NFL Week 1 features record number of home underdogs

NFL point spreads hit the board at sportsbooks Thursday shortly after the league released its schedule for the 2022 season. Week 1 is packed with home underdogs. Ten home teams are underdogs in Week 1, the most in an opening week in the Super Bowl era, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. The Houston … Read more

Betting tips for NBA playoffs

All odds are provided by Caesars Sportsbook. What you need to know for tonight’s playoff games Jayson the creator? Jayson Tatum is turning into a superstar before our eyes, and it’s more than just his elite ability to score. Tatum has become a playmaker for Boston’s role players, tallying 32 assists in four home games … Read more

2022 NBA Playoffs – Betting Tips for Saturday’s Game 1 matchups

Jump ahead: game of the night | Picks and props | Analytics-edge What you need to know for Saturday’s playoff games Losing Luka: The Mavericks will be without Luka Doncic for Saturday’s matinee matchup with the Jazz. Jalen Brunson sees his usage and assist rates swell to star levels whenever Doncic is off the floor. … Read more

How bettors took advantage of Nets-Celtics opening series odds

For roughly two hours late Tuesday night at Caesars Sportsbook, the seventh-seeded Brooklyn Nets were favored to defeat the second-seeded Boston Celtics in their first-round playoff series. Caesars installed the Nets as -135 favorites to win the series, shortly after Brooklyn beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA play-in tournament. The Celtics opened at +115 … Read more

Betting money pouring in on Tiger Woods to win Masters as long shot

Money has been pouring in at sportsbooks around the nation on long shot Tiger Woods to win the Masters. Entering the week, the betting action on the odds to win the Masters at Caesars Sportsbook was very evenly distributed between Woods and two top-tier contenders, Justin Thomas and Scottie Scheffler. Only 16 bets separated Thomas, … Read more

Businessman Jim ‘Mattress Mack’ McIngvale places $5 million bet on Bengals to win Super Bowl LVI

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale sold so much furniture in a week that he could afford to place another giant Super Bowl bet — $5 million on the Cincinnati Bengals to beat the Los Angeles Rams. McIngvale, who owns Gallery Furniture in Houston, Texas, drove across the border to Louisiana early Friday morning, pulled over at … Read more

Texas salesman ‘Mattress Mack’ places $4.5 million bet on Cincinnati Bengals to spring Super Bowl LVI upset

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, the Houston furniture salesman known to place giant hedge bets, has done it again — this time with the biggest single wager he’s ever placed. On Thursday, McIngvale drove across the Texas border into Louisiana, pulled over at a gas station, logged onto his mobile betting account with Caesars Sportsbook and … Read more

Bengals-Chiefs, 49ers-Rams – NFL playoff game picks, schedule guide, bold predictions, odds, injuries, matchup keys, more

7:00 AM ET ESPN-staff The NFL’s conference championship round for the 2021 season is stacked, and we’ve got you covered with what you need to know for Sunday’s NFC and AFC championships. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the biggest keys to both games, a bold prediction for each matchup and, of course, final score … Read more