Bookies Battle, 7 days 17 Picks: Contestants Fade Backup QBs

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Bookies Battle contestants are looking to choose edge of groups whose starting quarterbacks are sidelined in 7 days 17 of the NFL year, as four of the best 5 consensus picks healthy that angle.

The outlier of that team — the Colts —  are privileged to have avoided that scenario, as Carson Wentz exited COVID protocols Sunday early morning. Continue to, Raiders +7.5 drew the sentiment of 88.9% of the contest subject, tying Las Vegas as the most well-liked play.

Chargers +5 (vs. Broncos) garnered that identical percentage, as Los Angeles welcomes a Denver staff trotting out Drew Lock in place of concussed Teddy Bridgewater for a 2nd consecutive 7 days.

The cheapest hanging fruit in the contest this week is Inexperienced Bay -6 (vs. Vikings). With QB Kirk Cousins out owing to COVID, the point unfold for Sunday night’s video game at frigid Lambeau Field skyrocketed to -13. Sean Mannion will get the nod at QB for Minnesota.

In Baltimore, Lamar Jackson stays out with an ankle personal injury, and with Tyler Huntley established to start off, the line closed in the community of Rams -7 (-120), this means 81.5% of the industry grabbed outstanding worth laying Rams -3.5

No closing-line price here, but our bookmakers are getting the 13 factors with the Texans, who go to a 49ers workforce sans Jimmy Garoppolo and setting up rookie Trey Lance in his area.

Below are the top 5 Bookie Fight performs for 7 days 17, with contest strains as opposed to closing industry consensus numbers.

Crew Proportion of picks Contest line
Market place line
(Friday early morning)
Chargers 88.9% -5 -7.5
Raiders 88.9% +7.5 +8.5
Packers 81.5% -6 -13
Rams 81.5% -3.5 -7 (-120)
Texans 74.1% +13 +13.5

Standings Update

Following 16 weeks, Duane Colucci from Rampart On line casino continues to direct the way. His 136 winners are one particular better than second-place Nick Smith (Snoqualmie). There is a two-way tie for third among Max Schmerin (Rivers Pittsburgh) and Mike Lewis (Suncoast), every with 132 winners on the year.

Though initially area pays $3,000 and $1,000 goes to next, the major 10 finishers advance to contend in the NFL Playoff portion of our contest, with $1,000 going to the winner.

Art Heun (Gold Strike) and Edwin Ruvalcaba (The Orleans) are tied for the ninth and 10th place and have a five-activity cushion on John Lindheimer (Harrah’s) and Richard McInerney (New York New York).

Verify the full standings here.

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