NFL

Four Thanksgiving Day Football Questions for Fans and Bettors to Gnaw On

Over the next two days, the television is going to be football, football, and more football, and bettors are going to be faced with a host of sportsbetting opportunities. Starting Thanksgiving Day and lasting through Friday evening, there are 19 games. Three NFL games highlight the holiday, with Mississippi vs. […]

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is slated to return to the team after a severe knee injury suffered in practice on Aug. 30, 2016. (Image: AP)

Finally, NFL Team Gets Good News Regarding Quarterback

While the news regarding NFL team’s quarterbacks has been pretty dire the last month, one team got a good report on their signal caller. Minnesota’s Teddy Bridgewater is set to return to the Vikings on Sunday and could see action in their contest against Washington. It has been 15 months […]

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers is seen on a cart being driven off the field after breaking his collarbone against Minnesota October 15. (Image: Associated Press)

Quarterback Injuries Testing Backups, Gamblers Nerves

NFL quarterback is a perilous position and signal callers can expect to receive some type of injury in the 16-week season. It seems like this year several marquee QBs have been sidelined for long amounts of times, forcing backups to take over. In the past two weeks Green Bay;s Aaron […]

NFL, College Underdogs Take Bite Out of Those Playing Favorites

Usually betting on the favorites to cover a spread will show success more times than not, but last weekend gamblers counting on the chosen ones to protect the number took big hits in both the NFL and college football. The professional football underdogs were 10-4 against the spread, with seven […]

NFL Week Two Produces Teams to Beat, Beaten Ones

It’s hard to imagine that in 14 days of NFL football there are teams that are already out of it, but the second week of the season showed a clearer definition of the haves and have-nots. There were those that we already knew about, like the Kansas City Chiefs and […]

NFL Bettors Have Plenty To Celebrate After First Week of Season

The much-anticipated first week of the NFL season is over and for bettors who took the unconventional route they were paid off handsomely as there were several mild surprises during the 15 games played. What took place will also give gamblers more information for this week’s games. The biggest shock […]

NFL Hopes Full-Time Officials Improve Game, Bettors Could Benefit

It has been a five-year process and may only last one season, but the NFL is going to have some of its officials as full-time employees. The league and the NFL Referees Association (NFLRA) agreed on Wednesday to implement the 2012 collective bargaining agreement and try out the experiment for […]

NFL Training Camps Begin, Odds on Week 1, Super Bowl Set

With all of the 32 NFL teams training camps underway, sportsbooks are starting to focus on football, and many have publicized the lines for the first week of the season. This comes after they have also set the odds for who will win the Super Bowl. There are some intriguing […]

US Supreme Court to Decide Fate of New Jersey Sports Betting Case

In a surprise announcement, the US Supreme Court said they would hear the case regarding New Jersey attempting to get sports betting legalized. What was amazing was the high court went against the advice of acting U.S. Solicitor General, Jeffrey Wall. New Jersey government officials had petitioned the Supreme Court […]

Las Vegas Raiders Games to Offer In-Game Betting at the Stadium?

The Las Vegas Raiders could revolutionize the National Football League when the franchise moves to Sin City in 2020. Experts say the team will allow in-game betting at the stadium, something that has never been done in any major professional sport in the United States. Nevada is the only state […]

Raiders Will Make Some Draft Picks From Las Vegas Sign

In keeping with a town that thrives on innovative promotions, the Oakland Raiders will be holding its Day 3 draft picks from the iconic Las Vegas Sign. The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, which is universally known around the world, is less than a mile where the team will […]

NFL Draft Provides Unique Betting Opportunities on Players

While the consensus No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL Draft is Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett at minus-1000, there are still several picks to attract gamblers who want to bet on the NFL Draft. The long shot pick for the top selection by the Cleveland Browns is North Carolina […]

Internet Wagering on NFL Draft Still Better Bet than Sportsbook

When Nevada sportsbooks announced Monday that they had been given approval to allow betting on the NFL Draft, it seemed like great news for those who want to wager on it. But while the state’s gaming commission approved the new form of gambling, it did so with several conditions, unlike […]

Football Fans Voice Support For Legalizing Sports Betting

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell might not want sports betting legalized but football fans certainly seem to. A Morning Consult Poll conducted by the American Gaming Association revealed that fans of every team in the league overwhelmingly welcomed betting on sports allowed in their state. Those asked said they thought states […]

NFL Gambling Stance Moving from Disdain to Acceptance

It was a vote by the NFL owners on Tuesday, that not only overwhelmingly approved the Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas, but also told NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he needed to evolve with the times. The leader of the most popular sport in the US was being chided […]