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NFL Facts & Odds

Check out these NFL facts as well as odds & ends from two different wagering information sites on the internet.


From RJ Bell of

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

*** CFB

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.

Heisman Odds:
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

Fun Props:

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,

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)

Last Week Current

Houston Texans 5/1 9/2

New England Patriots 11/2 9/2

San Francisco 49ers 13/2 5/1

Denver Broncos 11/2 11/2

Atlanta Falcons 9/1 17/2

New York Giants 14/1 9/1

Green Bay Packers 15/2 10/1

Baltimore Ravens 12/1 12/1

Chicago Bears 15/1 12/1

Pittsburgh Steelers 22/1 33/1

New Orleans Saints 25/1 50/1

Seattle Seahawks 30/1 50/1

Dallas Cowboys 28/1 66/1

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

Miami Dolphins 300/1 200/1

Detroit Lions 250/1 400/1

St. Louis Rams 750/1 400/1

Buffalo Bills 300/1 500/1

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

Arizona Cardinals 500/1 1000/1

Oakland Raiders 750/1 1000/1

Carolina Panthers 1500/1 1000/1

Kansas City Chiefs Off the Board

Jacksonville Jaguars Off the Board

Player/Coach Props

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?

Yes -110

No -110

WEEK 13 SPECIALS - What will be the highest amount of turnovers the Steelers will commit in a game between Week 13-17?

Over/Under 3

WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Total Rushing Yards by the Steelers Running Backs Week 13?

Over/Under 95½

WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Total Fumbles Lost by the Steelers Running Backs Week 13?

Over/Under 1

WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Tom Brady Total Interceptions in the 2012 Regular Season? (Note: Tom Brady currently has thrown 3 interceptions)

Over/Under 5½

WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will Robert Griffin III throw for 4 or more TD Passes Week 13?

Over 10/1

Under 1/20

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)

Yes 5/1

No 1/8

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)

Yes 4/1

No 1/7

Team Props

WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will the Ravens, Broncos, Texans and Patriots all win their Division in the 2012 Regular Season?

Yes 1/6

WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will the Cardinals lose their last 12 games of the Regular Season?

Yes 6/1

No 1/12

WEEK 13 SPECIALS - Will the Eagles lose their last 12 games of the Regular Season?

Yes 5/1

No 1/10