Los Angeles Rams Open As Super Bowl 54 Co-Favorite

The blood on Jared Goff's hand isn't even dry, but sports betting is a forward-looking type of hobby so let's wait a minute to digest the New England Patriots winning Super Bowl 53 and look ahead to the Super Bowl 54 futures. Los Angeles Rams +750 to win Super Bowl 54 No touchdowns in Super Bowl LIII? Apparently...no problem? Yes, they just lost the Super Bowl three hours ago, but that hasn't faded their future value in the eyes' of [...]

SBLIII – Do NFL Running Backs Matter?

Over the past few seasons, a very strange debate has broken out. Do NFL running backs matter in the grand scheme of the game? With Super Bowl LIII barreling down our throats on Sunday, February 3rd, it's a discussion worth having especially when you consider how much one team is paying for the services of their running game compared to their opponent. Yes, of course we're talking Todd Gurley here. Before we broach his impact on this subject, we should [...]

2019 NFL Pro Bowl Betting – The Super Bowl has a higher total

The NFL has made it a mission to turn the 2019 Pro Bowl betting matchup into something more than just a glorified, meaningless, celebration. They’ve sort of succeeded? The last two Pro Bowls have been dink and dunk contests both won by the AFC, 20-13 in 2016 and 24-23 in 2017, and each has turned the clock back on the idea that the OVER in the Pro Bowl is guaranteed money like it used to be. You want to know [...]

Bruce Arians Leads List of New NFL Coaching Hires for 2019

We're still a ways away from the oddsmakers releasing the 2019 season win totals (aka, the best non-game betting market in football) but the new NFL coaching hires are already underway. It's never too early to try and get out ahead of next season. The Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets and Miami Dolphins have yet to name their new leader as of this writing and we'll update when all three have finally figured out who's going to lead them to [...]

NFL Week 17 Free Picks – Drama, Karma and Playoff Implications!

The final week of the current NFL Regular Season is here and wouldn’t you know it? Drama’s present in plenty of games. At least nine games could have serious playoff implications. There's even future consequences for teams involved in otherwise meaningless skirmishes. Will the Giants stick with Eli Manning? Could the Buccaneers actually extend Jameis Winston? Which coaches will finally burn up on the hot seat? NFL Week 17 isn’t time to turn off the television and plan your New [...]

NFL Week 16  Free Picks – A Truly Difficult Sunday of Handicapping

Nick Foles took Carson Wentz’s place under center for the Philadelphia Eagles and promptly led the defending champs to a big upset win over the Los Angeles Rams in what would be a shocker if we hadn't also seen this same backup quarterback become a Super Bowl MVP. Foles must continue his late season heroics when the Eagles host AFC South winner Houston on Sunday. If the season ended today, the Texans would be the second seed in the AFC, [...]

NFL Week 15 Free Picks – Sunday’s Best Bets!

Every matchup I'm about to break down for my NFL Week 15 free picks means something. Soon, front offices around the league will start looking at players at key positions and coaching staffs that underperformed. If you’re one of those players or coaches, you’ve got a ton to play for in the final 3 weeks even if there’s no chance of a postseason berth. There are also plenty of playoff implication games in Week 15. Minnesota must beat the Miami [...]

NFL Week 14 Late Games Free Picks – Can You Still Trust Pittsburgh?

It’s time to break down the afternoon slate with some NFL Week 14 late games free picks. There are some troubling double-digit spreads here, and a lot of marks that are tighter than they should be. Oddsmakers are keeping games close to the chest. Where should your money go as you pad your early game winnings, or play catchup? Let’s find out. Cincinnati Bengals at Los Angeles Chargers -14.0 The trend in the NFL these days has to been to [...]

NFL Week 14 Free Picks – Full Sunday Gauntlet Run!

Trying to make sense of my NFL Week 14 free picks took some time! There’s a lot going on this Sunday starting with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Baltimore Ravens as a  -7.0 points favorite. The Chiefs have come back to earth since starting the season on fire against the spread. On Sunday, KC battles the Baltimore Ravens and their top ranked defense. Baltimore’s only a half a game behind Pittsburgh in the AFC North. The Ravens have a [...]

AFC North Playoff Race – Pittsburgh In Precarious Position

The push towards the NFL playoffs continues into Week 14, and the AFC North playoff race tightened up on top after the Steelers let a 23-7 late 3rd quarter lead get away in a last-second home loss to the LA Chargers, 33-30. Combined with the Baltimore’s road win at Atlanta 26-16 for the Ravens 3rd straight win, and the AFC North is a tight two team race again with four games remaining. Remaining Schedules for AFC North Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers [...]