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Wiseguys are advising that these Week 1 NFL lines are going to move

Covers Sep 19, 2017 - 4:56 PM ET
Each week during the pro football season, Covers Expert Art Aronson of AAA Sports looks at the NFL odds and tells you which spread to bet now, which one to bet later, and which total to watch as the week plays out.

Monday Night Football brings massive implications for one Vegas bettor

Covers Sep 18, 2017 - 9:43 PM ET
Week 2 of the NFL season closes out tonight in the shadow of the Big Apple, with a clash of two playoff teams from last season. Covers checks in on the action with Jeff Stoneback from MGM Resorts, Scott Kaminsky of offshore sportsbook TheGreek.com, and the lines manager from GTBets.eu.

NFL opening line report: Cowboys open as 3.5-point road favorites at Cardinals

Covers Sep 18, 2017 - 12:28 PM ET
Monday Night Football is now in the books and we’re on our way to Week 3 of the NFL season. Covers checks in on the opening lines for four noteworthy games, with insights from Scott Cooley, odds consultant for offshore sportsbook Bookmaker.eu.

There are plenty of great locations off the Las Vegas Strip for football viewing

Covers Sep 17, 2017 - 11:10 PM ET
The sportsbooks on the Vegas Strip are great but there are plenty of great places to watch and wager on football all around Las Vegas. Visitors need to get out of the bubble for a different experience. Marc Meltzer takes a look at some great spots to watch/gamble on a game off The Strip.

Monday Night Football Betting Preview and Odds: Lions at Giants

Covers Sep 17, 2017 - 9:59 PM ET
New York Giants' WR Odell Beckham Jr. is many things but he doesn't profess to be a doctor, so it should come as no surprise that the superstar wide receiver was all over the map with his diagnosis of his ailing ankle. OBJ is now expected to make his season debut Monday night against the Detroit Lions.

Lions or Giants? NFL bloggers debate who will cover Monday night

Covers Sep 17, 2017 - 9:54 PM ET
If you're still on the fence about who to back in this prime time matchup, we've enlisted the help of a pair of expert NFL bloggers who strap on the pads and debate which team will not only win, but cover the spread on Monday Night Football.

NFL action report: NFC Championship rematch drawing money on both sides

Covers Sep 17, 2017 - 12:33 PM ET
With a rematch of last season’s NFC Championship Game, among other intriguing contests, Week 2 of the NFL season is drawing plenty of interest at the betting window. Covers checks in on the action with Jason Simbal from CG Technology, Scott Shelton from The Mirage, and Mike Jerome from TopBet.eu.

Betting against the biggest NFL Week 1 winner a strong strategy in Week 2

Covers Sep 17, 2017 - 4:03 AM ET
You would think the Rams' blowout victory against the Colts on Sunday would be a strong indicator of future success for their season moving forward. That's not what past trends tell us. Covers explores why fading the biggest winner from Week 1 is a solid wager for Week 2 according to past years' data.

Biggest NFL injuries heading into Week 2 of the season

Covers Sep 17, 2017 - 4:03 AM ET
Injuries are a part of life in the NFL and something bettors have to factor each week when examing the game board. Quarterback injuries will shift a pointspread but there are plenty of other player absences that won't cause a line move. Covers examines the biggest player absences heading into Week 2 of the season.

Will lowest scoring NFL Week 1 in years lead to more Unders in Week 2?

Covers Sep 17, 2017 - 4:03 AM ET
Bettors are thankful the NFL is back, but there were a lot of games Sunday that were hard on the eyes. Touchdowns were rare and the offensive flunk-outs produced the most amount of Unders in Week 1 in the last several years. Find out how historically low-scoring the first week was, and whether the Under trend will continue.

Las Vegas shuffles Super Bowl odds after a wild NFL Week 1

Covers Sep 17, 2017 - 12:29 AM ET
There were some shocking results in Week 1 of the NFL season, none more so than the Chiefs win over the Patriots. We're inside The Mirage sportsbook getting the inside scoop on which NFL clubs went up and down the Super Bowl futures board.

NFL Week 2 lines that make you go hmmm...

Covers Sep 16, 2017 - 11:50 PM ET
Longtime Las Vegas oddsmaker Peter Korner sizes up this week’s NFL schedule and picks out some of the lines making him go “hmmm...” in Week 2, including a curious opening number put up by one sportsbook for the Vikings-Steelers game that may end up being a better number than their repost.

NFL's biggest betting mismatches: Week 2

Covers Sep 16, 2017 - 11:50 PM ET
Each week, Monty Andrews breaks down some of the underlying betting mismatches on the National Football League slate, giving you an inside edge when handicapping the schedule and setting your daily fantasy lineup.

Wiseguys pushing NFL Week 2 spreads all over the board in Vegas

Covers Sep 16, 2017 - 11:50 PM ET
After an incredible Week 1 slate of surprises, NFL bettors have a brand new schedule of games to watch and wager on in Week 2. We get the inside scoop on the sharp action and the wiseguys' wagers from Jason Simbal of CG Technology in Las Vegas.

Could these teams be ripe for a betting upset in NFL Week 2?

Covers Sep 16, 2017 - 11:50 PM ET
There was no shortage of stunners in Week 1 and Week 2 could follow suit, with some underdog teams holding solid value. We look at three matchups that could go against the odds this Sunday. Don't sleep on these potential betting upsets.

Sunday Night Football Betting Preview: Packers at Falcons

Covers Sep 16, 2017 - 11:47 PM ET
The last visit to Atlanta is one the Green Bay Packers won't soon forget -- a beating at the hands of the Falcons in the NFC Championship Game in January. With the stakes much lower, the Packers get a chance to avenge that loss to Atlanta on Sunday night.

Essential Week 2 betting tidbits and odds for NFL Sunday

Covers Sep 16, 2017 - 11:47 PM ET
The Oakland Raiders haven't been this big of a favorite heading into a weekend since Y2K was thing. The Scott Tolzien era is over in Indy and the Chargers are still looking for fans to fill their itty bitty football stadium. Those tidbits and more in the Week 2 of the NFL betting essentials.

NFL Underdogs: Week 2 pointspread picks and predictions

Covers Sep 16, 2017 - 5:03 AM ET
After a 1-2 ATS opening week for NFL Underdogs, Jason Logan is aiming to pull even - or at least get a couple laughs - in Week 2. He's banking on this football power to have a sloppy Sunday, sends an apology bet to this live underdog, and doesn't overthink this road pup. Check out his favorite NFL underdog picks.

The Sharp 600: NFL Week 2 picks and trends, GGG vs. Canelo insight

Covers Sep 16, 2017 - 12:58 AM ET
The Sharp 600 heads to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for Saturday night's mega-fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. Jason Simbal, vice president of risk management for CG Technology talks NFL Week 2 sharp action and offshore boxing oddsmaker Joey Oddessa breaks down Saturday night's title bout.

The Muffed Punt: Rare NFL road trend pumping out Over winners

Covers Sep 15, 2017 - 2:53 PM ET
There's a rare road trend in play for Week 2 of the NFL season. Not only does this trend produce a 75 percent "play against" spot but it's also pumped out 91 percent Over winners over the past six seasons. Joe Fortenbaugh shares this info as well as his favorite picks and action reports from Las Vegas bookies.
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