FOX Sports Betting Analyst
If you’re looking for something to be thankful for this week, well, you have this: Getting betting nuggets a day early for NFL Week 12 odds and college football Week 13 odds. Yep, the Thanksgiving holiday moved up the deadline, and you, loyal reader, are the beneficiary.
And while Michigan-Ohio State on FOX is huge this week, we have to start with the three-game Turkey Day football feast.
Specifically, let’s open with the middle matchup in this Thanksgiving sandwich, arguably the game of the week, as the Dallas Cowboys host the New York Giants. Which, by the way, is also on FOX and the FOX Sports App, with a 4:30 p.m. ET kickoff.
Favorites and Overs
Dallas looked awesome in Week 11, blasting Minnesota 40-3 with the Cowboys 2.5-point road favorites. So the Pokes are now 7-3 straight up (SU) and against the spread (ATS). That’ll pay some bills if you’re betting on the Cowboys.
The Giants surprised many with their 6-1 SU and ATS start, but they’ve since dumped two of three to also stand at 7-3 SU and ATS. Last weekend, New York closed as a 3-point home favorite against Detroit and tumbled 31-18.
With Dallas looking hot and New York not, WynnBet opened the Cowboys -8 Sunday night. By Tuesday night, the line was already up to Cowboys -10. That comes as no surprise to WynnBet senior trader John Manica.
“It’s Turkey Day. Favorites and Overs are the usual fun bets that the public likes to make on this holiday,” Manica said. “The Giants’ loss, coupled with the Dallas blowout win of the Vikings, has this primed to be a lopsided liability affair. Even though the public is likely to be backing the Cowboys and the Over, we took a sharp wager at -8 on the Cowboys, and we immediately moved to -9.”
That move came Monday morning, and the rise to -10 came Tuesday night. The total opened at 43.5 and is already out to 45.5.
“The total also had some respected opinions, as we took bets at 43.5 and 44.5,” Manica said. “It would not…
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Publish date : 2022-11-23 18:51:56
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