Prop bets at their best keep the public interested from start to finish. At worst, they are merely a cheap, lucky ruse. A flirtation with your wallet.
We’ll take the middle ground on this issue. No doubt props are rising in popularity and the more churned out by imaginative oddsmakers the better your chances of finding a good one to take.
Our tips: The "under" 81Â½ at the LV Hilton for jersey number of first touchdown; Eagles TDs vs. Chelsea-Manchester City soccer (figure 1-0 score) and Brian Westbrook total rushes versus Cory Spinks-Zab Judah rounds; — Mark Mayer