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Las Vegas - Yea, sure, the sports betting market is BOOMING, but it AIN'T bringing in yuge bucks to the sportsbooks, yet. For the first time EVER, Nevada sportsbooks wrote over ONE BILLION BUCKS in October on all sports, joining New Jersey in the BILLIONAIRES club. Sadly, for the house, not us bettors, the books held or won just 4.1% of football wagers in October. Guess what?

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Las Vegas - What effect will Mad Max Scherzer have on the odds to win the World Series? Pretty, pretty, PRETTY big. The Mets were sitting at around 20/1 to rock the ring, and after signing Mad Max, dropped all the way down to around 10/1.

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Las Vegas - Always gotta be careful when GOBS of money floods in on a game, and this is one of those spots. Seattle opened up at -2/-2.5/-3 depending on where you shop, but the Washington Football Team has attracted a TON of cash, and is now a -1 point favorite. Why? It's certainly NOT the 4-6 straight up record, the UGLY 3-7 mark against the spread, or, the 1-4 record at home in D.C. My guess is, it's all about Russell Wilson's THUMB!

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Las Vegas - Rolling out to Indy and looking at the Colts +3 points over the Bucs. Always tough to go against Tom Brady, but Indianapolis has a chance to rock this party. Did a deep dive on Tampa's schedule this season, and a couple of things jumped off the page. TB12 and his crew are OH & THREE against the spread vs. teams with winning records (Cowboys, Rams, Patriots). The Bucs are OH & FIVE against the spread on the road so far.

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Las Vegas - High noon in Ann Arbor for the entire ball of wax. A win for Ohio State and the Buckeyes go to Indy next week to battle for the Big Ten title (either Wisconsin or Iowa). Then on to the College Football Playoffs. A loss and they're GONZO! But it AIN'T gonna be a loss. The Buckeyes lead the world in scoring (47.2 ppg), total offense (559.9 ypg) and TDs (67). They have a QB, C.J. Stroud, who is the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy. Why?

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