Articles tagged "The Mirage"

Inside Vegas: The Story Behind Volatile Seahawks-Broncos Point Spread

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 29, 2014

Sharps pounced on Denver immediately after the AFC/NFC title games, creating a huge swing in the Super Bowl point spread. Sean O'Neill takes us inside the decisions that moved the line, looks at the history of prop bets and talks to Mirage bookmaker Jeff Stoneback, a huge Seahawks fan, about his Sunday plans.



Memory Pain: 10 Worst Bets Of the 2013 NFL Gambling Season

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 23, 2014

Time to go down memory lane to 10 moments when you tore up your tickets in anger, and hopefully learn some lessons that won't hurt you next year. These were 10 bets that looked like easy winners but blew up in your face.



Inside Vegas: Title Games A Mega Day for Sportsbooks

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 17, 2014

The Wise Guys saved themselves in the divisional round when the Patriots wiped out the Colts and the sharps, reports Inside Vegas columnist Sean O'Neill. The bookmakers say that title game Sunday is second only to the Super Bowl itself for moving money through Vegas.



Inside Vegas: Wise Guys Rooting For Patriots, Against Colts

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 4, 2014

Inside Vegas reporter Sean O'Neill previews all four wildcard games, and tells us why the Wise Guys this postseason are rooting for the Patriots, and against the Colts.



Inside Vegas: Whipping Boy Tony Romo's Mega Point-Spread Impact

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 29, 2013

Dallas Cowboys fans like to bitch about Tony Romo. But his value was proven by the point spread, which moved dramatically when the public learned that he was injured for the do-or-die finale against the Eagles on Sunday. Reporter Sean O'Neill takes us Inside Vegas.



Philadelphia Eagles Bandwagon Picks Up Steam

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 19, 2013

The Eagles are Super Bowl long shots in 2013, but they have been a pretty good bet this year, and they should be heavy division favorites in 2014. Oddsmaking analyst Mike Wilkening breaks down Philly's prospects this year and their favorable outlook next year.



Inside Vegas: New Orleans Saints Road Show Sputters

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 19, 2013

Sean O'Neill looks at hot NFL trends through the eyes of the Vegas wise guys, including Saints' road woes, Miami heat, underdog Patriots, Cowboys meltdown and his weekly feature, Cash that Ticket!



Inside Vegas: Rob Gronkowski Injury Hurts New England Patriots Bettors

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 12, 2013

The Patriots are 31-23-1 ATS with Rob Gronkowski in the lineup but just 5-7 without the oft-injured tight end. The Wise Guys break down his injury, look at life after Week 14's blizzard, the impact of benched QBs and our weekly "Cash that Check!" update.



Inside Vegas: Seattle Seahawks Earthquake Shakes NFL

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 5, 2013

Seahawks fans caused a small earthquake on Monday against the Saints. That vibration is still felt in Vegas. Plus, CHFF Insider Sean O'Neill looks at the Saints at home, the rise of Nick Foles' and the teams that already cashed their preseason tickets.



Inside Vegas: Sharps Like New Orleans Saints In Seattle

Cold, Hard Football Facts for November 29, 2013

The sharps put their money on the New Orleans Saints this week, even though they're one of the NFL's biggest road underachievers, and playing at Seattle, the NFL's best home team. Plus, wise guys talk Denver-Kansas City rematch; we look at Super Bowl odds, win-loss over/unders and more. .



 



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