5 NFL Prop Bets That Will Pay Next Year's Mortgage

Alex Myers discusses how you can use this NFL season to turn a profit.

Released on 9/4/2018

Transcript

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So the NFL is back, which means your Sundays
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are booked up for the next four months.
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But if your significant other gives you grief
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about sitting on the couch for 12 straight hours,
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just say you're keeping tabs
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on your profitable portfolio of prop bets.
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On second thought, don't say that.
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At least not until the season is over,
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and you're actually counting your money.
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Because here are five prop bets
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that are bound to pay off next year's mortgage.
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Number one, first coach to be fired:
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Hue Jackson, 3-to-1 odds.
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Good old Hue has coached two seasons in Cleveland,
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and has one win to show for it.
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How Hue was asked back is a bigger mystery
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than why Nicolas Cage keeps getting movie gigs.
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You will win this bet.
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In fact, there's a chance you'll win it
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before the Browns' first game,
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when it's discovered that Jackson's pink slip
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was actually lost in the mail over the summer.
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Number two, most rushing yards:
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Ezekiel Elliott, 3-to-1 odds.
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Elliott just turned 23, he averaged nearly a hundred yards
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on the ground per game last season,
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and he's running behind an all-time great offensive line.
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This is too easy.
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Of course, he just has to avoid getting suspended
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for six games again, which is easier said than done
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these days when you play for the Cowboys.
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Number three, NFL MVP:
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Drew Brees, 13-to-1 odds.
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Personally, I think Drew Brees is an overrated QB
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who pads his stats by playing in a dome
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and constantly dumping off short passes to running backs.
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But at 39, the NFL media will bend over backwards
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to give him his first MVP award
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as some sort of pre-retirement present,
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if the Saints have a good record.
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You may as well take advantage of this rigged vote.
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Congrats, Drew.
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And here are a couple of lock over-unders.
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Number four, Cleveland Browns, under six wins.
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When I saw this line I thought it was a misprint.
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The Cleveland Browns, winning six games?
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In one season?
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That's a good three year span for them.
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Again, they've won one game in the past two seasons.
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One!
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The only question is whether you'll wrap up
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this season one wager before the bet
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on their coach getting fired.
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And number five, New England Patriots over 10.5 wins.
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Here's a nightmarish fact:
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The Patriots have won at least 12 games
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the past eight seasons.
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Remember when Tom Brady was suspended four games
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for Deflategate?
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The Pats still won 14 games, and then won the Super Bowl.
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Heck, the season Brady sat out with the shredded knee,
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Bill Belichick guided Matt freaking Cassel to 11 wins.
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It's tough watching this evil machine march on
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year after year, so you may as well profit from it.
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(relaxed hip hop music)
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