There is a phrase in sports psychology—"train your mind and the body will follow"—that alludes to the power of our beliefs, motivations and resiliency. It also speaks to the power of momentum, the human tendency to ride waves good thoughts to success or float down a river of despair toward failure. As we approach the 2019 NFL season, some teams clearly have momentum coming in, while others may already see the sad stream before them. Hot list Cleveland Browns There's [...]
Andrew Luck is back! After many thought his career might be over following multiple injury issues and an entire lost season, Luck proved last year he is still a tremendous talent. With his triumphant return and the team's competitive playoff run last season, the Indianapolis Colts find themselves favorites to win the competitive AFC South in 2019. Luck is back, the offensive line is considered one of the very best pass blocking units in football and the defense has a [...]
Indianapolis Colts Head coach: Frank Reich (second year) Last year’s record: 10-6, lost in divisional round vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 31-13 First game: Sept. 8 at Los Angeles Chargers Win total: Over/Under 9.5 (Over 9.5 -160, Under 9.5 +130) Super Bowl odds: +1600 No one expected much from a Colts team that went 4-12 in 2017 and kicked off the following season with a 1-5 record. In Frank Reich’s first year as head coach, it looked like Indianapolis had plenty [...]
On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in Holden Kushner to take an initial dive into the National Football League. Scott and Holden discuss how they handicap the NFL a month out from training camp. They also dive into all eight divisions and converse about which teams they think are primed for big seasons and which clubs may be overvalued in the futures market.
The NFL regular season will be here before you know it. Check BetAmerica's updated odds on NFL Futures. Super Bowl LIV Odds New England Patriots +600 and Kansas City Chiefs +600 The Patriots and Chiefs offer the lowest odds to win the Super Bowl. New England must find a way to replace retired tight end Rob Gronkowski, one of Tom Brady's favorite targets, but questions surround Kansas City, as well. Wide receiver Tyreek Hill might be suspended for the entire [...]
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 [...]