Sunday's Winners & Losers: Sportsbooks vs. Bettors
It was a rough Sunday afternoon for sports bettors though players managed to return fire to sportsbooks with the public darling Dallas Cowboys covering against the Chicago Bears with room to spare in the Sunday night game.
The day's early sports betting action saw the Titans lose at home to the Raiders as +1.5 home dogs, though the Titans commanded 57% of the betting action.
60% of bettors laid the chalk with the Arizona Cardinals who closed as -5 point road favorites against the Buffalo Bills. The Bills won easily 33-18.
The Redskins upset the Giants on the road as +3.5 point underdogs adding to the day's public losses.
The Steelers had over 65% wagering support from the public but were blown out on the road 34-3 as -4 point favorites against the Philadelphia Eagles.
The worst upset for players was when the Carolina Panthers lost outright at home as -6 point favorites against the Minnesota Vikings.
Fortunately for players who still had skin in the game, the Dallas Cowboys comfortably covered the spread against the Chicago Bears by the score of 31-17.
The wagering consensus data used in this report was pulled from the NFL odds grid at SBR Odds.