Diehard Degenerate: Sports Gambling NFL Week Ten


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Sean Green hosts the Sports Gambling Podcast and is our expert on losing money.

If you’re like me, when you heard about Washington legalizing marijuana, your first concern was: how does this affect the spread in the Seattle game?

Luckily the bookies didn’t factor it in, and I think it’s a steal to bet the UNDER 38.5 in SEA vs NYJ. The Seahawks will be too stoned to adjust to Rex Ryan’s defense, and the twelfth man will be subdued by a munchies-induced coma.

Dallas Cowboys -1 at Philadelphia Eagles

The Eagles’ offensive line was in trouble before four starters went down with injuries. Look for DeMarcus Ware to feast on this flimsy Philly offensive line as Michael Vick goes down easier than a cold beer on a hot day. The only thing that will be charged up in the stadium on Sunday: the batteries launched by the Philly faithful.

Tennessee Titans +6 at Miami Dolphins

The Miami Heat will get to six titles before I take the Miami Dolphins laying six points. In the past six games the Dolphins are 3-3 with four of those being decided by exactly three points. You can call Matt Hasselbeck and Chris Johnson the sanitation engineers, because they’re great at picking up garbage and will get you that late backdoor cover.

Atlanta Falcons -2.5 at New Orleans Saints

Atlanta is 4-0 against the spread on the road, and New Orleans is facing a short week coming off a big prime-time win. The Falcons thrive on playing in a dome. Look for the Atlanta DBs to slow down the Saints’ passing attack. If the Falcons can keep Jimmy Graham out of the end zone and Michael Turner off of Bourbon Street, they’ll win this one easily.

Prosperous Prop Bets

NFL MVP Eli Manning 12:1

The Giants are 6-3 and have already beaten the San Francisco 49ers. If they secure home field in the NFC, Eli Manning could be one step closer to securing an MVP trophy and some much-needed attention from his old man.

And while we’re talking end-of-the-season prop bets, it’s never too late to impress your friends and family with the diehard degenerate special:

Super Bowl Coin Toss: Heads (-105)

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Sean Green (@greenroomshow) is a comic, podcaster and degenerate gambler living in Los Angeles