$100,000 Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl Bet Among Biggest Before NFL Week 2
It’s time to take a look at how fans are betting on NFL Week 2 odds. Some standout wagers were made recently, including a $100,000 futures bet on the Dallas Cowboys to be Super Bowl champs. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest NFL Week 2 bets and break down how the public is betting.
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Remember, this post is for informational and entertainment purposes only. We advise not to just blindly follow bets published that have large dollar amounts, as sportsbooks sometimes take the largest bets from non-professional bettors.
The Cowboys surely put the sports betting world on notice with its 40-0 dominating performance against the New York Giants. Even prior to the game, however, one fan had the foresight to jump on their +1600 Super Bowl odds at Caesars Sportsbook before they shortened after Sunday Night’s performance.
The Cowboys’ odds have shortened to +1100 since the game. If the Cowboys win it all this season, this bettor would cash in $1.7 million ($1.6 million profit).
“Before the game, we took a $100,000 bet on the Cowboys 16-1 [+1600] to win the Super Bowl,” said Adam Pullen, assistant director of trading for Caesars Sports. “Right now, we’re at 11-1 [+1100]. Obviously, last night made a big impression [on us]. Is it that Dallas is great or that the Giants are that poor? But that’s definitely an impressive win, to shut out that team.”
Not only with NFL betting has football fans placed massive wagers. A fan placed a $1 million bet at FanDuel on the Deion Sanders Colorado Buffaloes to cover -2.5 against Nebraska. The Buffaloes covered, granting the bettor a $909,090.91 payout.
NFL Week 2 Betting Splits Breakdown
Where’s The Money For TNF Week 2 At BetMGM
60% of the total wagers and 52% of the total handle was on the Eagles to cover -6.5. Interestingly, when it came to moneyline betting, the Vikings +220 odds saw 57% of total bets. Sharp money was leaning on the Eagles, however, with 56% of the handle on their -275 odds.
Prop Bets Highlights
These were the most wagered props ahead of TNF. Bettors were wagering heavily on Justin Jefferson to be the first TD scorer at +900. Jalen Hurts anytime touchdown scorer odds at -110 was also a standout. Additionally, TJ Hockenson Over 4.5 receptions at -175 saw 99% of the money.
TNF Most Bet Props
- Justin Jefferson to score 1st touchdown (+900)
- Jalen Hurts to score anytime touchdown (-110)
- TJ Hockenson over 4.5 receptions (-175), 99% of money is on the over
- Dallas Goedert over 46.5 receiving yards (-125), 99% of money is on the over
- Jordan Addison Over 40.5 receiving yards (-110), 99% of money is on the over
Sharps And Public Support Buccaneers
At DraftKings, 87% of total bets are being placed on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers are -147 favorites at home against the Chicago Bears. Additionally, 97% of the total money is coming in on Tampa as well, showing fans are low on Chicago.
Looking at the spread, however, the Bears +2.5 line is taking 74% of the total money at BetMGM. Only 45% of the total wagers are taking the +2.5 on Chicago, however.
BetMGM Divisional Futures After Week 1
Divisional odds shifted after Week 1. There are now new favorites going into Week 2 in multiple divisions. A stand out is the AFC East with the Miami Dolphins coming in as the favorite. Before kickoff, Miami had +300 odds and was the third favorite in the division. Miami put on a major show against the Los Angeles Chargers which impressed sportsbooks and betting fans alike.
With the unfortunate injury for Aaron Rodgers and the New York Jets, alongside a poor performance by the Buffalo Bills, Miami’s odds quickly shortened to +140. Buffalo still has the biggest liability to sportsbooks if they win as they have seen the most handle.
- Favorite: Dolphins +140
- Highest Ticket%: Jets 28.8%
- Highest Handle%: Bills 57.7%
- Biggest liability: Bills
- Favorite: Bengals and Ravens +200
- Highest Ticket%: Steelers 34.3%
- Highest Handle%: Steelers 32.7%
- Biggest liability: Steelers
- Favorite: Jaguars -190
- Highest Ticket%: Titans 51.6%
- Highest Handle%: Titans 47.0%
- Biggest liability: Titans
- Favorite: Chiefs -150
- Highest Ticket%: Chiefs 35.6%
- Highest Handle%: Chiefs 79.4%
- Biggest liability: Chiefs
- Favorite: Eagles -110
- Highest Ticket%: Eagles 32.1%
- Highest Handle%: Eagles 64.4%
- Biggest liability: Commanders
- Favorite: Lions -110
- Highest Ticket%: Lions 45.1%
- Highest Handle%: Lions 54.6%
- Biggest liability: Lions
- Favorite: Saints +120
- Highest Ticket%: Saints 49.0%
- Highest Handle%: Saints 65.5%
- Biggest liability: Saints
- Favorite: 49ers -400
- Highest Ticket%: Seahawks 42.2%
- Highest Handle%: 49ers 78.9%
- Biggest liability: 49ers
NFL Week 2 Odds
These are some of the biggest NFL bets for Week 2. How many more sharp bets will come in ahead of Sunday’s matchups?