Final play of Thursday’s Browns-Steelers game produced a really bad beat for bettors

Trailing by six points on “Thursday Night Football,” the had one last chance to pull off a victory. But they’d have to move the ball 94 yards in 9 seconds against the . The Steelers tried a multi-lateral play that did result in a touchdown … but for the Browns. Pittsburgh kept throwing the ball … Read more

College football betting: Texas and USC have been perfect to bettors

We’re through three weeks of the college football season and we’re beginning to learn a bit about these teams. This week features a lot more conference play. Within the next few weeks, things will crystalize about some things we still have questions about. One way to see which teams have been impressive or unimpressive is … Read more

Chargers give 1st brutal backdoor cover of season, wrecking all those Chiefs bettors

bet on the on Thursday night, and late in the game those bettors were getting ready to cash their tickets. The Chiefs, favored by between 3.5 and 4.5 just about everywhere, led 27-17 at the two-minute warning. More than that, the looked finished. That’s right when the gambling gods punch you in the stomach. Near … Read more

Sharp Market Plunge Hands Brutal Comeuppance to Wrong-Way Options Bettors

(Bloomberg) — On a day when a hotter-than-expected inflation print rattled Wall Street and beyond, the pain was particularly acute for a group of speculators who had just piled into risky stock bets across multiple corners of the options market. Most Read from Bloomberg Traders had poured money into a slew of bullish contracts in … Read more

Thursday night football: Bettors are siding with Buffalo Bills in NFL season opener

The NFL season is finally here. Things get underway on Thursday night with a marquee matchup featuring the and the . The Rams are the defending champions returning most of their core and the Bills are a popular Super Bowl pick themselves as the betting favorites to win it all. is the favorite to win … Read more

With NFL, NBA and NHL draft props, bettors have found a way to beat the sportsbooks

Betting on professional sports drafts is fairly new. Sportsbooks in Nevada weren’t allowed to post props on the NFL draft until 2017. Those sportsbooks might wish that it had remained off limits. The most interesting story in the sports betting world this year is how bettors have consistently been ahead of the news — and … Read more