..

Safety in Ravens-Browns Game Swings Millions at Books

Written by:
Ean Lamb
Published on:
Dec/15/2020

A desperation, multi-lateral play by the Browns as time expired resulted in a safety for the Ravens that covered the spread and swung millions of dollars in bets at sportsbooks around the nation, writes David Purdum of ESPN.

WHAT YOU GET FOR JUST $5 PER PLAYER PER WEEK:

  • Easy to use player management system
  • Set player limits and access
  • Create and Edit your players
  • Daily, Weekly and Monthly Player figures
  • Intuitive and reliable reports
  • Player Risk Management Tools
  • And much more - Learn More Here

WHAT YOU GET:

  • sports betting
  • Live Betting
  • Player Prop Bet Builder
  • horse racing
  • digital casino
  • live dealer casino
  • access to our telephone service - Learn More Here

The line closed at Baltimore -3.  Baltimore's Justin Tucker hit a 55-yard field goal that gave the Ravens a 45-42 lead that would have resulted in a push for many gamblers, though it should be noted a majority of gamblers already won with the Ravens covering an earlier 2.5 point spread.

Seven laterals ended with Jarvis Landry being pushed out of bounds in the end zone for a safety, giving the Ravens a 47-42 win.

And the damage?

BetMGM might have found itself paying out Browns bettors, as opposed to the push, without that safety.

"In the last two hours, we took significant money on the Browns, when we went to 3.5," Jason Scott, vice president of trading for BetMGM, told ESPN.

FanDuel sportsbook director John Sheeran said that, including in-game wagering, the Ravens covering the spread was costly for his shop.

"Pretty big swing. I'd classify it in the seven-figure range," Sheeran said. "Pretty expensive one, but I think bettors were due one given the way the season's gone."

PointsBet said this was one of the most lopsided swings for them this season.  78% of the spread action had come in on the Browns.

- Aaron Goldstein, Gambling911.com

Football News News

Where Can I Bet NFL Games Online From Wisconsin?

Where Can I Bet NFL Games Online From Wisconsin?

Bet the Green Bay Packers via your mobile phones from anywhere within the great state of Wisconsin via BetAdrian

Bet on the Wisconsin Badgers This College Football Season 2022

Bet on the Wisconsin Badgers This College Football Season 2022

The Wisconsin Badgers have relatively long odds to win the Championship coming into 2022.  The payout ranges from 60-1 to 80-1.  Still, they could prove a good bet this season based on past history.

Week 1 Line on the Bucs vs. Cowboys Game at Dallas +2

Week 1 Line on the Bucs vs. Cowboys Game at Dallas +2

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will come into Dallas as a -2 point road favorite in Week 1, assuming the early line holds.

Where Can I Bet on Deshaun Watson Suspension, Starts - Prop Odds

Where Can I Bet on Deshaun Watson Suspension, Starts - Prop Odds

With Deshaun Watson facing a 23rd sexual-assault misconduct lawsuit, everybody is wondering - and betting on - whether Watson is suspended at any time during the 2022 season.  BetOnline says YES, with a price of -400.

Total Safeties Drafted in Round 1 2022 NFL Draft

Total Safeties Drafted in Round 1 2022 NFL Draft

The total safeties drafted in Round 1 prop bets was coming in at Over/Under 1.5.

Syndicate