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  • BookMaker.eu The Detroit Lions are either going to get sports bettors started off on the right foot building bankroll, or put those expecting them to trade down in the poor house before things even really get started in the 2020 NFL Draft. Much will be riding on what general manager Bob Quinn ultimately decides to do. With all the firepower the Lions currently possess on the offensive side of the ball when healthy, it’s a foregone conclusion that Detroit will be using its first pick regardless of placement on a defensive player. With that, can it afford to trade down and take the chance of not being able to land the difference maker it so terribly needs to help solidify a stop unit that ranked out terribly a season ago? After his defense ranked No. 31 overall and No. 26 in scoring defense, you can’t help but think former defensive coordinator Matt Patricia does what it takes to land his guy! But will it be in the 3-spot? ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Depending upon where you do your shopping at online sportsbooks, Joe Burrow has either a 98 or 99 percent implied probability to be the very first quarterback taken off the board when the NFL Draft commences online the evening of April 23. A late-season injury incurred by Tua Tagovailoa has all but secured the former LSU shot caller hearing his name called first once R... 

  • BookMaker.eu Tua Tagovailoa is without a doubt one of the more polarizing players in the entire 2020 NFL Draft. The kid’s got talent for days no doubt, but injury concerns have many GMs across the league cautiously optimistic about what the former Alabama Crimson Tide standout brings with him to the NFL level. Had he not suffered a season-ending hip injury in a win over Mississippi State at the tail end of the regular season and been forced to sit out the Tide’s Citrus Bowl romp of the Michigan Wolverines, it could be argued that he would’ve given Joe Burrow a run for his money as the No. 1 overall pick. But he did and the Cincinnati Bengals have made it abundantly clear that they’ll be acquiring the Heisman trophy winner’s services once Roger Goodell steps to the podium for the very first time. Even so, there are a number of QB needy teams selecting at the front of the draft, while some might even trade up to snag them a piece of Tua. Let’s break it all down and see where we should invest our money at online sportsbooks come Thursday, April 23. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Had Jalen Hurts not been unseated by Tua Tagovailoa as QB1 in Tuscaloosa, he likely would’ve had an excellent shot of going in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. But because Nick Saban chose to bench him in the second half of the 2018 National Championship Game against the Georgia Bulldogs, he now offers up a huge 7-1 return if drafted within the first 32 picks. It’s already a foregone conclusion that Joe Burrow is going No. 1 to the Cincinnati Bengals. From there, it’s a coin flip between Tua and Justin Herbert as the second and third QBs off the board. The real crapshoot comes to pass immediately after with guys like Hurts, Jacob Eason and Jordan Love all clamoring for a starting QB1 gig. Hurts won’t likely won’t be going in the first round or starting in round four. But which is it, round three of round four? Let’s try to figure it out. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Carolina Panthers made a surprise move by deciding to pass on holding onto the services of former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Cam Newton. That means “Superman” is on the market, and the temp for the former Rookie of the Year and 2015 league MVP is getting much hotter for the former Auburn Tiger. With the visual evidence of a healthy Cam already practicing alongside Tyrod Taylor on Instagram that showed neither QB practicing safe social distancing, rumors have started to swirl that Cam to LA is all but a done deal. Yet, I foresee a couple other teams making his final destination a bit more of a mystery. The following are a couple teams I already have in my futures portfolio at online sportsbooks as to where No. 1 ultimately ends up. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu COVID-19 may have shut down almost all major sports indefinitely but the one thing it has not yet touched is NFL futures for 2020. It should come as no surprise that the defending AFC and Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs opened as the favorite with the NFL Odds to repeat as winners of the Lamar Hunt Trophy for 2020. Just as predictable is the fact that the Baltimore Ravens, who were the number one seed in the AFC for 2019, are the second choice for 2020. From there it gets quite interesting with both potential bargains and overlays. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu After lighting the collegiate landscape on fire with one of the greatest quarterback showings ever seen on the college gridiron, it’s widely known and accepted that that Cincinnati Bengals will be using their No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to acquire the services of Joe Burrow. From there, it’s a coin flip as to what field general is taken next off the board which brings us t... 

