the New England
Patriots enjoyed their bye week, the Philadelphia Eagles overtook them
top of the NFL futures board. Now, it’s the Eagles who are set as +400
favourites to win the Super Bowl, ahead of New England at +450. Philly
on its bye in Week 10, while the Patriots are one of three road teams
bettors like in the primetime matchups.
85 percent of
bettors are backing the Patriots to cover as 7.5-point favourites in
Sunday night, about 80 percent of bets are on Seattle to cover -6 at
and just about 60 percent of pigskin bettors like the Miami Dolphins to
as 9-point underdogs in Carolina.
is a little light on what we’d consider heavyweight matchups. The best
bunch could be when the Saints visit the Bills as 3-point favourites.
Orleans has won six in a row both straight up and against the spread
and is now
6-2 overall. The Bills are 5-3 straight up and against the number.
percent of early bets are behind the Saints in that one.
three double-digit spreads on the board and the betting action is
the favoured squad in each of those. The Steelers are 10-point
Indianapolis, the Lions are at -12.5 at home to the hapless Browns, and
Angeles Rams are -12 at home to Houston.
cash in for savvy NHL puckline bettors. Underdogs on the puckline
covered in 70 percent of the games we’ve seen so far heading into
action. The St. Louis Blues are on fire and have earned a league-best
for their puckline bettors with the Vegas Golden Knights sitting second
overall, up 11 units.
Winnipeg Jets are
the top Canadian club in the puckline standings at 10th and
earned just under two units for their supporters. In NHL total betting,
bettors have been making a tidy profit as well with 56.7 percent of
finishing above their posted totals.
CFL playoffs kick
off this week, but there aren’t many surprises in the updated futures
Calgary Stampeders are the overwhelming Grey Cup favourite at -125,
the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at +500 and the Toronto Argonauts at +750.