On The Pro Football Handle, 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.
It’s NFL Week 7, another Week of the Dog! First the guys run through some of the hot topics in the industry like the USBookmaking sportsbook launch in New Mexico and current laws favoring brick and mortar sportsbooks in Nevada. The games this week are all about the ‘dogs. Which games are advisable to skip, and where’s there an attractive total? Listen up.
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0:54 — Recap on the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in a post-PAPSA world.
2:55 — Robert gives describes the launch of the USBookmaking-managed sportsbook in New Mexico.
8:23 — Why does Nevada allow digital sign ups for poker, but not sports betting? Protectionism.
19:52 — Sports wagering and the future of sports radio and sports media .
23:43 — NFL Week 6 recap and what the guys learned.
24:44 — New England Patriots -3 at Chicago Bears — The public is betting Pats like it’s been decided but the guys like Da Bears.
26:50 –– Cincinnati Bengals +6 at Kansas City Chiefs — Walker says bet the over or walk away or but Perrault is on Cincy.
30:05 –– LA Rams -9.5 at San Francisco 49ers — San Francisco will probably t lose, but will cover. The number is so high it knocks the public out.
33:04 — Houston Texans +5 at Jacksonville Jaguars — Week 3 the Jags were the best team in NFL and now in Week 7 they are lost.
36:36 — Dallas Cowboys +1 at Washington Redskins — Big handle, good game and pick the winner outright.
38:39 — Cleveland Browns +3.5 at Tampa Buccaneers — Tampa Bay makes you never want to watch them play again
41:05 — Tennessee Titans +6.5 vs. LA Chargers (London) — The public is on the Chargers and they’re a good team but the pros are looking Titans here.
42:40 — Detroit Lions -3 at Miami Dolphins— Pros and Joes don’t like The Brockstar. Walk away — this game won’t be on RedZone much this Sunday.
45:00 — New Orleans Saints +2.5 at Baltimore Ravens — May be a high scoring game, books will need Baltimore and the under.
46:46 — Minnesota Vikings -3.5 at NY Jets — Aren’t the Vikings better than a field goal versus the banged up Jets? Walk away.
49:01– NY Giants +4.5 at Atlanta Falcons — ATL is in serious trouble and NY is terrible. If you get over 4 take the Giants, or bet the over.
Have a profitable Week 7, folks. Follow Perrault on Twitter @sportstalkmatt and Walker @robertusfsports.
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