ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Colts working abet Jonathan Taylor, Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans and Rams wideout Cooper Kupp beget now not handiest been money on the soccer discipline this three hundred and sixty five days, they’ve made hundreds money for people that guess on them.
Los Angeles Angels pitcher/slugger Shohei Ohtani now not handiest regularly went deep on the diamond, he additionally went deep into the pockets of sportsbooks.
And blended martial artist Rose Namajunas had a smashing three hundred and sixty five days, as did of us that wagered on her; of us that backed her MMA rival, Weili Zhang, took a beating.
Gamblers who had been long earlier to uninterrupted success having a guess on Chiefs tight discontinuance Travis Kelce, as effectively as Cowboys working abet Ezekiel Elliot, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson and Nets guard James Harden, came up quick in 2021.
They had been amongst the highlights of three hundred and sixty five days-discontinuance figures reported this week by a number of big nationwide sportsbooks.
“Jonathan Taylor, every week he’s being guess on to rating a touchdown, and nearly every week he does,” mentioned Johnny Avello, DraftKing’s head of sportsbook. “His odds are the lowest of any guy I’ve seen in a truly long time, and gamers are piling on him.”
Taylor scored a touchdown in 11 straight weeks sooner than being kept out of the pinnacle zone on Christmas Day in opposition to Arizona.
Rankings of particular person gamers mainly eager how they conducted on so-known as proposition bets on whether they would reach or fall in need of a specified performance stage.
Evans won prospects the most money this three hundred and sixty five days on DraftKings, followed by Bills receiver Stefon Diggs, Packers receiver Davante Adams, Taylor and Tampa Bay working abet Leonard Fournette. DraftKings, cherish other sportsbooks, did now not beginning the entire buck amounts won or lost by gamers.
Kelce lost prospects the most on DraftKings, followed by Elliott and Jackson, Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill and oft-injured Panthers working abet Christian McCaffrey.
“The Chiefs didn’t beget a genuinely correct beginning to the season, and Kelce wasn’t doing his fragment, and then when the Chiefs got rolling, they had been the use of different weapons than him,” Avello mentioned. “He used to be their plod-to guy; now they’ve discovered other guys to switch to.”
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won prospects the most on DraftKings, followed by the Phoenix Suns, Inexperienced Bay Packers, Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and Brooklyn Nets.
Teams that lost prospects the most money on DraftKings incorporated the Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills and Clemson in faculty soccer.
Amongst female athletes, Namajunas won DraftKings bettors the most, followed by MMA rival Julianna Pena; golfer Nelly Korda; tennis participant Naomi Osaka and MMA artist Marina Rodriguez. Zhang lost bettors the most amongst female athletes, followed by MMA artists Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson; and tennis gamers Serena Williams and Aryna Sabalenka.
The U.S. Ladies’s Nationwide Soccer crew used to be the most guess-on women’s crew at DraftKings; it additionally lost prospects the most money amongst women’s teams. The WNBA’s Chicago Sky won the most money for prospects.
At BetMGM, Fournette won the most for bettors, followed by Pelicans forward Zion Williamson, Taylor and Kupp, and Ohtani. Harden lost the most money for BetMGM bettors, followed by Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, Suns center Deandre Ayton, Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Suns guard Devin Booker.
Other sportsbooks did now not foul particular person gamers but kept music of video games or events on which hundreds money used to be guess. No longer surprisingly, the Broad Bowl used to be the most-guess game for a lot of books; but every other great one used to be the Buccaneers-Patriots game in October, when Brady’s Bucs edged coach Invoice Belichick’s Pats of their first meeting since Brady left Unusual England.
Caesars listed the Oct. 3 Bills-Titans game, the Dec. 13 Rams-Cardinals NFC West showdown and the Sept. 27 NFC East duel between the Eagles and Cowboys amongst its most carefully guess video games.
Its most carefully guess teams in 2021 to date are the Buccaneers, Chiefs, Packers, Los Angeles Dodgers and Rams.
Week 6 of the NFL season used to be a bonanza for BetMGM prospects, who raked it in on the Cowboys-Patriots, Chiefs-Washington, Rams-Giants and Packers-Bears video games, and the following week, they did even higher wagering on the Colts-49ers game that Indianapolis won by 12 capabilities.
BetMGM’s most guess on faculty soccer game used to be the SEC championship between Alabama and Georgia on Dec. 4, followed by the Michigan-Ohio Explain contention game on Nov. 27 and Alabama’s nationwide championship victory over Ohio Explain final January.
WynnBET listed two faculty basketball video games — Baylor and UCLA at Gonzaga — amongst video games that its prospects won the most money on. The Sept. 18 Alabama-Florida soccer game additionally made the listing, which used to be led by an NFL game, Vikings-Cardinals, the subsequent day.
FanDuel did now not provide identical statistics.
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