  • BookMaker.eu A number of wide receivers made impacts in their rookie campaigns with guys like the Titans A.J. Brown, the Redskins Terry McLaurin, the Seahawks AJ Brown, the Ravens Marquise Brown and the 49ers Deebo Samuel helping to improve their respective offenses tenfold. Though the wide receiver position doesn’t look to be as deep for this year’s NFL Draft as it was last season, one could argue that the upper end talent available is much better. With that, it’s time to try and figure out which wide recei... 

  • BookMaker.eu With no major sports in play right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online sportsbooks have gotten their betting lines up early for the 2020 NFL Draft. This year’s offerings look to be vastly abundant as well! One area where they’ve offered numerous wagering options is along the offensive line. But for the purpose of this piece, we’ll be discussing which hog will be taken off the draft board first. With a number of supreme talents available, weeding the ultimate winner out is much easier said than done. Even so, we’ll give it the ‘ol college try for when players start coming off the board on Thursday, April 23 in the online draft. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Last week’s announcements of Tom Brady departing the New England Patriots for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Philip Rivers taking flight from the Los Angeles Chargers to the Indianapolis Colts quickly changed the landscape of the NFL Odds. The ripple affect goes far beyond the aforementioned teams and extends to rivals that will see their prospects potentially rise and or fall because of these changes. With that in mind now is an excellent opportunity to evaluate the fluctuation of the futures boa... 

  • BookMaker.eu Running Backs are getting less respect by the year as the NFL has become uber-pass and quarterback oriented. Perhaps the NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers come the closest to playing old school football in which there is a strong balance between run and pass. Additionally, teams always have “mileage” concerns that even the best running backs eventually wear down to useless. For the 2020 NFL Draft there are two running backs that stand apart from the crowd. D’Andre Swift of Georgia and Jonathan Ta... 

  • BookMaker.eu Now that Tom Brady has officially defected to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers both the New England Patriots and gamblers face the reality of figuring out who the new starting quarterback will be for Bill Belichick’s dynasty. Patriots backup Jarrett Stidham is the NFL Odds favorite to be under center for New England’s week one 2020 season opener. And he would make for an obvious choice. But there are other options available that Belichick would at least likely consider, just for due diligence if nothing... 

  • BookMaker.eu The comeback kids also known as the Kansas City Chiefs are champions of the football world. In all three of their post season matchups the Chiefs had to rally from double digit deficits for stirring comeback wins. Most important of all, Kansas City covered the NFL Odds all three times. With KC winning Super Bowl LIV 31-20 over the San Francisco 49ers they will enter the 2020 season as the early betting favorite for a repeat championship in Super Bowl LV. While the new champion is almost always t... 

  • BookMaker.eu This Sunday’s Super Bowl game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers will have a factor that no other NFL game had this year. Specifically, the halftime will be much longer than normal. With that in mind, handicapping the halftime Super Bowl Odds could be trickier than for any other game of the pro football season. That being said, the worst mistake to make is overanalyzing the halftime odds and how to attack them. Let’s take a look at some basics to consider when the halftime li... 

  • BookMaker.eu Even fans and gamblers that don’t really care about the game will bet on the Super Bowl. It’s just the thing to do. And with that in mind there is a lot more to bet on than just the winner of the side or the over under. Consider the fact that Super Bowl exotic props odds have become quite the rage over the past few seasons. Not only are the exotics fun to play and add spice to Super Sunday but now sportsbooks have gotten super creative. For example, you can get exotic props that tie into multiple games from different sports all on the same bet. Commercials are always a big part of the Super Bowl and you can get action on those as well. Let’s examine some of the best Super Bowl exotic props for Sunday! ... 

  • BookMaker.eu So far, the gambling public sees Super Bowl LIV as pretty much even with little in the way of line movement. The Kansas City Chiefs opened as a 1-point favorite with the NFL Odds over the San Francisco 49ers and were bet up a half a point from there. Kansas City is something of a sentimental choice in that they are playing in their first Super Bowl in 50 years. They will also bring the best player on the field to the game in the person of Patrick Mahomes, who was the 2018 NFL Most Valuable Playe... 

