Last week a person at the Grand Sierra in Reno wagered $400 at 500-1 odds that the Kansas City Chiefs would win the Super Bowl. At that time, the Chiefs were 0-3 and that person’s undeniable optimism would have been defined as genuine "chutzpah," $200,000 worth.
One week later, the Chiefs are now 1-3 after defeating the winless Minnesota Vikings. That said, we have not heard of a rush to the windows for futures bets on the Chiefs.
Through three games, KC was outscored 129-27. This week the Chiefs are 2-point underdogs at Indianapolis, which has a short week coming off the Monday nighter with Tampa Bay.
Taking the "glass half full" instead of "half-empty" view, KC could be 2-2 heading to the bye week. However, the next home game at Arrowhead is not until Oct. 31.
In Denver on Sunday, Peyton Manning and the Broncos will have to brace to play the Titans with the temps in the teens and with a 40 percent chance of snow. And in Green Bay, temps are expected to be in the high teens when the Packers face the Falcons.
The Seattle Seahawks are first time underdogs this season in their game against the San Francisco 49ers. Here are some of the best Week 14 NFL trends courtesy of Pregame.com owner RJ Bell.
A special gambling panel charged with developing regulations for a future casino voted to recommend that New Hampshire legalize one casino with up to 5,000 video slots and 150 table games.
London is getting its first NFL day game, creating a morning time slot for the United States. The NFL says that the game between the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions at Wembley on Oct. 26 will start at 1:30 p.m. local time, making it a 9:30 a.m. ET kickoff.
Total revenue from slot machines in Pennsylvania casinos is down more than 1 percent from a year ago. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said revenue fell 1.3 percent in November compared to the same month in 2012.
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