for every NFL game, these must-bet matchups stand out

CG Technology posted odds on every NFL game from Week 1 to Week 16 and Covers had an exclusive first look at those numbers. We're inside the Cosmopolitan talking about the must-bet matchups for the 2017 NFL season with Jason Simbal of CG Technology.

Covers Apr 29, 2017 - 5:46 PM ET

CG Technology releases lines for every NFL game this season

CG Technology is ready for some football, are you? With the 2017-18 NFL schedule revealed last week, the Las Vegas based sportsbook operator released odds for each and every game that are scheduled to hit the board Thursday.
Covers Apr 28, 2017 - 2:10 AM ET

Betting the 2017 NFL Draft: Six more favorite prop picks

The clock is ticking on the 2017 NFL Draft. Joe Fortenbaugh releases another slate of prop picks for tonight's first round, including some analysis around the number of QBs, total Alabama players drafted in the first round, and the fate of shamed RB Joe Mixon.

Covers Apr 27, 2017 - 11:24 AM ET

NFL Draft betting action has been steady and sportsbooks are thrilled

On April 6, the Nevada Gaming Control Board approved allowing the state’s sportsbooks to offer proposition bets on the NFL Draft, which takes place Thursday through Saturday. Covers talks with the books and gets an update on the public response at the betting windows.

Covers Apr 27, 2017 - 1:13 AM ET

Betting the 2017 NFL Draft: Six favorite prop picks

Joe Fortenbaugh takes a close look at six tasty prop bets for Thursday's opening round of the NFL Draft. The draft is beatable from a betting standpoint, and these tips will help get you started on the path to success.
Covers Apr 27, 2017 - 1:12 AM ET

NFL schedule release gets ball rolling on football betting odds

Now that the 2017 NFL season is out, expect plenty of football betting odds to follow. We talk to Jason Simbal of CG Technology about the process oddsmakers go through when making season win totals, game odds, and Week 1 numbers once the NFL schedule is official.
Covers Apr 24, 2017 - 3:03 PM ET

Early betting action on NFL Week 1 causing some pointspread movement

Covers checks in on which NFL Week 1 matchups are drawing the most early betting interest, with insights from Tony Miller, of the Golden Nugget; Ed Salmons, sportsbook manager at the Westgate LV Superbook; and Scott Cooley, from

Covers Apr 23, 2017 - 1:21 PM ET

Sportsbooks are playing it cool when it comes to posting NFL season win totals

NFL season win totals are one of the most popular futures markets, and also one of the toughest to book. Sportsbooks have taken a beating on NFL win totals in recent years, which is why most operators are taking their sweet time when it comes to the 2017 numbers.
Covers Apr 23, 2017 - 12:53 PM ET

These four NFL teams have the toughest starts to the 2017 season

A bad start to the schedule can doom the rest of the season. That's why Jason Logan has singled out these four NFL teams who have uphill climbs right out of the gate. Football bettors may want to keep a safe distance from betting these clubs until after the first four weeks.
Covers Apr 22, 2017 - 2:50 PM ET

How to handicap the NFL offseason like a Las Vegas wiseguy

The NFL never sleeps, with a frantic offseason schedule and massive media appeal. For football bettors, that means plenty of information - some good and most of it bad. Teddy Covers tells you how to handicap the NFL offseason like a Vegas pro.

Covers Apr 21, 2017 - 1:30 AM ET

It's never too soon to bet next year's Super Bowl winner: Live From Las Vegas

Why wait until Week 1 to pick your Super Bowl champ. Odds for Super Bowl LII are on the board in Las Vegas and these dark horse teams have already drawn big money bets to hoist the Lombardi Trophy in 2018.

Covers Apr 21, 2017 - 1:28 AM ET

How will NFL "pace of play" rule changes impact your wagers this season?

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is determined to increase the pace of NFL football games. As he adds tweaks to the rulebook in order to reduce downtime on the field, the obvious question is how will these changes impact our wagers.

Covers Apr 21, 2017 - 1:27 AM ET

Don't miss out on the Top 10 "must bet" games on the 2017 NFL schedule

With the release of the 2017 NFL schedule, Joe Fortenbaugh combs through all 256 games to give you the "Must Bet" moments for the upcoming NFL season, looking at unique situations, historic trends, and valuable scheduling spots that are just begging to be bet.
Covers Apr 21, 2017 - 1:24 AM ET

Oddsmakers are quick to release NFL Week 1 opening spreads and totals

The National Football League released their 2017-18 regular season schedule on Thursday evening and, of course, the sportsbooks online and across Las Vegas were quick to react with some fresh new content for their betting boards.

Covers Apr 21, 2017 - 12:46 AM ET

Super Bowl LI produced another record handle for Nevada books

The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced their total statewide handle for Super Bowl LI on Monday afternoon, and the results were another record breaking "Big Game" at the sportbooks.

Covers Apr 19, 2017 - 5:16 PM ET

Rumored Romo deal enough to convince bettors to back Texans

The Houston Texans are rumored to be the top landing spot for Tony Romo, but even though the deal hasn't been made, NFL bettors are rolling the dice with futures bet on Houston. We're talking Super Bowl futures with CG Technology in Las Vegas.

Covers Apr 19, 2017 - 5:16 PM ET

HBO's 'Hard Knocks' has produced some crazy NFL betting trends

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the latest team to be featured in HBO's "Hard Knocks" documentary series. That means, according to the past 11 "Hard Knocks" teams, the Bucs are a bad bet in Week 1 but could be one of the hottest wagers in the first four weeks of the season.

Covers Apr 19, 2017 - 5:14 PM ET

NFL-imposed betting ban on Las Vegas Raiders would be a slap in the face

The NFL approved the Raiders' move to Las Vegas, sparking questions around any wagering restrictions the league may try to put on Sin City's newest franchise. Covers talks to gaming industry experts, who all agree the NFL should stick to football.

Covers Mar 29, 2017 - 11:55 PM ET

Betting the NFL Scouting Combine: Five favorite prop picks

NFL Week 1 is a dot in the distance, but that doesn't mean you can't get your football betting fix. The top college prospects size up their skills at the NFL Draft Combine, and Joe Fortenbaugh offers his five favorite prop picks for the weekend.

Covers Mar 2, 2017 - 4:29 PM ET
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