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The AAF: Week 1 Betting Recap, Takeaways, and Week 2 Preview

Covers Feb 11, 2019 - 5:56 PM ET
The American Alliance of Football got off to a strong start, proving that we can't get enough football and bettors were no exception. We recap Week 1 of the AAF, where home favorites dominated, plus betting takeaways and a betting preview for Week 2.

Sportsbooks fail to beat last year's Super Bowl handle but still win big

Covers Feb 8, 2019 - 4:36 PM ET
After setting records for Super Bowl handle the past three years, Nevada sportsbooks took a step back this year. But the books still recorded the second-highest handle ever and had a more than reasonable win percentage, as well. Patrick Everson dives into the numbers.

The best bets and long shots to win Super Bowl LIV

Covers Feb 6, 2019 - 7:34 PM ET
The Super Bowl just finished up but we're already searching to fill that football-sized hole in our lives. So we break down some of the best bets and value picks for next year's Super Bowl with an early look at the NFL futures odds, courtesy of our friends at the Westgate LV Superbook.

Bookmakers dodge big bullets, but bettors also snare Super Bowl share

Covers Feb 4, 2019 - 6:52 AM ET
The Gatorade has been dumped, the confetti dropped, the Lombardi Trophy accepted. So now it’s onto the important question: How did bettors and bookmakers do in the Super Bowl? Covers gets the answers from sportsbooks far and wide.

Patriots cover, Under easily cashes on way to capturing sixth Super Bowl title

Covers Feb 4, 2019 - 4:16 AM ET
It may not have been the most exciting game, but the New England dynasty has come full circle as the Patriots claimed their sixth championship after defeating the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 as 2.5-point favorites in Super Bowl LIII.

Chiefs early favorites for Super Bowl 54 while Patriots sit just behind

Covers Feb 4, 2019 - 2:08 AM ET
Super Bowl 53 just wrapped up with another Patriots win but we're already looking ahead to next year with a peak at the futures odds for Super Bowl 54 in Miami. As if New England needed more motivation to say that they don't get enough respect, they trail the Chiefs who are 6/1 favorites to hoist the Lombardi Trophy next year.

Edelman's slot battle, and today's Super Bowl odds and analysis

Covers Feb 3, 2019 - 1:15 PM ET
Julian Edelman has been a great playoff target for Tom Brady over the years but will he be able to win the slot battle against the Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman? We bring you the need-to-know betting notes and prop to help you crack the odds for Super Bowl LIII.

Super Bowl LIII odds: Three reasons to bet big on the Patriots

Covers Feb 3, 2019 - 6:23 AM ET
Andrew Caley isn't going to be the one to fade the Patriots dynasty, and he's jumping at the opportunity to back Tom Brady at such a low number in the Big Game. He's taking the Patriots as slight favorites in Super Bowl LIII, and give you three reasons to cash in on New England as well.

Super Bowl LIII odds: Three reasons to bet big on the Rams

Covers Feb 3, 2019 - 6:11 AM ET
Jason Logan has always had a soft spot when it comes to betting underdogs, and he's shocked that he's getting points with what he feels is the better team suiting in this year's edition of the Big Game. He's taking the Rams in Super Bowl LIII, and gives you three reasons to cash in on Los Angeles as well.

Even a $2 million Rams bet can't offset cash on Patriots' odds in Super Bowl

Covers Feb 3, 2019 - 6:06 AM ET
Covers checks in on the latest Super Bowl action and line movement, with insights from Scott Shelton, sportsbook supervisor at The Mirage, and Derek Wilkinson, supervisor at The SuperBook at Westgate.

How much is experience worth when betting the Super Bowl spread?

Covers Feb 3, 2019 - 3:51 AM ET
Perhaps the biggest argument for the drastic Super Bowl LIII line move and early action on the Patriots is that New England holds a huge edge in experience over the L.A. Rams. Steve Paul digs into the Big Game betting results to see how much experience - team, coach or quarterback - actually matters.

The best cross-sport Super Bowl LIII prop betting odds and picks

Covers Feb 3, 2019 - 3:51 AM ET
With more Super Bowl props to bet than ever before, why stick to just spreads and totals? Cross-sport wagers are a newer type of prop bet, pining players/teams from different sports with projected similar numbers against those from the Big Game. Monique Vág breaks down her favorite cross-sport props for Super Sunday.

NFL Underdogs: Super Bowl LIII pick and plus-money prop predictions

Covers Feb 3, 2019 - 3:51 AM ET
The name of the column is NFL Underdogs, so don't expect some kind of “M. Night Shyamalan” twist from Jason Logan and his Super Bowl LIII pointspread prediction. He's loving the Rams, who actually opened as favorites, to finish off his impressive 35-20-1 ATS record as well as these plus-money prop picks.

Covers' staff pick the side, total and favorite props for Super Bowl LIII

Covers Feb 2, 2019 - 8:22 PM ET
It's finally here. The Patriots will be slight faves when they take on the Rams in the Big Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday night. If you're still on the fence about who to back our editorial staff is here to help you out by picking the side, total and their favorite prop bets for Super Bowl LIII.

Action on Rams' odds briefly leads bookmaker to Pats -2 for Super Bowl

Covers Feb 2, 2019 - 5:56 AM ET
Covers checks in on the Super Bowl line movement and action at three independent sportsbooks, with insights from a trio of directors: Doug Castaneda at Wynn Las Vegas; Tony Nevill at Treasure Island; and Aaron Kessler at the Golden Nugget.

Patriots vs Rams Super Bowl picks & predictions: Dynasty comes full circle

Covers Feb 2, 2019 - 5:26 AM ET
Oddsmakers opened the Rams as slim 1-point faves vs the Patriots for this year's edition of the Big Game. But the line has jumped the fence to the current number of New England -2.5. Will the Pats cap their dynasty with a sixth title? Or will the Rams begin one of their own? We break down the best ways to wager Super Bowl LIII.

Sports betting expansion creates varied action on Super Bowl odds

Covers Feb 1, 2019 - 6:07 AM ET
In this era of sports betting expansion, Covers checks in on regional differences in Super Bowl action, with insights from MGM sportsbooks' Jeff Stoneback, William Hill US's Nick Bogdanovich, and Caesars Entertainment sportsbooks' Jeff Davis.

The Sharp 600: Super Bowl LIII prop bet spectacular and betting preview

Covers Feb 1, 2019 - 1:44 AM ET
We're bringing you a special two-part Super Bowl LIII extravaganza of The Sharp 600. First, Joe Fortenbaugh talks to 17 industry insiders laying out their favorite prop bets. Second, he turns to good friend Matt Bowen, who spent seven years in the NFL before becoming an analyst for ESPN to break down the Big Game.

Don't forget about Gurley, and today's Super Bowl odds and analysis

Covers Jan 31, 2019 - 8:19 PM ET
If you're looking to buy low, there a couple of prop bets on big names like Todd Gurley and Rob Gronkowski that we focus on today, as we bring you the must-read betting notes to help you crack the odds for Super Bowl LIII.

What makes a good Super Bowl prop bet? Vegas bookie says keep it simple

Covers Jan 31, 2019 - 12:57 PM ET
When it comes to the Super Bowl, the more exotic a proposition bet is, the more it gets talked about. However, talk is cheap, because many of the wilder wagering options don’t actually draw much money.
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