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For the first time, the Super Bowl will be held outdoors in a cold-weather area, and BetAnySports customers who follow the NFL betting lines know that the New York Giants and New York Jets both face different challenges, and to different degrees, as they vie to be a team that can host that game. The Jets are downtrodden at the moment, while the Giants appeared like underachievers last year, even though they posted the same regular season record that eventually led to a Super bowl title.
BetOnline has already posted its futures odds for all 32 NFL team’s odds to win its division in 2013. As part of an ongoing series for Bang the Book’s NFL Betting Trends, this week we will breakdown the value in the numbers for the AFC South.
Pittsburgh got rocked 7-2 in Game 1 of this three-game set on Monday night as a 116 road underdog with AJ Burnett lasting five innings as the starter. The total went OVER the seven run line after staying UNDER in four of its previous six games. The Pirates are now 6-4 in their last 10 games and 3.5 games in back of St. Louis in the Central Division at 35-23. They are 14-12 on the road this season.
One of the most popular things to bet on is week one of the NFL season as sports bettors look to bet on the early lines and seize value.
The season opener features the Baltimore Ravens versus the Denver Broncos. Although the Ravens are the defending champions, Peyton Manning and the Broncos are 9.5 point favorites in the first game of the season.
BetOnline has recently released its futures odds to win each of the eight divisions in the NFL for the upcoming season. This week, NFL Betting Trends will breakdown the value in the numbers for the AFC West.
The Chicago Blackhawks are officially on the ropes. The Presidents Trophy holders are down 2-1 in their best-of-seven NHL betting series against the Detroit Red Wings, and if they don’t win on Thursday night on the ice, they’ll be behind 3-1 heading back to the Windy City this weekend.
Heading that list is former West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin, who was drafted eighth overall by St. Louis after offensive and defensive lineman filled out the first seven selections in the draft. He has been opened as the odds-on-favorite to win Rookie of the Year at +300.
New York could only manage a split at home in the first two games of this best-of-seven Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup so this past Saturday’s 82-71 loss in Game 3 as a five-point road underdog pretty much makes this contest a must-win. Defense has been the key so far in this series and the team that has done the best job on that end of the court has prevailed with the straight-up win in the first three games.
Starting this Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, the NFL will conduct its annual draft of eligible college players starting with all 32 picks in the first round. The second and third rounds will be held on Friday night and the draft will conclude on Saturday afternoon with rounds four through seven.
Bovada has yet to release its futures odds for each individual major conference for the upcoming 2013 college football season, but using its updated 2013 BCS title odds as a guide, we can still project which teams will most likely open as the possible favorites, contenders and longshots to win the Pac-12 title next seaso