Alex Rodriguez Offers Update on How Jennifer Lopez Is Preparing for Super Bowl
The former pro baller also discusses the Oscar buzz surrounding Lopez's role in 'Hustlers.'The former MLB star dropped by the Today show on Wednesday to promote his new CNBC show, Back in the Game, where he chatted about the honor and how the singer is preparing for the performance.
Prior to Week 11, the Philadelphia Eagles and Houston Texans were two of the trendier Super Bowl contenders, with both teams' odds shortening in each of the previous three weeks. After letdown losses on Sunday, futures bettors may want their money back. Let's start with the Eagles , who were
The Saints chances of winning the Super Bowl only from 26 to 24 percent because they are still The Steelers really need to find some consistency in the AFC. A loss to the Broncos hasn't shaken The Jaguars and Titans are more or less sunk , with the latter laying an egg against the Texans on
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Prior to Week 11, theand were two of the trendier Super Bowl contenders, with both teams' odds shortening in each of the previous three weeks.
After letdown losses on Sunday, futures bettors may want their money back.
Let's start with the Eagles, who were 40-1 a few weeks ago, but they entered Week 11 at 25-1 after beating theand before their bye. Sunday's loss sapped any momentum from that stretch when Philadelphia was held scoreless in the second half of a 17-10 home loss to .
Brady's right elbow injury doesn't sound good
It sounds like Tom Brady's right elbow injury wasn't just a tactic by the New England Patriots to psych out the Dallas Cowboys. Brady, who will play today despite being listed as questionable due to an elbow injury, was unable to finish practice on Friday, with backup Jarrett Stidham taking most of the reps afterwards.
Discover NFL Future Odds for the 2019-20 season and find odds to win division, AFC, NFC and Super Bowl 54 provided by VegasInsider. Houston Texans . 10/1. Oakland Raiders. The future odds are normally updated on a weekly basis and wagers can be placed throughout the season.
Updated odds after the Eagles ' win over the Texans can be found here. Washington lost, 25-16, to Tennessee to fall to 7-8 on the season. With that loss , the Eagles ’ playoff odds improved from 39 This is a guy who’s been a Pro Bowler , had a 1,200-yard season, made big plays in a Super Bowl .
Now the Eagles are 60-1, which is probably appropriate for a club that can't develop its identity offensively and possesses one of the leakier defenses among contenders. If you liked Philly before Sunday, the squad's current odds actually offer stellar value for a roster this talented. The bigger question: Should you still be backing Philly after several poor performances against good teams?
That brings us to Houston, which laid a massive egg against theto shift its odds from 20-1 to 40-1. The latter price is much closer to what the Texans should have been at before Sunday due to their inconsistent offensive line and dearth of healthy defensive talent.
Houston has to regroup for a Thursday game against- which beat the Texans four weeks ago - and a contest against New England a week later, so the team's odds could get even longer in early December. If you're buying a Texans renaissance, you should invest in a MVP ticket, too, because that's likely what it will take for Houston to stay in contention.
Super Bowl TV ads sell out on earliest date in 9 years
Advertisers wasted no time booking Super Bowl spots this year. Seth Winter, the executive vice president of sports sales for FOX Sports, said the network sold out all 77 of its in-game ads for Super Bowl LIV by last Friday, according to Jason Lynch of Adweek. Some 30-second spots sold for as much as $5.6 million - a new Super Bowl record. Lynch said this is the earliest that Super Bowl ads have sold out since the 2011 edition when each spot was purchased by late October.Winter wouldn't reveal which advertisers have purchased Super Bowl spots, though it's been reported that United States President Donald Trump could be among them.Super Bowl LIV will take place on Feb.
Week 11 has a highly-anticipated Super Bowl 52 rematch between the Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles , but Nick Foles won't be the quarterback in this New England's defense had some leaks after its first loss of the year, allowing 210 rush yards to the Ravens. The Patriots still have a great defense
Current NFL Super Bowl 54 betting odds at US online sportsbooks. Compare Super Bowl 2020 futures odds at DraftKings and FanDuel. But the Ravens handed the Pats their first loss of the season in Week 9 and NFC frontrunners New Orleans and San Francisco both took losses in Week 10.
Here's how the rest of the Super Bowl oddsboard is shaping up ahead of Week 12, with a few other notable movements among possible contenders:
Odds 100-1 or shorter
Baltimore Ravens (6-1 to 9-2)
Baltimore's hype train keeps chugging along after Sunday's drubbing of Houston, which extends a six-game winning streak that includes victories over the, (twice), , Patriots, and now the Texans.
The team's offense has been productive, and the Ravens' reinvented defense - especially the secondary - looks legit after erasing one of the best passing attacks in the league in Week 11.
If the Ravens steal the AFC's No. 1 seed from New England, they could still be a value play, even at short odds.
New Orleans Saints (9-2 to 4-1)
The' odds briefly dipped after last week's stunning loss to the Falcons, but New Orleans is back to 4-1 due to its loaded offense, and a stout defense that ranks seventh in PFF grades and third against the run.
Lamar Jackson focused on winning Super Bowl, not MVP
Baltimore Ravens star Lamar Jackson tried to ignore the growing hype over his MVP candidacy.Jackson showcased his MVP credentials with five touchdown passes in Baltimore's 45-6 rout of the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL on Monday.
Super Bowl odds are in! Our NFL analyst breaks down the action to help you handicap your futures bets for the National Football League’s biggest The triumph was especially significant considering it was the first time in two years that the Vikes beat a winning team on the road after going 0-9-1 in their
A day after the Patriots became champions again, the Eagles ' odds to win Super Bowl LII are 50/1. The newly-crowned New England Patriots have the shortest odds to win Super Bowl LII with 5/1 odds , while the Cox is finally healthy after that foot injury he suffered in the playoff loss to the Saints, and
New Orleans will enjoy two more NFC South games before hostingon Dec. 8. Buying the Saints now instead of waiting could be worth it because if they win that contest, you'll be hard-pressed to find 4-1 odds anywhere.
Dallas Cowboys (40-1 to 20-1)
Does an eight-point win overreally justify such a massive odds movement here? The ' issue has been proving themselves against above-average competition, and the -led Lions don't qualify.
The Cowboys were 20-1 a few weeks ago and could easily fall back into the pack with a Week 12 loss in New England. This price is too short, and 40-1 was too long. Buy if Dallas' odds lengthen again, but don't fall for the current price after a mediocre win.
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NFL Playoff Picture: Ravens jump Patriots for top spot in AFC .
In a wild Week 13, a handful of teams saw playoff hopes take big blows, while others strengthened a hold on spots for January. Here's how the standings look after Sunday's games. AFC The Houston Texans upsetting the New England Patriots on Sunday night was an early Christmas gift to the Baltimore Ravens, who jumped to the top of the AFC after seeing off the San Francisco 49ers. The Ravens, who own the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Patriots, now control their fate with four games left.While the Patriots remain two games ahead of the Texans and Kansas City Chiefs (their opponent next week), the Buffalo Bills are now just one game behind the reigning champions.