Super Bowl Vegas Recap: Not Good for the Bookmakers!

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It was a multi-million dollar loss for William Hill Sports Book on Sunday.  Three bets alone, all seven-figures, cashed for a total $4,634,782.  In addition to those three tickets, the majority of bettors (by # of tickets) were correct in picking the right side of the point spread (54% of tickets on the Eagles), money line (75% of tickets on the Eagles), and total (56% of tickets on the OVER). Super Bowl Vegas Recap: Not Good for the Bookmakers!

FOLES CASHES AT 50/1 ON SUPER BOWL MVP PROP

Nick Foles was available at 50/1 odds at William Hill’s Sports Books to win the Pro Football Championship 52 MVP Futures last month (January 8, 2018 through January 12, 2018). Five tickets were placed on Foles at the 50/1 price.

Over the past ten days, since #SB52 MVP betting reopened, Foles was the most popular choice to bettors (by total number of tickets of 40 players; 10%).  Foles also attracted 13% of the total of dollars wagered to win the award, second most popular choice to just Tom Brady (47% total dollars wagered).

OTHER NOTABLE SUPER BOWL 52 BETS THAT CASHED

-Exact Number of Points Scored by Eagles: 41 paid (60/1).  18 tickets paid (50/1) or better.

-Exact Number of Points Scored by Patriots: 33 paid (40/1).  69 tickets paid (40/1) or better.

-Total Touchdowns Scored: 9 Touchdowns paid (12/1). 42 tickets were on “9 Touchdowns scored” including a $500 ticket which netted $6,000.

-Player to Score First Touchdown: Alshon Jeffery paid (10/1). There were 181 tickets that paid 10/1.

-Player to Score Last Touchdown: Zach Ertz paid (10/1). There were 62 total tickets on Ertz scoring the last touchdown of game.

-Distance of First Field Goal Made: 23-29 yards paid (9/2).

-Adjusted Game Total 62.5: OVER paid (4/1). 245 tickets were on the OVER.

-Player to Score First Points: Jake Elliott paid (7/2).

-90% of the tickets and 84% of the total dollars wagered for “Total Players to Attempt a Pass: 2.5 Players” was on the OVER. There was a $3,000 bet on the YES that won $4,500 (+150).

-86% of the tickets for “Will there be a Missed Extra Point?” were on the YES.  It paid (+270).

-Will LeGarrette Blount Score a Touchdown? YES paid (+190). 95% of the total number of tickets were on the YES.

-Will James White Score a Touchdown? YES paid (+200). 92% of the total number of tickets were on the YES.

-Will Rob Gronkowski Score a Touchdown? YES paid (+175). 97% of the total tickets and 83% of the total dollars wagered were on the YES.

-Will Corey Clement Score a Touchdown? YES paid (+320). 83% of the total number of tickets was on the YES.

-Will Chris Hogan Score a Touchdown? YES paid (+215). 96% of the total number of tickets was on the YES.

-Will There be a Lead Change in 2nd Half? YES paid (+170). 98% of the total tickets and were on the YES.

-Patriots Player Scores Two or More Touchdowns? YES paid (+160). 97% total tickets were on the YES.

-55% total dollars wagered for “Result of Opening Toss Will Be” was on HEADS (-105).

-The InPlay (live wagering) Money Line changed 243 times during the game. Eagles were +170 Money Line underdogs in the 3rdQuarter, when trailing 33-32.

-The InPlay (live wagering) Point Spread changed 312 times during the game.

-#MyOdds prop: Will Tom Brady throw for 400+ Yards? YES paid +600. There were 31 total tickets on the YES.

-#MyOdds prop: Will Rob Gronkowski have 2 or more Touchdowns? YES paid +500. There were 86 total tickets on the YES.

-#MyOdds prop: PHI/NE both have a 100+ yard receiver: YES paid +300. There were 29 total tickets on the YES.

Below and attached are odds for all 32 NFL teams at William Hill’s Sports Books and on the Mobile Sports app to win Super Bowl 53 on February 3, 2019.

The Patriots are currently the favorites (9/2) to avenge their loss and win Super Bowl 53 on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.  The Eagles are currently available at 7/1 odds to win another world championship in 2019.

 

Johnny Detroit

Johnny Detroit

Professional sports handicapper and gambler that has been involved with sports betting for 15+ years.
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