Football (American)

The Green Bay Packers are a big favorite over the Chicago Bears to win a third-straight NFC North title. (Image: EA Sports)

NFC North Odds: Green Bay Packers Legit, Da Bears Imposters?

The NFC North looks like a two-way race between the Green Bay Packers (5-1) and the Chicago Bears (5-2), with the Packers the favorite at -400 odds to win the division. According to a recent update by DraftKings, the Bears are +375 odds to win and prevent the Packers from […]

The Kansas City-Denver game was expected to a low-scoring affair because of snow and cold temperatures, but it was one of the few games in NFL Week 7 that didn’t stay under the total. (Image: Getty)

NFL Week 7 Betting Recap: Has Time Expired to Bet Over Totals?

Over totals were heating up with gamblers in Week 7 betting, despite colder weather and sportsbooks adjusting lines. That didn’t deter bettors from hammering the over on Sunday. The Thursday game, and every Sunday contest at William Hill, saw the majority of tickets written backing the over. In the first […]

Indiana quarterback Michael Penix scored on a two-point conversion in overtime to upset No. 7 Penn State in college football Week 8. (Image: Getty)

College Football Week 8 Betting Recap: the Big 10’s Dramatic Return

The Big Ten Conference began its 2020 season last weekend and wasted no time in providing drama for fans and bettors alike. Saturday’s games included two big upsets when Rutgers stunned Michigan State 38-27, and No. 8 Penn State fell to Indiana, 36-35 in overtime. Rutgers, who was a 9.5-point […]

Tennessee Titans RB Derrick Henry evades tacklers against the Houston Texans. (Image: Christopher Hanewinckel/USA Today Sports)

Quickie Betting Preview Week 7: Unbeaten Titans and Steelers Joust

Only three undefeated NFL teams remain with two of them — the Tennessee Titans (5-0) and Pittsburgh Steelers (5-0) — meeting in Week 7. Playoff-caliber teams like the Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills, and Los Angeles Rams are in a classic bounce-back mode after losses last week. The NFL flexed […]

Madison mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is one of 12 mayors from Big Ten cities asking the conference to include community concerns when coming up with protocols to fight COVID-19 as football season gets underway this weekend. (Image: News3Now/YouTube)

Could Return of Big Ten Football Be a COVID-19 Superspreader?

As the Big Ten readies to kick off its truncated college football season this weekend, host city mayors are concerned that not enough precautions have been taken to protect communities already at “uncontrollable” levels of COVID-19 spread. In an open letter sent Monday to Big Ten conference officials, mayors for […]

Bucs defensive coordinator Todd Bowles on the sidelines of Tampa Bay last season. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

NFC South Odds: Tampa Bay’s Fierce Defense Make Bucs Team to Beat

After the first six weeks of the NFL season, Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-2) are the favorites to win the NFC South at -110 odds with the New Orleans Saints (3-2) their biggest competition at +110 odds, according to a recent adjustment by DraftKings. While Brady joining […]

Allen enjoyed a strong performance against the Giants last week and could provide strong DFS value in Week 7. (Image: WTKR)

NFL Week 7 DFS Value Plays: Kyle Allen, Kenyan Drake Top List

Week 7 of the NFL means we’re nearly two months into the season, a delight in the age of COVID-19. I’m pulling from four positions for this week’s value plays, and going to the Cardinals well twice in what should be a high-scoring affair against Seattle. Kyle Allen, Washington QB […]

The New York Giants won last week against Washington, and are trying to make it two in a row when they face Philadelphia. (Image: USA Today Sports)

New York Can Make Giant Statement with Win Over Philadelphia

Four days ago, the New York Giants were winless. Now, however, they have the chance to grab a share of first place in the NFC East if they can get past the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Whichever team wins will be tied with Dallas for the most victories in the […]

Tampa Bay's Lavonte David sacks Aaron Rodgers from the Green Bay Packers. (Image: Mike Ehrmann/Getty)

Despite TB Misstep, Green Bay Packers 11/1 Super Bowl Odds

After the Green Bay Packers lost to the Tampa Bay Bucs in Week 6, the Packers saw their championship futures adjusted from 10/1 to 11/1 odds to win the Super Bowl, according to a recent update by DraftKings. The Packers came into this season at 28/1 odds with seven other […]

The Dallas Cowboys have a 2-4 record and are in first place in the dreadful NFC East, which could set an NFL record for worst divisional record. (Image: USA Today Sports)

NFC (L)east on Track for Worst Divisional Record in NFL History

The NFC East was the laughing stock of the NFL last year when Philadelphia earned a playoff spot at 9-7. This season, however, the division may not only top 2019’s mediocrity, but post the worst divisional record in league history. The 2008 NFC West currently holds that dubious distinction. Arizona […]