The Daily Steam: Skins-Cowboys, It’s Always Money in Philadelphia, Heisman Lock, More
A Washington-Dallas Thursday Night Football matchup headlines today’s betting news with a fun look at New York NBA teams actually covering the spread, the Heisman Trophy all but locked up and the most popular public sides.
Well this is new
It’s not often that the public overwhelmingly backs a road favorite against the Cowboys, but 71% of spread tickets are currently on the Redskins. Bettors should also keep an eye on the total, which has moved up to the key number of 47 at Bookmaker after opening 44.
It’s Always Money in Philadelphia
With the Eagles 9-2 ATS and the 76ers 14-6 ATS, is it time to admit that we should have trusted the process all along?
A contrarian’s New York state of mind
Those who do not like betting on New York NBA teams must not like money. As Mark Gallant notes, the Knicks and Nets have quietly been racking up profits for their contrarian backers.
Baker’s to lose
Our latest look at Heisman Trophy odds shows Baker Mayfield as a monster -1500 favorite. Also of interest is that Lamar Jackson, once written off completely (+10000 on November 14th), has snuck into the #2 position at +900.
Sharp NBA totals
According to our Sharp Action Report, included in all Sportsbook Insider subscriptions, professionals are heavy on three NBA totals for tonight:
According to our betting trends data, here are the most popular public sides of the day:
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