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Check out these NFL facts as well as odds & ends from two different wagering information sites on the internet.
From RJ Bell of Pregame.com:
19 NFL Facts from Vegas
Browns: First time favored this season. Only second time favored on road since 2007.
Browns: Teams favored week after playing Mike Tomlin’s Steelers: 11-31 against the spread
Buccs: Only team to win 8 times against the spread this season
Buccs: Yielding 315 yards per game against the pass. No team in NFL history has given up more than 300 yards passing per game on the season.
Colts: Andrew Luck on the road: 4 touchdowns, 10 interceptions.
Cowboys at home: covered only 2 of last 14 games ATS
Cowboys: The Underdog in Dallas games has covered 72% of the time (last three seasons).
Dolphins: Road team in Miami games has covered 50 of last 75 games.
Eagles: First time double digit underdogs since 2007.
Eagles: Away underdogs in NFC East match-ups have covered 20 of 27 games ATS.
Eagles: Covered only ONCE this entire season.
Jags: Road team in Jacksonville games has covered 10 of 11 this season.
Packers: Last week’s 28 point loss to Giants was the worst loss for Green Bay since 2007.
Rams: Jeff Fisher as an underdog has covered 61% of games in his coaching career.
Raiders: Fallen short of the point spread by a combined 101 points this season.
Seahawks: By simply playing ON Seattle at home, and AGAINST on the road, you would have won 64% of games against the spread since 2002.
Steelers: First time since 2009 Steelers have lost TWO straight games.
Steelers (last 4 seasons):
With Troy Polamalu: 28-9 SU
Without Troy Polamalu: 11-11 SU
Texans: Covered 17 of 21 with Schaub as quarterback
Projected BCS Point Spread: Alabama favored by 10-points over Notre Dame
Alabama vs. Notre Dame would be the biggest bet CFB game IN HISTORY with an estimated $2 BILLION wagered worldwide!
This week is the 40th STRAIGHT game overall Alabama is favored!
Notre Dame was 50 to 1 to win BCS Title before the season.
Vegas Ranks 11 teams equal to or better than Notre Dame.
Projected Hypothetical Undefeated Match-Up: Alabama favored by 14-points over Ohio State
Vegas Ranks 14 teams better than Ohio State.
Baylor vs. Oklahoma State has 87 projected points – that’s the BIGGEST over/under in recorded point spread history.
Johnny Manziel: $500 wins $100
Mantil Teo: $100 wins $350
Colin Klein $100 wins $750
Braxton Miller $100 wins $4000
Marqise Lee $100 wins $6500
Based on betting odds, Peyton Manning has better than 50% chance to win NFL MVP.
Rex Ryan, Ken Whisenhunt, and Jim Schwartz each have less than 50% chance to coach current team next season.
From wagering information site, Bovada.com:
Odds to win the 2013 Super Bowl XLVII (Teams in blue have shorter odds, teams in red have longer odds and teams in black stayed the same)
Houston Texans 5/1 9/2
New England Patriots 11/2 9/2
San Francisco 49ers 13/2 5/1
New York Giants 14/1 9/1
Green Bay Packers 15/2 10/1
Baltimore Ravens 12/1 12/1
Pittsburgh Steelers 22/1 33/1
New Orleans Saints 25/1 50/1
Seattle Seahawks 30/1 50/1
Cincinnati Bengals 100/1 60/1
Indianapolis Colts 100/1 66/1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 60/1 90/1
Washington Redskins 200/1 90/1
San Diego Chargers 100/1 150/1
Minnesota Vikings 90/1 150/1
St. Louis Rams 750/1 400/1
New York Jets 300/1 500/1
Philadelphia Eagles 350/1 500/1
Cleveland Browns 1000/1 750/1
Tennessee Titans 500/1 750/1
Oakland Raiders 750/1 1000/1
Carolina Panthers 1500/1 1000/1
Kansas City Chiefs Off the Board
Jacksonville Jaguars Off the Board
Who will win the 2012 NFL Regular Season MVP?
Peyton Manning (DEN) QB 5/4
Tom Brady (NE) QB 5/2
Aaron Rodgers (GB) QB 11/2
Matt Ryan (ATL) QB 15/2
Adrian Peterson (MIN) RB 18/1
Drew Brees (NO) QB 20/1
J.J. Watt (HOU) DE 20/1
Arian Foster (HOU) RB 25/1
Who will lead the NFL in Sacks in the 2012 Regular Season?
Aldon Smith (SF) 3/2
J.J. Watt (HOU) 7/4
Von Miller (DEN) 9/4
Demarcus Ware (DAL) 10/1
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will Rex Ryan be the Jets Head Coach for Game 1 of the 2013 Regular Season?
Yes +150 (3/2)
No -200 (1/2)
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will Ken Whisenhunt be the Cardinals Head Coach for Game 1 of the 2013 Regular Season?
Yes +110 (11/10)
No -150 (2/3)
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will Jim Schwartz be the Lions Head Coach for Game 1 of the 2013 Regular Season?
Yes EVEN (1/1)
No -140 (5/7)
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will Alex Smith be a member of the 49ers for Game 1 of the 2013 Regular Season?
Yes -140 (5/7)
No EVEN (1/1)
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will Carson Palmer be the starting QB of the Raiders for Game 1 of the 2013 Regular Season?
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - What will be the highest amount of turnovers the Steelers will commit in a game between Week 13-17?
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Total Rushing Yards by the Steelers Running Backs Week 13?
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Total Fumbles Lost by the Steelers Running Backs Week 13?
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Tom Brady Total Interceptions in the 2012 Regular Season? (Note: Tom Brady currently has thrown 3 interceptions)
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will Robert Griffin III throw for 4 or more TD Passes Week 13?
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will Robert Griffin III lead the league in Passer Rating in the 2012 Regular Season? (Note: RG3 is currently fourth at 104.6 and the leader is Aaron Rodgers at 105.6)
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will Calvin Johnson break the Single Season Receiving Yards record of 1848 in the 2012 Regular Season? (Note: He’s currently on pace for 1,829 yards, the record is 1,848 set by Jerry Rice in 1995)
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will the Ravens, Broncos, Texans and Patriots all win their Division in the 2012 Regular Season?
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will the Cardinals lose their last 12 games of the Regular Season?
WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will the Eagles lose their last 12 games of the Regular Season?