  • BookMaker.eu It may surprise many gamblers and fans that sportsbooks now take in as much money on props as they do on the game itself. The props factor ties into the current fantasy sports craze. Add in the fact that everyone bets on the Super Bowl and you have an NFL Odds bonanza on your hands. At the onset of this week there was one player that stood apart from all others in the conversation about Super Sunday props betting. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has dominated headlines and the betting windows so far. And there will be several intriguing props matchups for Super Bowl LIV with Mahomes up against San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. While there are hundreds of available props, we’re going to focus on some of the most popular and main ones being offered this week. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu It should come as no surprise that quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs and Jimmy Garoppolo of the San Francisco 49ers have opened as the two favorites with the NFL Odds to win the Most Valuable Player Award of Super Bowl IV. After all quarterback is far and away the most common position winner with 29 of the previous 53 Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award winners coming from that position. But bargain hunters should not be discouraged as there are some other choices with realistic chances and plenty of betting value. Let’s take a look at top candidates and values for the Most Valuable Player Award of Super Bowl LIV. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu For the first time since their epic 23-7 Super Bowl IV win over the Minnesota Vikings, the Kansas City Chiefs have finally made it back to the Super Bowl. Kansas City opened as a one-point favorite with the NFL odds over the San Francisco 49ers. While the Chiefs look to have the edge at quarterback the 49ers old school approach of punishing defense with a powerful ground game make them a formidable option as well. Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida, home of the Dolphins, will host this eagerly anticipated Super Bowl matchup that looks even in the eyes of the public. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Since mercifully returning to the AFC vs. NFC format starting for the 2016 season the Pro Bowl has again become watchable, at the very least. And while pro football’s All Star Game is still derided, it will outdraw all other sporting events for the weekend and all other major league professional sports All Star games for the year. It may be an exhibition game stocked with players looking to avoid injuries but the Pro Bowl will still draw considerable betting action with the NFL Odds. The AFC is riding a three-game winning streak since the format change back to conference against conference. Orlando, Florida has proven to be a highly popular host city as Camping World Stadium will be the venue on Sunday. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu History was made last week at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. The Kansas City Chiefs quickly fell behind the Houston Texans 24-0 early in the second quarter only to rally for an incredible 41 straight points to end up with a 51-31 win and cover as 10-point chalks with the NFL Odds. While gamblers on both sides experienced the ultimate roller coaster ride of wild emotions that were more appropriate for a basketball game, the Chiefs showed everyone what makes them so special and dangerous. Previ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Green Bay Packers are “old money” with gamblers when it comes to playoff appearances with the NFL Odds. By contrast the San Francisco 49ers are “new money” in that they are back in the post season for the first time since 2013. San Francisco is coming off an impressive decimation of the Minnesota Vikings last week they flexed their defensive muscles. By contrast the Packers jumped on the Seattle Seahawks early and then held on at the end to advance to the NFC Championship. Green Bay and San ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Where is the smart money going in the NFL for Divisional weekend? The Vikings play at the 49ers in the first game on Saturday on NBC, while the Titans visit the Ravens on Saturday night on CBS. The Sunday games have the Texans at the Chiefs on CBS, while the Seahawks visit the Packers on FOX. The wiseguys went 2-2 on the four games last week, although it was 2-1-1 if you got Buffalo at +3. The wiseguys once again got destroyed on totals, going 0-3. Let’s take a look at the NFL Wiseguy picks for the NFL Divisional Playoffs. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Last week the Houston Texans showed a considerable amount of character in their AFC wild card home playoff win over the tough Buffalo Bills. It was a tremendous comeback win and cover with the NFL Odds that few believed to be possible. But now the pressure goes way up with a tough Sunday matchup at the number two seed of the AFC Kansas City Chiefs. The Green Bay Packers are the top seed of the NFC and will be hosting the tough and upstart Seattle Seahawks, who impressed at Philadelphia last week... 

  • BookMaker.eu Last week was a reminder about how anything can happen in the NFL Playoffs. Perhaps the biggest upset with the NFL Odds was the Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans. Yet another stunner was the Tennessee Titans perhaps ending the New England Patriots dynasty, at least temporarily. Now the road only becomes tougher for those two survivors. Minnesota is at the NFC second seed San Francisco 49ers while Tennessee is at the top seeded Baltimore Ravens in the AFC . Let’s take a look at Saturday’s NFL Divi... 

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