‘Pro Football Handle’ NFL Conference Championship Weekend Betting Breakdown: Chiefs-Patriots, Saints-RamsBy Brett Smiley | Published: January 17, 2019 at 10:00 am
On The Pro Football Handle, brought to you by PropSwap.com, Las Vegas-based sports talk voice Matt Perrault and veteran bookmaker Robert Walker of USBookmaking dive into select NFL games, line movements and bookmaker liabilities, plus greater sports betting topics and stories that may have nothing to do with football. Walker has seen it all behind the counter and Perrault the same from behind the microphone, so they’ll have you prepared for anything.
The guys discuss the DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship and the NFL Divisional Round timing issue that impacts all sportsbooks. “I guarantee DraftKings will come out of this stronger,” Walker says.
From there it’s on to the Patriots +3 at Chiefs, then Rams +3.5 at Saints. According to FanDuel Sportsbook lookahead lines, the NFC squads are favored over the to-be AFC representative. But these teams are overall viewed as pretty even, and Walker explains that it impact the Super Bowl money lines.
0:53 — Quick look at the DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship and growing pains. And Robert explains house rules.
3:25 — It wasn’t just DraftKings and SBNC contestants that had timing/payout concerns for the Eagles-Saints game, as Walker explains. And a greater discussion about contests.
14:13 — PropSwap Futures Focus. Which of the four teams has the longest Super Bowl odds?
15:30 — Patriots +3 at Chiefs: Arctic weather expected? Not quite as the total ticks back up. The player props were impacted, too. “We need one of the teams to not cover the teaser.”
23:40 — Rams +3.5 at Saints: Good two-way action with lean to the Rams. Line is holding steady. And what do the potential matchups mean for the Super Bowl moneyline?