Broncos now Super Bowl co-favorites

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are now the favorites on the Super Bowl odds. The Broncos’ Super Bowl odds were trimmed to 9/2 at on Monday, and they join the Houston Texans and the New England Patriots as the favorites. 


Akron vs Toledo Betting Preview

Now out of the race for the MAC title 8-3 Toledo will look to finish its regular season on a winning note when it hosts 1-10 Akron Tuesday night (7 pm ET, ESPN2).

The Rockets, who have lost their last two games after winning eight straight, were early 18-point favorites over the Zips, who are working off an eight-game losing streak.


Legends Classic: Indiana vs Georgia Odds

We'll get to see if the No. 1 ranked Indiana Hoosiers are legit this week as they step up in competition at the Legends Classic.

But the Georgia Bulldogs, losers to tiny Youngstown State and also Southern Mississippi so far in 2012, may not be the team to challenge them. Oddsmakers don't seem to think so, booking the Hoosiers as huge 21-point favorites for Monday's game.

The game is being played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, a neutral site matchup.

The Hoosiers bring a 3-0 record (3-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-2 Bulldogs, who are 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Indiana go 1-0 so far and the Bulldogs go 0-2.


NBA Betting: Clippers, Spurs rematch

The Los Angeles Clippers have already paid off once against the San Antonio Spurs on the NBA odds this season, and they'll get another chance at an ATS win on Monday night as the teams hit the hardwood in Texas to highlight the NBA betting slate.

Los Angeles topped San Antonio 106-84 at home back on November 7, paying off as a 1.5-point underdog at the Staples Center. Blake Griffin picked up 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers in that win, with Chris Paul adding 12 assists on the night.


Big Ben injury: Huge line move

The Pittsburgh Steelers will look to extend their overall winning streak to five and their home winning streak to eight when they host the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night at Heinz Field.

And they will do it as home underdogs after Ben Roethlisberger was scratched after an injury. That swung the line from the Steelers -4.5 to the Steelers +3.5 in

Pittsburgh is 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS over its last four games and 14-1 SU and 10-5 ATS over its last 15 home games.

Baltimore is 2-0 SU and ATS in its last two games overall and in its last two games against the Steelers.


Monday Night Odds: Bears vs 49ers

Alex Smith is out of the Monday Nighter against the Chicago Bears, resulting in a 3-point swing in the point spread this morning after the number had climbed to -7 on weekend reports that he would play.

The Bears visit the San Francisco 49ers this Monday night at Candlestick Park and, after opening as 4.5 point dogs, have seen the number climb to 6.5 at most shops.

Both Smith and Jay Cutler left their respective games Sunday with concussions and their statuses for Monday night are unknown. Cutler is out for the Bears, while backup Jason Campbell is in.

Both teams have been moneymakers on Monday Night with the 49ers 7-1-1 ATS in their past nine games and the Bears 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 MNF showings. [ Bet the 49ers as -7.5 point favorites at Bovada and earn a 100% bonus - total was sitting at 36.5 ]

But the Bears gave struggled here in the Bay, losing seven straight and never covering the spread in that time.

Chicago is 6-1 SU and 4-2-1 ATS over its last seven games while the 49ers are 4-1-1 SU and 3-3 ATS over their last six games. San Francisco was involved in the first tie since 2008 last week against the Rams.


NFL Betting Trends: Week 11 Preview

Most of the big favorites stumbled in Week 10, damaging the pocket books of NFL bettors, but helping sportsbooks that got demolished a week earlier.

The trends had pointed to the favorites winning again and they did roll to an 9-4-1 mark, but they split 7-7 ATS with the dogs. But the Bengals upsetting the Giants and Bills pulling a back-door cover on the Patriots were huge for the books.

In Week 11, three games see double-digit point spreads as the Patriots lay 10 against the Colts, Houston lays 17 points to the Jaguars and Atlanta gives 11.5 points to visiting Arizona.


Chargers vs Broncos Betting Preview

Everyone remembers the Monday Nighter in October when Peyton Manning scored five TDs in the second half of an epic rally past the Chargers.

The Denver Broncos will be looking for their fifth straight win when they host the San Diego Chargers at Mile High Stadium this Sunday, hoping the Chargers don't exact similar revenge.

The Broncos are 4-0 SU and ATS over their last four games and have scored at least 31 points in all four games.

San Diego is just 1-4 SU and ATS over its last five games. Denver is 3-1 SU and ATS in its last four games against the Chargers.


Eagles vs Redskins: Week 11 odds

Nick Foles will start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles at quarterback when the Eagles visit the Washington Redskins this Sunday at FedExField.

Michael Vick suffered a concussion in Philadelphia's loss to Dallas.

Philadelphia is 0-5 SU and 1-4 ATS over its last five games while Washington is 0-3 SU and 1-2 ATS over its last three games. Philadelphia is 3-0 SU and ATS in its last three games against Washington.

The point spread had not been posted as of Tuesday while oddsmakers watched for Vick injury updates.


Packers vs Lions Week 11 Prediction

The Green Bay Packers will be looking for their fifth straight win Sunday when they visit the Detroit Lions at Ford Field.

Green Bay is 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS over its last four games.

Green Bay is 12-1 SU and 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games against the Detroit Lions. Detroit is 4-11-1 ATS over its last 16 games.



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